Blogs

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...
How technology advancements contribute to the democratization of data

How technology advancements contribute to the democratization of data

July 19, 2016 | by Jim Young, Content Marketing Manager, IBM
Thanks to the democratization of data, rising numbers of businesses are making highly insightful decisions that are producing beneficial real-world results. Catch a few highlights from a podcast that takes a deep dive into how open source analytics processing engines and high volumes of data are...
How cognitive systems and personal digital records will improve education

How cognitive systems and personal digital records will improve education

July 15, 2016 | by Katharine Frase, VP, Education Business Development, IBM
Student data derived from multiple sources can feed a rich repository for cognitive systems delivering actionable insight to teachers that helps them personalize education. But the sensitivities around data privacy can challenge this objective. Discover how an understanding of student data...
Why data science should be your top priority

Why data science should be your top priority

July 11, 2016 | by Brooke Lawrie, Content Marketing Manager, Data Science, IBM Analytics, IBM
What is the key to staying ahead of the competition? Quite simply, data science. See why innovative companies have embraced the power behind data and analytics to move themselves way out in front of competitors.

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