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Delving deeply into the narrative hierarchies of computer vision analytics

Delving deeply into the narrative hierarchies of computer vision analytics

March 26, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Deep learning algorithms are growing progressively smarter at recognizing patterns in video, audio, speech, image, sensor and other non-textual data objects. Correlation of deep learning model results with other sources of contextual information can show how the information supplied by media and...
The evolving shape of distributed databases in the Internet of Things

The evolving shape of distributed databases in the Internet of Things

March 19, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Databases are evolving into a new stream-centric architecture that is well-suited to real-time distributed analytic computing in the Internet of Things. This new paradigm will leverage distributed event logs, temporal database concepts and materialized views as core architectural concepts. As it...
Only one of the 5 Vs of big data really matters

Why only one of the 5 Vs of big data really matters

March 19, 2015 | by Bernard Marr, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker and Leading Business and Data Expert
People have been using the four Vs (Volume, Velocity, Variety and Veracity) to describe big data, but all of the big data in the world is no good unless we can turn it into Value, the fifth V of big data.

Visualizing big science like never before

March 12, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Scientists are increasingly using computational methods to analyze larger samples of the populations of interest, as well as deeper correlations within those populations, than ever before. This is the new paradigm of whole-population analytics, which has become more feasible as storage costs...

3 key shifts to digital business using advanced analytics

March 10, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
According to Gartner, digital business is the “creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds." There are three key foundational shifts that are making the digital business phenomenon real. Interestingly, these tectonic shifts are also driving faster adoption of...

The beauty of big data: the L’Oréal and IBM story

March 6, 2015 | by Sarah Warsaw, Social Media Specialist, Big Data, SWG UKI, IBM
Operating a global and diverse brand with thousands of products isn’t an easy task.

Fogs, logs and cogs: The newer, bigger shape of big data in the Internet of Things

February 26, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Big data is becoming the next best thing to true magic. It is everywhere and, increasingly, nowhere specific. Every node in the known computing universe is becoming a component in a vast, distributed, pervasive big data cloud. In an Internet of Things (IoT)-centric world, cloud’s processing,...

Get up to speed with stream computing at InterConnect 2015

February 20, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
It’s time to pack your bags for InterConnect 2015! This premier cloud and mobile conference is the perfect place to feature stream computing.

Big data: Think Smarter, not bigger

February 19, 2015 | by Bernard Marr, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker and Leading Business and Data Expert
Big data is changing the world, and will continue to do so. The problem is, people get confused by the name: big data. I’ve been saying for a while that the name is misleading—the truth is, it isn’t how big your data is, it’s what you do with it that matters!

The future of data potential is here

February 17, 2015 | by Jennifer McGinn, Big Data Product Marketing Manager, IBM
As the future gets closer and innovations become reality, the infrastructure that supports these once hard to believe concepts will need to evolve as well. 

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