Bart Schouw

Bart Schouw

Chief Evangelist in the Office of the CTO at Software AG

25+ years of experience in the field, particularly in real-time analytics. Helped initiate IoT & Analytics strategy for Software AG in 2015, which ended up with the acquisition of Cumulocity. I am a regular contributor to popular blogs and websites including Big Data Quarterly.

Recent posts

  • IoT

    In IoT Analytics, Context is Key

    We used to say “content is king,” meaning data is all-powerful. Today we can say “context is king.” Data means nothing without context. Context is a truth known to all politicians - if something they say is taken out of context it can interpreted as something completely different from their original meaning. The same can be said for IoT analytics; if…

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  • IoT

    IIoT: Which comes first – Martini or Bikini?

    When it comes to planning your industrial Internet of Things adoption strategy, all you need is a Martini and a bikini… What do they have to do with IIoT? And which comes first? You start with your Martini, of course. Why? To use an analogy, the couple in the 1970s Martini & Rossi advertisement enjoy things “Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere.” But today’s manufacturers…

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  • IoT

    IoT Habit #5: Become Future-proof

    Future-proofing by architecting for the unknown is a lot easier said than done. Of all the habits I have explained so far, this one might throw the biggest curve-ball for your organization. Becoming future-proof sounds like something you would need a fortune teller for. (If anyone can teach me how to become a fortune teller that is a training class…

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