We can better exploit new opportunities when we understand what new technologies involve and how they interact. Today’s topic is what artificial intelligence and machine learning are, and an insight into how they can relate to IoT and Big Data.
To define where Big Data begins and from which point the targeted use of data become a Big Data project, you need to take a look at the details and key features of Big Data. Its definition is most commonly based on the 3-V model from the analysts at Gartner and, while this model is […]
What if Big Brother had access to big data technology? Big data handled without care might easily turn us all unknowingly into Big Brothers or their collaborators. Although some might see it differently, the society foreseen and described by George Orwell in the dystopian novel 1984 has not become reality. But what if Big Brother […]
The rise of big data opens up new possibilities. By investing in the future and exploring use cases together with customers in many industries, Basefarm creates market leaders. Use cases for big data projects are everywhere. Take, for instance, predictive maintenance in the offshore industry (e.g. wind turbine maintenance) and the merits of the 360-degree […]
Where does success come from? Nowadays, data thinking is a key component. It’s the culture that is responsible for SpaceX’s pioneering Falcon Heavy rocket launch as well as the secret behind hotels and bars remembering your favorite drink. If there is anything that drives the most successful businesses right now, it is the clever use […]
Think data lakes are just a new incarnation of data warehouses? Our resident expert Ingo Steins rates the two. Data lakes and data warehouses only have one thing in common, and that is the fact that they are both designed to store data. Apart from that, the systems have fundamentally different applications and offer different […]
Big Data is a buzz phrase that is used in various situations and is constantly developing. To classify Big Data decisively is not so easy. Firstly, it is not just a stand-alone term but rather a combination of many aspects to reveal a whole picture. And secondly, Big Data is a buzz phrase that is […]
Watch webinar on demand! Big Data inspiration with Big Data Chief Evangelist, Klaas Bollhöfer! Big Data has become a buzzword over the last years. It is not just a stand-alone term but rather a combination of many aspects to reveal a whole picture. You might ask why Basefarm in particular is hosting a webinar about Big Data? […]
Four gold medals and one silver medal during the 2018 Winter Olympics are proof that Jac Orie is a successful speed skating coach. Why? It all has to do with data! In the ice skating world, the name of Jac Orie is well established. He is the man behind the biggest successes of many Dutch […]
The digitalization of the economy and society marches on relentlessly – sometimes slower, sometimes faster. In a recent blog post we fundamentally defined digital transformation and digital development. Now let’s turn to two key terms that were coined to describe the increasing digitalization and are even shaping how it is being reported: Industry 4.0 (the Industrial Internet) and the Internet of Things (IoT). The two are often used synonymously, and therefore often incorrectly. It’s time to clarify the difference.