Business professionals need answers to critical questions that bolster the accuracy of predictive forecasting. And forecasting is a vital approach for a number of business measures including product demand, revenue, sales and more. Discover why predictive forecasting is essential for any line of
Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Spark’s momentum is building, and it is rapidly emerging as the central technology in analytics ecosystems within organizations. See why Spark’s technical advancements around iterative processing combined with its easy overall environment and tool set for developers make it a true operating system
Governments are increasingly moving away from a one-size-fits-all model toward more personalized governing, where public services are tailored to meet the needs of residents. This type of governance is built on a firm understanding of citizens' needs, information that is best gathered directly.
Social media has taken the retail industry on an extraordinary, tangential path for gaining a deeper understanding of the consumer. See what several big data experts have to say about the impact social media data and analysis of customer conversations have on the consumer experience.
Graph database technology powered by open source initiatives is helping fraud detection units catch intruders in the act of breaching data security. Tune in for an enlightening discussion of how modern approaches to analytics are bringing descriptive and predictive analytics together to help stop
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. Discover why metadata and governance are taking a
By remotely monitoring patients, doctors can reduce costly visits while still providing top-quality care for their patients. Real-time analytics allows doctors to immediately spot problems and intervene, even before patients know something is wrong.
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
See how Hershey’s Brazil implemented IBM Cognos TM1 as the basis of an enterprise planning solution enabling enhanced analysis of sales and customer data to identify key value drivers and increase profit margins. And, get the full, inside story from The Hershey Company at IBM Vision 2016.
In this omni channel world, consumers leave clues about their purchasing decisions at every touch point. What data analytics can you leverage to optimize your marketing message and merchandising? Well, it turns out, a lot.
Today's consumers tend to be constantly connected, digitally savvy, convenience-loving and price-sensitive. This is true for all industries and is changing the ways banks are doing business. To keep a customer, banks need to find ways to optimize each interaction and they are able to do this with
To date, social media data anaytics have mostly been used to help marketers refine their pitches as they get a sense of how they are perceived by the public. When properly processed and analyzed, the data can also lead to a wealth of insights to influence future curriciulums and lesson plans.
With all of those in mind, few technologies qualify as ‘future-proof’ the way that cloud file sharing and collaboration does. And, it meets the needs of end-users, enterprises, and customers all at once—a rare principle of thirds we couldn’t have predicted back in the day.