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Regulatory compliance: Using data to turn challenges into opportunities

Regulatory compliance: Using data to turn challenges into opportunities

September 28, 2016 | by Valerie Moloney, Social Business Manager, IBM
Join Martin Fleming, IBM’s chief analytics officer and chief economist, is exploring how cognitive capabilities help financial institutions adapt to an ever-changing regulatory landscape. To learn more about banking during the low-level equilibrium that besets the global economy, attend the Smarter...
Announcing IBM Big SQL on Hortonworks Data Platform

Announcing IBM Big SQL on Hortonworks Data Platform

September 28, 2016 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
IBM invented the SQL language and the concept of a query optimizer back in the late 1970s. Four decades later, how and where we store data has changed dramatically, but the expertise to optimize queries derived from decades of advanced research remains a core IBM competency. And the ability to...
Alation joins IBM DataWorks ecosystem

Alation joins IBM DataWorks ecosystem

September 27, 2016 | by Satyen Sangani, CEO and co-founder, Alation, Inc.
Today, Alation announces that we are bringing our collaborative data catalog to IBM Project DataWorks with Watson. We’re excited to play a role as a founding member of the DataWorks ecosystem.
Cask joins IBM Project DataWorks open ecosystem partner program

Cask joins IBM DataWorks open ecosystem partner program

September 27, 2016 | by Jonathan Gray, CEO, Cask
IBM today announced exciting news about their Open Platform initiative with Apache Hadoop. And at its DataFirst Launch Event tonight, IBM will provide an early access view of the new IBM Project DataWorks with Watson, along with an introduction to DataFirst Services from IBM. IBM today also...
Simplifying the deployment of data-driven business innovations

Simplifying the deployment of data-driven business innovations

September 27, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Going forward, the businesses that truly disrupt their industries will be those who empower all of their personnel with open platforms, tools, and methodologies for data-driven app development. In that regard, this week’s announcement from IBM and our partners represent a key industry milestone.
Corporate compliance: Communicating risk to the whole organization

Corporate compliance: Communicating risk to the whole organization

September 27, 2016 | by Boris Agranovich, Founder, Global Risk Community
From risk averse to risk aware, communicating risk needs to be embedded into the entire business. Risk influencer Boris Agranovich provides his perspective on risk communication environments and offers six key tips for streamlining that communication to help achieve corporate compliance.
Can technology and cognitive computing help us minimize cyber crime?

Can technology and cognitive computing help us minimize cyber crime?

September 27, 2016 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The story is familiar. Technology innovation develops at a rapid clip, but agile threat actors seem to never be far behind. Hear what two cybersecurity experts have to say about outthinking threats and minimizing cyber crime through artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and connected...
Like a gym membership, data has no value unless you use it

Like a gym membership, data has no value unless you use it

September 27, 2016 | by Harriet Fryman, Vice President of Growth, IBM Analytics, IBM
When we look at all the uses of data organizations can embark upon, they fall into four main exercise groups of increasing benefit. Let’s go through each in turn and assess where your organization is in its journey to a healthier business.
How are social media sites the new gateways to financial fraud?

How are social media sites the new gateways to financial fraud?

September 26, 2016 | by Valerie Moloney, Social Business Manager, IBM
Don’t let your guard down in the digital playground: although social media networks have become a part of daily life for many of us, they pose greater risks than many realize. Find out how solutions designed to identify fraudulent activity and stop it in its tracks help make financial security the...
Apply good data science to outthink competitors’ marketing

Apply good data science to outthink competitors’ marketing

September 26, 2016 | by Alex Liu, Chief Data Scientist, Analytics Services, IBM
Many marketing concerns have seen the light when it comes to the application of big data analysis as a means of outthinking the competition. Discover three best practices for implementing big data analytics for good data science in marketing initiatives.

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