Blogs

What’s the Big Deal About Query Optimization? Part 2

Take account of recent improvements and where query optimization may be headed

October 26, 2014 | by Suresh Sane
Take account of recent improvements and where query optimization may be headed

Exploring a Public Open Data Project: Part 4

Capitalize on useful open FDA data while minimizing the challenges of openFDA API limitations

October 26, 2014 | by Jennifer Shin
Capitalize on useful open FDA data while minimizing the challenges of openFDA API limitations

Winning the race with analytics: The speed advantage

October 24, 2014 | by Glenn Finch, Global Leader for Technology and Data in the Business Analytics and Strategy Practice, IBM
2014 marks several significant shifts in the era of big data, and business executives around the globe cannot afford to ignore them. The most significant change is that velocity is now the value driver for big data. IBM’s sixth annual analytics study finds that organizations differentiating...

Top 10 reasons to take part in dev@Insight

October 24, 2014 | by Steven Miller, Program Director, Practitioner Marketing, IBM
Learn how to choose the right cloud solution: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Software as a Service (SaaS) Discover the power of the Internet of Things and Context Aware applications Meet Laura Haas and her team from the Accelerated Discovery Lab at IBM Almaden...

Big data for social good, not for profit

October 23, 2014 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Now that the Ebola virus is sitting in our backyard, the entire country is on high alert—and rightfully so, as it's no longer a disease that's plaguing people continents away, in little known countries. WHO indicates that there are 9216 Ebola cases with 4555 deaths. My first thought when I look at...

What's keeping data science from playing a more central role in public policy?

October 23, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Data science by itself is an ineffectual civic-governance tool if it lacks strong champions who can wield it to get things done in the legislative, executive and judicial branches. Big data analytics can influence public policy if it helps frame a compelling case in the minds of decision makers for...

How to protect against sensitive data leakage

October 23, 2014 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
The average organization loses $3.2 million to data breaches, up 15% from 2013. It's time to blend log analysis, real-time and predicative analytics to enable a new big data security analytics strategy. 

What’s the scoop on Hadoop?

October 23, 2014 | by Jennifer McGinn, Program Director, Marketing, IBM Analytics
“Hadoop is unstoppable as its open source roots grow wildly and deeply into enterprise data management architectures,” Forrester analysts Mike Gualtieri and Noel Yuhanna wrote recently in The Forrester Wave Big Data Hadoop Solutions Q1 2014 on the Hadoop marketplace. “Forrester believes that Hadoop...

How do you find and define your customers in a big data environment?

October 23, 2014 | by Lorraine Fernandes, RHIA,Global Healthcare Industry Ambassador, IBM Information Management
Every day hundreds of articles and blogs are written about the theoretical value of big data, but many don’t offer actionable specifics. At IBM Insight on October 28, we are correcting this historical shortcoming and showcasing how big data (specifically Big Match) is enabling a single view of a...

Business process management is not at the center of an IoT strategy

October 21, 2014 | by Tom Deutsch, Solution CTO, IBM
An Internet of Things (IoT) strategy requires a whole lot more than a business process management (BPM) engine to succeed.