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What is text analytics?

What is text analytics?

Making the complex simple

May 19, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
Whether organizations want to extract customer data beyond names and addresses from unstructured data sources; pull specific dates, times or monetary amounts; predict trends from sentiment data; or engage in many other uses, text analytics is the way to go. Learn the details of text analytics, and...
What is graph analytics?

What is graph analytics?

Making the complex simple

May 17, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
A growing number of businesses and industries are finding innovative ways to apply graph analytics to a variety of use-case scenarios because it affords a unique perspective on the analysis of networked entities and their relationships. Gain an understanding of how four different types of graph...
What is machine learning?

What is machine learning?

Making the complex simple

May 11, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
Businesses can benefit enormously from analysis-derived rules that enable understanding why certain events occur and the corresponding actions to take. Learn more about a widely used six-phase methodology for building predictive analytics models that can reveal hidden rules for meaningful business...
Go global with data science at Datapalooza

Go global with data science at Datapalooza

May 6, 2016 | by Lillian Pierson, Founder, Data-Mania, LLC
Does your data science need a shot in the arm? Attend Datapalooza, a one-of-a-kind globetrotting data science festival that aims to bring together data scientists from all walks of life for two and a half days of education and application. Find out when Datapalooza will be coming to your area, then...
What is Spark?

What is Spark?

Making the complex simple

April 29, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Internet of Things data access and the fear of the unknown

Internet of Things data access and the fear of the unknown

April 29, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an...
What is Hadoop?

What is Hadoop?

Making the complex simple

April 26, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible...
The rise of NoSQL databases

The rise of NoSQL databases

Yesterday, today and tomorrow

April 26, 2016 | by Lillian Pierson, Founder, Data-Mania, LLC
As the star of NoSQL technology rises over a diverse database landscape, many data scientists are turning to NoSQL in its various implementations to help them accomplish a host of data management tasks. Find the data storage and management solution that’s right for you when you begin your NoSQL...
Open for Data: Developing open, cloud-based data warehouse architectures

Open for Data: Developing open, cloud-based data warehouse architectures

April 4, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
On the heels of several key announcements to broaden the IBM Cloud Data Services portfolio, see how a wide range of technologies can be implemented in a cloud-based, data warehouse architecture to support operational and analytical workloads.
What the Internet of Things means for today and tomorrow

What the Internet of Things means for today and tomorrow

March 8, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The Internet of Things is at the heart of the digital transformation we are witnessing in society today. The advancements of this connectable ecosystem bring several important considerations including data security and privacy and the elements of the infrastructure. In this second installment of a...

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