Blogs

The Internet of Things is giving the construction industry a new strategy

The Internet of Things is giving the construction industry a new strategy

June 4, 2015 | by Mary Gorczynski, Social Strategist for the Internet of Things, IBM
See how one construction company not only survived the downturn in the industry, but increased revenue and assets through predictive maintenance.
Data is key to building brand loyalty

Data is key to building brand loyalty

June 4, 2015 | by Susan Kuchinskas, Science & Technology Writer
Here are three areas where analytics aid in building brand loyalty, turning prospects and current consumers into enthusiasts who will spread the good word.
Optimize operations with a new approach to risk management

Optimize operations with a new approach to risk management

June 4, 2015 | by Ron Wallace, Industry Marketing Manager, IBM
Many executives and strategic consulting firms deem risk management and uncertainty and improving business performance as high-priority objectives and challenges. Discover why many industries need to apply advanced evaluation and assessment of safety-related risk for personnel and processes to...
Can data and analytics help to improve student learning?

Can data and analytics help to improve student learning?

June 3, 2015 | by Robert Dolan, Jr., Worldwide Industry Marketing Leader, Government & Education, IBM Analytics
Today’s students have grown up with social media and other avenues to communicate and share information, consume content and navigate through many parts of daily life. And the education landscape is shifting rapidly to remain in step with students’ needs. Through data and analytics, many...
Focus on speed, agility and transformation to maximize business outcomes

Focus on speed, agility and transformation to maximize business outcomes

June 2, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Whether trying to seal that major, revenue-boosting deal or finding a way to stand out among competing candidates for a job, the selling never stops. Revisit highlights from the recent IBM Vision 2015 keynote on sales performance management and learn how today’s organizations need to focus on speed...
Why data science is a team sport

Why data science is a team sport

June 2, 2015 | by Tom Deutsch, Solution CTO, IBM
C-level executives often wonder why the work to resolve complex problems seems to never get done while the organization clearly has the data science talent at hand. Skill sets alone often don’t cut it; the key to problem solving is matching the DNA of the problem to the DNA of fit-for-purpose...
Prepare for tomorrow today

Prepare for tomorrow today

Stay agile in times of uncertainty

June 1, 2015 | by Mark Rolfe, Leader of European Performance Management, IBM Business Analytics, IBM
The rate of technological change dictates that businesses and industries constantly reinvent themselves to cater to the changing needs of their audiences. Being prepared to adapt to this high-speed change is the most crucial requirement for ongoing success.
Public Sector News: Data in cities, education and government

Public Sector News: Data in cities, education and government

May 2015, Issue 6

June 1, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The Internet and our social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that gives us fodder for thought and debate.
Answers to your burning questions about Apache Spark

Answers to your burning questions about Apache Spark

May 29, 2015 | by Louis Cherian, Digital Marketing Manager, Big Data & Analytics, IBM
Get in on the widespread excitement over Apache Spark. Check out the highlights from a recent SparkInsight CrowdChat that tackled six key questions about this next-generation, cluster-computing, runtime processing environment and development framework for in-memory processing of advanced analytics.
Jen Q. Public: Advanced analytics for smarter, safer cities

Jen Q. Public: Advanced analytics for smarter, safer cities

May 29, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
In this week's edition of Jen Q. Public, explore how advanced analytics are helping create smarter and safer cities.