Rowan Curran

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Don't know where your customers and assets are? Then you don't know where your business is going.

Rowan Curran June 6, 2016

Business decision-makers take note: location-based context is critical for the future of application experiences and customer engagement. Understanding the location of customers and assets lets companies get closer to their customers and assets to drive better decisions (just to name a few: choosing the a site for a brick-and-mortar location, picking what offer to send […]

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It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson: Developers Will Build Cognitive Experiences Bit-By-Bit

Rowan Curran May 31, 2016

It seems like nearly everyone is ready (or at least willing) to add intelligence to their applications. Despite the enthusiasm, developers building cognitive applications have encountered some real growing pains. The way we’re going about things, it’s almost begun to feel like the promise of cognitive computing would collapse like the AI hype in the […]

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Search Can Build The Foundation For Cognitive Experiences In The Enterprise

Rowan Curran May 5, 2016

Knowledge is power. And in a time where insights drive business differentiation, knowledge is also the origin of power. In our daily routines as consumers, search is probably the most common application we use to find knowledge, and it forms the basis of our personal systems of insight. But at long last, search in the […]

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Streaming Analytics Will Transform The Internet Of Things Into The Internet Of Analytics

Rowan Curran April 15, 2016

The challenges of how to manage, ingest, store, analyze, and act upon data in the IoT are beginning to bear down on enterprises. The honeymoon talk of ‘billions and billions of devices’ is over and it’s time to get down to the dirt of how to generate value from all these connected devices. Streaming analytics […]

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Digital Experience Personalization Is Hollow Without Predictive

Rowan Curran March 18, 2015

There’s no other way to slice it: competition for digital audiences is brutal. Intolerance for poor performance and disengaging experiences drives customers to competitor’s sites more quickly and more permanently than any time in history. Users increasingly demand digital experiences that personalize to their immediate needs and adapt to the current context, not treat them […]

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