2015 Workforce Augmentation

Over the last couple of months, our team researched and interviewed subject matter experts in fields that provide innovative solutions for today’s industrial business operations. These thought leaders volunteered to join VMI’s “Topical Community” and provided us with cross industry-level insights and perspectives. We thank them for their contributions to the body of knowledge and to this key findings briefing.

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2015 Predictive Analytics

VMI returns once again to big data and the discovery process utilizing analytics technology to not only understand what has happened but what might happen and what should be done next in order to improve business performance and mitigate risk. Over the last couple of months, our team researched and interviewed subject matter experts in the Big Data Analytics Market, many of whom are either pioneering research at universities, delivering the tools and services to early adopters in commercial, civilian and defense markets, or implementing the capability within their own enterprise. These thought leaders volunteered to join VMI’s “Topical Community” and provided us with cross industry-level insights and perspectives. We thank them for their contributions to the body of knowledge and to this key findings briefing.

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VMI’s 2015 CES Best of the Best

High Performance Mobile – Nvidia does Teraflops! – Wearables are not just about tracking steps – Smart glasses/goggles are driving a new wave in acquisitions for immersive gaming and an emerging guided workplace – Consumer Drones are here; dependent upon FAA approval – Internet of Things… Embedded sensors will be in everything… but privacy and data ownership issues – Defense companies going commercial

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DEMO 2014 Highlights

Close to a square foot of LCD display screen has been sold to every adult on earth. The fact that low cost mobile devices are personal, taken everywhere, offer frictionless access, have sensors and cameras, know their location, are used for payments, are a social platform and are much easier to use, means they offer ten times the opportunities of desktop computing. At this year’s DEMO, in Silicon Valley, we saw forty companies launched in the following categories: Wearables, Home Devices, Drones, Smart Data, Messaging, Enterprise, Bitcoin, Personal Finance, Internet of Things, Mobile, and the Work Cloud.

A look at DEMO, a technology-focused business conference where companies and entrepreneurs launch new products and services. Products launched at DEMO have included Salesforce,TiVo, VMware, Evernote, E*Trade, WebEx and Fusion-io.

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VMI’s 2013 CES Best of the Best

High Performance Mobile processors by Qualcomm and Nvidia; Both are driving power and connectedness through the industry between home, work, car, entertainment – Emerging gateways to Digital health and fitness – Driving Big Data opportunities and personalized health – On the Road Autonomy – Saving Lives… that’s what the automobile and insurance industries are telling us! – Immersive Gaming – 3D-Printers – Continue forward with new business models – Less obtrusive, more intuitive Human Machine Interfaces – Gesture, Touch, Eye Tracking, Thinking… you chose how you will interface to your world!

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