The “Big Data at Work in the Internet of Things Era” webinar (Tuesday 6 May) explored the potential of the Internet-of-Things, focussed on turning sensor data into business insight for the enterprise, and covered the vision, use cases, success stories and best practices to maximize value from the Internet-of-Things. The webinar was hosted by Oracle, and included Hitachi and SQLstream as guests.

We discussed real-time smart services for the Internet of Things, with a focus on Smart City applications and Intelligent Transportation solutions. In particular, covering the SQLstream partnership with Oracle in their Public Sector and Smart Cities portfolio, and presenting a case study for real-time traffic analytics and congestion detection at the Road & Maritime Services, the government agency responsible for managing the roads and public transportation networks in New South Wales, Australia.

Webinar topics covered included:

  • What is the Internet of Things, and what does the value chain look like?
  • What are the challenges in the development of real-time IoT smart services?
  • What are the main concerns regarding IoT implementations?
  • What are the data management requirements for IoT services, and how can they be addressed cost-effectively?

The recording for the webinar will be posted here when available.