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James Kobielus
Big Data Evangelist, IBM

As IBM's big data evangelist, James Kobielus is IBM Senior Program Director, Product Marketing, Big Data Analytics solutions. He is an industry veteran, a popular speaker and social media participant and a thought leader in big data, Hadoop, enterprise data warehousing, advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management and next best action technologies.

Making a better world with cognitive systems: Wrapping up World of Watson

Making a better world with cognitive systems: Wrapping up World of Watson

October 28, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
As we bid goodbye to IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, we set our sights on exciting engagements taking shape to help make the world a better place that are expected to result from IBM partnerships with innovative organizations. Here’s a recap of the conference’s closing moments and...
The cognition blitz at World of Watson 2016

The cognition blitz at World of Watson 2016

October 27, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Announcements related to IBM Watson and cognitive continue to pour forth from IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016. Discover what the conference has highlighted thus far in this comprehensive overview.
A deeper shade of simplicity at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

A deeper shade of simplicity at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 25, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
If simplicity can fundamentally accelerate focused action, then you can significantly boost speed, productivity and effectiveness in your enterprise. Take a look at this overview of key announcements unveiled on the first day of IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016.
Disrupting business with team data science at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

Disrupting business with team data science at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 24, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
A recent CrowdChat covered team data science as the core competency for digital disruption in today’s business environments. Consider these highlights from that discussion as you prepare for your trip to Las Vegas.
Center your business strategy on predictive analytics at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

Center your business strategy on predictive analytics at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 17, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Attend IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 to explore the ways in which predictive analytics is helping modern businesses gain and retain the competitive advantage in their industries. To learn more, review these highlights from a CrowdChat in which industry experts discussed the central role of...
Enabling chief data officer success at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

Enabling chief data officer success at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 4, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 affords a great opportunity for you to gain insight into the CDO, CIO and CTO roles. Here are some highlights from a recent CrowdChat involving industry influencers discussing the challenges and opportunities that these C-level executives face in the cognitive...
Building a cognitive business at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

Building a cognitive business at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016

October 3, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
In a recent CrowdChat, subject matter experts and industry influencers discussed several aspects around building a cognitive business. Take a look at some highlights from that discussion.
Putting data to work at Strata + Hadoop World 2016

Putting data to work at Strata + Hadoop World 2016

September 30, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
The concluding week of September 2016 offered much excitement in New York City, the backdrop for Strata + Hadoop World 2016 and several key IBM announcements, including the launch of a cloud-based, self-service environment for data science teams. Enjoy some key highlights captured from this...
Chief takeaways from the IBM DataFirst Launch Event

Chief takeaways from the IBM DataFirst Launch Event

September 29, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM hosted an exciting event for data and analytics leaders and practitioners this week in New York. At the IBM DataFirst Launch Event, we unveiled new solutions, tools, and approaches for organizations to transform themselves through cognitive computing.
Simplifying the deployment of data-driven business innovations

Simplifying the deployment of data-driven business innovations

September 27, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Going forward, the businesses that truly disrupt their industries will be those who empower all of their personnel with open platforms, tools, and methodologies for data-driven app development. In that regard, this week’s announcement from IBM and our partners represent a key industry milestone.