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Matt Carter
Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM

As Social Media Strategy Lead for IBM's Information Management brand, Matt Carter focuses on B2B thought-leadership and content strategy, designing initiatives that engage on key marketplace themes and connect audiences to multimedia content and subject matter experts. As one of the founding members of the Social Intelligence Office, he has presented at several B2B Marketing and Social Analytics events and is actively engaged in several analytics projects. Connect with Matt on Twitter: @dmattcarter.

Real-time Actionable Insight and the Internet of Things

April 30, 2014 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
If day one at IBM Impact centered on the Composable Business, day two seems to have focused on one of its key enabling components: Real-time Actionable Insight.  Yesterday, IBM SVP Robert Leblanc declared, “companies today need to treat cloud as a growth engine, reinvent their mobile experiences...

Pardon the disruption: The new Composable Business

April 29, 2014 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
As we head into Day 2 of IBM Impact 2014 conference goers, both real and virtual, seem abuzz with the notion of the “Composable Business.” The term was first introduced by Robert LeBlanc, IBM SVP for Software and Cloud Solutions in the Day 1 general session: “A ‘Composable Business’ is a business...

Is 2013 the year of the data scientist?

December 17, 2013 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
In truth, the buzz began to build long before the start of 2013. An October 2012 article in the Harvard Business Review declared “Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century." It goes on to describe the role in terms that place it somewhere between a data-swashbuckling Indiana Jones and...

Friday Data Flick: Cloak and Data - Overcoming Big Data Security Challenges

June 7, 2013 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
We’re kicking off our new, Friday afternoon big data show!  Big Data Bytes (2pm ET each Friday) pairs IBMers with marketplace experts and promises to serve up a recap of big data happenings of the week with a dose of witty (sometimes snarky) banter.  On June 14th join us live and participate via...

5 Game-Changing Big Data Strategies

May 6, 2013 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
Though the true focus of IBM's 2013 Impact Conference is "mobile" technology, Eric Sall's Wednesday session on "5 Game-Changing Big Data Strategies" was standing-room only.  Sall is Vice President of Product Marketing for IBM Information Management and has been speaking quite a bit about these key...

Accelerating Big Data to the Speed of Business: Highlights from the April 3rd Announcement

April 3, 2013 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
On April 3rd, IBM hosted a press, analyst and social influencer event in Almaden, California at the IBM Research Lab to introduce a new suite of IBM big data solutions, further expanding the IBM big data platform. To follow the real-time discussion as the event unfolded, check out #BigDataMgmt for...

The Crowdsourced Editorial Calendar: You Drive the Content!

October 1, 2012 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
What big data questions would you like to assign our team of big data experts?  As we begin to flesh out our Q4 editorial calendar, we'd love get your input.  What types of use-cases are you most interested in?  What technologies do you find most intriguing? What topics would you like us cover?

Thinking Inside the Box to become IBM's Big Data Hub

August 7, 2012 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
Visitors to IBM Netezza's "Thinking Inside the Box" may find something quite unexpected when they visit the site in the next few days.  "Thinking Inside the Box" is becoming the IBM "Big Data Hub".  While much of the content you've come to expect on "Thinking" will still be represented, we're...

IBM Netezza Analytics - The 30 Second Explanation

October 26, 2011 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
For many, IBM Netezza Analytics is a bit of a mystery.  Is it a product?  Is it a component? How do I get it?  What can it do for me?  What does it cost? The good news: IBM Netezza Analytics comes pre-loaded on every single IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance and doesn’t require additional...

Turning Insight Into Action, IOD 2011 Monday Press Conference

October 24, 2011 | by Matt Carter, Social Media Strategy Lead - Information Management, IBM
Standing room only (and there wasn’t much of that either) at the “Turn Action into Insight” Press Conference at this year’s #IOD11.