A New Age for Database as a Service

The Cloudant NoSQL database as a service emerges in an era of tremendous cloud-based opportunity

April 18, 2014 | by Mike Miller
The Cloudant NoSQL database as a service emerges in an era of tremendous cloud-based opportunity

Embrace the Change: Part 2

How IBM Netezza technology removes the intimidation of artificial constraints

April 18, 2014 | by David Birmingham, Senior Principal Consultant, Brightlight Business Analytics, a division of Sirius Computer Solutions
How IBM Netezza technology removes the intimidation of artificial constraints

The digital customer experience

April 18, 2014 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
To celebrate our three year #CXO Twitter chat anniversary Lynn Teo, former chief experience officer of McCann Erickson, Peg Fitzpatrick, head of social strategy at Canva, Michelle Morris, associate director of client experience at Crowe Horwath and Brian Mayer, customer experience architect and...

What is the economic value of information when building the MDM business case? (part ten)

April 18, 2014 | by Larry Dubov, Product Director, Master Data Governance
This is installment 10 in my series on building a business case for MDM. The Mike 2.0 methodology, by Robert Hillard and Sean McClowry, discusses an alternate approach to business case justification for information-centric initiatives like MDM. Instead of tackling the business case challenge bottom...

Moneyball is the true game-changing application of data analytics

April 17, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Sport is just a branch of the entertainment industry. As such, I don't expect that big data and analytics (a la Moneyball) will play a more decisive role in athletic competitions than they do in, say, determining whether Broadway actors exit stage right or stage left after the climactic scene....

Big data and analytics for insurance: Make it personal

April 17, 2014 | by Kim Minor, Worldwide Industry Marketing Manager for Insurance, IBM
Insurers investing in the science of data and analytical capabilities can now monetize their data with greater certainty, creating value by customizing one-on-one policyholder interactions and personalized offers that quickly service their requests. Read the story that data can tell for insurance...

From incomes to outcomes: Banks move from limited tunnel vision to unlimited focus

April 15, 2014 | by Bob Palmer, Global Banking Industry Marketing, Big Data, IBM
Many banks have data in their organizations right now that they're not monetizing. Analyzing customer interaction data will drive new revenue and improve customer retention. Read how IBM clients are analyzing call center interactions, web visits, chats and social data to better understand what...

Big data ethics

April 15, 2014 | by Bharat Gera, Development Manager, Big Data. Information Management, IBM
Big data will change the face of modern society through the act of datafication. This will also require careful consideration on the possible misuse of this data.

From insight to foresight with BI and predictive analytics

April 14, 2014 | by Ally Klopsch, IBM Business Analytics, Social Media Program Director, IBM
Reporting on historical information to bring meaning to your business operations is just the beginning of the business analytics journey. In order to gain a competitive edge, operational knowledge of your business must go beyond managed reporting and include predictive capabilities to help you...

So you heard about Streams Quick Start—now what?

April 14, 2014 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
Join the exclusive Streams developer event April 17, 2014 If you have a passion for writing code and exploring cutting edge technologies, you have likely downloaded IBM InfoSphere Streams Quick Start Edition. If you haven’t, now is the perfect time. Why? Top Streams talent is conducting a one of a...