Introduction to Communication Channels

Introduction to Communication Channels

Written by: Jordan Eller on August 7, 2017

Communication Channels IoT systems enable Things to communicate with servers as well as other Things. As suggested by the name, the “Internet of Things”, internet technology provides the foundation for this communication. A Communication Channel enables IoT system communication by combining IoT specific internet protocols and a method for connectivity. Here we will look at... Read More
Cisco Says IoT Projects are Failing, But Why?

Cisco Says IoT Projects are Failing, But Why?

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on July 27, 2017

Despite the Internet of Things being called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, there are concerns about the pace of this revolution given the overwhelming majority of Enterprise IoT project failures. Enterprises that create and sell products either manufacture a physical product or manufacture software. Rarely does a company do both. Even more rare is the company... Read More
Powering the IoT System

Powering the IoT System

Written by: Jordan Eller on July 14, 2017

Our previous blog focused on the brains of IoT devices, where we learned about the importance and function of a microcontroller. This week, we’re taking a look at the power systems behind IoT devices.... Read More
The Control System | The Brain in an IoT Device

The Control System | The Brain in an IoT Device

Written by: Jordan Eller on July 7, 2017

We recently published an introduction to IoT Sensors and Actuators, where we learned that the enabling technology is a transducer, a physical device that converts one form of energy into another. Now let’s look at how this energy conversion is used as input for a control system in an IoT device.... Read More
IoT System | Sensors and Actuators

IoT System | Sensors and Actuators

Written by: Bridgera on June 26, 2017

The Internet of Things is rarely discussed without the conversation steering to data and the new Data Economy. The intelligence and value from an IoT system is based on what can be learned from the data. Sensors are the source of IoT data.... Read More
The IoT Platform behind Bridgera IoT

The IoT Platform behind Bridgera IoT

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on June 15, 2017

The engine behind Bridgera IoT is a robust IoT Platform using Big Data Technologies that originated in the Yahoo, LinkedIn, Twitter, eBay, and Google.... Read More
Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT)

Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT)

Written by: Bridgera on June 8, 2017

This blog is a reprint of the introduction to "A Reference Guide to the Internet of Things", a must read prior to your first end-to-end IoT project. ... Read More
A Preface to The Internet of Things

A Preface to The Internet of Things

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on June 5, 2017

If we can reduce the IoT investment cost, we can bring more IoT ideas to life. The first step is to understand the major components in the IoT technology stack and the technology trade-offs available for each component. ... Read More
IoT Platform or IoT Software?

IoT Platform or IoT Software?

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on May 12, 2017

You need IoT Software, you were sold an IoT Platform and now have developers "playing" instead of completing your IoT Solution. Is there a better way?... Read More
A Reinvigorated Bridgera. Our Rebranding Journey

A Reinvigorated Bridgera. Our Rebranding Journey

Written by: Kayla Little on April 25, 2017

Bridgera introduced a new, fresh visual identity, aligned with our desire to enable non-software companies to bridge the gap with modern software solutions. ... Read More
What is a Software Platform?

What is a Software Platform?

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on April 12, 2017

A software platform may accelerate a project timeline, but don't confuse it with a complete solution. Read about what to consider when building on a software platform.... Read More
5G Promises New Horizons for IoT Solutions

5G Promises New Horizons for IoT Solutions

Written by: Kamalesh Nayudu on April 4, 2017

Coming soon: 5G networks! Take a look at how the new generation will enhance IoT solutions with innovations in transportation, education, and beyond.... Read More
Make or Buy a Digital Transformation

Make or Buy a Digital Transformation

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on March 29, 2017

Consider this side-by-side comparison of Make versus Buy when pursuing a digital transformation effort, including but not limited to a look at costs and risks. And a look at a hybrid alternative. ... Read More
Tips on Building a Complete IoT Solution for your Business

Tips on Building a Complete IoT Solution for your Business

Written by: Kamalesh Nayudu on March 21, 2017

Read this brief summary about the key, must-have components of a complete IoT solution, and the important characteristics to consider for each. ... Read More
How to Navigate a Digital Transformation

How to Navigate a Digital Transformation

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on March 10, 2017

What is a digital transformation? Keep reading for a simple approach to understanding as well as getting started on a digital transformation journey.... Read More
What is IoT | A System of Systems

What is IoT | A System of Systems

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on January 23, 2017

The acronym IoT stands for the Internet of Things. But could a better name be SCAWAS? This blog provides an overview of IoT systems and why "IoT" might not be the most accurate term to describe them.... Read More
Are Big Data Solutions for Small Businesses?

