Big Data Technology

Transforming healthcare with contextually relevant data

April 18, 2014
There is a wealth of data in healthcare, but right now the potential to extract valuable insights is mired by the endemic challenges with data integration, patient privacy and culture. Read More

The digital customer experience

April 18, 2014
To celebrate our three year #CXO Twitter chat anniversary Lynn Teo, former chief experience officer of McCann Erickson, Peg Fitzpatrick, head of social strategy at Canva, Michelle Morris, associate director of client experience at Crowe Horwath and Brian Mayer, customer experience architect and consultant, join us to discuss the digital customer expereince. Read More

Big data ethics

April 15, 2014
Big data will change the face of modern society through the act of datafication. This will also require careful consideration on the possible misuse of this data. Read More

So you heard about Streams Quick Start—now what?

April 14, 2014
Join the exclusive Streams developer event April 17, 2014 Read More

Managing the lifecycle of big data

April 11, 2014
You might not think of data as a living thing, but it does have a life cycle. For some data, it's fleeting, but other data may live for decades. How do you determine how long to keep data and how to handle it while it's in your care?  Read More

Are you in the matrix?

April 11, 2014
The blurry line between cyber and physical security Unfortunately, no organization or county can escape security threats. Rapid urbanization, increasing strain on natural resources and evolving global terror threats are the reality. Read More

Data: To have and to hold?

April 8, 2014
Or to analyze, act and then move on? It’s time for a more open relationship. Now announcing Streams v3.2.1. Read More

Hadoop and the big data opportunity

April 7, 2014
According to Forrester Research in their recent Hadoop Solutions Wave, “Hadoop is a solution to the problem of big data.” I have a slightly different take on this statement: "Hadoop is a solution to the opportunity of big data." Hadoop is effective for managing vast, diverse and varied data, and, when combined with data warehousing, security and visualization capabilities, Hadoop creates a modern data management strategy. Whether your business objectives are to monitor log files, understand customer sentiment, analyze click stream data or a number of other use cases, Hadoop may be the missing link in your architecture to capitalize on the opportunities presented by big data.   Read More

The car of the future from PSA Peugeot Citroen and IBM

April 4, 2014
This announcement from IBM and PSA Peugeot Citroen is a significant step forward for both companies and the automotive industry. Read More

Understanding the value of complex event processing

April 4, 2014
Until recently, the growth of complex event processing (CEP) outside of the financial industry was relatively moderate, with strong activity coming from the airlines for applications such as baggage handling. However, times are changing; business models are radically shifting and the volume, variety and velocity of data to be mined for business insight is growing exponentially across a broad spectrum of industries. How then can CEP help organizations with their business process management initiatives? And how does CEP fit into bigger trends in play? Read More

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