Dark Data – what is it… and should we be scared?

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What is Dark Data? Dark Data is the data, held by organisations and individuals, which is not used to derive insights or lead decision making.  Gartner defines this in a similar way, “information assets organisations collect, process and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes”.  An everyday example of this, on […]

Knowledge Graph Technology: Explained

knowledge graph technology

A simple explainer for beginners in the Knowledge Graph and Semantic Metadata playing field… What is Knowledge Graph Technology? Explained traditionally, the concept refers to a knowledge base that uses graph-structured data model topologies to integrate entities, while encoding the semantics underlying the used data. So, what does that mean? Simply put, Knowledge Graph Technology […]

How is the industrial Internet of Things helping to digitalise and optimise business performance?

Businesses in manufacturing and distribution are becoming more efficient and adaptable than ever before thanks to the rise of remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, and digital twins. Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) devices are being used to collect key performance data, which manufacturers are then using to guide strategic business decisions and improve operational efficiency. The […]

Why is data integration key to digital transformation?

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In today’s increasingly data-driven world, digital transformation is a necessity. And businesses that are unlocking intelligence from their data stand a better chance of keeping pace with the rapidly changing digital landscape than their competitors. The key to successful digital transformation for any business is to optimise the way in which it interacts with its […]

Why A New Approach to Geospatial Data Is Needed Post-Pandemic

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Also referred to as “spatial data”, geospatial data is the term used to describe any type of data with a geographic component. From mapping and navigation to fast food delivery, the development of geographic information science has benefitted a diverse range of organisations around the world and geospatial data is fast becoming one of the […]