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The 7 drivers of effective decision optimization

The 7 drivers of effective decision optimization

July 29, 2016 | by Hans Schlenker, Decision Optimization Offering Manager, IBM
To drive coordinated planning across diverse business functions, and deliver huge value to planners and decision-makers, the most efficient approach is to use common decision optimization tools that address business and process specifics.
Unstructured and structured data versus repetitive and non-repetitive data

Unstructured and structured data versus repetitive and non-repetitive data

July 25, 2016 | by W.H. Inmon, Owner, Forest Rim Technology
Maybe classifying data as structured or unstructured isn’t so simple. What is structured to some may not be structured to others and vice versa. When it comes to the business value of data, consider another way to look at data—whether it is repetitive data or non-repetitive data.
Well-versed in big data and analytics? Consider being an IBM Press author

Well-versed in big data and analytics?

Consider being an IBM Press author

June 28, 2016 | by Natalie J. Troia, Marketing Program Manager, IBM
Are you a big data and analytics subject-matter expert? Do you enjoy writing? Would you like to be published? Check out IBM Press and the great opportunity to be a big data and analytics author. Share your expertise with readers from customer and partner organizations, colleagues and the greater...
Top analytics tools in 2016

Top analytics tools in 2016

June 10, 2016 | by Gaurav Vohra, CEO & Co-Founder, Jigsaw Academy, The Online School of Analytics
Join us for a look at what’s on the horizon in data analytics, discovering how a broad array of tools aims to change the way we do—and think about—data science.
End-to-end analytics in the cloud

End-to-end analytics in the cloud

June 9, 2016 | by John J. Thomas, Distinguished Engineer and Director, IBM Competitive Project Office, IBM
Deriving actionable insight from data and analytics is shifting to unified, cloud-based platforms that can be used by a variety of analysis personas. Take a look at a national retail chain scenario demonstrating how a comprehensive portfolio of end-to-end analytics in the cloud can provide the...
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...
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 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...
The Internet of Things is here

The Internet of Things is here

March 3, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The Internet of Things is the digital future that is dead ahead. Are industries and businesses prepared for the onslaught of data that is already transforming our world today? In this series, take a glimpse into this future and the questions that will need to be addressed for all that the Internet...
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...

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