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Tina Groves
Product Strategist, IBM Business Intelligence, IBM

Tina Groves leverages her 25 years in analysis, event processing and information-driven applications to lead the big data product strategy for IBM Business Intelligence. She particularly enjoys sharing how these new technologies can improve decision making with customers. A long-time product manager. she has received corporate recognition for new product introduction and earned two patents. Follow Tina on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tinagroves and LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/tina-groves/21/508/2a

IBM in the Hadoop world

May 2, 2014
IBM’s leadership in the Hadoop world has been acknowledged by Gartner, IDC and, most recently, in Forrester Research’s recent publication, the Forrester Wave Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014 Report. This leadership was established by delivering the world’s deepest portfolio of big data and analytics technologies and solutions, spanning services, software, research and hardware. As an enterprise incumbent, IBM understands that Hadoop is one technology in a data architecture strategy. IBM’s strategy is to enable business people with a consistent analytic experience, independent of the technologies used to store and process data, while providing IT with the tools and flexibility to manage, optimize and secure all data, whether in Hadoop, a relational store or streaming. Read More

The interconnectedness of things

April 30, 2014
What does the Internet of Things really mean, both conceptually and technically? Tina Groves shares her point-of-view about how the Internet of Things is really about the Interconnectedness of Things and delivering a new set of expectations about the power of the individual. Read More

The big deal about InfoSphere BigInsights v3.0 is Big SQL

April 29, 2014
IBM® InfoSphere BigInsights upcoming release includes Big SQL 3.0, bringing performance, security and improved ROI to Hadoop projects. This is an important leap forward to seamlessly transitioning analytic applications from relational database management systems (RDBMS) to Hadoop distributions. In addition, the new release incorporates data security, on par with a traditional data warehouse, and the ability to join and access data from different physical sources. This new release further enables organizations to use existing SQL skills and data infrastructure, reinforcing InfoSphere BigInsights overall return-on-investment (ROI). Read More

Test drive software from IBM Business Analytics

November 25, 2013
Information On Demand 2013 is over, and now you’re wondering “how can I learn more about the great products I saw?” Read More

Moving to Hadoop? Understand counting basics

November 22, 2013
I’ve encountered many customers who are keen to ditch their data warehouse and use Hadoop to store the organization’s data as a cost-saving measure and to provide more flexibility to the business. Read More

Analytic innovations take center stage

November 7, 2013
After 16 years with the Cognos products, I confess to being somewhat biased towards business analytics and its announcements at IOD. I loved hearing the reactions to this week’s announcements. Read More

Industry analysts attending IOD 2013

November 6, 2013
Over 50 analysts, representing 24 research firms, attended IOD this week. They are here, not only to cover the event, but also to learn first-hand about the products, hear customer perspectives and meet with IBM management. Gartner, Forrester Research and IDC sent the greatest number of people, representing over half of all analysts attending. We welcome these influential individuals and their valuable perspectives to Information On Demand 2013! Read More

How are leaders using analytics?

November 4, 2013
When the IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) published its annual analytics study this year, "Analytics: A blueprint for value," 19% of respondents self-identified as "substantially outperforming their market or industry peers."  When this group was compared to other respondents, the IBV identified nine levers which differentiated the behaviour of these leaders: Culture, Data, Expertise, Funding, Measurement, Platform, Source of Value, Sponsorship and Trust. Read More

Business intelligence and predictive analytics in a big data world: The Business Partner Summit

November 4, 2013
The Business Partner Summit held an abundance of useful, entertaining and fascinating presenters who shared their knowledge and experience with all in attendance. Read on for key takeaways, standout quotes and useful links. Read More

Interactive big data sessions for Data Architects

October 25, 2013
Are you looking for opportunities to discuss data warehousing and Hadoop? Enjoy these suggestion sessions and recommended readings to feed your hunger for knowledge. Read More

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