Blogs

Becoming an analytics-driven educational institution: Setting realistic goals

Becoming an analytics-driven educational institution: Setting realistic goals

August 26, 2015 | by Robert Dolan, Jr., Worldwide Industry Marketing Leader, Government & Education, IBM Analytics
The power of data and analytics can be successfully applied against the many issues that confront educational institutions—but how do you begin to use this power effectively? One sure way is to concentrate on a strategic mission objective and then use data and analytics to measure and monitor...
Monetizing the Internet of Things in the electronics industry

Monetizing the Internet of Things in the electronics industry

August 26, 2015 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Explore the new value proposition in the electronics industry at IFA 2015 as the big names in electronics gather to focus on monetizing the Internet of Things. Don’t miss this chance to explore the latest applications for electronics in a connected world.
How to woo the new energy consumer

How to woo the new energy consumer

August 26, 2015 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
For the new energy consumer, 'green' has a double meaning. In one respect, the term refers to the preference for using renewable energy sources and protecting the environment. The other definition pertains to money.
Proactive emergency management using what-if and impact analysis

Proactive emergency management using what-if and impact analysis

August 25, 2015 | by Tony Jewtushenko, Product Manager - WW Public Safety & Emergency Management Solutions, IBM
Organizations don’t have to be helpless in the face of emergencies and disaster events. Using the power of data-driven impact analytics, organizations can anticipate and simulate emergency scenarios to improve response decisions and reduce economic and human costs.
The Industrial Internet of Things: Transforming business models for equipment manufacturers

The Industrial Internet of Things: Transforming business models for equipment manufacturers

August 25, 2015 | by Ron Wallace, Industry Marketing Manager, IBM
The Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things journey is about business model transformation. What’s more, the journey is just beginning—and the future is exciting.
Advantages of wind power lead utilities to turn an eye to the sky

Advantages of wind power lead utilities to turn an eye to the sky

August 25, 2015 | by John Johnson, Editor, RFID 24-7 & Content on Demand
The advantages of wind power, advancements in turbine technologies, declining renewable energy costs and the corporate sector's newfound interest in this power source will provide the impetus to push wind energy into all 50 states by 2050, when wind could power as many as 100 million homes,...
How to make a retail employee more accessible in store

How to make a retail employee more accessible in store

August 25, 2015 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
Brick-and-mortar shops, like their online counterparts, now have access to a wealth of data on consumer tastes and shopping habits inside and outside the walls of their stores. Through a holistic analysis of these data points, retail managers can optimize operations to prosper with a leaner staff...
How the future of retail marketing will bridge the online and in-store experiences

How the future of retail marketing will bridge the online and in-store experiences

August 25, 2015 | by Mike Cassidy, Storyteller, BloomReach
The future of retail marketing is brick-and-mortar stores, but not as they exist today. Instead, think about stores that bring the e-commerce experience into the physical realm and obliterate the barriers between online and in-store shopping. Think about, "2025: A Retail Space Odyssey."
Why we need a methodology for data science

Why we need a methodology for data science

August 24, 2015 | by John Rollins, Chief Data Miner, Analytic Solutions Team, Netezza, an IBM Company
No less than traditional scientists, data scientists need a guiding strategy for solving problems. Such a methodology should directly address the problem at hand and should provide a framework for obtaining answers and results. Learn more about the Foundational Methodology for Data Science and how...
What to expect at IFA 2015

What to expect at IFA 2015

August 24, 2015 | by Ryan Begley, Product Manager IoT Division - Connected Products, IBM
When it comes to cutting-edge technology, the annual IFA consumer electronics trade show never ceases to amaze attendees from around the globe. The IFA 2015 event held in Berlin, Germany, is expected to expand broadly from last year’s presentations and announcements of connected products. Check out...