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Becoming cognitive: A new disruptor remakes the business landscape

Becoming cognitive: A new disruptor remakes the business landscape

February 11, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Cognitive analytics is reshaping the face of computing, bringing previously inaccessible capabilities to businesses across a range of industries. Discover how cognitive computing capabilities can help you create a cognitively enriched environment that can make your organization a hotbed of...
InsightOut: Multispeed IT drives fast business experiments and empowered citizen analysts

InsightOut: Multispeed IT drives fast business experiments and empowered citizen analysts

February 4, 2016 | by Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and VP, CTO for Information & Analytics Group, IBM
Disruptive innovations such as big data, machine learning, cognitive computing and cloud-based services are presenting analytics professionals with rapid transformation that impacts business. As a result, organizations are adopting new best practices for data analysis processes. Dig into this first...
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.
Insight: Finding the wow-factor in your data

Insight: Finding the wow-factor in your data

January 21, 2016 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
When looking for course-changing insight, connecting the dots of information can range from meticulous exercises to bursts of inspiration. However this wow-factor insight may be derived, it can take organizations and industries on a new trajectory characterizing the dawn of an era in which...
Debating the hot topics in weather data analytics

Debating the hot topics in weather data analytics

January 20, 2016 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Although the weather can frequently be the go-to topic when engaging in small talk, it is very much intertwined with deeper discussions around the environment, global warming, and reducing carbon emissions. A rising tide of sensor-derived, Internet of Things data is now fueling a worldwide focus on...
Making time, building knowledge and connecting with the analytics community

Making time, building knowledge and connecting with the analytics community

January 15, 2016 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Dedicated time for education can be elusive for even the best time managers among us. Find out how you can take charge of your learning by scheduling specific educational opportunities for yourself, and discover how a cohesive analytics platform can free you to focus on getting the education you...
Spark and big data discovery: An evolutionary perspective

Spark and big data discovery: An evolutionary perspective

January 4, 2016 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of...

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.

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