Blogs

Jen Q. Public: Predict criminal activity and effectively investigate crime

Jen Q. Public: Predict criminal activity and effectively investigate crime

April 24, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Big Data Strategy lead, IBM
In the first edition of Jen Q. Public, Jen enjoys a quiet, safe evening at home thanks to predictive analytics and intelligent policing.
Public Sector News: April 2015 Issue 1

Public Sector News: April 2015 Issue 1

April 24, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Big Data Strategy lead, IBM
The Internet and our social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
The resurgent relevance of the data warehouse

The resurgent relevance of the data warehouse

April 23, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
The data warehouse has never been more relevant than it is now. The DW’s role in the big data universe appears likely to grow. What the DW does, above all else (and this is far from its only role in many organizations) is serve as hub for governing your system-of-record data to be delivered into...
Machine-milled insights and the limits of algorithmic automation in cognitive computing

Machine-milled insights and the limits of algorithmic automation in cognitive computing

April 23, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Machine learning is a tool for making humans more productive. Machine learning methods vary in degrees of automation. Regardless of how one performs machine learning, data scientists must still prepare the data sets, specify the algorithms, execute them and interpret the results. The process of...
Digital data transfer is transforming the auto industry

Digital data transfer is transforming the auto industry

April 23, 2015 | by Ben Stanley, Global Automotive Lead, IBM
The "Automotive 2025: Industry without borders" study talks about new types of digital data that drivers will control, enabling them to transfer personal data, preferences and configurations between vehicles. 78 percent of the executives we interviewed expect that this will be available within a...
Can analytics help decrease attrition in higher education?

Can analytics help decrease attrition in higher education?

April 23, 2015 | by Robert Dolan, Jr., Worldwide Industry Marketing Leader, Government & Education, IBM Analytics
Student attrition is a serious concern for colleges and universities around the world. Analytics and data can help higher education institutions manage attrition by helping to align all data to get a comprehensive view of each student, and then using analytics to determine who may be at risk. Once...
Why partner with a business leader in data warehousing

Why partner with a business leader in data warehousing

April 23, 2015 | by Wendy Lucas, Program Director for Data Warehouse Marketing, IBM
Regardless of your specific DW requirements, it’s as important as ever to partner with a vendor that has the proven breadth and depth of solutions to fit each of these needs. Gartner cites IBM’s “broad offering and integration across products that can support all four major data warehouse use cases...
Financial News Highlights: April 2015

Financial News Highlights: April 2015

April 22, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
If your world is anything like mine, this week has flown by and, with it, a large and growing list of articles that I want to find time to read! To help, I’ve made a list of the articles that we might both be interested in.
How the Internet of Things is driving the future of electric vehicles

How the Internet of Things is driving the future of electric vehicles

April 22, 2015 | by Ron Felice, Solution Architect for Analytics and IoT, IBM
The future of grid modernization and the integration of battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles is the topic of today's Internet of Things blog.
Standardizing the world of the Internet of Things

Standardizing the world of the Internet of Things

April 22, 2015 | by Tim Moran, Director of Interactive Sales, WNEP-TV / WNEP.com
While the livestream event focused on the Internet of Things (IoT), I felt that IoT wasn't actually the true, overarching message at all. In my opinion, the absolutely key takeaway was the idea of "standardization."

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