Archives - July 2014


Real-time Data Driven App Use Case: SF Marathon Business Impact

This weekend I ran across an interesting real-life tale where the WebAction Point-of-Sale Data Driven App could have saved (and made) WholeFoods, thousands of dollars in profit. For some businesses the huge number of participants running through downtown for the annual SF marathon equated to increased sales. Unfortunately for the Potrero Hill Whole Foods, their …


5 Questions to Ask Any Streaming Big Data Analytics Vendor

The big data analytics market is rapidly embracing streaming data as the newest source of tremendously valuable time-sensitive insights. Many enterprises are beginning to demand solutions to easily acquire and expose their big data streams for analysis. Last week Forrester released “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms,Q3 2014” (by Mike Gualtieri and Rowan …


How Will the Internet of Things Impact Streaming Data?

In a thought provoking post on Forbes this week, Mike Kavis warns “Don’t Underestimate The Impact of the Internet of Things“. Mike discusses how the Internet of Things will have a bigger impact on life that most people understand. As the post starts out, many people hear the term “Internet of Things” and they envision …


Briefing: How Real-time Data Driven Decision Making is Changing Business (July 29th @ 1pm PDT)

WebAction cofounder Sami Akbay is joining Dr. Robin Bloor for a webinar at 1pm PDT on Tuesday, July 29th to discuss the future of data driven business and the new tools required to compete in the age of the agile enterprise. Register for this episode of The Briefing Room to learn more about how real-time big data is …


The Economist on the Cyber-security Dangers from the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Means You Now Have Less Time to ID Threats In a July 12 Cyber-security brief “The internet of things (to be hacked)” The Economist discussed the coming explosion of connected devices sharing data in what has commonly become called the Internet of Things (IoT), or as some are now calling the Internet …


Webinar: How Analytics Can Improve Your Business (July 23 @ 1pm PDT)

Alok Pareek, WebAction co-founder, will be joining a Bloor Group TechWise round table analyst discussion How Analytics Can Improve Your Business on July 23rd at 1pm (pacific). Hosted by Eric Kavanagh, the panel also includes: Dr. Robin Bloor (The Bloor Group), Dr. Kirk Borne (George Mason University), and representatives from Pentaho, MarkLogic, and Treasure Data. For more information and …


WebAction Real-time App Platform to Exhibit at TDWI Boston World Conference

WebAction will be exhibiting on July 22 and 23rd at The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) Boston World Conference 2014. Stop by to see the Real-time App Platform and some of our Data Driven Apps. The TDWI event will span July 20 – 25 providing education, training opportunities and a forum for up and coming technologies to …