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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...
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.
5 reasons data engineers are attending IBM Insight at World of Watson

5 reasons data engineers are attending IBM Insight at World of Watson

September 22, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 has oodles of opportunities for data engineers to enrich their skill sets with a bevy of best practices, peers to network with, pointers and tips to discover, sessions to attend and more. Consider five key reasons to get the green light from your organization to...
5 reasons developers are attending World of Watson

5 reasons developers are attending World of Watson

September 20, 2016 | by Jason Burns, Sr. Social Media Strategist, IBM
As a developer, you must deliver on your projects while staying up to speed on changes. That’s a tough balance, considering how stretched you already on the job and how quickly the field is evolving. That’s where IBM World of Watson enters the picture.
A developer's take: Using Hadoop in the cloud to fail fast

Using Hadoop in the cloud to fail fast

September 15, 2016 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
Chris Snow, a data and application architect, enjoys helping customers with their data architectures and is working extensively on an open source app project in his spare time. Hear what Snow has to say about his IT experience spanning several industries, his current efforts with customers and his...

Streaming analytics goes mainstream

The key to deriving value from the Internet of Things

September 13, 2016 | by Preetam Kumar, Product Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics, IBM
The evolving Internet of Things is fueling a rise in the adoption of streaming analytics across a growing number of industries. Learn more about the rising adoption of real-time streaming analytics in industries and top use cases cited in the recent “Bloor Market Report on Streaming Analytics 2016...
The strong adoption of streaming analytics

The strong adoption of streaming analytics

September 12, 2016 | by Preetam Kumar, Product Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics, IBM
The transformation of the streaming analytics market demonstrates how business process automation is being driven by innovative open source projects and an ever-increasing world of sensor-derived data. See how IBM fared among 14 commercial providers of streaming analytics in a recent Bloor Market...
Building a big data center of excellence

Building a big data center of excellence

September 6, 2016 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
Many organizations can capitalize on big data solutions and technologies to make use of expanded volumes of data for enhancing the critical decisions that drive successful business outcomes. And yet, a number of these enterprises can be inhibited from moving big data initiatives forward for a...
IBM Big Replicate: Complete resilience through active-active replication

IBM Big Replicate: Complete resilience through active-active replication

August 22, 2016 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
And they said resilience—continuous data access in the face of outages, failures and downtime—across distributed data sources is impossible. Yet the recent IBM BigInsights release offers this capability in its IBM Big Replicate technology. Get an inside look at resilience in an interview with Jim...
Governance versus innovation—and why that might not be the right battle

Governance versus innovation—and why that might not be the right battle

August 10, 2016 | by Inderpal Bhandari, Global Chief Data Officer, IBM
It is important to recognize that the level of integration and governance provided must be tailored to suit the needs of various stakeholders inside and outside of the organization. Some need the ability to explore raw data. Others wish to take analytical discovery into their own hands. Still...

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