A 21st Century Framework for Data Ownership

By Ron Rock and Michael Moran

Executive Summary

Data is increasingly subject to ownership confusion – from individuals, companies, industries, and countries – and this confusion is acting as a barrier to the $1 trillion data marketplace that is emerging as this decade draws to a close.  Competent, compliant data sharing unlocks this barrier. Realizing the new value that data sharing unleashes through new revenue streams, transformed business models, operational efficiencies, and more, we first need to embrace a modern scalable data ownership framework.  With such a framework in […]

June 6th, 2018|

The Digital Data Mart: The Business Model of the Future

By Tim Panagos

April 4th, 2018 Philadelphia, PA – Companies are increasingly awash in data. What does that mean? Information Technology has always and continuously generated and processed data and until recently the growth of that data management has been linear. Manageable. Predictable. But, the world has hit the data singularity–a discontinuous spike in the volume, velocity, and variety of data. Many forces have conspired to bring about the data singularity–the spread of mobile computing, the growth in network bandwidth, […]

April 4th, 2018|

IoT and GDPR: A Data Convergence That Pits the Bold Against the Cautious

By Michael Moran and Tim Panagos

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Executive Summary: The European Union’s forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will reshape the rules of data management and raise both the cost of complying with laws governing people’s personal data and the risks and considerable […]

February 22nd, 2018|

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2018: CASHING IN ON IOT – Unlocking the Promised Value of the World Wide Web of Things (WWWoT)


The Internet of Things (IoT) has been the focus of considerable excitement and investment for several years now. But like the early days of computer networking, mass adoption for IoT has been slower than anticipated. Let’s not forget that the Internet did not spring to life instantaneously. While network protocols, […]

September 14th, 2017|

Toward a Sentient Building

By Tim Panagos What would take a building from simply ‘smart’ to fully ‘sentient’? Smart involves the instrumentation of core systems to provide sensing and actuation that optimize the operations of the property. Sentience takes this a step further, leveraging the building’s Smart capabilities to minimize human involvement in ongoing operations and free the building to promote, populate, and operate on behalf of its owner. To move beyond Smart, a building must acquire the ability to negotiate contracts, manage payments, and perform predictive and reactive […]

September 12th, 2017|