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How to Architect for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) resurfaces classic hardware engineering challenges and adds many new software and data ones–all at tremendous scale. My podcast with Forbes-contributor Mike Kavis discusses these and some of techniques I am currently using to overcome them.

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If your sheet of music is different from everyone else’s, then you need MDM – Part II

In the last post, we looked into what Master Data mean. Now I will talk about the why it is so important in today’s competitive business landscape.

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If your sheet of music is different from everyone else’s, then you need MDM – Part I

Master Data, when maintained in a centralized fashion, can lead to all parts of the business singing from the same sheet of music. This makes managing an enterprise as well as deriving business intelligence out of such data much easier than if different units and systems used different core data.