InfoSphere Streams

Reflections and predictions for stream computing in 2015

December 10, 2014
Stream computing exploded in 2014 and we’ve got high expectations for 2015. The October 2014 IBM Institute for Business Value report  found that real-time analytics is the leading big data requirement. What’s your prediction for the future of stream computing?  Read More

Moberg’s Smart ICU powered by IBM real-time analytics

June 9, 2014
On June 11, 2014 Moberg will present its Smart ICU project during the concluding event of the SmartAmerica Challenge. SmartAmerica is a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow project with the goal of facilitating research in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) – also termed the “Internet of Things.” Moberg will demonstrate concepts for a Smart ICU where each room is a system of “connected things.” The Smart ICU has the potential to save lives, increase safety, reduce costs to healthcare and society and create high tech job growth when used to optimize care of persons with brain injuries.  Read More

Data: To have and to hold?

April 8, 2014
Or to analyze, act and then move on? It’s time for a more open relationship. Now announcing Streams v3.2.1. Read More

Learn about real-time analytics through real-world examples

December 16, 2013
Whether you call it stream computing, data in motion or real-time data, there’s no doubt that one of the most important aspects of big data is being able to capture, process and analyze data as it is happening. Read More

The rise of the cell phone - Prepare yourself for world domination with big data analytics

November 26, 2013
Did you know that next year, 2014, the number of mobile phones in the world will exceed the number of humans? Are you ready for the rise of the cell phone? Read More

Predicting Relationships between Social Signals and Box Office Sales

November 1, 2013
In my last post, we explored how audience data sources from inside and outside of the media organization can be “unified and utilized” for game-changing applications such as demand forecasting f Read More

Streams of Fun - in Parallel and Real Time

October 22, 2013
As a kid, I used to love playing with puddles of water during rainy days (Unlike the millennials, we Gen-X did live closer to nature, didn’t we?). My favourite game was operating the “marbles cleaning factory.” The factory would get water from the puddle via my hand-constructed stream. Read More

InfoSphere Streams 3.2 Announced

October 22, 2013
It seems like a “Back to the Future” moment. Here we are with the IBM InfoSphere Streams v3.2 announcement, the latest version of our product for handling stream computing and complex event processing. Read More

It’s Not the Size, It’s the Motion! Why Data in Motion Matters

October 14, 2013
We know data is omnipresent in our world; that’s no secret. By now, most are familiar with the “Vs” of big data – volume, variety, velocity and veracity. Organizations are finding innovative ways to harness big data for competitive advantage. Read More

Real-time Big Data Analytics for Telecommunications

October 2, 2013
The telecommunications industry has dealt with big data for years, for example tracking individual wires into peoples’ homes and places of business. Read More