Blogs

Frank Stein
Client Technical Manager, Analytics Solution Center , IBM

Frank is the IBM Client Technical Manager for the Analytics Solution Center

Information Alchemy: The Transmutation of bits and bytes into Knowledge

March 6, 2013
In medieval times, Alchemists hoped to convert base metals into the noble metal gold through the use of a Philosopher's Stone. Read More

Big Weather, Big Data

August 9, 2012
Derechos, Droughts, Hottest July on Record, Shattered High Temp Records, Greenland Ice Sheet Melts.  Read More

CERN Finding - A Trimuph of Big DATA

July 5, 2012
On July 4th, CERN scientists announced that they observed a particle that strongly resembles the Higgs boson, a critical element of the standard model of particle physics.  This particle is thought to Read More

How to Avoid Drowning in Big Data

June 21, 2012
In the 1980’s, John Naisbitt wrote, “We have for the first time an economy based on a key resource [information] that is not only renewable, but self-generating.  Running out of it is not a problem, but drowning in it is.[i][i]”  Little Read More

Can Data Analytics Help Solve our Healthcare Crisis?

May 31, 2012
The US spends far more than any other nation on healthcare.  In 2009, health care costs reached $2.5 trillion dollars - - more than $8000/person and 17% of GDP, up from 13.4% in 2000. Read More