Blogs

Tina Groves
Product Strategist, IBM Business Intelligence

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

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

Big Data and Love? Really??

August 22, 2013
It’s summer and I needed some lighter reading whilst on vacation. The challenge was how to combine “big data” with something, you know, a little more fun? Read More

If Big Data = More Data, How Much is Enough?

July 17, 2013
Customers often say to me, “I have tons of data already. Why do I need more data?” Read More

There’s SQL and then there’s SQL-on-Hadoop for Analytics

April 30, 2013
Many people want SQL, the query language of the past two decades, to work on Hadoop. Read More

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