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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.
How to get started with Apache Spark today

How to get started with Apache Spark today

May 27, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
An increasing number of use cases for big data and analytics can be Apache Spark's sweet spots. Take a look at several low-latency applications in which Spark is well-suited for analysis of cached, live data.
Designing systems of insight

Designing systems of insight

May 27, 2015 | by Chris Nott, CTO Big Data & Analytics, IBM UK & Ireland, IBM
A system of insight ecosystem enables individuals to locate and access data, build visualizations and create analytical models that can help improve the operations of organizations. See how the data reservoir reference architecture describes the technical capabilities necessary for a system of...
How the world’s most successful organizations use analytics to innovate

How the world’s most successful organizations use analytics to innovate

May 26, 2015 | by Anthony Marshall, Strategy Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value, IBM
In a recent IBM Institute for Business Value study, discover how business leaders take big data and analytics to the next level by creating a platform for advancing, identifying and defining innovation.
Innovative battery technology and the energy storage benefits for utilities

Innovative battery technology and the energy storage benefits for utilities

May 26, 2015 | by Jennifer Potter, Writer, Freelance
A stationary battery capable of powering someone's home may be released in the next few months. How will these technologies impact utility companies? How should they prepare to ensure their business stays successful?
VoLTE features: What they are, why they matter

VoLTE features: What they are, why they matter

May 26, 2015 | by Jeff Bertolucci, Writer, Freelance
VoLTE features are the next big thing in cellular networks. Here's why service providers and consumers can benefit.
Mainframe data virtualization brings data and analytics closer together

Mainframe data virtualization brings data and analytics closer together

May 26, 2015 | by Mike Miranda, Writer and Public Relations, Rocket Software
Business decision makers must have timely access to accurate business data. Mainframe data integration through virtualization empowers businesses to take full advantage of new information, existing data and analytics.
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...
HealthToon: Looking at the big picture of healthcare transformation

HealthToon: Looking at the big picture of healthcare transformation

May 22, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Specialist for Public Sector, IBM
Our second HealthToon illustrates an effort to gain a big picture understanding of how to drive healthcare transformation.
Jen Q. Public: Analytics help connect the dots for cybersecurity

Jen Q. Public: Analytics help connect the dots for cybersecurity

May 22, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The increasing number of hacks reported in the news every day is chilling. What can public and private organizations do to protect themselves and the people they serve from relentless cyber threats? Take comfort that big data and analytics are on the case in innovative, intelligent ways.

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