Blogs

Knocking it out of the park with the Internet of Things

April 17, 2015 | by Mary Gorczynski, Social Strategist for the Internet of Things, IBM
@MarysMicrophone hands the microphone to the experts to learn how the Internet of Things is impacting their business.
HealthToon: Taking down chronic diseases with advanced analytics

HealthToon: Taking down chronic diseases with advanced analytics

April 17, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Specialist for Public Sector, IBM
Our first HealthToon brings attention to the problem of healthcare providers who are under pressure to reduce readmissions for patients with chronic health conditions.
The Internet of Things rocks the Museum of Natural History

The Internet of Things rocks the Museum of Natural History

April 16, 2015 | by Bret Greenstein, Vice President, Internet of Things Continuous Engineering & Asset Management Solutions, IBM
IBM hosted a signature moment event at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on April 9, 2015. The event showcased some exciting announcements around the Internet of Things solutions and was received very favorably by all in attendance.
Bridge the gap between insight and action with advanced analytics

Bridge the gap between insight and action with advanced analytics

April 16, 2015 | by Mikhail Lakirovich, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
Discover how two complementary technologies, predictive analytics and prescriptive analytics, can work together to help you forecast future events and choose the best response based on your business objectives.
How metalytics can translate petabytes into profit

How metalytics can translate petabytes into profit

April 15, 2015 | by Michael Schrage, Research Fellow, MIT Center for Digital Business
Thoughtful analytics ought to offer measurable insight into how—qualitatively and/or quantitatively—more data correlates with enhanced economic value. Call it the metalytics—analytics about analytics—of value creation and discovery. Data-driven organizations need to take metalytics metrics...
How the Open Data Platform is driving Hadoop's maturation

How the Open Data Platform is driving Hadoop's maturation

April 14, 2015 | by Joel Horwitz, Director of Marketing for IBM Big Data & Analytics, IBM
The time has come for the analytics industry to work together to harden the Hadoop platform with a shared vision and foundation to build on to move forward. Open standards that are common to all solution providers are a path in the right direction. Enter the Open Data Platform (ODP) group of Hadoop...
How to get started with data governance

How to get started with data governance

April 13, 2015 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director for InfoSphere Portfolio Marketing
Among all the data-related opportunities and concerns of this year, one that is demanding increased attention is information governance. Governance is a concern because the growing business appetite for insights puts pressure on systems to deliver data rapidly, whether it is well-governed or not....
Bad data need not apply

Bad data need not apply

April 10, 2015 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director for InfoSphere Portfolio Marketing
In an environment where lack of trust is common, the data warehouse challenge is not just finding the best warehouse technology, but also determining how to create a warehouse that instills confidence among the business users who receive the output of analysis.
Fighting crime with mobile technology

Fighting crime with mobile technology

April 9, 2015 | by Bob Fund, i2 COPLINK Product Manager, IBM
Did you know that the convenience and speed of mobile is now applied to the work of policing? Criminals are often experts at utilizing technology to commit crime. Now our police officers have mobile speed and ease of use to help them make data-driven decisions on the front lines.
Predictive business: Tools for bending the future in your direction

Predictive business: Tools for bending the future in your direction

April 9, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
High-quality predictive analytics, statistical modeling and data mining tools are the heart of a well-run modern organization. Organizations of all sizes, in all sectors and geographies, are using these tools to drive evidence-based predictions into the full range of business processes, operations...

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