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Imagine the power of personalized banking

Imagine the power of personalized banking

August 28, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Customer-centric banking is providing tangible benefits to banks that want to increase customer lifetime value. By understanding your customers as individuals, you can tailor your marketing offers according to their needs and preferences.
The strategic impact of predictive analytics

The strategic impact of predictive analytics

August 27, 2015 | by Kenneth Jensen, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Predictive analytics can transform your organization by helping you compete more effectively, grow sales revenues, retain customers, discover new customers, prevent fraud, improve operations and much more—but to achieve these strategic impacts, it’s best to think big, start small and act fast.
Using the right technology for classification and text analytics

Using the right technology for classification and text analytics

August 27, 2015 | by Jacques Roy, WW Technical Sales - Big Data: InfoSphere Streams, Informix TimeSeries, IBM
A document classification model can join together with text analytics to categorize documents dynamically, determining their value and sending them for further processing. Learn how a quick, efficient solution can create business advantage.
The logical data warehouse: The new secret weapon for leading businesses

The logical data warehouse: The new secret weapon for leading businesses

August 26, 2015 | by Nancy Hensley, Director of Technical Marketing, IBM Analytics, IBM
Rather than shying away from ever increasing amounts of data, today’s businesses are using data-driven decision-making as a secret weapon. Learn more about why logical data warehouses are the natural next step for the analytics culture.
Insurance insights help you understand your policyholders

Insurance insights help you understand your policyholders

August 24, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
What does it take to really know your policyholders? Insurers who want to survive in the competitive marketplace need to turn to intelligent and agile insights provided by data analytics based on customer behavior, needs and preferences. With data-based insights, insurers can tackle key pain points...
Data visualization playbook: Letting the data dictate the visualization

Data visualization playbook: Letting the data dictate the visualization

August 21, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
Data visualization techniques can give data scientists a vital tool for representing the data that analysts and line-of-business users need to make strategic decisions. Discover how a few simple considerations of a specific data set in a real-world use case enables data scientists to implement cost...
Analyzing the evolution of streaming analytics architectures

Analyzing the evolution of streaming analytics architectures

Part 2 of 2

August 11, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
When customers or other key stakeholders expect to be able to connect with an organization instantaneously, extremely low latency, high throughput data and analytics flows and execution are absolutely essential. The advent of the Internet of Things is among several key drivers of the emergence of...
Big data is pushing 3D printing to its tipping point

Big data is pushing 3D printing to its tipping point

August 10, 2015 | by Rich Hughes, Marketing Program Manager for Data Warehousing, IBM
Big data and analytics technologies are intensifying 3D printing’s effects on our increasingly connected world. The technologies driving this industrial transformation include simulated and algorithmic CAD, ubiquitous worldwide Internet connectivity, Internet of Things file handling by cloud...
Business agility and the transformative promise of the true analytics platform

Business agility and the transformative promise of the true analytics platform

August 7, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Agility is all about speed of response and the flexibility to turn on the proverbial dime in any new direction that a business requires. It’s the ability to operate at any scale, speed or scope of business that planning and circumstances may require. A true analytics platform is agile enough to...
Embracing real-time, streaming analytics in the insight economy

Embracing real-time, streaming analytics in the insight economy

Part 1 of 2

August 7, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
Streaming analytics is becoming ubiquitous as data streams from a range of sources, including the Internet of Things, are now mainstream. Although streaming analytics is not a new technology, it is well suited for today’s real-time, low-latency business and consumer applications. And today’s data...

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