What a year for the BIWA User Community and Oracle Spatial & Graph Special Interest Group (SIG)! Both groups have expanded their leadership teams, as well as rebranding and moving the date of their flagship event, the Analytics and Data Summit (formerly known as the Oracle Business Intelligence, Warehousing, and Analytics (BIWA) Summit. As a new member of the board of both BIWA and the Summit, we wanted to let you in on the exciting changes, and what they mean to you. The BIWA User Community was founded in 2006 as a special interest group (SIG) of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) … Read More
Making Wind Energy Cost Competitive, sponsored by the Independent Oracle Users Group This is a case study of the Fluitec Wind system that M&S Director of Data Science, Bob Liekar, lead and will be presenting on Wednesday, May 13, 12:45pm–2:00pm EDT. About The Webinar The Fluitec Wind Tribo-Analytics system is a production application that utilizes multiple Big Data disciplines. This case study presents a real-world application of Big Data and IoT (Internet of Things). The techniques and algorithms can be applied to many other industries. From Fluitec: “Wind turbines are expensive to operate. They are remote and distributed with highly … Read More
Our Big Data Team, here at M&S, packed up their bags and headed to San Francisco last week for the 2015 Oracle Business Intelligence Warehousing and Analytics Summit. Some of the major topics discussed included: Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and Advanced Analytics. The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the peak of Gartner’s Hype Cycle. It is becoming increasingly talked about and there are predictions of billions and billions of sensors by 2020. But what exactly is IoT? IoT involves embedded computing devices interconnected with existing internet infrastructure, such as, wearables and connected cars. Why the hype right … Read More
The first Amazon Web Services meetup of this year will be taking place on August 27th 7PM at RevvOakland. With monthly meetings planned for AWS among other events in the planning stages, M&S Consulting is now playing a greater part in connecting and stimulating the Pittsburgh cloud and virtualization community. We’ll be doing a compare and contrast of AWS Workspaces versus other public and private cloud DaaS offerings. Come for a brief presentation by Joe Perks of M&S Consulting and meet those in the Pittsburgh area doing great things with AWS! Remember, the meetups we host are always free and are … Read More
M&S attended the Salesforce1 World Tour Event in Anaheim, CA on July 15, 2014. We experienced a lot of excitement within the User Community including Customers, Vendors, Developers around the Salesforce1 Platform. In an era of hyper-connection – billions of people and things and devices are connecting faster than ever, but behind every technology, behind every act, behind every device is the single most important element of all – a CUSTOMER, billions of them each armed with the ability to make choices and decisions at super fast speed – this is an era of INTERNET of CUSTOMERS. In this era, … Read More
M&S is excited to be the Principle Sponsor for the Pittsburgh OAUG Annual Golf Outing. We hope you’ll join us for a fun morning of Golf, Food, and Prizes on August 15th. We play a Par Quota Scramble held at Buffalo Golf Course, where you can enjoy “one of the best golfing experiences in the Pittsburgh area.” There will be a 9am shotgun start, so please join us early on the course at 8am. The cost is $40 per person or $160 per foursome. For registration information visit the PittOAUG website and download the flyer today. We hope to see you out there!