Joseph A. di Paolantonio: Independent Consultant. Joseph plays with data by using Bayesian statistics, Agile implementations, and Open Source tools. He has headed both Fortune 100 professional services organizations and boutique consultancies. He is passionate about creating and applying analytical techniques and management methodologies to solving business, engineering and scientific problems. His current focus is Energy Management and the Internet of Things. With over 30 years of experience, Joseph works with his customers in using their data to solve real problems. He has created unique Predictive algorithms, such as BayLife, which used Bayesian statistics to formulate an inspection schedule for the Space Shuttle Main Engine components. He is the co-creator of the 8D BI Implementation Method, which was declared Agile in 2002 by a Practitioner, and is a signatory of the Agile Manifesto. Joseph blogs for The TeleInterActive Press.