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Innovating with Big Data, IoT, and the Cloud

Posted April 7, 2017 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal

Big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the cloud are technological innovations that need to demonstrate corresponding business value. While the aforementioned technologies have distinct identities of their own, they are also interdependent. Innovating with these technologies at a business level demands a multidisciplinary, holistic approach that also incorporates an understanding of how to manage risks. The Big Data Framework for Agile Business (BDFAB) provides a basis for fostering innovation and managing the risks associated with it in the big data, IoT, and cloud space. This article discusses the nature of innovation in the context of big data, IoT, and the cloud and its application in practice.

About The Author
Bhuvan Unhelkar
Bhuvan Unhelkar (BE, MDBA, MSc, PhD; FACS) is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium’s Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice. He has more than two decades of strategic as well as hands-on professional experience in the information and communi­cations technologies (ICT) industry. Dr. Unhelkarcurrently leads the IT Department at the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee campus. As a founder of… Read More
Alok Sharma
Alok Sharma is CEO of MobileNerd, a cloud-based SaaS company that delivers virtual computing environments for education, training, and distance learning applications with the objective of optimizing IT infrastructure and eliminating the digital divide. Earlier, Dr. Sharma was Senior VP, Corporate Development and Alliances, at Harris-Stratex, the Microwave Division of Harris Corporation, where he was responsible for leading corporate strategy,… Read More
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