Blogs

Now live on LinkedIn: The IBM Big Data & Analytics Showcase Page

February 11, 2014 | by Brittany Detamore, Social Business Manager, IBM
Today we’re excited to announce the newest addition to our social family: the IBM Big Data & Analytics LinkedIn Showcase Page.  You might be asking: “What is a LinkedIn Showcase Page?” These LinkedIn pages are extensions of Company Pages dedicated to a sub-brand or business area. Along with...

Taking the plunge with a chief data officer

February 11, 2014 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director for InfoSphere Portfolio Marketing
An interview with a chief data officer (CDO) provides insights into a hot, new role, its key priorities and challenges, and its potential for delivering value to the business.

How big data will change your industry

February 10, 2014 | by Mark van Rijmenam, Founder, BigData-Startups.com
The amount of data created is growing rapidly and it is expected that in 2020 we will create a minimum of 40 trillion gigabytes; 40 percent of all this data is expected to come from sensors or machine-to-machine data. All of this data will significantly impact global industries, from creating...

Data Warehouse Architectures for Multinational Organizations: Part 1

Consolidating data across regions or international borders requires careful assessment of data warehouse models

February 7, 2014 | by Tommy Eunice, Big Data Industry Architect, IBM
Consolidating data across regions or international borders requires careful assessment of data warehouse models

Bridging Storage Infrastructure to Business Value

Engage enterprise-level information management for cost-effective storage of big data repositories

February 7, 2014 | by Sean Blake
Engage enterprise-level information management for cost-effective storage of big data repositories

#CXO chat recap: Creating world-class customer experience teams

February 7, 2014 | by Lynn Hunsaker, CEO of ClearAction, ClearAction
In sports, a great deal of thought goes into creating winning teams. Choosing the right players, getting everyone on the same page, practicing handoffs and executing a clever playbook are how winning sports teams are created. In a recent #CXO tweet chat these same success factors were discussed as...

When search meets big data

February 7, 2014 | by Mark Myers, Product Marketing Leader, IBM Watson Group, IBM
Organizations recognize that they now must begin focus on using big data technologies to solve business problems. The pressure is on to move past the discussion phase and move toward well-planned projects. Our special guest for this week's #BigDataMgmt chat is John Mancini, president at AIIM...

Protecting the new elephant in the room: Security, big data and Hadoop

February 7, 2014 | by Jeff Scheepers, Product Marketing, Information Integration and Governance, IBM
It happened again today. In a release just recently, Bell Canada revealed that the usernames and passwords of at least 22,400 small business customers had been compromised through a third-party supplier.    Based on the number of business accounts exposed, Bell could probably be considered a small...

Standardized patient matching: 8 findings for better results

February 7, 2014 | by Lorraine Fernandes, RHIA,Global Healthcare Industry Ambassador, IBM Information Management
In my last blog post I shared some of the background on the December ONC Patient Identification and Matching Stakeholder meeting, as well as barriers explored during the meeting. Lively debate erupted around some findings, with a few participants feeling that the whole discussion was going down the...

InfoSphere Guardium Tech Talk: Advanced Reporting

On demand: Build on basic reporting skills

February 6, 2014 | by IBMdatamag News Desk
Available on demand