Saving lives with better data: Wisconsin’s ePDMP gets a national audience

It’s easy to get way too esoteric when we’re talking about how important it is for an organization to understand its data. Yes, trustworthy data is critical for our customers to meet needs like serving customers, managing risk, predicting costs, and analyzing markets. But nothing is quite as powerful as being able to say: MIOsoft software is saving lives through better data. We’re very proud that we can say that…

5 lessons the Internet of Things should learn from the Grid

The Internet of Things has been defined in many different ways, and it’s been labeled a marketing buzzword probably just as often as it’s been hailed as revolutionary. But I believe the Internet of Things can be revolutionary. That sentiment is mostly inspired by similarities between IoT and the Grid. Even if you don’t read anything else in this post, you should at least read the following quote. Then tell…

Introducing Barrage

Let’s talk about MIOsoft’s newest venture, Barrage. Barrage provides insightful real-time analytics and alerting for IoT data. You can also use Barrage to store data for historical examination and analysis—and do real-time analytics at the same time. At first glance, Barrage might seem like a left turn for us. But it’s not, really. It all ties back to our R&D mindset: we see a problem, and we have a burning…

MIOsoft at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference

This week, the Wisconsin Tech Council held the 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference, Nurturing Entrepreneurial Roots, at the Alliant Energy Center. MIOsoft was present not just as a sponsor, but via the participation of our very own Josh Herritz, who was a conference co-chair, a member of the steering committee, and moderator of the panel Using social media to market your startup. The conference got started early: sponsors were supposed…

Big data & IoT at work in the community

There’s a tendency, in conversations about big data and IoT, to only talk about examples from the extreme upper echelons: the biggest corporations with the largest amounts of data from the most sensors. In the excitement, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that most organizations aren’t multinational megacorps with petabytes of data. Most organizations operate at a much smaller scale: their reach is national or regional. And many…

2015 Wisconsin Tech Summit Recap

  MIOsoft recently attended the second annual Wisconsin Tech Summit at the GE Healthcare Institute in Waukesha, WI. According to the Wisconsin Technology Council (WTC), the goal of the event is “to bring together major companies and emerging firms in a setting that allows them to meet and explore likely business relationships around technology needs and innovation.” For the many startups in the mix, the opportunity to connect with interested…