Tim O'Bryan
Product Manager, AnalyticsZone, IBM

Tim O'Bryan is a product manager for the AnalyticsZone from the IBM Business Analytics team. Tim has over 15 years of consulting experience in financial applications and business intelligence reporting in Performance Management. Tim also spent approximately 7 years delivering best practices in business forecasting and strategy management for the Innovation Center for Performance Management at IBM.

Visualize, understand and act: Big data and analytics in the cloud

May 30, 2014
With IBM’s latest release of cloud capabilities, we’ve once again taken our analytics offering to another level positively impacting all areas of the organization including the front-office, back-office, business units and executive suite. This cloud-based solution stack provides users ready access to the information they need whether they’re in or out of the office. In addition, we’ve added new user-friendly analytic discovery and visualization tools and cross-platform social capabilities while enabling users to customize their dashboards and reports to see their analytics the way they want to see them with simple drag-and-drop actions. This is a must-see moment in the evolution of cloud capabilities. Read More

Twitter chat recap: Innovations in analytics with Seth Grimes

March 4, 2014
Last Wednesday, February 26, the Big Data & Analytics Hub, which is where you're reading this post right now, and Business Analytics software at IBM ran a Twitter chat entitled, “Innovations in Analytics" with special guest, Seth Grimes ( Read More

Innovations in analytics: Twitter chat with Seth Grimes

February 24, 2014
#BigDataMgmt chat – Wednesday, February 26 – 12 p.m. EST & 5 p.m. GMT Read More

All IBM SPSS Statistics & Analytic Catalyst sessions in one place!

November 5, 2013
At IBM’s 2013 Business Analytics Forum this week there are tracks and sessions across the entire Business Analytics software portfolio in which I hope you’re participating. Because the AnalyticsZone has a Predictive Analytics-focused community and a related software download (SPSS Statistics) as well as a demo sandbox of IBM SPSS Analytic Catalyst I want to especially highlight these IBM SPSS-related sessions. Read More

Cognos Insight sessions at IOD

November 3, 2013
The AnalyticsZone is very excited to have so many Business Analytics Forum sessions taking place that cover Cognos Insight and certainly hope you have a chance to check out at least a few of these as you immerse yourself in all that this information-rich conference has to offer. Read More

Get your Advanced Visualizations fix at IOD

November 1, 2013
Opportunities abound to discover all there is to know about visualizations as well as enhance your skills on this ultra hot topic in analytics. All of these chances to further your skill set on visualizations happen at IBM’s Information On Demand 2013 conference starting next week at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read More