advanced analytics

Cloudy with a high probability of BLU

April 30, 2014
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. Read More

Industries transformed by data

April 14, 2014
Dive into this new blog series exploring how data is transforming business and society—industry by industry. Read More

Plugging a lean, mean big-data-analyzing machine into manufacturing

March 21, 2014
I grew up in the Detroit area in the 1960s and 1970s, so I'm quite familiar with the wrenching dislocations caused by a manufacturing-based sector that was too stodgy and overbuilt to adapt in a pinch. Read More

Big data drives the daisy chain of value in today's economy

February 13, 2014
The recent death of folk music legend Pete Seeger brought to mind his beautiful song "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" which he co-wrote with Joe Hickerson. Read More

What Koby's tea leaves foretell for big data in 2014

January 2, 2014
Year-end predictions are like yule logs: everyone wants to throw their own on the communal fire to see if it makes a joyous crackle. Read More

Cognitive Computing: Driving Intelligent Cross-Channel Conversations

October 3, 2013
Cognitive computing is a term that probably goes over the head of most of the general public. Read More

Do You Make Decisions Based on Facts?

February 12, 2013
Do you make decisions based on facts? Get your facts straight with enterprise health analytics and big data. Read More

Healthcare Personalization in the Age of Ubiquitous “Omics”

January 31, 2013
“Omics” such as genomics and proteomics provide new big data sources Read More

Koby’s Big Data Predictions for 2013

January 3, 2013
Will this be the year of the “big data hybrid”? What will become of cross-scale architectures and next best action? Will governance finally take center stage? And will data scientists still be sexy? James Kobielus looks at all this and more in his predictions for 2013. Read More

Big Data Analytics – Where Do I begin?

October 31, 2012
How do businesses address the challenge Read More