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Momenta Edge Podcast

Deeper explorations into Connected Industry and beyond

Welcome to the Momenta Edge podcast series, which feature leading practitioners and thinkers across Connected Industry, Digital Transformation (DX) and the digital technology landscape.  The podcast format allows for more free-form and in-depth explorations of topics of interest, and we’re targeting guests that provide unique perspectives and practical experience on connected industries and technologies, and relevant adjacencies. Keep an eye out for our upcoming guests.  We welcome any comments, feedback or show suggestions – please send to

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Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
Ed brings more than 17 years of Wall Street experience in equity research and investment banking to Momenta, with deep domain expertise in enterprise software.  He has proven success identifying strategic opportunities and articulating actionable insights based on rigorous analysis of technology, operations, competition and markets.  Most recently he was senior analyst and managing director at CLSA Americas covering the software industry, technology and innovation.

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on June 25, 2018

Impressions: PTC LiveWorx 2018

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When you attend a conference like PTC LiveWorx, you know it's going to be big. Over 6,000 attendees from around the world, 230 breakout sessions, and over 100 demos and prototypes. The most significant messages of the conference were arguably the benefits of cross company collaboration and partnerships along with the growing value in Augmented Reality and the Connected Industry. 

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on June 21, 2018

Insight Vector: Using Energy Analytics to bring Predictive Maintenance to the Masses

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Innovation and market perspectives from leading IoT innovators

Peter is the founder and CEO of Green Running which produces the Verv, a smart home energy monitoring product. Our conversation explored how the application of high speed data cards to energy has enabled him to develop signatures that monitor the behavior and energy usage of homes down to the individual machine level and even create predictive maintenance capabilities for consumers. We discuss how AI has been integral from the beginning of the company and how he is using the blockchain based VLUX token to enable peer to peer energy trading for consumers.

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on June 21, 2018

June 21-22: Join Jim Fletcher at IoT Slam

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IoT Slam Live delivers exclusive, cutting edge IoT content that is catered for CxO, executives and business line management, as well as technology oriented executives. The event focus is on the rapidly changing landscape driven by the emergence of the Internet of Things. Coverage extends to tightly coupled themes and business models such as: cloud, big data, prescriptive analytics, autonomic computing, Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, smart cities, wearables, and much more.

The event features the most compelling topics in IoT, featuring highly sought after speakers, delivering best practice strategies all under one event. Join us and see world class keynote speakers, engaging panel topics and panelists, on-topic user centered content, interactive workshops and meaningful tutorials that provide insight, results, and key takeaways that can be leveraged right away.

Momenta Partners' Jim Fletcher is attending the event and presenting a session on "The Hive Model: From now to beyond edge computing"

Tickets are available for purchase. If you'd like to make a time to connect with Jim at the conference, please contact us. 

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on June 20, 2018

Momenta Edge Podcast #15: A conversation with Chandu Viswaswariah


The Coming Clean Energy Wave – How Analytics, IT and People Will Power Transformative Change  - An Interview with Dr. Chandu Visweswariah, CEO and Founder of Utopus Insights

Dr. Chandu Visweswariah leads one of the most forward thinking teams in all of energy.  Utopus Insights (acquired by Vestas in February 2018) applies deep analytics and domain expertise to energy transmission and distribution and clean energy production assets. In our conversation, Chandu outlines the powerful forces setting the stage for clean energy (mostly solar and wind) to become dominant in the future. He discusses lessons from building his own zero-carbon home, the multiple dimensions of digitizing the energy industry, unique technology dynamics involved with energy and his optimistic visions for a future powered by clean sources. He also shares some of the obstacles and challenges ahead for utilities and governments to effectively traverse the coming transition of the energy markets. 

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on June 20, 2018

June 20: Join Ed Maguire and Wim D'Hondt at McRock IIoT Symposium 

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The Digital Industrial Revolution is underway and every industry and industrial company is being impacted by the new competitive forces of the IoT. Join the discussion with senior executives from the largest industrial and technology companies, alongside savvy investors, and agile and innovative private companies at McRock's 7th Annual IIoT Symposium

Momenta Partner's Ed Maguire and Wim D'Hondt are attending and look forward to connecting with industry friends, old and new. 

Tickets are available for purchase. Ed and Wim would love to meet you. If you're interested in making a time to connect and network with Ed or Wim at the conference, please contact us. 

Posted by Ken Forster - Managing Director on June 19, 2018

Momenta Partners Invests in Machine Data Analytics Disruptor CRATE.IO

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Momenta Partners is pleased to announce our investment in Their core product CrateDB is a SQL database for managing machine data and analyzing it in real time. It has the versatility and scalability to handle the variety, velocity and volume of machine data–millions of structured and unstructured data points or log entries per second. Its use cases include smart factories and manufacturing, smart cities applications, geospatial tracking, and cybersecurity. CrateDB has been designed from the ground up to support the huge scale of web, mobile and IoT applications.