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Tapping the power of women in the world of technology

Tapping the power of women in the world of technology

December 1, 2016 | by Surbhi Mathur, Apache spark intern, IBM Spark Technology Center
Women might make up 30 percent of the workforce at technology companies—for now—but they’re a force to be reckoned with no matter their numbers. Are you trying to balance work and life while advancing in your career? Or are you considering pursuing a career in tech? Find how IBM is embracing the...
Transforming primary and secondary education through the power of cloud, mobile and cognitive technology

Transforming primary and secondary education through the power of cloud, mobile and cognitive technology

November 22, 2016 | by Anthony Paris, Global Client Reference Manager, IBM
Math just got personal, thanks to the scalability and interactivity of cloud, mobile and cognitive computing. Check out a new solution that aims to revolutionize math education and elevate math skills for students.
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...
Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

November 17, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The Internet of Things continues to be a land of opportunity in so many areas. Take a look at this overview of steps to innovation and success factors along with the risks and pitfalls to avoid in your Internet of Things journey.
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.
Understanding data access in a complex world

Understanding data access in a complex world

October 27, 2016 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
The complexity of multiple data sources contributing to the rising tide of data has executives at many enterprises up at night because of concerns involving risks, regulations and compliance. See why information governance is especially vital in today’s complex ecosystem of voluminous data sources...
What CDOs can expect at World of Watson

What CDOs can expect at World of Watson

October 20, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
In just a few short days, World of Watson will be in full swing once again, bringing the very best in speakers, demonstrations, and networking opportunities with a cognitive flair. It's a perfect opportunity for Chief Data Officers to learn more about a variety of topics – from more traditional...
8 ways to turn data into value with Apache Spark machine learning

8 ways to turn data into value with Apache Spark machine learning

October 18, 2016 | by Alex Liu, Chief Data Scientist, Analytics Services, IBM
Apache Spark, sometimes called the “analytics operating system,” is empowering organizations of all kinds through machine learning by helping them create unprecedented value from their data. Discover eight ways that Apache Spark’s machine learning capabilities are driving the modern business.
Spark-based machine learning for capturing word meanings

Spark-based machine learning for capturing word meanings

October 14, 2016 | by Jorge Castañón, Lead Data Scientist, IBM
Historical application of vector mathematics and the study of unstructured text data can be an important approach to understanding and actualizing the value of data. See how mathematical exploration of text data can unearth insight that translates into enhanced decision making.
Taking a hands-on approach for the developer experience at World of Watson 2016

Taking a hands-on approach for the developer experience at World of Watson 2016

October 12, 2016 | by Kamille Nixon, IBM Cloud Data Services, IBM
Specific peer networking opportunities in the cognitive space for the developer community take shape at IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016. Check out some anticipated highlights.

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