Ally Klopsch
IBM Business Analytics, Social Media Program Director, IBM
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Ally Klopsch is the IBM social media program director for Business Analytics and Watson Analytics. She is an award winning marketer with over 20 years experience across multiple industries including technology, education, healthcare, banking and market research.       

Don't let big data mean big risk

May 15, 2014
In the May 21 #BigDataMgmt chat our co-hosts Dr. Leslie Ament (@Hypatia_LeslieA), senior VP, research and principal analyst at Hypatia Research Group, and Wayne Wilczynski (@WayneWilczynski), VP and global risk practice leader, IBM Global Business Services, will facilitate a discussion about how to build trust across organizational silos—trust in the organization's ability to govern its data, to understand exposures before they become disruptive and to equip decision makers to act with confidence and make risk-aware decisions. At IBM, we believe by focusing on these core imperatives, firms can begin to strive towards driving business value and competitive advantage through risk. Read More

From insight to foresight with BI and predictive analytics

April 14, 2014
Reporting on historical information to bring meaning to your business operations is just the beginning of the business analytics journey. In order to gain a competitive edge, operational knowledge of your business must go beyond managed reporting and include predictive capabilities to help you understand where the business is headed and provide strategic advantage. To make game-changing decisions, predictive analytics enables you to discover trends, patterns and relationships in your data and helps to strengthen and attain business goals. During this Twitter chat on Wednesday, April 23 we will discuss the value of business intelligence and predictive analytics for more precise, accurate and timely decisions. Read More

Countering fraud in a big data world

March 6, 2014
Just like the great train robberies of the wild west, criminals today go where the money is: online fraud. Unfortunately, fraud has become an ever more lucrative, and increasingly difficult to track, criminal enterprise. The same technologies, from cloud to mobile to big data and analytics, that have transformed our professional and personal lives can also act as a digital smokescreen for would be criminals. Join the upcoming #BigDataMgmt Twitter chat with IBM's Bob Griffin and IDC's Mike Versace this Wednesday, March 12 at 12 noon EST & 5 p.m. GMT. Read More