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Oracle Autonomous Database – is it truly self-driving?

August 16, 2018 | by Danny Arnold, Executive IT Specialist - Competitive and Product Strategy Hybrid Cloud, IBM
Oracle generated a lot of buzz prior to Oracle OpenWorld 2017 last September with their announcement of the world’s first self-driving database - Oracle Autonomous Database. However, not many details were released at announcement time. Now that the first Oracle Autonomous Database service,...
Shorten your path to AI with Watson Knowledge Catalog

Shorten your path to AI with Watson Knowledge Catalog

August 13, 2018 | by Jay Limburn, Senior Technical Staff Member and Offering Manager, IBM
Data can be an organization’s most valued asset, providing insights that help strengthen business. Knowing what works and what does not can help you invest more resources in what would work in the future. Learn more about the Watson Knowledge Catalog.
Preparing data management for blockchain and other advancements

Preparing data management for blockchain and other advancements

August 10, 2018 | by Milind Tamaskar, Sr Offering Manager, Hybrid Data Management, IBM
Advances such as blockchain technology are steadily gaining traction both in terms of investment and adoption. Well-informed IT professionals are starting to deploy these new technologies to establish a more connected, knowledgeable and secure business. Here are some ways blockchain technology and...
Netezza evolves into the IBM Integrated Analytics System

Netezza evolves into the IBM Integrated Analytics System

Introducing a modern hybrid data warehouse and data science platform

August 8, 2018 | by Thad Vorozilchak, Director, Sales & Strategy, Hybrid Data Management, IBM
The world of data in 2018 is much different than in 2003. We now see a drive towards AI, the emergence of cloud and the prevalence of big data across industries. 

Enabling instant insight and decision support with stream processing

July 19, 2018
Sharpe Engineering helps clients understand and utilize data in motion with stream processing and machine learning technologies that make sense of previously underutilized data.
Reflections on the 2018 state of information management

Reflections on the 2018 state of information management

July 17, 2018 | by John Mancini, Chief Evangelist, AIIM International
“Content management” — at least as traditionally defined — is no longer the straw that stirs the process drink. It’s a key element, yes. It’s an important set of tools in the enterprise toolkit, yes. But it is not the only game in process town.
How analytics superhero Mike Tamir uses data to fight fake news

How analytics superhero Mike Tamir uses data to fight fake news

July 9, 2018 | by Melissa Love, Influencer Marketing Manager, IBM
How can we always be sure the stories we’re reading are accurate? Is there an agenda to distort facts to change opinions? Does a story assert falsehoods, misquote its subjects or rely on hyperbole? In short: is the news we’re consuming the truth? Or is it “fake news?” Meet Mike Tamir, an analytics...
How advanced analytics pulls insights from the weather, part 1

How advanced analytics pulls insights from the weather, part 1

July 5, 2018 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natural calamities or more effectively reduce the loss of...
What has the catalog ever done for us?

What has the catalog ever done for us?

Conforming the data lake

July 2, 2018 | by Pat O'Sullivan, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Analytics
So what happens now when we go beyond the frontiers of the data warehouse and into the world of the data lake? – the world of Hadoop, of NoSQL, the world of schema on read, of discovering the data as is? For many organizations, the holy grail is to reap the benefits of the data lake while retaining...
Become the data leader driving your company's culture of insight

Become the data leader driving your company's culture of insight

June 27, 2018 | by Vinayak Agrawal, Offering Manager - IBM Hosted Analytics with Hortonworks, IBM
More than 75% of C-level executives consider it a top priority to better leverage data and analytics in their decision-making. Unfortunately, less than half of individual workers say the same — a disconnect that highlights how hard it can be to make those C-level priorities a reality.

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