Blogs

Public sector: Hadoop, Spark and the 360-degree view of citizens

Public sector: Hadoop, Spark and the 360-degree view of citizens

December 19, 2016 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
To serve citizens effectively and efficiently, public entities can draw from the private sector’s 360-degree view of the customer and apply analytics, big data, Hadoop, machine learning and Spark to create a single or 360-degree view of the citizen. See how this methodology can empower public...

Case in point: Verizon’s cognitive journey and the customer experience

December 15, 2016 | by Preetam Kumar, Product Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics, IBM
Without question, our lives are very different from only a couple decades ago, thanks in part to some pretty amazing technology advances including smartphones and other devices, mobile apps, an ever-growing array of social channels and more. Take a look at how one telecommunications organization...
Hadoop and Spark coaches: Training and insights for all maturity levels

Hadoop and Spark coaches: Training and insights for all maturity levels

December 15, 2016 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
At the core of many big data architectures is Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark. Organizations adopting these technologies for their big data journey are nevertheless at different levels of maturity. Hear what Prasad Pandit had to say in an interview with Andrea Braida about how IBM is evolving its...
Experimenting with Hadoop is now easier than ever before

Experimenting with Hadoop is now easier than ever before

Interview with Ayesha Zaka

December 7, 2016 | by Andrea Braida, Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM
Many forward-thinking organizations want to investigate how big data analytics helps them outthink and outperform the competition. However, many also are challenged with finding the right talent to run the operations, keep the data secure and figure out how to leverage the myriad tools at their...
Big data and analytics trends in 2017: James Kobielus’s predictions

Big data and analytics trends in 2017: James Kobielus’s predictions

December 5, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
IBM expert James Kobielus offers his annual predictions for the new year that’s right around the corner. See what trends will define big data and analytics in 2017 and beyond.
Data industry experts offer 2017 predictions throughout December

Data industry experts offer 2017 predictions throughout December

December 1, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Wondering what’s in store for the data industry during the upcoming year? Tune into a live chat to find out what leading industry professionals are predicting for 2017 and beyond.
BigInsights for Hadoop Basic plan is here!

Spin up Hadoop and Spark clusters in minutes on a reliable foundation

November 18, 2016 | by Rohan Vaidyanathan, Senior Offering Manager, IBM BigInsights, IBM
We are excited to announce the GA of the BigInsights for Apache Hadoop Basic plan on Bluemix! Over the last three months, the service has been available as a public beta. It was encouraging to see the participation and feedback during the beta. The feedback has been valuable in improving the...
Dynamic duo: Big data and design thinking

Dynamic duo: Big data and design thinking

November 9, 2016 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
Big data and design thinking share some common core principles for creating highly connected, meaningful business and customer user experiences. See why organizations worldwide are realizing the magic of combining big data with design thinking to generate value for powerful business use cases.
Making a better world with cognitive systems: Wrapping up World of Watson

Making a better world with cognitive systems: Wrapping up World of Watson

October 28, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
As we bid goodbye to IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016, we set our sights on exciting engagements taking shape to help make the world a better place that are expected to result from IBM partnerships with innovative organizations. Here’s a recap of the conference’s closing moments and...
The cognition blitz at World of Watson 2016

The cognition blitz at World of Watson 2016

October 27, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Announcements related to IBM Watson and cognitive continue to pour forth from IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016. Discover what the conference has highlighted thus far in this comprehensive overview.