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…"

The future is looking bright for Expert Integrated Systems

November 8, 2013 by Tiffany Winman

PureSystems Highlights at IBM IOD on Thursday, with a special focus on PureData for Operational Analytics, PureData for Transactions and SoMoLo

Are you ready for what's Next?

Join the conversation in person (and via social using #ibmnext) at 12:30 p.m. in the Mandalay Bay Ballroom where three IBM technical gurus divine seemingly unseen answers to YOUR questions about the future and Jake Porway hosts the Win Big Challenge Final Round!

Social Software—It’s everywhere!

November 7, 2013 by Colleen Burns

IBM Vice President of Social Software Jeff Schick explains how organizations like Prudential and TD Bank are using IBM Connections and social business software to create a more engaged and productive workforce.

ICM at IOD: Thursday sessions

November 6, 2013 by Michael Green

Are you ready for day four of IOD (or 5 or 6 depending on when you arrived)? It is a big day for ICM, with 7 Elective Sessions queued up on everything from Insurance Solutions from IPD to an application for managing your IP from IBM Labs. So for those who are sticking around, we are rolling out the cart for you.

All IBM SPSS Statistics & Analytic Catalyst sessions in one place!

November 5, 2013 by Tim O'Bryan

At IBM’s 2013 Business Analytics Forum this week there are tracks and sessions across the entire Business Analytics software portfolio in which I hope you’re participating. Because the AnalyticsZone has a Predictive Analytics-focused community and a related software download (SPSS Statistics) as well as a demo sandbox of IBM SPSS Analytic Catalyst I want to especially highlight these IBM SPSS-related sessions.

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.

Cognos Insight sessions at IOD

November 3, 2013 by Tim O'Bryan

The AnalyticsZone is very excited to have so many Business Analytics Forum sessions taking place that cover Cognos Insight and certainly hope you have a chance to check out at least a few of these as you immerse yourself in all that this information-rich conference has to offer.

Get up to "speed" on stream computing at IOD

November 1, 2013 by Kimberly Madia

If you haven’t heard, the IBM big data team is celebrating the launch of IBM InfoSphere Streams v3.2. IBM InfoSphere Streams is a highly sophisticated analytics platform for delivering real-time insight on data in motion fast. If you want to get up to “speed” on our announcement, IOD 2013 is definitely the place to be. At IOD InfoSphere Streams experts will host labs, elective sessions, round tables, demos and much more.