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Mark Myers
Market Segment Manager, Watson Explorer, IBM

Mark Myers is Market Segment Manager for IBM Watson Explorer. Mark joined IBM’s Big Data marketing team as a result of the acquisition of Vivisimo, Inc., in May  2012 and has 25+ years of experience helping clients achieve maximum value from their information assets. 

IBM Watson Explorer and the field of cognitive computing

April 4, 2014 | by Mark Myers, Market Segment Manager, Watson Explorer, IBM
If you caught the IBM announcement on January 9 on the formation of the IBM Watson Group you may have seen mention of IBM Watson Explorer. If you are familiar with IBM InfoSphere Data Explorer (the product that IBM added to its portfolio with the acquisition of Vivisimo, Inc., in May 2012) this...

#BigDataMgmt chat recap: Search meets big data

February 17, 2014 | by Mark Myers, Market Segment Manager, Watson Explorer, IBM
Most organizations are feeling the pressure to move big data initiatives past the discussion phase and toward well-planned projects. To what extent can a complete view of all of the available information help organizations gain deeper insights and make better decisions? Special guest John Mancini...

When search meets big data

February 7, 2014 | by Mark Myers, Market Segment Manager, Watson Explorer, IBM
Organizations recognize that they now must begin focus on using big data technologies to solve business problems. The pressure is on to move past the discussion phase and move toward well-planned projects. Our special guest for this week's #BigDataMgmt chat is John Mancini, president at AIIM...

Big data is all data

January 22, 2014 | by Mark Myers, Market Segment Manager, Watson Explorer, IBM
What is “big data?” One convenient litmus test to answer the question is: when the volume, velocity or variety of data becomes too great to handle with conventional data processing tools and techniques, you know you’re dealing with big data. Indeed, the technologies most often associated with big...