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Converting real-time weather data into business intelligence

Converting real-time weather data into business intelligence

September 2, 2015 | by Bernhard Warner, Veteran Journalist and Partner, StoryTK
Thanks to a deluge of sensor data, not only is our ability to forecast the weather more accurate than ever, but this information also can be used in exciting new ways. In this Internet of Things podcast, see how The Weather Company is helping businesses use weather data for competitive advantage.
Smart grids: Building smarter solutions for a more efficient future

Smart grids: Building smarter solutions for a more efficient future

September 2, 2015 | by Robert Springer, Energy & Utilities Writer
Smart grids are the ultimate no-brainer solution for the sensible use of electricity, the commodity that makes our hyperconnected world possible. These tools can intelligently allocate power, saving the planet's finite resources and cutting consumers' energy bills. However, the barriers to this...
The need for speed: Is your financial performance management future-ready?

The need for speed: Is your financial performance management future-ready?

September 1, 2015 | by Peter Collins, Financial Services Specialist, IBM
Save your office of finance from crisis by preparing your financial performance management for the future. Learn how to help your finance function reach its full potential by adopting best practices and avoiding pitfalls along the way.
Advanced analytics drive better business decisions

Advanced analytics drive better business decisions

Part 1 of 2

September 1, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Advanced analytics can boost organizational decision-making and offer multiple benefits including increased revenue and decreased costs. However, achieving these goals requires an emphasis on three strategic pillars: focusing on business decisions, embracing an agile culture and investing in an...
Consumer product innovation: 3 ways to bring data to all company levels

Consumer product innovation: 3 ways to bring data to all company levels

August 31, 2015 | by Ritika Puri, Consumer Products Writer
Even with structured programs in place, one of the biggest barriers to consumer product innovation is measurement. It's challenging for organizations to make data-driven decisions, especially when innovation initiatives span multiple teams and roles. Here are three ways teams can keep data front...
10 ways to derive value from the Internet of Things

10 ways to derive value from the Internet of Things

August 31, 2015 | by Zach Jory, Worldwide IoT and Industrial Digital Strategist, IBM
The Internet of Things (IoT) is only as valuable as you make it. Here are 10 ways to help you make the most out of the IoT whether you’re just about to start engaging with it or are well along on your IoT journey.
Public Sector News: The ongoing impact of big data and analytics

Public Sector News: The ongoing impact of big data and analytics

August 2015, Issue 18

August 31, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The Internet and social feeds are full of articles, blogs, news and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and culls highly interesting items that provide fodder for thought, discussion and debate.
Answers in Analytics: Northwestern University uses financial models to offer the best student value

Answers in Analytics: How Northwestern University uses financial models to offer the best student value

August 31, 2015 | by Paula Williams, Senior Marketing Manager, IBM
This installment of Answers in Analytics describes how a world-renowned university remains budget-conscious while managing overall financial operations across a university-wide structure.
Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

August 31, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
The most efficient way for data scientists to convey vital information is through visualizations—but if they aren’t easily understood, critical insights may become lost. Here’s a quick and handy guide to creating data visualizations that are appropriately detailed to ensure maximum effectiveness.
How heavy is your performance management backpack?

How heavy is your performance management backpack?

August 28, 2015 | by Rob McBride, Performance Management Executive, IBM
Don’t let performance management get you down. Instead, learn how accelerated performance management is making today’s companies agile enough for tomorrow, and discover why the cloud is making that acceleration possible.

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