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The Difference Between Big Data and IoT

Why are they Different? Big Data and IoT (the Internet of Things) may at first glance appear to be very similar. After all, both collect lots of data and analyze it to extract information. Therefore we might think that techniques and architectures developed for Big Data can be successfully applied to IoT. Unfortunately we would be wrong. Why are they …

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The Information Value Chain Revisited for IoT

  Why do IoT Architects need to think about value, not just data? Several years ago I was pitching what would now be called an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution to the Production Manager of a large manufacturing plant. After describing all the data we could collect, and the metrics we could turn it into, I thought I had …

The 5D Architecture – A Standard Architecture for IoT

Building a system to get value from the Internet of Things (IoT) or Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a complex process involving a number of very distinct components. We need an Architecture for IoT to define the components which are necessary and sufficient for the system  to deliver value. As I have laid out in earlier papers on the Information Value Chain, an information …

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Data Engineering – Only Some Data Matters

There is a critical difference between classical statistical analysis and Internet-of-Things (IoT) analytics: In classical statistics, most data matter. In the Internet-of-Things, most of them don’t. Why do I care? Because if this is true, then the conventional approach of putting raw data into historians and “data lakes” in the hope of being able to use statistics to make sense of it …

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The Digital Twin: key component of IoT

What is a Digital Twin and why do I care? A Digital Twin uses data from sensors installed on physical systems to represent their near real-time status, working condition or position. This modelling technology allows us to see what is happening inside the system without having to be able to get inside the system. It forms a critical step in …

Business Process Inversion — The Real Internet of Things Revolution

I am very excited about the impact of the Internet of Things — the IoT — promises to make on the way we do business. While the technology itself is exciting and impressive — the sensors, the communications, and the reliable management of these networks over vast spaces — people are starting to realize that the potential of the IoT …

Fraysen Becomes Official RIoT Sponsor

Fraysen Systems was recently named an official RIoT Sponsor. Fraysen will be demonstrating their platform at RIoT XIII – Demo Night at All Things Open on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Raleigh Convention Center.

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Press Release: Fraysen Systems completes case study with Pageflex Storefront for the Slate Group

Media Contact: Fraysen Systems Anthony Edwards, President Fraysen Systems (919) 929-6568 anthony.edwards@fraysen.com Pageflex, Inc. Susan Barry – Marketing Communications Manager sbarry@pageflex.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fraysen Systems completes case study with Pageflex Storefront for the Slate Group OrderPlus, Fraysen Systems’ solution designed to streamline order and production data, allows orders from Pageflex to flow straight to production systems with minimal …