R Arima Time Series to Tableau

ARIMA R Model – Tableau Visual Time Series Analysis and Forecasting has come a long way in the last few years.  Today, We do time series analysis to forecast customer demand, future sales, inventory levels and much more.  Building accurate models has become much easier and its actually fun now. I recently reviewed an on-line[…]

Microservice Horizons 2017

Microservice – DevOps Horizons 2017 2016 was an exciting year for Architecture, DevOps, Testing and Continuous Integrations for those implementing “Container Orchestration” and Microservice Architectures.  DevOps – Testing – CI have found they’re feet in most enterprises.  Companies are implementing application decoupling at an astounding rate. Multiple release per day are becoming common place.  Folks[…]

Top 5 IOT Device Types

Top 5 IOT Edge Device Types The number of IOT Devices is growing every day. Its seems like everyone is offering a “connected device” and App. These devices range from interesting, inventive and innovative to strange [ maybe for now ]. The following is my Top 5 IOT Edge Device types. This is for the year 2016.  Next[…]

Big Data Advanced Analytics

Big Data Advanced Analytics The selection of technologies available today to get work done is awesome! Literally… Let’s take a moment and talk about two interesting use-cases for Big Data: IOT Device Messaging and Text Sentiment Aggregation.  We going to examine both use cases in detail and talk about the similarities.  Finally, we’re going to touch[…]

Data Driven Analytics

Data Driven Analytics … Are you Business Intelligent? Are you making better decisions based on the data you’re collecting for your business?  Are you using data to re-enforce what you already knew about your choices? Are you able to predict change accurately with data?  Well, Then you’re probably using Data Driven Analysis and Business Intelligence.[…]

Data Quality, Top 5 Don’ts!

Data Quality Things to avoid in your data quality efforts Data Quality – There are many definitions of data quality but data are generally considered high quality if “they are fit for their intended uses in operations, decision making and planning.” Talk about an arbitrary definition.  I have this conversation allot with new customers. It boils[…]

Advanced Analytics on the Edge

Advanced Edge Analytics with Javascript, MongoDB… Edge analytics is an approach to data collection and analysis in which an automated analytical computation is performed on data at a sensor, network switch or other device instead of waiting for the data to be sent back to a centralized data store. Edge Analytics is a term normally[…]

Advanced Edge Analytics

Streaming Data – MongoDB, NodeJS, Robomongo

Streaming Data – Aggregate with MongoDB, NodeJS, Robomongo Do you want to learn more about NoSQL databases? The following is part II of my series on building fast apps with MongoDB, NodeJS and Robomongo (great MongoDB tools).  Part I – Installation is about getting and installing the tools along with a simple primer on how[…]

IOT, DynamoDB, Data Generator and You.

Simulate IOT Devices with a Data Generator There are many times when you will want to simulate the data being generated from your IOT device in the field. This post is the 2nd in a series focused on IOT Data Generation. I’ve spend time lately in DynamoDB and I have to say its a great[…]