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IBM Cloud Data Services officially Open for Data with launch of new portfolio of tools for the next generation information handler

IBM Cloud Data Services officially Open for Data with launch of new portfolio of tools for the next generation information handler

February 4, 2016 | by Derek Schoettle, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform and Cloud Data Services, IBM
Today, IBM Cloud Data Services is announcing that we’re officially open for data. Our new range of cloud-based tools is designed squarely to address not only the challenges of the modern enterprise, but also the new breed of data handlers driving the enterprise forward.
Aim higher: Analytics and information management in the cloud

Aim higher: Analytics and information management in the cloud

February 4, 2016 | by Dan Vesset, Group Vice President for Analytics and Information Management, IDC
Modern cloud solutions for analytics and information management will play a significant role in enabling and simplifying self-service access to the right data at the right time by all those who need it and have a right to use it. But this approach will require a process led by a strategy that takes...
Open for business: Enterprise cloud solution adoption continues unabated

Open for business: Enterprise cloud solution adoption continues unabated

February 4, 2016 | by Dan Vesset, Group Vice President for Analytics and Information Management, IDC
When it comes to cloud deployments of analytics and information management (AIM) technology, it is no longer a question of why to adopt cloud solutions but rather when and how. Today's modern cloud solutions are open for business - open for your data and open for your applications.
What if hackers took over our power grid?

What if hackers took over our power grid?

Getting to the root of cybersecurity and protecting critical infrastructure

February 4, 2016 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
In an era of almost daily news reports of cybersecurity breaches, cyber threats and cyber attacks, an attack on critical infrastructure and power grids grows more likely every day. What can be done about it? Is the US adequately prepared to thwart such an attack? Consider several factors in...
Secure collaboration: How the cloud fuels creativity across geography

Secure collaboration: How the cloud fuels creativity across geography

February 4, 2016 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
Writers, editors and artists can transcend geographic boundaries with cloud-based technology.
Here's what happened when we took Watson Analytics for Social Media out for a spin

Here's what happened when we took Watson Analytics for Social Media out for a spin

February 4, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Advanced analytics, reporting and aggregation software for social media is everywhere these days. As a social media manager, my job is to keep testing out these tools all the time. In all of this testing, seeing a disruptive product that makes you stop and think is rare. And yet I’m pleased to say...
Consumer goods industry trends: How companies are driving product sales via big data

Consumer goods industry trends: How companies are driving product sales via big data

February 4, 2016 | by Barbara Thau, Business and Technology Writer
Consumer products giants such as Unilever and Kraft are turning to big data to drive sales and respond to industry trends.
InsightOut: Multispeed IT drives fast business experiments and empowered citizen analysts

InsightOut: Multispeed IT drives fast business experiments and empowered citizen analysts

February 4, 2016 | by Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and VP, CTO for Information & Analytics Group, IBM
Disruptive innovations such as big data, machine learning, cognitive computing and cloud-based services are presenting analytics professionals with rapid transformation that impacts business. As a result, organizations are adopting new best practices for data analysis processes. Dig into this first...
Patent pending: IBM continues commitment to cloud innovation

Patent pending: IBM continues commitment to cloud innovation

February 3, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
IBM has been around for over 100 years, and for the past 23, it's netted more utility patents than any other company. 2015 was no exception: of the 7,355 patents filed, nearly 2,000 of them were tied to cloud innovation. But how useful are these patents?
Experts reveal new ways to fight healthcare fraud

Experts reveal new ways to fight healthcare fraud

How predictive analytics could reduce health insurance fraud

February 3, 2016 | by Anand Mahurkar, CEO, Founder, Findability Sciences
Fraud is pervasive and impacts many sectors, but its impact on the healthcare industry is profoundly damaging from a cost perspective. Take a look at this point of view by experts demonstrating how fraudulent practices in healthcare administration can be dramatically reduced by fraud-detection...

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