Google data centers consume lots of power. By recent estimates, they have over 2.5 million servers that consumed 4,402,836 MWh of electricity in 2014, equivalent to the average yearly consumption of about 366,903 U.S. family homes. Over the years they’ve had scores of PhD’s focused on coming up with solutions to optimize data center efficiency. Then they unleashed machine learning on the machines.
To stay close to the pace of innovation, my company encouraged me to found a startup acceleration program in our hometown of Richmond, Virginia. Five years after launching Lighthouse Labs, it has become clear that the same framework for accelerating venture-backed founders can accelerate internal IT organizations as well.
Forbes: To Get Big Data Insights You Need To Start Small
March 1, 2017
As 2016 ended, Matt Asay of Adobe cited evidence of what we know to be true about big data: For all its promise and potential, few enterprises have reaped the benefits of mining mass stores of information. The reasons for this are not necessarily technical, but organizational, cultural and attitudinal.
B2B companies continue to move online as business buyers demand more consumer-like experiences, with greater price transparency, easy product comparison, readily accessible support and rapid fulfillment.For B2B firms, these trends point towards a future where greater price transparency is the norm, and service expectations continue to rise.
EnterBridge uses data and analytics to create a better customer experience for B2B organizations looking to grow through innovation. Since its founding in 2002, EnterBridge’s mission has always been to help enterprise companies use data to drive business success and new opportunity.