IBM case study: Vanderbilt gains new insights to improve patient care

February 3, 2014
Using a powerful big data platform from IBM, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine clinicians cut research timelines from nearly a year to only a few weeks to help accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve patient health. Read More

Augmenting Your Claims Fraud System with Big Data Capabilities

July 11, 2013
Co-authored by Kim Minor, Worldwide Industry Marketing Manager for Insurance at IBM. Read More

Using Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Payer Industry

June 11, 2013
Big data means different things for different industries. The definition also differs within an organization, across departments and management layers within IT and business. Within IBM, big data spans four dimensions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity. Read More

How Can You Use Big Data?

May 22, 2013
One of the key best practices for successful implementation of a big data analytics solution is to validate the business use case for big data. It will help organization with two important aspects for success: 1. Keeping the scope limited Read More

Improving Claims Fraud Detection in Insurance

May 21, 2013
Solutions for analyzing big data can play a critical role in addressing the increasing prevalence of claims fraud. Read More

How big data and cognitive computing are transforming insurance – Part 3

May 8, 2013
In my previous two blogs [here and here], I’ve talked about how cognitive computing and big data present the insurance industry with great opportunities and some challenges. Read More

Accelerating Fraud Investigation with Big Data

May 2, 2013
“Organizations around the world lose an estimated five percent of their annual revenues to fraud, according to a survey of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated cases between January 2010 and December 2011. Read More

How Big Data and Cognitive Computing are Transforming Insurance: Part 2

April 10, 2013
In last month’s post, I talked about how cognitive computers, like IBM Watson, have the ability to do what the earliest underwriters did: approach each risk individually and, based on histori Read More

Fighting Insurance Fraud with Big Data

March 5, 2013
  Historically, the insurance industry has simply accepted the staggering cost of fraud as a cost of doing business. Now, however, insurance fraud is on the rise. But help is at hand. Next-generation fraud solutions and big data are changing the equation in favor of insurance companies and their customers. Read More

Advanced Fraud Detection and Management Solutions Help Reduce Losses

February 20, 2013
Interest is growing among insurers for big data solutions that can help them identify, monitor and manage fraud in their underwriting and claims. Advanced fraud detection and management solutions are helping P&C and life insurers reduce losses by improving the precision and timeliness of fraud detection. Read More