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Big data analytics adds new market plays for the video game industry

Big data analytics adds new market plays for the video game industry

January 27, 2016 | by Andrew Popp, Portfolio Marketing, Hadoop/BigInsights, IBM Analytics
In the highly competitive video game industry, keeping players engaged and loyal is crucial in capturing a major share of this lucrative market. Doing so involves using big data analytics to harness innovation and understand what players expect.

How to manage your database like a water supplier

December 30, 2015 | by Andrew Popp, Portfolio Marketing, Hadoop/BigInsights, IBM Analytics
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their...
Building the right data science capability

Building the right data science capability

December 15, 2015 | by Amanda Sirianni, Senior Analyst, IBM Center for Applied Insights, IBM
Organizations that have built a data-driven culture are seeing gains in efficiency and capability that are allowing them to become leaders in their industries. Learn how you can begin integrating data science into your organization, enabling new ways of activating data as part of an enterprise-wide...
Are you getting the most value out of Hadoop?

Are you getting the most value out of Hadoop?

Don’t underestimate the power of 1

December 8, 2015 | by Carlo Appugliese, Hadoop & Spark Evangelist, IBM
Is your company trying to integrate Hadoop into its data ecosystem? Discover how you can use the power of 1—one project, one developer—to bring value to the entire organization using Hadoop.

How to predict customer churn in every interaction

December 4, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
Do you strengthen your relationships with your customers by plugging them into your data? In this webcast, learn how you can use your data to disrupt your marketplace and engage your customers over the long term.
Data science: An immersive learning experience

Data science: An immersive learning experience

November 20, 2015 | by Courtney Pallotta, Go-to-market leader, Big Data, IBM
What happens when you combine training, best practices, success sharing, mentoring, inspiration and a rock concert? You get an incredible immersive data science experience that benefits and thrills both new and experienced data scientists.
Beyond listening: Shifting focus to the business of social

Beyond listening: Shifting focus to the business of social

November 18, 2015 | by Rebecca Shockley, Business Analytics Global Research Leader for the IBM Institute for Business Value, IBM
By listening to data from interactive social platforms, organizations can not only stay abreast of what consumers are thinking today, but also anticipate what they will be thinking tomorrow. To learn more, discover how paying attention to Twitter data helped Monsanto get a head start on its 15-year...
How African schools are using cognitive systems to help shape the future of education

How African schools are using cognitive systems to help shape the future of education

November 4, 2015 | by Bernhard Warner, Veteran Journalist and Partner, StoryTK
Students fall behind in their educations for any of a number of reasons, but Dr. Komminist Weldemariam is out to find out exactly what those reasons are. By doing so, he and his team hope to help schools and students everywhere ensure that no student falls through the cracks.
Datapalooza: Harmonize your data engineering

Datapalooza: Harmonize your data engineering

November 2, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
The craft of data science demands expert judgment every step of the way. See how data scientists can adopt a standard data science methodology that can harmonize steps among diversified teams for applying core concepts of data science, analytics and data management in the data science lifecycle.
Take applications to the next level with Apache Spark

Take applications to the next level with Apache Spark

October 30, 2015 | by Courtney Pallotta, Go-to-market leader, Big Data, IBM
Based on feedback from users, Apache Spark is generating a lot of excitement. Learn how to channel that enthusiasm at the upcoming three-day Datapalooza conference—an intense, fun opportunity to build a data product as well as share experiences and hear from prominent data scientists.

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