Blogs

IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016: Building on inspiration

IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016: Building on inspiration

December 2, 2016 | by Jeff Spicer, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Analytics
With more than 17,500 attendees representing 105 countries learning and sharing how the era of cognitive is transforming organizations and professions, IBM Insight at World of World 2016 inspired many about the power of cognitive computing.
Data industry experts offer 2017 predictions throughout December

Data industry experts offer 2017 predictions throughout December

December 1, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Wondering what’s in store for the data industry during the upcoming year? Tune into a live chat to find out what leading industry professionals are predicting for 2017 and beyond.
Tapping the power of women in the world of technology

Tapping the power of women in the world of technology

December 1, 2016 | by Surbhi Mathur, Apache spark intern, IBM Spark Technology Center
Women might make up 30 percent of the workforce at technology companies—for now—but they’re a force to be reckoned with no matter their numbers. Are you trying to balance work and life while advancing in your career? Or are you considering pursuing a career in tech? Find how IBM is embracing the...
Incentive compensation management innovation in banking

Incentive compensation management innovation in banking

November 29, 2016 | by Nadine Nesling, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
Banking industry leaders are rethinking their incentive compensation strategies in terms of risk and compliance. Here are some important questions—and some best practices—that can guide banking managers and executives as they develop incentive compensation plans that drive both compliance and...
Humans: Threat or asset in a cyber breach?

Humans: Threat or asset in a cyber breach?

November 29, 2016 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
All the technology in the world applied to thwarting cyber threats can certainly have an impact. But the human factor plays a vital, complementary role in being smarter about cybersecurity. See how the role of humans in cybersecurity was emphasized in expert quotes culled from the recent IBM...
Change the way you collaborate with a new financial planning solution

Change the way you collaborate with a new financial planning solution

November 28, 2016 | by Paul Bard, Senior Marketing Writer, IBM
Get a head start on the planning and analysis process, and transform the experience with a solution that’s available on premises and in the cloud. Plus, take advantage of a free trial to see how easy performing an in-depth analysis can be.
Tackling predictive uncertainty with Monte Carlo statistical analysis

Tackling predictive uncertainty with Monte Carlo statistical analysis

November 28, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Essentially, Monte Carlo simulations predict an outcome not from the actual values of input data (which aren’t known) but from the likely (aka “simulated”) values of that data (based on their probability distributions). These simulations can prove invaluable for assessing risks in many real-world...
Digital transformation: Why the consumer is the channel

Digital transformation: Why the consumer is the channel

November 22, 2016 | by Jeff Spicer, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Analytics
Consumers want everything on demand because virtually anything is one click away from their smartphones. See how the race is on for marketers to give customers what they want, when and where they want it by unleashing the power of data, analytics and cognitive computing to redefine the customer...
Transforming primary and secondary education through the power of cloud, mobile and cognitive technology

Transforming primary and secondary education through the power of cloud, mobile and cognitive technology

November 22, 2016 | by Anthony Paris, Global Client Reference Manager, IBM
Math just got personal, thanks to the scalability and interactivity of cloud, mobile and cognitive computing. Check out a new solution that aims to revolutionize math education and elevate math skills for students.
The vital role of digital engagement in today’s insurance industry

The vital role of digital engagement in today’s insurance industry

November 21, 2016 | by Stephen Mills, Business Development Executive: Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM
As policyholders continue to turn to online resources for insurance information and support, digital engagement will be increasingly critical for insurance company operations. Both cognitive computing and analytics can play a key role in the engagement process, showing insurers how to best optimize...

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