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What to expect at IFA 2015

What to expect at IFA 2015

August 24, 2015 | by Ryan Begley, Product Manager IoT Division - Connected Products, IBM
When it comes to cutting-edge technology, the annual IFA consumer electronics trade show never ceases to amaze attendees from around the globe. The IFA 2015 event held in Berlin, Germany, is expected to expand broadly from last year’s presentations and announcements of connected products. Check out...
Public Sector News: Data permeates education, government and cybercrime

Public Sector News: Data permeates education, government and cybercrime

August 2015, Issue 17

August 24, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Public sector news the week of August 10, 2015 looked at how governments and organizations can use data and social media for public benefits. News highlights for the week of August 17, 2015, however, demonstrate the doubled-edged sword that is big data.
Insurance insights help you understand your policyholders

Insurance insights help you understand your policyholders

August 24, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
What does it take to really know your policyholders? Insurers who want to survive in the competitive marketplace need to turn to intelligent and agile insights provided by data analytics based on customer behavior, needs and preferences. With data-based insights, insurers can tackle key pain points...
Optimizing Internet of Things data tracking in-store

Optimizing Internet of Things data tracking in-store

August 24, 2015 | by Shelly Kramer, Co-CEO, V3 Broadsuite
Internet of Things data is transforming the world around us in a dramatic fashion, whether it affects smart buildings that optimize energy usage or farmers that use sensors to monitor animals. In the process, it's creating an avalanche of data. Managing that information and extracting meaningful...
Big data drives disaster preparedness, helping predict the unexpected

Big data drives disaster preparedness, helping predict the unexpected

August 24, 2015 | by James O'Brien, Business and Technology Writer
Data analytics are allowing disaster preparedness organizations to model emergency predictions worldwide.
Data visualization playbook: Letting the data dictate the visualization

Data visualization playbook: Letting the data dictate the visualization

August 21, 2015 | by Jennifer Shin
Data visualization techniques can give data scientists a vital tool for representing the data that analysts and line-of-business users need to make strategic decisions. Discover how a few simple considerations of a specific data set in a real-world use case enables data scientists to implement cost...
How the Internet of Things is transforming the automotive industry

How the Internet of Things is transforming the automotive industry

August 21, 2015 | by Stefan Schumacher, Director, Global Automotive Solutions, IBM
Today’s automobiles seem to be quickly morphing into connected devices on wheels. As the boundaries of the auto industry blur, and as new competitors get into the mix, see how traditional industry participants are utilizing real-time streaming data analysis and the Internet of Things to thrive amid...
Jen Q. Public: Data analytics for smarter emergency management

Jen Q. Public: Data analytics for smarter emergency management

August 21, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans compel Jen to reflect on how technology and data analytics have made great strides in enhancing governmental preparation and response to natural disasters.
HealthToon: Minimizing manual data management to maximize brain injury research

HealthToon: Minimizing manual data management to maximize brain injury research

August 21, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Specialist for Public Sector, IBM
University of Montana researchers maximized analytics to improve outcomes through highly effective and prompt brain trauma treatment and accelerated experimental research. Analytics also enabled quick identification of patients likely to develop post-traumatic epilepsy.
Telecommunication systems: Using data to compete without having a fire sale

Telecommunication systems: Using data to compete without having a fire sale

August 21, 2015 | by Jennifer Gregory, Technical Writer
I love a good sale. It's hard to resist the temptation of getting a designer shirt for an eighth of the cost and filling your bag full of clothes for the same price you'd normally spend on a single dress. But I've learned the hard way, and heard my mother tell me a thousand times, that just because...