Blogs

HealthToon: Looking at the big picture of healthcare transformation

HealthToon: Looking at the big picture of healthcare transformation

May 22, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Specialist for Public Sector, IBM
Our second HealthToon illustrates an effort to gain a big picture understanding of how to drive healthcare transformation.
Jen Q. Public: Analytics help connect the dots for cybersecurity

Jen Q. Public: Analytics help connect the dots for cybersecurity

May 22, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The increasing number of hacks reported in the news every day is chilling. What can public and private organizations do to protect themselves and the people they serve from relentless cyber threats? Take comfort that big data and analytics are on the case in innovative, intelligent ways.
Fight the cold cyberwar with analytics

Fight the cold cyberwar with analytics

May 21, 2015 | by Andrew Friedrich, Big Data, Analytics & Cyber Solution Leader, IBM
Malware, in and of itself, is not malicious; the cybercriminal behind the malicious code is the real culprit. Learn why a strategic, investigative shift in focus on both the cyberattack and the nefarious organizations behind them is necessary in today’s cyberwarfare engagement.
Do you have a big data strategy yet?

Do you have a big data strategy yet?

May 21, 2015 | by H Rajendra Kamath, Engineering Manager, IBM
Humankind is witnessing substantive paradigm shifts for big data that are transitioning business from recording and reporting approaches to analyzing and predicting practices. Take a look at some emerging data-centric use cases that reveal how automation, the Internet of Things and big data and...
Machine learning as a fluid intelligence harvesting service

Machine learning as a fluid intelligence harvesting service

May 20, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Many machine-learning-as-a-service (MLaaS) offerings have natural language processing at their core to support applications such as concept expansion, language identification, machine translation, user modeling, visualization rendering and more. Discover how MLaaS boosts productivity by uncovering...
Trusting the ecosystem that sustains and maintains the Internet of Things

Trusting the ecosystem that sustains and maintains the Internet of Things

May 20, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Trusting the sometimes impersonal Internet of Things (IoT) will require pervasive, ongoing and implicit trust by society as a whole in IoT’s invisible ecosystem.
How our cities are using social data

How our cities are using social data

May 12, 2015 | by Tim Thompson, Sr. Marketing Manager, IBM and Twitter partnership, IBM
Large municipalities need to be ever vigilant in providing essential health, safety, security, social, traffic and other services. What better way to glean their citizens’ sentiments on these matters than capitalizing on social media data channels such as Twitter?
Predictive analytics is helping healthcare organizations optimize clinical staffing

Predictive analytics is helping healthcare organizations optimize clinical staffing

May 4, 2015 | by Nav Ranajee, Global Marketing Leader - Healthcare, IBM
As healthcare leaders face pressure to control costs and drive better outcomes, they're using predictive analytics to anticipate a range of factors from patient demand and staffing to scheduling and volume.
How analytics reduces crime and improves public safety

How analytics reduces crime and improves public safety

April 28, 2015 | by Paula Williams, Senior Marketing Manager, IBM
IBM is launching a weigh in program, asking people through social channels how data and analytics are affecting their industries. To kick off questions around public safety, here are a few excerpts of interviews from police departments that have worked data and analytics into their crime prevention...
Improved crisis preparedness with smarter emergency response planning

Improved crisis preparedness with smarter emergency response planning

April 28, 2015 | by Stephen Russo, Director of Public Safety, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management Solutions, IBM
21st century technologies using data analytics coupled with social and mobile technology present a rich opportunity to streamline and integrate preparation, response, recovery and mitigation of the “daily set of unexpected incidents” as well as emergencies and disasters.

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