Aeronautics: big data helps accelerate test flights

To test fly new aircraft, it is necessary to measure, collect and then process more and more data, in shorter and shorter time frames. The methods themselves are also evolving: we are moving from flight by flight and system by system analysis to multi-flight multi-system analysis, in order to cross-check information.
So how do you read these terabytes of data? The solution: big data, which should allow testing to be accelerated and could eventually reduce the number of test flights and thus the cost. The real challenge now is to utilise this novel method in the industry. Continue reading

Big data and semantic analysis: how AI will shake up companies

Artificial intelligence (AI) and, on a broader level, “cognitive information” are riding on the wave of big data, offering innovation in the way information is used and assisting decision making. Semantic analysis, on the other hand, is helping develop dialogue with clients. It appears that significant shifts, to applications and professions, are on the horizon for companies in a number of different sectors. Continue reading

Insurance: connected objects for better prevention of occupational diseases

Although we are used to seeing more and more connected objects in everyday life, they are also starting to invade the working world. They may not be as spectacular or given as much media coverage, but they are still as effective and offer advantages to both users and companies alike. They can enable insurance companies to be major players in the prevention of occupational diseases.

However, the use of these objects, by insurance companies, requires a number of precautions, particularly in terms of safety and confidentiality. Continue reading