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.

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...

Workload Management for Growing Data

September 9, 2013 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
The sheer amount of data your business deals with continues to grow. And you have to make sure that data is handled properly through a solid data governance program to keep it clean, accurate and accessible to the right people. Maybe you’re lucky enough to hire a couple more employees to help...