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Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

August 31, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
The most efficient way for data scientists to convey vital information is through visualizations—but if they aren’t easily understood, critical insights may become lost. Here’s a quick and handy guide to creating data visualizations that are appropriately detailed to ensure maximum effectiveness.
Applying data analytics to personalize care for every cancer patient

Applying data analytics to personalize care for every cancer patient

August 19, 2015 | by Bernhard Warner, Veteran Journalist and Partner, StoryTK
Medical experts agree that personalized care is integral to the fight against cancer, but providing such care is easier said than done when more than 14 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year. In this podcast, hear how one of the world’s leading cancer researchers plans to use big data...
Unlocking business value through enterprise Hadoop adoption

Unlocking business value through enterprise Hadoop adoption

June 12, 2015 | by Hema Reddy, Program Director, IBM Systems Big Data and Analytics Portfolio Marketing, IBM
Hadoop has opened the doors to applications that must handle extremely high volumes of data across hundreds or thousands of clusters to generate some very valuable insights on which today’s businesses depend in their quest to stay competitive and drive revenue.
Who are today's analytics professionals?

Who are today's analytics professionals?

May 27, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Discover nine fields of study for corresponding data analysis professionals that contribute significantly to analytics projects, their key value propositions and challenges and high-level suggestions for categorizing and organizing the rapidly growing analytics resource pool.
Why analytics isn’t the answer for driving HR transformation

Why analytics isn’t the answer for driving HR transformation

May 4, 2015 | by Adam Jelic, Partner, Talent & Change Public Sector Leader, IBM
Many companies ask themselves how they can adapt to the current technological landscape. Workforce analytics alone are not enough. Developing and managing talent and workforce along with strong advocacy to champion transformation leads to successful outcomes.
How metalytics can translate petabytes into profit

How metalytics can translate petabytes into profit

April 15, 2015 | by Michael Schrage, Research Fellow, MIT Center for Digital Business
Thoughtful analytics ought to offer measurable insight into how—qualitatively and/or quantitatively—more data correlates with enhanced economic value. Call it the metalytics—analytics about analytics—of value creation and discovery. Data-driven organizations need to take metalytics metrics...
Develop a better world with Hadoop

Develop a better world with Hadoop

April 3, 2015 | by Jason Burns, ITSO Social Business Manager, IBM
How would you save the world? That’s the question we posed to the development community several months ago when we launched our Hadoop4Good Campaign.

Big data: Not just for big business

March 18, 2015 | by Nick Rojas, Independent Consultant, Self-Employed
Though big data has long been thought to be the domain of solely large-scale enterprises, more and more this perception is proving to be false.

Visualizing big science like never before

March 12, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Scientists are increasingly using computational methods to analyze larger samples of the populations of interest, as well as deeper correlations within those populations, than ever before. This is the new paradigm of whole-population analytics, which has become more feasible as storage costs...

How the Internet of Things is shaping modern business

March 11, 2015 | by Ahmed Banafa, Distinguished Tenured Staff, Faculty, Author, Speaker
When an object can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them.

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