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.

Tailor financial advice to your clients with predictive analytics

Tailor financial advice to your clients with predictive analytics

May 20, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
IBM introduces a powerful set of predictive analytics solutions to help wealth management advisors serve their clients with greater efficiency and boost client satisfaction.
Quick and efficient claim resolution with predictive analytics

Quick and efficient claim resolution with predictive analytics

May 19, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
No one wants to be in a position to submit an insurance claim, but customers that maintain adequate insurance for their property and possessions have every reason to expect a rapid claim resolution process. Predictive analytics can help insurers stay in tune with their policyholders by responding...
Changing the way your customers bank with predictive analytics

Changing the way your customers bank with predictive analytics

May 19, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Is matching the right life-event offers for products and services to prospective customers possible? Predictive industry analytics solutions can help those in the banking industry transform their businesses by targeting the right offers to the right people at the right times in their lives. Know...
Enhance forecasting skills to be future ready

Enhance forecasting skills to be "future ready"

May 11, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
CFOs, business leaders, and line-of-business managers can enhance their budgeting decisions with solid, insightful forecasting. Learn from the leading experts in this area to understand the clear path toward making organizations future ready.
The mathematics behind analytics, statistics and business value

The mathematics behind analytics, statistics and business value

May 4, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Doing the math applies to just about every aspect of life. But love it or hate it, mathematics in the form of analytics and statistics offers a path to valuable insight that can enhance business value.
Financial News Highlights: April 2015

Financial News Highlights: April 2015

April 22, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
If your world is anything like mine, this week has flown by and, with it, a large and growing list of articles that I want to find time to read! To help, I’ve made a list of the articles that we might both be interested in.
The future of analytics

The future of analytics

April 21, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Companies are looking for new ways to transform their business using data and analytics to get the insights they need to make the best decisions. Employees can start on the path to discovering business insights at the IBM Vision Conference.

Captain Phillips at IBM Insight

October 28, 2014 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
This year at IBM Insight, we’ll hear from Captain Phillips, who underwent a harrowing ordeal involving pirates off the coast of Africa. Maybe you saw the movie starring Tom Hanks? We're anticipating a huge demand for his book, especially since this year conference attendees have the opportunity to ...

New and notable books at IBM Insight

October 27, 2014 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
October is not only a busy time for conferences, but it is also a busy time for book publishing! The bookstore at IBM Insight will offer hundreds of different titles for you to browse and purchase (often at a great discount), and, in a few cases, we’re lucky to have the authors themselves available...

Cloudy with a high probability of BLU

April 30, 2014 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
It’s powerful, fast, agile, simple and affordable for everyone; It’s BLU Acceleration for Cloud. Still in beta, BLU is continually being enhanced with fixes and new features. This week at IBM Impact 2014 we heard much about BLU for Cloud, including its positioning in BlueMix, added features and...

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