Entries by Stefan Månsby

What is Big Data? – A definition with five Vs

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 […]

Don’t let big data turn us into Big Brothers

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 […]

Data is stupid; using it is clever

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 […]

Data thinking is the holy grail of organic growth

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 […]

Where does Big Data begin? – Many perspectives, one classification

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 […]

Big Data Intro-Webinar!

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? […]

Alltid kul med nytänkande

Med referens till artikeln i IDG http://www.idg.se/2.1085/1.403348/serverrack-ska-radda-jatte-i-kris . Nöden är väl ändå uppfinningens moder? Trots alla stora och återkommande framsteg som skett genom åren på prestandasidan i form av minne, cpu och format, har väldigt lite hänt på själva plattformssidan. En server anno 2001 är väldigt lik en server idag. Administration och automation av infrastruktur har […]

HP lägger ned sin pc-tillverkning

Läste artikeln “HP: Vi lämnar pc-branschen”  & I senaste laget för HP på IDG. Det är nya tider, likheten med IBM’s drag för några år sedan är uppenbar. Få trodde på deras teori att fokusera på tjänster istället för hårdvara. Och nu med facit i hand så förefalller deras spåkula visat vägen framåt. PC-tillverkning är […]