Who is the chief data officer?

Getting to know today’s hero of data and analytics

October 3, 2014
Chief data officers are leading the charge to transform their organizations to be data-driven and capitalize on the tremendous opportunities data and analytics are creating for data leaders. Hailing from a variety of technical and analytical backgrounds, CDOs have the unique opportunity to shape their new emerging role. Read More

You cannot forget what you cannot remember

December 11, 2013
In order to forget something, first you need to remember it. That simple premise will cause organizations a great deal of pain as consumer privacy legislation takes effect.    Read More

Simply Improving Decision-Making

October 4, 2013
I will be attending InterConnect 2013 in Singapore from 9 to 11 October where big data analytics will be central to discussions. Read More

Data Scientist: Strike a Balance Between Quantitative & Qualitative Exploration

June 6, 2013
Life is stubbornly qualitative on every level. But we wouldn’t be modern and scientific if we didn’t try to constantly reduce it to numbers that we can calculate, manipulate and extrapolate. Read More

Driving Growth in the Desert

December 20, 2012
Today, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and Desert Research Institute (DRI) announced they are partnering with IBM to use the PureSystems family of expert integrated systems for big data analytics and advanced research applications in the state’s higher education system. Read More

Going Beyond the Buzz on Big Data

December 10, 2012
Everyone is talking about big data, but if you want to see some REAL data on what is going on with big data, here is a new research report you will appreciate. EMA Research & 9Sight Consulting conducted a study of business and IT professionals, inquiring about their big data plans and implementations to learn what is really going on with big data. The report details the obstacles, strategies and approaches identified by the respondents. Read More

Podcast Preview of Big Data Analytics Report

December 6, 2012
How are organizations approaching big data? What challenges are they experiencing? What are the commonalities in big data projects across industries and geographies? These questions and more are answered in a podcast with a lead researcher on the report "Analytics: The real-world use of big data." Read More

New Study Details How Real-World Enterprises Are Using Big Data

October 17, 2012
IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) and the University of Oxford just released their information-rich and insightful report “Analytics: The real-world use of big data.” Based on a survey of over 1000 professionals from 100 c Read More