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7 reasons why you need predictive analytics today

7 reasons why you need predictive analytics today

July 13, 2015 | by Kaitlin Noe, Analytics Solutions Social Specialist, IBM
Predictive analytics may be the competitive edge your company needs to stay ahead. It operates ahead of the speed of business, allowing you to make more intelligent decisions for your company’s future. Read on to see seven reasons why your business should be employing predictive analytics today.
Preserving an Italian culinary treasure with data analytics

Preserving an Italian culinary treasure with data analytics

July 10, 2015 | by Bernhard Warner, Veteran Journalist and Partner, StoryTK
There’s no substitute for the real thing, especially if it’s Parmesan cheese from Italy’s Parmigiano-Reggiano region. Cheese makers tell how modern analytics supplements a 1,000-year-old process to ensure the quality and authenticity of this tasty product.
HealthToon: Improving pediatric patient care with analytics

HealthToon: Improving pediatric patient care with analytics

July 10, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Execution Strategist, IBM
Quick access to unprecedented amounts of information about patients, treatments and operations gives Seattle Children’s Hospital new opportunities to drive deeper insight, bring about earlier intervention and employ more informed decision-making.
Jen Q. Public: Applying a smarter approach to emergency management

Jen Q. Public: Applying a smarter approach to emergency management

July 10, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Jen Q. Public goes to the movies and notices a troubling trend of poor emergency management appearing in today's summer blockbusters.
Can connected rackets make tennis smarter?

Can connected rackets make tennis smarter?

July 10, 2015 | by Madalina Irimia, Analyst, Center for Applied Insights Europe, IBM
Soon, avid tennis fans may have more to look forward to than just watching exciting championship matches. The Internet of Things can let them feel the power of their favorite players in their own hands thanks to embedded sensors within tennis rackets. See how Wimbledon is leading the way in...
Measuring the artificial intelligence quotient

Measuring the artificial intelligence quotient

July 9, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
If we’re going to do the Turing Test right, we might as well use the same intelligence tests we apply to humans. Only by doing so will we ever have a sound basis for claiming that machine are more (or less) intelligent than people.
Realize your surveillance system's full potential with video analytics

Realize your surveillance system's full potential with video analytics

July 9, 2015 | by Curt Brobst, Intelligent Video Analytics Evangelist, IBM
Without video analytics, your video surveillance system may be an expensive waste instead of offering a valuable capability. Video analytics can push events of interest to your monitoring staff rather than merely depending on bored operators to notice when something happens.
Unlocking quality insights from your hybrid cloud

Unlocking quality insights from your hybrid cloud

July 9, 2015 | by Praveenkumar Hosangadi, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
When organizations adopt a hybrid cloud environment, they add another layer of complexity to their information supply chains. Despite the added complexity, organizations still need to ensure completeness, accuracy and availability of information for high-quality insights. To achieve these data...
Sharing business content through cloud-based content collaboration

Sharing business content through cloud-based content collaboration

July 8, 2015 | by Dave Laverty, VP Worldwide Marketing, Information Management, IBM
Enterprises today have more choices than ever before when procuring digital tools for highly effective and productive content collaboration. But it’s hard to find a solution that addresses all the requirements of managing, sharing and making content accessible across an organization internally and...
Engaging with the Internet of Things

Engaging with the Internet of Things

July 8, 2015 | by John Cohn, IBM Fellow, Distinguished Agitator, IBM
Will your refrigerator start “friending” you in the near future? This scenario isn’t so far-fetched as the Internet of Things connects us with our personal devices in fascinating—and increasingly private—ways.