A Guide to Retail IoT: Creating the Shopping Experience of the Future

November 24, 2017

As millennials take the reigns as the largest generation and demand an omnichannel experience, many retailers continue to face friction and fail to meet the challenge. From the supply chain and order fulfillment to the in-store experience, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to meet the expectations of consumers who blur the lines between the physical and digital space. While innovative organizations have been leveraging technology like mobile and smart devices to improve the customer experience, many fall short and are still searching for an efficient way to accurately capture consumer data and measure ROI.

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The ParStream analytics platform was purpose-built for scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data. ParStream’s platform delivers a new breed of analytics for the enterprise, such as Geo-Distributed Analytics which enables analytics at the edge. ParStream has earned multiple accolades including the M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award, CIO Magazine #1 Big Data Startup, and Gartner Cool Vendor.

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whitePaper | June 8, 2021

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The Work Ahead in IoT: The Gap Widens Between IoT ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-nots’

whitePaper | September 1, 2021

The current task with IoT is to drive performance outcomes by combining it with other advanced technologies and gaining buy-in from the employees essential to making digital initiatives possible. While the definition of IoT evolves, the mission remains essentially the same: to provide real-time visibility into critical business operations.

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whitePaper | December 7, 2021

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Securing Devices in Advanced Metering Infrastructures

whitePaper | January 8, 2020

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whitePaper | February 6, 2020

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The ParStream analytics platform was purpose-built for scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data. ParStream’s platform delivers a new breed of analytics for the enterprise, such as Geo-Distributed Analytics which enables analytics at the edge. ParStream has earned multiple accolades including the M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award, CIO Magazine #1 Big Data Startup, and Gartner Cool Vendor.

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