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Kimberly Madia
Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM

Kimberly Madia is a World Wide Product Marketing Manager for the IBM Big Data Portfolio, focused on InfoSphere Streams. She has been with IBM since 2001. Kimberly earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Allegheny College and an MBA in Strategy and Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon University. During her career at IBM, she has worked as a technical support representative and a business partner enablement manager. Currently, Kimberly is focused on developing solutions to support big data initiatives around stream computing and security intelligence. She has published numerous articles in IT publications and is a regular speaker at tradeshows, user groups and web conferences.

Orient: Analyzing data in the business moment

September 2, 2014
Big data can be turned into big business opportunities, but can also send you on a wild goose chase. Using IBM’s four pillar approach (sense, orient, decide and act) you can correct course and shift from reactive to proactive effectively orienting your organization to the business moment. Read More

Sense: Perceiving in the business moment

August 25, 2014
Most data that organizations capture and collect isn’t valuable. In addition, high value data is often overlooked because organizations can’t capture, analyze and act fast enough. IBM has created a solid foundation to help organizations capture all opportunities, even the ones that are fleeting, like selling more chicken dinners on a Friday night. The goal is to acquire, grow and retain customers based on real-time actionable insight. Read More

IBM chicken dinners for sale!

August 18, 2014
Need to sell more products? Dump Steve, the guy in the chicken suit flagging down customers in the parking lot, and adopt real-time actionable insight. IBM’s four pillar strategy (sense, orient, decide and act) will turn your big data into action. In our five-part series, we will introduce real-time actionable insight and explore each pillar in detail.     Read More

How do real-time analytics power your day?

August 15, 2014
You have a lot happening in your day: a morning doctor’s appointment, a quick call into the help desk to resolve your laptop issue, an important strategy planning meeting at work, a trip to the grocery store to pick up some dinner and homework time with the kids. Ever stop and think “how do real-time analytics power my day?” Read More

Just released—The Forrester Wave: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014

July 23, 2014
Hot off the press! In response to overwhelming market demand, Forrester evaluated an elite group of vendors who offer real-time analytic platforms and has just released the first ever Forrester Wave for Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms. Read More

Github, StreamsDev and Quick Start–Oh my!

July 9, 2014
Developer resources for InfoSphere Streams are abundant. Review the top five resources to get started and join a thriving and growing community of InfoSphere Streams users across healthcare, energy and utilities, telecommunications and more.  Read More

GOAL! Team IBM scores with sports and social media

June 26, 2014
IBM Brazil is running one of the largest sentiment analysis applications in the history of the country during the most important sporting event on the planet. Powered by solutions such as IBM InfoSphere Streams, it runs on two independent cloud systems provided by IBM SoftLayer. During the games, the application constantly analyzes positive, neutral and negative sentiment in posts written in Portuguese. Score one for the fans and team IBM.  Read More

Moberg’s Smart ICU powered by IBM real-time analytics

June 9, 2014
On June 11, 2014 Moberg will present its Smart ICU project during the concluding event of the SmartAmerica Challenge. SmartAmerica is a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow project with the goal of facilitating research in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) – also termed the “Internet of Things.” Moberg will demonstrate concepts for a Smart ICU where each room is a system of “connected things.” The Smart ICU has the potential to save lives, increase safety, reduce costs to healthcare and society and create high tech job growth when used to optimize care of persons with brain injuries.  Read More

Humans are great at understanding context, what about computers?

June 9, 2014
Context computing is a problem the human brain has evolved to tackle. Computer programs—well that is more challenging! IBM brings context computing to the forefront and is investing in sense making technologies.  Read More

Real-time analytics as a service

May 7, 2014
Explore the benefits and use cases of real-time analytics as a service. Read More

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