Are Big Data Solutions for Small Businesses?

Written by: Sophia Davies on January 13, 2017

Big Data solutions are vital for all companies, regardless of how small or large, who want to maximize efficiency, improve customer service, and grow their business. ... Read More
Software Development Outsourcing: Pros and Cons

Software Development Outsourcing: Pros and Cons

Written by: Sophia Davies on December 28, 2016

Unsure about outsourcing? Software development outsourcing can be a great way to expand and grow your business by freeing up your talent to focus on critical business operations and or do things you wouldn’t have the knowledge, time, or ability to do in-house.... Read More
Industrial IoT: Improving Safety and Efficiency

Industrial IoT: Improving Safety and Efficiency

Written by: Sophia Davies on December 2, 2016

Industrial IoT is something that smart manufacturers can't ignore if they want to remain competitive in the rapidly changing industrial landscape.... Read More
Emergency Response and IoT: Saving Lives with Software

Emergency Response and IoT: Saving Lives with Software

Written by: Sophia Davies on November 7, 2016

IoT Solutions are playing significant roles in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency response systems, thus saving lives and making cities safer.... Read More
Which Wireless Technology is Right for Your IoT App?

Which Wireless Technology is Right for Your IoT App?

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on October 28, 2016

You have many choices when it comes to selecting the wireless technology to connect your IoT applications to the internet. This blog will introduce you to some of the science behind the technology. ... Read More
Can your business survive without IoT solutions?

Can your business survive without IoT solutions?

Written by: Sophia Davies on September 26, 2016

IoT solutions and the data they generate will revolutionize every major industry. With the introduction of the internet, we have seen new businesses disrupt industries. What is in store with the Internet of Things? Don't be left behind. ... Read More
IoT Solutions: How to solve the “IoT is Hard” problem

IoT Solutions: How to solve the “IoT is Hard” problem

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on September 12, 2016

IoT Solutions may appear deceptively simple, but in reality requires mastery of many cross functional disciplines to pull off successfully. Find out more and what you can do to overcome this complexity. ... Read More
Offload the ETL Bottleneck with Hadoop

Offload the ETL Bottleneck with Hadoop

Written by: Joydeep Misra on August 3, 2016

Where's my data? There is a battle today inside IT to meet Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) overnight data load commitments with Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) solutions.... Read More
Empowering Business Leaders with Dashboard Analytics

Empowering Business Leaders with Dashboard Analytics

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on July 26, 2016

Provide an insightful report and you’ll empower an executive for a day. Provide an interactive data dashboard and you’ll empower him for a lifetime. Can we provide executives with simple self-service dashboards that access financial data, from the source, while it is happening?... Read More
The IoT Tsunami: Will You Catch the Data Wave?

The IoT Tsunami: Will You Catch the Data Wave?

Written by: Kamalesh Nayudu on July 19, 2016

The IoT tsunami is coming. Is your business prepared for the wave of data coming your way? 5.5 million new things are connecting to the internet each day providing data and insights never before accessible.... Read More
Take Action in Real Time with Big Data Analytics

Take Action in Real Time with Big Data Analytics

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on July 5, 2016

If predictions are more accurate the closer in time you get to the predicted outcome, can executives use Big Data Analytics to improve their reaction time?... Read More
Behind the Scene with the Internet of Things

Behind the Scene with the Internet of Things

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on June 27, 2016

What really happens behind a Smart Connected [IoT] Device to make a compete IoT Solution. Is there a role for Big Data and Analytics?... Read More
WHAT DOES THIS TEXT REALLY MEAN?

WHAT DOES THIS TEXT REALLY MEAN?

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on June 21, 2016

Exploring Natural Language Processing (NLP) as a method to understand the meaning found in the text for better search results. ... Read More
Remember the Past and Predict the Future

Remember the Past and Predict the Future

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on June 14, 2016

Remembering history with data, learning from history with historical trends, predicting future outcomes with analytics. Can Big Data bring this to reality?... Read More
Platform Economy, Making Enterprise Software “Just Right”

Platform Economy, Making Enterprise Software “Just Right”

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on

Can Platform Software be a cure for the upgrade and support expense ties to commercial off the shelf software? Does Open Source software play a part?... Read More
Bag Phones, Day Planners, and Big Data

Bag Phones, Day Planners, and Big Data

Written by: Ron Pascuzzi on June 13, 2016

Is greatness, complacency, or nostalgia holding your IT strategy back and giving your competition an edge? Are you exploring the Big Data future?... Read More