Blogs

Three information infrastructure myths debunked

November 4, 2014 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Specialist for Public Sector, IBM
The Information Management keynote session at IBM Insight 2014 brought new product offerings, memorable stories and answers to some common information infrastructure myths. Beth Smith, general manager of IBM Information Management, accompanied by special guest Grant Imahara of former Mythbusters...

IoT may be bigger than the internet

November 4, 2014 | by Craig Brown, Independent Consultant
So now I am fascinated by the Internet of Things (IoT) and wondering: what should I do with the power of this curiosity? My first reaction is to associate the IoT with the web and mobility, since we are in fact talking about the internet. I can then turn to my understanding of cloud services and...

Barriers to entry for early adopters of IBM Watson

November 3, 2014 | by Tim Moran, Director of Interactive Sales, WNEP-TV / WNEP.com
There have always existed significant barriers to entry for early adopters of any new technology. For example, all the miles of cable that needed to be run in order for the world to take advantage of the miracle of electricity. Now consider the computer: devices that were capable of processing only...

Cognitive Computing: The New Frontier in Machine Intelligence

As cognitive systems such as Watson emulate modes of thought, will they extend innate, human cognition?

November 3, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
As cognitive systems such as Watson emulate modes of thought, will they extend innate, human cognition?

Data Privacy: Protecting the Big Data Fabric

Big data threat and opportunity intensify the need for securing sensitive information

November 3, 2014 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
Big data threat and opportunity intensify the need for securing sensitive information

Moments of Insight

While IBM Data magazine dons a new look, IBM Insight 2014 showcases innovations to advance data management

November 3, 2014 | by Terry O'Donnell
While IBM Data magazine dons a new look, IBM Insight 2014 showcases innovations to advance data management

#getsimple with your data and get back to innovating

October 31, 2014 | by Kaitlin Noe, Analytics Solutions Social Specialist, IBM
Developments in digital technology have created the deluge of information known as big data. Workers in all industries struggle to confront staggering amounts of information and return to creative and innovative work. But further technological developments in cloud-based services may be the...

First flashes in a new dawn with IBM Big Data & Analytics technologies

October 30, 2014 | by Lillian Pierson, Data Viz Wiz, Data-mania
At Wednesday morning’s IBM Insight general session, IBM revealed hugely exciting new advancements they’ve been making in big data and analytics technologies. After presenting a use case on how IBM’s G2 Sensemaking engine is successfully being used to stop piracy in Southeast Asian Seas, conference...

Smarter content now

October 29, 2014 | by Doug Hunt, General Manager, Enterprise Content Management, IBM
We are living in the age of distraction. We need to absorb more information, coming at us from more different sources, than ever before. It’s creating a kind of cognitive overload that can often lead to indecisiveness and missed business opportunities. To curtail this chaos and narrow the field of...

How big data analytics are reinventing IT application management

October 29, 2014 | by Anindya Neogi, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM
When writing software, developers typically instrument their code and use the generated logs to debug the application’s functional and non-functional issues. Once the application software is in production, the IT operations team uses performance and availability monitoring tools to make sure that...