Blogs

Time is money, but for decision debt collaboration costs less

Time is money, but for decision debt collaboration costs less

Where chief data officers find their own technical debt

June 30, 2016 | by Matthew Mikell, Market Manager, IBM
Don’t let your business come to a standstill as a result of technical debt. Discover how a decision debt approach to tools and analytics help overcome the quick-fix solutions that contribute to technical debt and its impact on business.
The 3 Cs of big data

The 3 Cs of big data

June 23, 2016 | by Chris Nott, Client Technical Leader for UK Public Sector, IBM UK Ltd.
Data scientists and others often encapsulate big data by its dimensions known as the four Vs: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. But when considering big data as a source for insight to enhance decision making, it may be best characterized by its three Cs—confidence, context and choice—with...
Keep your head above water with information lifecycle governance

Keep your head above water with information lifecycle governance

June 21, 2016 | by Nadine Noreldin, Esq., Content Marketing Manager, Information Lifecycle Governance (ILG), IBM
Ubiquitous data is so easily generated, and for that reason many enterprises today are exceedingly challenged to handle it all successfully. Take a look at a comprehensive information lifecycle governance solution that can help prevent enterprises from becoming submerged in their own sea of data.
InsightOut: The role of Apache Atlas in the open metadata ecosystem

InsightOut: The role of Apache Atlas in the open metadata ecosystem

Frameworks for open metadata and governance

June 10, 2016 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
What makes Apache Atlas different from other metadata solutions is that it is designed to ship with the platform where the data is stored. It is, in fact, a core component of the data platform.
InsightOut: The case for open metadata and governance

InsightOut: The case for open metadata and governance

May 20, 2016 | by Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Analytics Group CTO Office, IBM
As the data used by an enterprise grows in size, variety and importance, it is no longer acceptable that the gathering and maintenance of metadata remains an under-funded and neglected afterthought for data-driven organizations. Metadata management needs to become a key focus of an organization's...
InsightOut: Metadata and governance

InsightOut: Metadata and governance

It may sound boring, but it holds the key to self-service

April 27, 2016 | by Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and VP, CTO for Information & Analytics Group, IBM
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. Discover why metadata and governance are taking a...

Why big data?

Making the complex simple

April 15, 2016 | by Mike Ferguson, Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited
This short series of blogs for the business user is designed to turn key technologies into easy to understand concepts to help explain why they are needed in a modern digital enterprise. When looking at consumer and business transactions in today’s online world, many people may ask, “Why big data...
IBM CDO Summit 2016, San Francisco, CA

IBM CDO Summit 2016, San Francisco, CA

April 14, 2016 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Execution Strategist, IBM
Get caught up with presentations, quotes, photos and more from the Chief Data Officer Summit in San Francisco.
InsightOut: Role-based interaction with the information and analytics lifecycle

InsightOut: Role-based interaction with the information and analytics lifecycle

March 28, 2016 | by Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and VP, CTO for Information & Analytics Group, IBM
A variety of organizational roles interact with business data, and each role faces its own particular challenges in collaborating with its IT counterparts. In this installment of the InsightOut series, learn more about the responsibilities of these personas, exploring the considerations that govern...
What keeps your C-level colleagues awake at night?

What keeps your C-level colleagues awake at night?

Tailor your analytics conversations

March 24, 2016 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
Bringing analytics to the C-suite doesn’t have to be a struggle. Learn how you can tailor your analytics conversations to help your executive colleagues throw open the door to new vistas of business opportunity.

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