Christy Maver
Big Data Product Marketing Manager, IBM
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As an IBM Big Data Product Marketing Manager, Christy Maver is responsible for marketing InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop. Christy has 14 years of experience with technology marketing and 12 years at IBM. She was a founding member of IBM’s Institute for Business Value, which provides leading-edge thought leadership and practical insights for business executives. She holds a BA in Economics from Princeton University. Follow Christy on

Ready-to-warehouse: It’s time for the thoroughly modern makeover

March 19, 2014
Does your warehouse need a modern makeover? Data warehouse modernization is about more than just offloading data into Hadoop. It’s about using new technologies like in-memory, stream computing, Hadoop and appliances to optimize the warehouse environment, all while building confidence in your data.  Read More

IBM salutes the 2013 CIO 100 winners

March 5, 2014
In a recent report titled "CIO 100 for 2013," 100 companies were recognized for demonstrating the strategic partnership of IT and business. IBM and several of its clients appeared on its list. This post takes a closer look at the successful big data projects that landed them on this list. Read More

Big Blue walks the red carpet: The Forrester Wave on big data Hadoop solutions

March 4, 2014
Forrester recently released its 2014 Forrester Wave for Big Data Hadoop Solutions, the first update since the inaugural Forrester Wave on Hadoop in 2012. Once again, IBM was named a leader for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights, recognized for our enterprise capabilities that contribute to a complete big data solution.  Read More

Rage against the machine data? More like race to embrace it

February 5, 2014
In today’s increasingly connected world, machine data analysis is becoming a business imperative. While managing it may be challenging, opportunities abound across multiple industries for those who can tackle this complex data. Read More

Approaching the big data starting line with the Quick Start Program

January 10, 2014
It’s a new year, and you know what that means. Read More

The Real Scoop on Enterprise Hadoop

November 7, 2013
It’s hard to have a conversation about big data without talking about Hadoop. Sure, it can be done. Read More

BigInsights Enables Business Intelligence to Be a Big Data Star

July 24, 2013
There has been a lot of talk lately about big data and business intelligence. Read More

A First-hand Account of the Big SQL Technology Preview

April 4, 2013
One of the recurring themes at yesterday’s “Big Data at the Speed of Business” launch was comsumability, which is just a fancy word for ease of use. Read More

2, 4, 6, 8 - How Do You Accelerate?

February 13, 2013
“The hardest part of any journey is taking that first step.” - Unknown Read More