Blogs

The Internet of Things: Where healthcare and electronics converge

The Internet of Things: Where healthcare and electronics converge

May 5, 2015 | by Ryan Begley, Product Manager IoT Division - Connected Products, IBM
Recent regulations for medical devices and the burgeoning opportunities from Internet of Things data is expected to dramatically transform healthcare and lifestyle, and the electronics industry is taking notice.
Predictive analytics is helping healthcare organizations optimize clinical staffing

Predictive analytics is helping healthcare organizations optimize clinical staffing

May 4, 2015 | by Nav Ranajee, Global Marketing Leader - Healthcare, IBM
As healthcare leaders face pressure to control costs and drive better outcomes, they're using predictive analytics to anticipate a range of factors from patient demand and staffing to scheduling and volume.
The emergence of a new data science hero

The emergence of a new data science hero

May 4, 2015 | by Mikhail Lakirovich, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
Demand for data scientists is growing. Strong analytical skills and the ability to tap into the expertise of the larger analytical community helps new and seasoned data scientists keep up with new trends and continue to hone their skill sets.
Why analytics isn’t the answer for driving HR transformation

Why analytics isn’t the answer for driving HR transformation

May 4, 2015 | by Adam Jelic, Partner, Talent & Change Public Sector Leader, IBM
Many companies ask themselves how they can adapt to the current technological landscape. Workforce analytics alone are not enough. Developing and managing talent and workforce along with strong advocacy to champion transformation leads to successful outcomes.
The importance of understanding customer lifetime value

The importance of understanding customer lifetime value

May 4, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Existing customers are worth retaining. Organizations have the ability to cross-sell and up-sell to their existing customers, which is why these organizations must keep in mind a customer’s lifetime value.
The mathematics behind analytics, statistics and business value

The mathematics behind analytics, statistics and business value

May 4, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
Doing the math applies to just about every aspect of life. But love it or hate it, mathematics in the form of analytics and statistics offers a path to valuable insight that can enhance business value.
Take a voyage into deep customer insights with analytics

Take a voyage into deep customer insights with analytics

May 4, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Strap yourself in for a countdown of strategies, benefits, answers, analytics and tools, and embark on an excursion toward enhanced customer retention and growth.
The new reality of the Internet of Things

The new reality of the Internet of Things

May 1, 2015 | by Zach Jory, Worldwide IoT and Industrial Digital Strategist, IBM
Rising numbers of devices are coming online, creating expanding opportunities to capture and analyze more data than ever to unlock innovation and improve operations.
The Diary of Jen Q. Public: Pinky swears and analytics

The Diary of Jen Q. Public: Pinky swears and analytics

May 1, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Integrity within social governmental agencies can be a big problem in the digital age. City, state and federal agencies can lose huge sums of money to errors, waste and abuse. Analytics can go a long way in helping these agencies validate claims and minimize the potential for fraud. Having read...
Public Sector News: How analytics is changing our world

Public Sector News: How analytics is changing our world

April 2015, Issue 2

May 1, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier famously declared that "big data is a revolution that will transform how we live, work and think." Here are some of those revolutions from this week in the public sector.