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Enhancing risk data management with utility and refinery models

Enhancing risk data management with utility and refinery models

July 29, 2016 | by Thomas Martin, WW Lead, Wealth & Asset Management Investment Analytics, IBM Risk Analytics
How to enhance risk management can be a vital consideration when organizations need to determine whether a particular behavior is an anomaly or representative of a large problem. Perhaps a chief reputation officer is required to take on the responsibility of identifying gaps that may exist between...
Analytics Brief: Can we win the war against hackers, terrorists and criminals?

Analytics Brief: Can we win the war against hackers, terrorists and criminals?

July 29, 2016 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
How can public agencies, law enforcement and citizens utilize advanced technologies to their advantage in the war on cyber threats, terrorism, fraud and crime? Hear what leading security experts have to say in a recent Analytics Brief on staying ahead of cyber criminals, terrorists and hackers.
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.
Insight Ops: The road to a collaborative self-service model

Insight Ops: The road to a collaborative self-service model

July 28, 2016 | by Tim Vincent, IBM Fellow and VP, CTO for Information & Analytics Group, IBM
Now introducing the “Insight Ops” model. This new model will embrace and enable an agile environment for discovery and exploration and manage the transition necessary to deploy the insight to make it actionable.
Analytics for the office of finance: How smart CFOs stay ahead

Analytics for the office of finance: How smart CFOs stay ahead

July 25, 2016 | by Paul Bard, Senior Marketing Writer, IBM
Financial offices within organizations drive strategic planning and implementation that require enhanced insight into the business, the market and trends. Explore highlights from a recent IBM paper surveying C-suite executives and detailing the correlation between leaders deploying analytics...
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.
How fraud and breaches of cybersecurity impact financial institutions

How fraud and breaches of cybersecurity impact financial institutions

July 22, 2016 | by Scott Schober, President and CEO, Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc.
Fraud detection and prevention are critical, but the banking industry needs to see beyond fraud. By effectively using cybersecurity assessment tools, banking regulators and institutions along with the financial services industry need to intelligently adapt and be ever-vigilant against the rise in...
Best of all worlds: A hybrid data warehouse approach that delivers cloud-like flexibility

Best of all worlds: A hybrid data warehouse approach that delivers cloud-like flexibility

July 21, 2016 | by Wendy Lucas, Program Director for Data Warehouse Marketing, IBM
The IBM dashDB Local warehouse solution combines a full range of data warehousing capabilities while delivering the levels of flexibility and control associated with the cloud. Begin your own free trial of dashDB Local today to discover how it can help you bring new levels of capability to your...
CIO Insights: The culture of data—Putting data to work for the business

CIO Insights: The culture of data—Putting data to work for the business

July 20, 2016 | by Nancy Hensley, Director of Offering Management, IBM Analytics, IBM
When I spoke with Derek Schoettle, General Manager, Analytics Platform Services, the subject of open source capabilities came up a few times. Data is going to change the culture of business, and in fact it becomes the culture when you truly embrace it.
Predictive weather data: Forecasting storm paths to protect communities

Predictive weather data: Forecasting storm paths to protect communities

July 20, 2016 | by James O'Brien, Business and Technology Writer
Scientists are using predictive weather data capabilities to analyze and forecast storm paths with increasing accuracy. They’re tapping into data from a variety of sources for information, and these developments and applications of data analytics help keep communities in the paths of oncoming...

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