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Move up and to the right: Why clients succeed with sales performance management

Move up and to the right: Why clients succeed with sales performance management

February 8, 2016 | by Alan Chapman, Director, Sales Performance Management, IBM
IBM SPM is a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales Performance Management. Discover how IBM incentive compensation management solutions can help your organization move “up and to the right.”
The battle between utilities and renewable energy newcomers is heating up

The battle between utilities and renewable energy newcomers is heating up

The contender who is able to use big data analytics to quickly pave the way to a sustainable, energy efficient future will be the victor

February 8, 2016 | by Aylee Nielsen, Digital Marketing Strategist, IBM Analytics
As the promise of renewable energy paints pictures of an ever brighter future, energy suppliers find themselves locked in a fierce battle for supremacy. Will you be able to seize the advantage in an industry that thrives on data? No matter who triumphs in the battle for the renewable energy market...
IBM Cloud Data Services officially Open for Data with launch of new portfolio of tools for the next generation information handler

IBM Cloud Data Services officially Open for Data with launch of new portfolio of tools for the next generation information handler

February 4, 2016 | by Derek Schoettle, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform and Cloud Data Services, IBM
Today, IBM Cloud Data Services is announcing that we’re officially open for data. Our new range of cloud-based tools is designed squarely to address not only the challenges of the modern enterprise, but also the new breed of data handlers driving the enterprise forward.
Aim higher: Analytics and information management in the cloud

Aim higher: Analytics and information management in the cloud

February 4, 2016 | by Dan Vesset, Group Vice President for Analytics and Information Management, IDC
Modern cloud solutions for analytics and information management will play a significant role in enabling and simplifying self-service access to the right data at the right time by all those who need it and have a right to use it. But this approach will require a process led by a strategy that takes...
Open for business: Enterprise cloud solution adoption continues unabated

Open for business: Enterprise cloud solution adoption continues unabated

February 4, 2016 | by Dan Vesset, Group Vice President for Analytics and Information Management, IDC
When it comes to cloud deployments of analytics and information management (AIM) technology, it is no longer a question of why to adopt cloud solutions but rather when and how. Today's modern cloud solutions are open for business - open for your data and open for your applications.
What if hackers took over our power grid?

What if hackers took over our power grid?

Getting to the root of cybersecurity and protecting critical infrastructure

February 4, 2016 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
In an era of almost daily news reports of cybersecurity breaches, cyber threats and cyber attacks, an attack on critical infrastructure and power grids grows more likely every day. What can be done about it? Is the US adequately prepared to thwart such an attack? Consider several factors in...
Secure collaboration: How the cloud fuels creativity across geography

Secure collaboration: How the cloud fuels creativity across geography

February 4, 2016 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
Writers, editors and artists can transcend geographic boundaries with cloud-based technology.
Here's what happened when we took Watson Analytics for Social Media out for a spin

Here's what happened when we took Watson Analytics for Social Media out for a spin

February 4, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Advanced analytics, reporting and aggregation software for social media is everywhere these days. As a social media manager, my job is to keep testing out these tools all the time. In all of this testing, seeing a disruptive product that makes you stop and think is rare. And yet I’m pleased to say...
Consumer goods industry trends: How companies are driving product sales via big data

Consumer goods industry trends: How companies are driving product sales via big data

February 4, 2016 | by Barbara Thau, Business and Technology Writer
Consumer products giants such as Unilever and Kraft are turning to big data to drive sales and respond to industry trends.
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...

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