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Airlines can increase customer satisfaction and operational efficiency with big data

Airlines can increase customer satisfaction and operational efficiency with big data

April 28, 2016 | by Jennifer Goforth Gregory, Technical Writer
Nobody likes to be delayed or have their travel plans disrupted. By using data analtyics, airlines can detect potential operational problems before an issue actually occurs and reduce disruptions.
Bridging Spark analytics to cloud data services

Bridging Spark analytics to cloud data services

April 21, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Apache Spark not only excels at data warehousing, in-memory environments for building data marts and other functions, it also is well suited for pulling data from a wide range of sources and transforming and cleansing that data in an Apache Hadoop cluster. And then there is Spark’s complementary...
What keeps your C-level colleagues awake at night?

What keeps your C-level colleagues awake at night?

Tailor your analytics conversations

March 24, 2016 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
Bringing analytics to the C-suite doesn’t have to be a struggle. Learn how you can tailor your analytics conversations to help your executive colleagues throw open the door to new vistas of business opportunity.
Rapid transformation: The impact on insight from data and analytics to quantum physics

Rapid transformation: The impact on insight from data and analytics to quantum physics

March 21, 2016 | by Amanda Sirianni, Senior Analyst, IBM Center for Applied Insights, IBM
Data and analytics–based transformation for many organizations is rapidly giving way to new possibilities and opportunities that lie on the immediate horizon of the cognitive era. Discover how organizations can create strategic advantage by investing in data leaders, embracing cognitive computing...

Open for Data: Takeaways from IBM InterConnect 2016

February 25, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM InterConnect 2016 may now be history, but the premier cloud and mobile conference was center stage for a historical abundance of announcements concerning cloud data services, open analytics, cognitive Internet of Things, and more.
Expanding the open analytics ecosystem

Expanding the open analytics ecosystem

An overview of key announcements from IBM InterConnect 2016

February 24, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
February 2016 has brought a whirlwind of announcements by IBM that are woven together by a predominate open data and open analytics thread. Many of these announcements were made at IBM InterConnect 2016. Take an opportunity to catch up on all these exciting announcements in this comprehensive...
5 perspectives on the disruptive potential of open source analytics

5 perspectives on the disruptive potential of open source analytics

February 22, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Open source analytics is transforming every segment of cloud data services, big data analytics, cognitive computing and other key insight economy technology enablers. See what some leading industry experts have to say about what they think are the most promising open source analytics initiatives...
IBM Insight 2015: The importance of openness to the analytics platform

IBM Insight 2015: The importance of openness to the analytics platform

October 30, 2015 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
Openness was a common refrain at Insight 2015, and the opportunities of open systems, technologies and the IBM analytics platform are abundant. Check out some observations from the conference and a few shining examples from its demo center.
Accelerating big data implementations with ODPi

Accelerating big data implementations with ODPi

October 23, 2015 | by Susan Malaika, Senior Technical Staff, IBM
Discover how the ODPi will feature in sessions at Insight 2015, allowing you to dig into open technology with peers and industry leaders.
Watson and the future of the judicial system

Watson and the future of the judicial system

Part 2 of 2

October 21, 2015 | by Paula Dantas, Client Executive, IBM
Intelligent computing technology goes way beyond the processing power and memory capabilities of first-generation supercomputers. Take a look at the legal profession in the not-too-distant future and Watson’s role in bringing the world’s legal knowledge base to a user’s fingertips.