Blogs

Susan Visser
Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM

Susan is leading the social conversations in the Financial Sector by writing blogs, enabling experts, and amplifying the most compelling content in this area. Susan came from the DB2 area, so data is a core skill.  Her passion is books, so don’t be surprised if you hear about great authors and books that Susan has met or read.

Welcome to the Cognitive Era: Insight 2015’s opening session

Welcome to the Cognitive Era: Insight 2015’s opening session

October 28, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
The opening session of IBM Insight 2015 electrified attendees with the story of how IBM Watson is transforming businesses in sectors ranging from healthcare to transportation. By bringing cognitive computing to the insight economy, IBM Watson is helping organizations seize the analytics advantage.
The 2015 guide to IBM Insight for insurance professionals

The 2015 guide to IBM Insight for insurance professionals

October 20, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Attend IBM Insight 2015 to follow the latest trends in insurance analytics, including telematics, weather events and predictive customer insights. Check out this list of insurance-related sessions to begin planning your Insight schedule now.
The analytics of ultracycling

The analytics of ultracycling

October 19, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Ultracyclist Dave Haase used analytics to create his own luck in the Race Across America. Learn how analytics, the Internet of Things and leveraging weather data can enhance operational performance and decision-making. And meet Dave in a Google hangout and at IBM Insight 2015.
Is fraud driving your premiums up?

Is fraud driving your premiums up?

October 16, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
As criminals adopt increasingly sophisticated approaches to fraud across all industries, counterfraud solutions must rise to meet the challenge. Attend IBM Insight to discover how you can protect your business by implementing advanced analytics and predictive analytics solutions.
The planning and analytics guide, part 2

The planning and analytics guide, part 2

October 15, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
The market is abuzz with news and announcements around financial performance management. Read on to discover a variety of useful assets and resources and learn how you can transform your organization's planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis processes.
The planning and analytics guide, part 1

The planning and analytics guide, part 1

October 14, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
The market has been abuzz with news and announcements around Financial Performance Management (FPM). Read on to discover the latest updates in the Financial Performance Management area.
Dive deeper into Insight topics with a book

Dive deeper into Insight topics with a book

October 12, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
While you’re at IBM Insight 2015, hit the bookstore for more on a variety of topics covered in regular Insight sessions. If you like, meet the authors to get your book signed and take a moment to chat. Don’t miss this chance to bring your learning home from Insight.
Financial News Highlights: September 2015

Financial News Highlights: September 2015

October 7, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
September was a whirlwind of activity around Labor Day, back to school and the kickoff of fall conferences. Here is a recap of the top financial stories published on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub in September. Catch up on what you may have missed.
Financial News Highlights: August 2015

Financial News Highlights: August 2015

September 4, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
If you took a vacation during August, as did many people, you probably need a summary of the great web content you may have missed. Here’s a recap of the top financial stories published on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub in August.
Financial News Highlights: July 2015

Financial News Highlights: July 2015

July 31, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
On the heels of the IBM-Box partnership announcement, the newswires in July 2015 were abuzz with news on how analytics, big data, solutions and tools are impacting organizations in the financial services sector. Here’s a roundup of relevant banking, finance and insurance industry news for the month...

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