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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 edge@momenta.partners.

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Ed Maguire
Insights Partner: New York
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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 October 9, 2018

Value Vector: The Impact Autonomous Vehicles will Have on the Oil & Gas Industry

Insights Advisory

It feels like we've been talking about autonomous vehicles and the impact they will have on our lives forever. With their implementation comes the idea that traffic jams and parking tickets will be a thing of the past, along with driving schools and auto dealerships, dual car ownership households and a reduction in motor vehicle accidents and deaths. But what impact will they have on industries that -literally- fuel the vehicles we drive? 

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on October 2, 2018

Startups are The Crucial Frontrunners in Smart City Innovation

Insights Advisory

Every week heralds another report of a city researching, instigating, or developing smart city projects and initiatives. While almost all involve an industry stalwart such as Cisco, AT&TSchneider Electric or Siemens, startups focused on smart city verticals are rapidly earning their rightful place. This article explores a number of innovative startups, the challenges they face in creating smart city solutions and how cities can help.

Posted by Ed Maguire - Insights Partner on September 24, 2018

Value Vector: M&A Moves Up the Business Value Chain

Insights Advisory

Recently, a subsidiary of the multinational re-insurance firm Munich Re acquired Relayr, a privately held IoT middleware and application enablement software provider for $300 million. Munich Re is purchasing 100% of Relayr through its subsidiary Hartford Steam Boiler, and Relayr will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary. Relayr provides technology that encompasses device management at edge, data processing middleware and sophisticated algorithms.

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

Insight Vector: Towards a Future of Decentralized, Secure and Seamless Data  (PART 1)

Insights Advisory


Perhaps the most critical trend in technology is the convergence of different technologies with IoT as the centerpiece, to create enterprise solutions to industry challenges. Augmate is a wearable-technology software company that specializes in the development and deployment of enterprise applications for smart eyewear, integrating VR, AR and blockchain technologies. They are poised to help shape a ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ as it bridges the gap between business information systems, machine-to-machine communication, and smart eyewear devices. In the first part of our interview with Dana Farbo, he details about his career trajectory and view of data as a key resource that requires appropriate storage through decentralization. 

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on September 18, 2018

Meet Momenta's Jesse DeMesa at Hitachi Vantara's NEXT2018, September 25-27 in San Diego

Events Advisory


NEXT 2018 is Hitachi Vantara's second annual user conference. Technologists and innovators from around the globe will convene to explore how data innovation drives business transformation. Over the course of three days, attendees will engage with technology and business leaders to learn how to embrace the data-driven economy,

Building upon the successful company launch of Hitachi Vantara at last year’s event, NEXT 2018 will provide a comprehensive set of opportunities for customers, prospects, partners, media and analysts to learn about the latest capabilities and technologies of Hitachi’s data center modernization, data management, cloud, content intelligence, analytics and IoT solutions portfolios.

Posted by Cate Lawrence - Marketing Associate on September 11, 2018

Value Vector: The Opportunities of Location Intelligence

Insights Advisory

Anyone who works in the smart city space knows the power of data: it’s held up as rich oil that can be revealed through smart sensor technology embedded throughout the public landscape including train stations, parks and recreation areas in various neighborhoods or districts. It intersects across multiple components of a city including traffic management, public safety, infrastructure and city planning. IoT sensor technologies, cloud ingestion and streaming analytics services enable location data to be collected and analyzed in real-time from connected devices.