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Business agility and the transformative promise of the true analytics platform

Business agility and the transformative promise of the true analytics platform

August 7, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Agility is all about speed of response and the flexibility to turn on the proverbial dime in any new direction that a business requires. It’s the ability to operate at any scale, speed or scope of business that planning and circumstances may require. A true analytics platform is agile enough to...
Unlocking quality insights from your hybrid cloud

Unlocking quality insights from your hybrid cloud

July 9, 2015 | by Praveenkumar Hosangadi, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
When organizations adopt a hybrid cloud environment, they add another layer of complexity to their information supply chains. Despite the added complexity, organizations still need to ensure completeness, accuracy and availability of information for high-quality insights. To achieve these data...
Securing data to realize the benefits from cloud

Securing data to realize the benefits from cloud

July 8, 2015 | by Praveenkumar Hosangadi, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
Without doubt, cloud-based data presents a wealth of potential information for organizations seeking to build and maintain competitive advantage in their industries. To fully realize the benefits of the cloud, organizations need to have a good hybrid information governance model in place. A key...
4 steps towards achieving your analytics "yield of dreams"

4 steps towards achieving your analytics "yield of dreams"

June 4, 2015 | by Richard Christner, Partner, Business, Customer & Operations Strategy Consulting, IBM
In a recently published IBM Institute for Business Value whitepaper, a team of internal consultants discusses real examples of analytics projects at IBM. Lessons learned from these projects have led to a framework of four critical best practices that can help any organization build a solid...
The renaissance age of risk management

The renaissance age of risk management

May 29, 2015 | by Craig MacPherson, Worldwide Content Marketing Manager - Financial Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The governance, risk and compliance (GRC) sessions at IBM Vision 2015 kicked off with a thought-provoking keynote address: The renaissance age of risk management.
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.
A maturity model for big data and analytics

A maturity model for big data and analytics

May 26, 2015 | by Chris Nott, CTO Big Data & Analytics, IBM UK & Ireland, IBM
The speed at which executives expect data-driven insights is accelerating. How can organizations ensure that investments they make in analytics today will have the flexibility to cope with the demands of tomorrow? Successful outcomes require a business-driven approach, and the big data and...
Fight the cold cyberwar with analytics

Fight the cold cyberwar with analytics

May 21, 2015 | by Andrew Friedrich, Big Data, Analytics & Cyber Solution Leader, IBM
Malware, in and of itself, is not malicious; the cybercriminal behind the malicious code is the real culprit. Learn why a strategic, investigative shift in focus on both the cyberattack and the nefarious organizations behind them is necessary in today’s cyberwarfare engagement.
Trusting the ecosystem that sustains and maintains the Internet of Things

Trusting the ecosystem that sustains and maintains the Internet of Things

May 20, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Trusting the sometimes impersonal Internet of Things (IoT) will require pervasive, ongoing and implicit trust by society as a whole in IoT’s invisible ecosystem.
Apache Spark and the power of openness

Apache Spark and the power of openness

May 15, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
The drive toward industry openness continues at full speed, and Apache Spark is expected to become one of the centerpieces of the big data industry fabric. As a closely aligned technology with Apache Hadoop, it stands to benefit from broad adoption of core open data platform technologies.

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