Information Management Forum

What now? 13 follow-ups from IOD 2013

November 12, 2013 by Delaney Turner

13 assets to help you Win Big with big data and analytics in your own organizations. Feel free to share, download, consult, read and watch them all in the coming weeks and months.

IOD 2013: What you missed!

November 12, 2013 by Trevor Eddolls

Well, that’s it: the exhibition stands have been taken down, the speakers have flown out, the attendees are all back home with their families and the organizers have packed away their banners for another year. #IBMIOD has come to an end , but what an event it was!

What’s Next? A trio of tech visionaries look into the future of big data

November 12, 2013 by Delaney Turner

“Ladies and gentlemen, please turn off all mobile phones, as the signals may interfere with our panelists’ ability to prognosticate…"

They said it:15 quotes from the mainstage of Information On Demand

November 6, 2013 by Delaney Turner

A collection of wit and wisdom from IBM executives, customers and distinguished engineers compiled throughout the week. Each provides a link to more details. Enjoy!

My personal take-aways: Surfing the deeply informative IOD Hub

November 6, 2013 by James Kobielus

2013 is the first year in which IBM's crack social media marketing team enlisted a wide range of employees, partners and freelancers as "reporters" to blog on everything transpiring over the past few days at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Read highlights from some of the best of the other blogger/reporters' posts and catch up on the sessions you missed.

Wednesday recap: The next generation of innovation

November 6, 2013 by Delaney Turner

Four IBMers present innovative data-driven transformations in insurance, healthcare, IT operations and security.

Four real-world answers to big data and analytics questions

November 6, 2013 by Matt Carter

The big data and analytics social team focused their Information On Demand day two coverage on sessions where well-known brands shared answers to the biggest big data and analytics questions. This post details how companies like Nike and Metlife tackled those questions to develop game-changing answers.

My personal passion: IBM IOD 2013 and the big buzz for data science

November 5, 2013 by James Kobielus

I've been to every IBM Information On Demand (IOD) since 2006. You'd think I'd be jaded by the IOD experience by now. But I always enjoy it. I love IOD for the buzz. Even when I'm not paying attention (yes, occasionally, even an evangelist needs his space), I'm picking up on which topics are of keenest interest to this year's IOD attendees. In other words, I (unintentionally, I assure you) eavesdrop.

Use big data appliances to the fullest extent with in-database analytics and data mining

November 5, 2013 by Tommy Eunice

Data Scientists and Database Administrators (DBAs) don't work together often- this is unfortunate. The synergy between advanced analytics and large scale databases is hugely valuable to analysts. The analysts want lots of data to analyze and the big databases hold all that data.

Migrating from your overwhelmed data warehouse

November 5, 2013 by David Birmingham

When migrating into Netezza, it’s often on the leading edge of a Proof-of-Concept where technical gladiators have thrilled the spectators and have strongly set expectations for future victories. The principals and users want it up and running, you know, yesterday. This is nothing compared to the drama about to unfold as we attempt to move the old information from its current fortress, surrounded by moats (firewalls) and technology with the deliberate role of keeping the data from leaving all-at-once.