As I was still contemplating how after hitting such a great drive, that my subsequent approach shot missed the green, my playing partner reminded me how almost every time I had a GIR, I made a par or better. It occurred to me that while I may not have wanted to hear it, I could not deny that the
If you’ve ever spent more than 15 minutes with me you know I’m a huge recreational fisherman and compete in many tournaments each year. I routinely perform maintenance on my equipment: boats, rods, reels, knots, lures, hooks, electronics, etc. But despite my efforts, poor maintenance cost me $5,
This past weekend, as the United States of America celebrated its 237th birthday, I bonded with some of my closest companions – family, friends, music, assorted drinks, and junk food for most of the weekend. Though, one unwelcome friend was the massive heat wave that blanketed most of the US.
Government organizations, funded by your tax dollars, require a wide range of physical assets to provide the services that we come to expect from the world's largest national economy.
Let’s start with some numbers.
There are 453,144 vehicles owned by the US federal government
Of those, the
While most organizations respond to asset failure by sending out maintenance crews, the process is very reactive. With the advent of relatively cheap information gathering and data analysis, organizations can now leverage big data, such as maintenance logs and asset usage, wear, and surrounding
Is there a better option?
Not a comment you ever want a customer to utter to themselves, especially in competitive industries such as telecommunications, banking, retail or insurance.
In telecommunications, and for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) specifically, a fundamental tenet is that it
Golf is all about analytics.
As you watch golf on television or take "a good walk spoiled" yourself, think about all of the data calculations made before the right club is selected to hit a golf ball on the tee or fairway:
What is the distance to the hole?
Which club will carry me that