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Driving new business outcomes with the Internet of Things

Driving new business outcomes with the Internet of Things

April 7, 2015 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Join us on April 9th for the Livestream event to learn more about how IBM is transforming industries with insights gained from the Internet of Things.
Discover your inner entrepreneur at IBM Vision 2015

Discover your inner entrepreneur at IBM Vision 2015

April 7, 2015 | by Michael Curry, Vice President, Analytics Solutions Engineering, IBM
If your expertise is in the finance or risk management area, join us at IBM Vision 2015 to learn how how IBM Business Analytics solutions can help you manage risk, drive profitable growth and optimize performance through the latest advances in cloud, analytics, mobility and social collaboration.
Develop a better world with Hadoop

Develop a better world with Hadoop

April 3, 2015 | by Jason Burns, ITSO Social Business Manager, IBM
How would you save the world? That’s the question we posed to the development community several months ago when we launched our Hadoop4Good Campaign.
Analyzing the business value of analytics

Analyzing the business value of analytics

April 3, 2015 | by Bob Palmer, Global Banking Industry Marketing, Big Data, IBM
In part seven of this series, we looked at the second key stage within the analytics lifecycle (Analyze), which focuses on analyzing the data and identifying the insights most likely to create a positive business impact. In part eight we will examine recommendations and practical actions for the...
Fluidity: The key to continuous confidence in cloud analytics

Fluidity: The key to continuous confidence in cloud analytics

April 2, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Fluidity is the degree to which your cloud data analytics resource can be rapidly and cost-effectively repurposed and reconfigured to respond to and proactively drive change in a dynamic world. The fluidity of the logical data warehouse depends on core interfaces, infrastructure and tooling that...

Changing what we know (and do) about the weather

March 31, 2015 | by Andy Rice, Vice President, Product and Analytics, The Weather Company
I have been in the weather and meteorological solutions industry for 15 years, but in the last five years I’ve witnessed an amazing transformation.
How social data is helping businesses make smarter decisions

How social data is helping businesses make smarter decisions

March 31, 2015 | by Sarah Warsaw, Social Media Specialist, Big Data, SWG UKI, IBM
IBM recently announced the incorporation of Twitter data into Watson Analytics. Find out how external data sources can help decision-making for businesses in a range of industries.
Meet the Internet of Things

Meet the Internet of Things

How the Jetsons help us understand IoT solutions

March 31, 2015 | by Pete Karns, Director, Internet of Things Cloud, IBM
In today's world there is a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things. Perhaps that’s because IoT has, and is demonstrating, the potential to disrupt nearly every system and business process we rely on. A full 37 years before IoT was coined, a visionary cartoon provided examples that we can...

Spark Is the New Black

The rapid rise of the Spark distributed framework has Hadoop developers taking notice

March 27, 2015 | by Bob DuCharme
The rapid rise of the Spark distributed framework has Hadoop developers taking notice

Information Insight for Business Innovation

The insurance industry and others are analyzing big data supply chains for a 360-degree view of customers

March 27, 2015 | by Sushil Pramanick, Associate Partner, Consultative Sales, IoT Leader, IBM Analytics
The insurance industry and others are analyzing big data supply chains for a 360-degree view of customers