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Data industry experts offer 2017 predictions throughout December

Data industry experts offer 2017 predictions throughout December

December 1, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Wondering what’s in store for the data industry during the upcoming year? Tune into a live chat to find out what leading industry professionals are predicting for 2017 and beyond.
Tapping the power of women in the world of technology

Tapping the power of women in the world of technology

December 1, 2016 | by Surbhi Mathur, Apache spark intern, IBM Spark Technology Center
Women might make up 30 percent of the workforce at technology companies—for now—but they’re a force to be reckoned with no matter their numbers. Are you trying to balance work and life while advancing in your career? Or are you considering pursuing a career in tech? Find how IBM is embracing the...
BigInsights for Hadoop Basic plan is here!

Spin up Hadoop and Spark clusters in minutes on a reliable foundation

November 18, 2016 | by Rohan Vaidyanathan, Senior Offering Manager, IBM BigInsights, IBM
We are excited to announce the GA of the BigInsights for Apache Hadoop Basic plan on Bluemix! Over the last three months, the service has been available as a public beta. It was encouraging to see the participation and feedback during the beta. The feedback has been valuable in improving the...
Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

November 17, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The Internet of Things continues to be a land of opportunity in so many areas. Take a look at this overview of steps to innovation and success factors along with the risks and pitfalls to avoid in your Internet of Things journey.
Quest for value: Entering a new era of pragmatism for data and analytics

Quest for value: Entering a new era of pragmatism for data and analytics

November 17, 2016 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
We’re all aware of how data streams at us from anywhere and everywhere, and all the implications that continuum entails. But when attempting to derive value from all that data—the data we can access as well as the data we don’t have access to—CIOs need an innovative advantage to help their...
Dynamic duo: Big data and design thinking

Dynamic duo: Big data and design thinking

November 9, 2016 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
Big data and design thinking share some common core principles for creating highly connected, meaningful business and customer user experiences. See why organizations worldwide are realizing the magic of combining big data with design thinking to generate value for powerful business use cases.
Connecting with data at Spark Summit Europe 2016

Connecting with data at Spark Summit Europe 2016

November 1, 2016 | by Margriet Groenendijk, Developer Advocate, Cloud Data Services, IBM
Discover some of the latest and greatest developments in the world of Apache Spark in this retrospective on Spark Summit Europe 2016. When you do, find out how modern developers are connecting their data sources to Spark in exciting ways, and learn how the cloud is providing access to Spark-powered...
Taking the hard work out of Apache Hadoop

Taking the hard work out of Apache Hadoop

November 1, 2016 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
Why has IBM created its own distribution of Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark, and what makes it stand out from the competition? We asked Prasad Pandit, program director, product management, Hadoop and open analytics systems, at IBM to give us a tour of the reference architecture for IBM Open Platform...
Making a better world with cognitive systems: Wrapping up World of Watson

Making a better world with cognitive systems: Wrapping up World of Watson

October 28, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
As we bid goodbye to IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, we set our sights on exciting engagements taking shape to help make the world a better place that are expected to result from IBM partnerships with innovative organizations. Here’s a recap of the conference’s closing moments and...
The cognition blitz at World of Watson 2016

The cognition blitz at World of Watson 2016

October 27, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Announcements related to IBM Watson and cognitive continue to pour forth from IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016. Discover what the conference has highlighted thus far in this comprehensive overview.

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