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How heavy is your performance management backpack?

How heavy is your performance management backpack?

August 28, 2015 | by Rob McBride, Performance Management Executive, IBM
Don’t let performance management get you down. Instead, learn how accelerated performance management is making today’s companies agile enough for tomorrow, and discover why the cloud is making that acceleration possible.
Jen Q. Public: Taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity

Jen Q. Public: Taking a proactive approach to cybersecurity

August 28, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Clearly, no organization is impenetrable when it comes to cyberattacks by hackers—not the US government’s Office of Personnel Management, not major retailers, not Ashley Madison, and not even global enterprise technology vendors. The sinister realities of cyberattacks in today’s world hit Jen hard...
The digital future of healthcare is here

The digital future of healthcare is here

Slow spiraling costs and improve processes for better care

August 28, 2015 | by Andy Thurai, Program Director - API Economy, IoT and Connected Cloud solutions, IBM
As the US deals with ever-growing healthcare expenditures, the industry must somehow bring these expenses under control. Digitizing all aspects of healthcare is an excellent way to help slow down spiraling costs and improve processes.
Imagine the power of personalized banking

Imagine the power of personalized banking

August 28, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Customer-centric banking is providing tangible benefits to banks that want to increase customer lifetime value. By understanding your customers as individuals, you can tailor your marketing offers according to their needs and preferences.
Debating my energy consumption habits

Debating my energy consumption habits

August 27, 2015 | by John Johnson, Editor, RFID 24-7 & Content on Demand
The start of summer marks the beginning of an annual internal struggle. When the temperatures and humidity rise during the season's first heat wave, I reassess my energy consumption habits, specifically when I turn on the air conditioner (AC). This internal dispute pits personal comfort versus a...

A predictive analytics tool can save your customers time and help the economy

August 27, 2015 | by Jennifer Gregory, Technical Writer
Your telecommunications company has its big data strategy down to a science. You collect data, mine it and then use it to provide personalized service, design targeted marketing campaigns and create partnerships. But are you getting the most benefit possible from your data analytics program?
Assessing the impact of upcoming lease accounting changes

Assessing the impact of upcoming lease accounting changes

August 27, 2015 | by Dan Barrett, Facilities Management Portfolio Marketing Leader, IBM
Upcoming changes to the lease accounting standard are expected to compel organizations to record recent and existing leases on balance sheets, which have traditionally been off balance sheet. Find out the latest word on the street about these changes, and how they are expected to impact...
The strategic impact of predictive analytics

The strategic impact of predictive analytics

August 27, 2015 | by Kenneth Jensen, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Predictive analytics can transform your organization by helping you compete more effectively, grow sales revenues, retain customers, discover new customers, prevent fraud, improve operations and much more—but to achieve these strategic impacts, it’s best to think big, start small and act fast.
Using the right technology for classification and text analytics

Using the right technology for classification and text analytics

August 27, 2015 | by Jacques Roy, WW Technical Sales - Big Data: InfoSphere Streams, Informix TimeSeries, IBM
A document classification model can join together with text analytics to categorize documents dynamically, determining their value and sending them for further processing. Learn how a quick, efficient solution can create business advantage.
Improving customer loyalty by leveraging social media insights

Improving customer loyalty by leveraging social media insights

August 27, 2015 | by Ritika Puri, Consumer Products Writer
Social media sources such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest help CPG leaders listen to, learn from and connect with consumers. Here are three ways that CPG leaders are expanding their use of data and analytics to augment their social media strategies.

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