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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.
The changing face of business intelligence

The changing face of business intelligence

March 15, 2016 | by Akshata Pai, Content Marketing Manager, Cognos Analytics, IBM
The transition to a modern business intelligence and analytics platform helps create value by getting deeper insights from diverse data sources. But how can organizations make this transition? By focusing on four important areas.
InsightOut: Enabling a highly collaborative and data-driven organization

InsightOut: Enabling a highly collaborative and data-driven organization

March 14, 2016 | by Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and VP, CTO for Information & Analytics Group, IBM
Organizations looking to be more data-driven than ever before not only want to pervasively enable analytics across their enterprises, but they also aim to allow for enhanced collaboration and interaction. In this second InsightOut series installment, see how they can face the challenges to...
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...

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