Blogs

Educators weigh in on the role of analytics in improving student performance

Educators weigh in on the role of analytics in improving student performance

May 29, 2015 | by Paula Williams, Senior Marketing Manager, IBM
Take a look at how two county school districts put IBM Analytics to the task of uplifting graduation rates and identifying students in need of proactive intervention.
Analytics' best-kept secret is decision optimization

Analytics' best-kept secret is decision optimization

May 29, 2015 | by Susara van den Heever, Product Manager – IBM Decision Optimization, IBM
Some consider decision optimization to be analytics’ best-kept secret. Even though this technology is based on decades of solid mathematics and has been used as far back as World War II to plan US military operations, it remains hugely underutilized considering the competitive advantage it can...
The renaissance age of risk management

The renaissance age of risk management

May 29, 2015 | by Craig MacPherson, Worldwide Content Marketing Manager - Financial Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The governance, risk and compliance (GRC) sessions at IBM Vision 2015 kicked off with a thought-provoking keynote address: The renaissance age of risk management.
Applying today’s expertise to tomorrow's Internet of Things security challenges

Applying today's expertise to tomorrow's Internet of Things security challenges

May 29, 2015 | by Tim Hahn, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect Internet of Things Security, IBM
The Internet of Things presents new challenges for ensuring security and integrity of applications, communications, data, devices and the user interfaces built to support them. Addressing these challenges is an engineering problem for which much expertise and technology is available to apply to the...
Discover treasure in your banking customer data with predictive analytics

Discover treasure in your banking customer data with predictive analytics

May 28, 2015 | by Bob Palmer, Global Banking Industry Marketing, Big Data, IBM
Compared to other industries, banking is experiencing a lag in transforming to digitized commerce. See how banking institutions can use advanced analytics to adapt to an individual-centered economy in which consumers expect and demand a seamless banking experience.
New predictive analytics solutions for the oil and gas industry

New predictive analytics solutions for the oil and gas industry

May 28, 2015 | by Neil Carpenter, Worldwide Software Leader, Chemicals & Petroleum, IBM
With lower crude prices, equipment suppliers in the oil and gas industry seek fresh approaches to improve production efficiency and ensure uninterrupted production.
3 key market drivers for the wealth management industry

3 key market drivers for the wealth management industry

May 28, 2015 | by Jim Gahagan, Global Industry Marketing Leader – Financial Markets & Wealth Management, IBM Analytics
The wealth management industry is evolving in the digital era to meet the needs of a rising retiree population serviced by technology savvy financial advisors. Take a look at three key market drivers that illustrate the urgency around transforming today's wealth management industry.
The future of security and privacy for Internet of Things systems

The future of security and privacy for Internet of Things systems

May 28, 2015 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
As more devices connect to the Internet of Things, security concerns have become paramount. A recently published paper describes IBM's view of security and privacy for IoT systems.
Retain policyholders with new predictive analytics solutions

Retain policyholders with new predictive analytics solutions

May 28, 2015 | by Kim Minor, Worldwide Industry Marketing Manager for Insurance, IBM
Retaining policyholders is an ever-present concern within the insurance industry. The IBM Behavior Based Customer Insight for Insurance Solution uses analytics to create strategies that can help insurers anticipate and reduce churn.
Gain new insights with advanced telecommunications industry solutions

Gain new insights with advanced telecommunications industry solutions

May 28, 2015 | by Gaurav Deshpande, Industry Marketing Manager - Communications, IBM
Net Promoter Scores often reveal levels of customer dissatisfaction with communications service providers. Discover two advanced analytics solutions from IBM that enable innovative analysis for keen insight into the customer experience.