Blogs

When milliseconds matter: Injecting real-time analytics into operational systems

When milliseconds matter: Injecting real-time analytics into operational systems

September 14, 2015 | by Paul DiMarzio, Worldwide Portfolio Marketing Manager, IBM z Systems Big Data and Analytics, IBM
If your organization is trying to make the most of its analytics capabilities, don’t miss these IBM Insight sessions—a presentation and a super session offering a deep look into the world of real-time analytics and discussing how to inject analytics into real-time operational systems.
Is entertainment ready for data science?

Is entertainment ready for data science?

September 14, 2015 | by Aylee Nielsen, Analytics Community Manager, IBM
A data science craze is sweeping the world—but what is data science, and how can it revolutionize the entertainment industry? In spite of the massive amounts of data that have been collected for years, without data analysis, valuable insights remain undiscovered. As the field of data science...
Public Sector News: Applying big data insights to higher education

Public Sector News: Applying big data insights to higher education

September 2015, Issue 20

September 14, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Execution Strategist, IBM
The Internet and social feeds are full of articles, blogs, news and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and culls highly interesting items that provide fodder for thought, discussion and debate.
5 inventory analytics best practices to achieve inventory optimization

5 inventory analytics best practices to achieve inventory optimization

September 14, 2015 | by Tristan O'Gorman, IoT Product Designer/Architect, IBM
How organizations approach inventory optimization can pave the way for business success. Although significant obstacles lie in the way, adopting five best practices can help organizations incorporate analytics into their inventory optimization.

Apply streaming analytics technology to improve medical care

September 11, 2015 | by Roger Rea, InfoSphere Streams Product Manager
The Internet of Things offers great potential in many fields, but healthcare can benefit in ways that affect everyone. An upcoming webcast describes how IoT-related technologies and streaming analytics can help healthcare providers reduce costs and improve patient outcomes.
The top three spreadsheet errors of the decade—so far

The top three spreadsheet errors of the decade—so far

September 11, 2015 | by Paul Bard, Senior Marketing Writer, IBM
Despite being the go-to tool for budgets, forecasts and planning, spreadsheets are unfortunately often prone to errors, primarily because of the volume of manual processes the tool requires. Three noteworthy examples from the past decade illustrate how damaging spreadsheet errors can be. By...
IoT Solutions World Congress: Showcasing the potential of the connected world

IoT Solutions World Congress: Showcasing the potential of the connected world

September 11, 2015 | by Zach Jory, Worldwide IoT and Industrial Digital Strategist, IBM
In the coming decade, massive amounts of data from the Internet of Things will generate huge business potential as well. Capitalizing on this opportunity requires the effective, efficient technological solutions being discussed and showcased at the upcoming IoT Solutions World Congress.
Is the automobile telematics use case oversold by US insurance?

Is the automobile telematics use case oversold by US insurance?

September 11, 2015 | by John C. Anderson, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
Through the Internet of Things, car insurers now have the ability to track drivers’ behaviors in real time. While this method of determining premiums has great potential, there are still outstanding issues that must be addressed before it can be adopted throughout the industry.
Insight-driven merchandise planning gives retailers a competitive edge

Insight-driven merchandise planning gives retailers a competitive edge

September 10, 2015 | by Prakash Mohapatra, WW Customer-centric Analytics Solutions Marketing Manager, Distribution Sector, IBM Analytics
The significant shifts in the retail industry over the last several years are certainly no secret. Industry dynamics have given rise to disruptive innovation while knocking established brands asunder. Through lift analytics, real-time product affinity analyses that identify products often sold...
Retain vital facilities data with an integrated workplace management system

Retain vital facilities data with an integrated workplace management system

September 10, 2015 | by Michael Kwok, Worldwide Business Development Executive, IBM Analytics, Internet of Things - Asset Management, IBM
With a growing number of long-time employees retiring, the “brain drain” of facilities management knowledge has become a critical concern for many businesses. An integrated workplace management system not only helps organizations keep this vital information, but offers real business benefits to the...