IT operations analytics: Complex data, clear benefits

November 3, 2013 by Ryan Boyles

Monitoring and collecting the mountain of data that is created from IT operations can be daunting. What do you do with this data? Technology has to come to our aid in order to make any kind of sense of it. We can’t continue to do things we always have; in order to move forward, we have to come up with new methods in IT analytics so this data does not go to waste.

The path to analytics success: what we can learn from High School tuition (EdCon)

November 2, 2013 by Daryl Pereira

During the EdCon keynote, Ruth Krumhansl, Director of the Oceans of Data Institute at the Education Department Center, provides a spirited argument for why High School students should be introduced to big data principles.

A series of firsts for IBM IOD 2013

November 2, 2013 by Katherine Milan

So I’m heading off to IBM’s Information on Demand conference next week, and it’s a series of firsts for me:

To Do Before You Go: Social Resource Guide & IOD App

November 1, 2013 by Crysta Anderson

Some of our staff is already in Las Vegas, setting up the conference. You’re probably already packing! Here are a couple of very quick to-dos before you leave for the conference:

Data protection for Hadoop

October 30, 2013 by Kathryn Zeidenstein

Hadoop was built with little or no concern about “boring” topics such as security and compliance. InfoSphere BigInsights has built-in support to easily get up and running with data activity monitoring and to immediately start feeding data activity records to InfoSphere Guardium. We are working to make it as easy as possible to demonstrate compliance and protect your data in Hadoop so that your business can focus its efforts on extracting business value from your system.

Must-See Demos at the IOD EXPO

October 29, 2013 by Crysta Anderson

You can spend hours wandering around the IOD EXPO, looking at the cool ways that technology is evolving – and being applied. The EXPO is open 15 hours during IOD – and these hours will go FAST.

Why we go to IOD

October 28, 2013 by Doug Harrell

We all agree that IOD is the place to learn from your peers, view new solutions, attend educational sessions and accomplish that certification- but IOD is so much more than that.

Analytics and In-memory Technologies - Session Preview

October 28, 2013  |  Length: 5:29

Rachel Bland, senior product manager for IBM Business Analytics, describes one of the many sessions on Analytics at Information On Demand 2013. This session will focus on IBM's latest in-memory technologies and how we're making them easier to use. Key points of this session are:

The Emergence of Big Media: Evolving and Dwarfing Today’s Big Data Platforms

October 23, 2013 by James Kobielus

Social media are powering the Big Data revolution.

Session preview: Leveraging the benefits of IBM Netezza platform software v7.x

October 21, 2013  |  Length: 3:28

Adam Ronthal gives a brief overview of a session he will present at Information On Demand 2013: "IDW-3651B: Leveraging the Benefits of IBM Netezza Platform Software Version 7.0."  Adam has worked in the technology industry for over 19 years in technical operations, system administration, data warehousing and analytics. Since 2006, he has worked with some of IBM Netezza's largest data warehousing and analytic customers, helping them architect and implement their solutions. He now leads the product management team for the PureData for Analytics appliances.