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5 ways the IBM and Box partnership will transform how you do business

5 ways the IBM and Box partnership will transform how you do business

July 7, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
As companies increasingly seek simple, secure collaboration solutions, the strategic alliance between IBM and Box brings together Box’s industry-leading cloud content collaboration platform with IBM solutions and technologies. Here are five high-level takeaways that show how this comprehensive...
Healthcare and big data: Drive insights, optimize costs, innovate care

Healthcare and big data: Drive insights, optimize costs, innovate care

July 7, 2015 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The number of anticipated Baby Boomer retirees will surely be accompanied by a corresponding rise in healthcare costs—which will affect professionals and patients in a big way. Applying a preventative big data solution can help avoid these growing pains.
The new world of digital business

The new world of digital business

July 6, 2015 | by Mark Simmonds, Senior Product Marketing Manager, IBM
The digital business of tomorrow is a lot closer than you think—in fact, it’s already here and it’s beckoning you to take a closer look and see the wonders it has to offer.
6 ways IBM and Box are transforming industries

6 ways IBM and Box are transforming industries

July 2, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
IBM and Box are partnering to transform how people work in their industries. Indeed, health care, government, retail and insurance are just a few industries that can substantially benefit from offerings that combine the best of Box and IBM.
Success factors for a digital business

Success factors for a digital business

July 1, 2015 | by Jonathan Sloan, Business Analytics Executive Consultant, IBM
As opposed to big data, which focuses on analysis of large and varied types of content, the concept behind digital business is the convergence of historical, real-time and mobile proximity data that offer fleeting digital business moments that can be taken advantage of by a digital business. This...
Spark and Hadoop: Taking big data to the next level

Spark and Hadoop: Taking big data to the next level

June 30, 2015 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Spark is one of the key enablers of Hadoop’s journey from the Trough of Disillusionment to the Plateau of Productivity. Together, Spark and Hadoop are taking big data to the next level.
But what if I don’t want to become a digital business?

But what if I don’t want to become a digital business?

June 29, 2015 | by Paul DiMarzio, Worldwide Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM z Systems Big Data and Analytics, IBM
Face it. Competing digital businesses are very likely coming to your industry. Why resist the digital business model? Consider an incremental transition and change your mindset.
New types of renewable energy: Are utilities struggling to keep up?

New types of renewable energy: Are utilities struggling to keep up?

June 26, 2015 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
Changing weather patterns, new types of renewable energy and evolving consumer expectations have challenged the way that utilities do business, and many have responded by offering more options. The American public's embracing of new types of renewable energy has put utilities on the defensive. Some...
Dear Annie Analytics: Does my wealth management company still love me?

Dear Annie Analytics: Does my wealth management company still love me?

June 25, 2015 | by Annie Analytics, Analytics Advisor, IBM
For all the questions you’ve been too afraid to ask, Annie Analytics has the answers. Today, Annie Analytics advises Upset in Paris about a wealth management relationship whose initial freshness and excitement seems to have wilted after a merger. However, using tools that leverage advanced customer...

How one cyclist is gaining a competitive advantage with analytics

June 24, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Dave Haase is an ultracyclist and endurance is his strength. My cycling is for pleasure, and I do it slow compared to Dave, but that hasn't stopped me from being incredibly inspired by Dave and his story.

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