March 6, 2014
Do you know how many olives it takes to make that tablespoon of olive oil you just doused on your lunch salad? It takes a big pile of olives. More than 50.
March 4, 2014
Forrester recently released its 2014 Forrester Wave for Big Data Hadoop Solutions, the first update since the inaugural Forrester Wave on Hadoop in 2012. Once again, IBM was named a leader for IBM InfoSphere BigInsights, recognized for our enterprise capabilities that contribute to a complete big data solution.
February 28, 2014
Without a doubt, data integration is essential to the success of big data projects. However, some folks in the big data vendor community, including data warehouse, Hadoop and data integration vendors, are telling a very confusing story about the fitness of Hadoop as a data integration platform.
February 26, 2014
At a recent IBM Big Data Integration and Governance Forum one of the questions from the audience was “Why do I need to do big data—what if I ignore big data?”
February 25, 2014
Business leaders are eager to harness the power of big data, but big data is a phenomenon, not a technology. Whenever the topic of big data arises, discussions often turn to analytics and Hadoop.
February 24, 2014
Telcos are sitting on a wealth of data with customer interaction data across various channels: call center call recordings, in-store and website visits, social media conversations and more.
February 20, 2014
I participated in a really rich Twitter chat yesterday on the topic of "Evolving integration and governance for big data" with thought leaders Jim Harris (
February 17, 2014
Most organizations are feeling the pressure to move big data initiatives past the discussion phase and toward well-planned projects. To what extent can a complete view of all of the available information help organizations gain deeper insights and make better decisions?
February 12, 2014
"Banking as an industry is generating [a] voluminous amount of data about customer transactions and behavior.