On this episode of “Big Data Bytes” we discussed predictive maintenance and how big data and analytics can help spot and prevent problems before they occur. Our guests were Anuj Marfatia and John Akred. Anuj ( @AnujMarfatia ) is IBM's Program Director for Predictive and Business Intelligence Solutions Marketing. He focuses on strategy development, message creation, and go-to-market activities in the area of customer and operational analytics, focusing on predictive maintenance. John Akred ( @BigDataAnalysis ) is Founder & CTO at Silicon Valley Data Science. He works to help organizations become more data driven, and has over 15 years of experience in machine learning, predictive modeling and analytical system architecture.