Title: Making Every Drop Count: How i2O addresses the water crisis with the Internet of Things and Apache Cassandra
Date: May 20th, 2015
Time: 9am PT / 12pm ET / 16:00 GMT / 17:00 BST
Duration: One hour
Details: Depleting water supplies coupled with increasing global demand is an environmental challenge with lasting impact on societies across the world. In fact, analysts forecast a 40% global shortfall between water demand and supply by 2030. i2O Water, a pioneer in smart water management technologies, helps utility companies bridge the gap between optimal utilization and reduction in lost water to make every drop count.
In this webinar, Mike Williams, Software and IT Director at i2O Water will discuss how i2O is leading the charge against a global crisis with an Internet of Things (IOT) solution built on Apache CassandraTM. Mike will explore how modern technologies like NoSQL are changing the way utility companies do business with innovative techniques to water management.
Attend to learn:
• How leveraging IOT saves over a 235 million litres of water per day
• Why relational database technologies like SQL Server cannot easily handle time-series data and IOT
• Key capabilities of Apache Cassandra ideal for i2O’s modern database infrastructure
Speaker: Mike Williams, Software and IT Director at i2O Water
Mike Williams is the software director for i2O Water. He Speakerhas 25 years of experience working for innovative high-tech companies in finance, payments, process engineering and the environment, where he has focused on solving problems and translating business challenges into tangible technical solutions. Before joining i2O Water Mike was the Chief Software Architect and head of development for Bottomline Technologies, the leading supplier of banking transaction and payments software.
Mike is also an Agile Coach and has helped transform numerous businesses, as they become Agile in their approaches to business as a whole and not just software development. Mike is the organizer and founder of the Agile South Coast group.