Blogs

What is free Hadoop costing you?

What is free Hadoop costing you?

May 8, 2018 | by Holly Vatter, Product Marketing Manager for Data Lake & Hortonworks Partnership, IBM
By 2025, there will be 180 trillion gigabytes of data in the world, compared to only 10 trillion gigabytes in 2015. Of this, 90 percent will be unstructured, which is why many organizations are adopting open source data lake technologies such as Apache Hadoop to handle this expanding volume and...
Find the rotten insights dragging down your business

Find the rotten insights dragging down your business

May 7, 2018 | by Anson Kokkat, Worldwide Offering Manager for Hybrid Data Management Platform, IBM
Each insight is useful for only a limited amount of time, so organizations that don’t closely track their insights’ shelf lives may be making poor decisions because of outdated information. Learn how to fix this.
You can't outsource your GDPR responsibility

You can't outsource your GDPR responsibility

May 4, 2018 | by Cindy Compert, Distinguished Engineer and Security CTO, IBM
In the context of the GDPR, businesses’ duty of care to customers doesn’t end when they pass on their data to third parties. There’s still work to do.
GDPR: Quickest wins and easiest mistakes

GDPR: Quickest wins and easiest mistakes

May 3, 2018 | by Richard Hogg, Global GDPR & Governance Offerings Evangelist, IBM
As you prepare for a big event such as the GDPR, you must show willingness to work towards your goal of compliance and to give credit where it’s due for a well-developed plan.
GDPR compliance: Reasons to be cheerful

GDPR compliance: Reasons to be cheerful

In a series of blog posts, the ‘Coach’ offers recommendations on how to get businesses into shape so they can thrive in the new data era.

May 2, 2018 | by Seth Dobrin, Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Analytics, IBM
When you hire a life coach, feelings can often be mixed. Someone is helping you on the way to improving yourself, but that path is one you have to walk, and it can be tough. Feelings can be much the same about the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which some organizations...
Get out of the data swamp with a governed data lake

Get out of the data swamp with a governed data lake

May 2, 2018 | by Deepthi Nagarajan, WW Product Marketing Manager - Unified Governance and Integration, IBM
Making your data lake a “governed data lake” is the game changer. Without governance, organizations risk securing the data and as well as protecting it. When data is cataloged and governed, an organization can effectively discover, classify, track history and lineage, quality of data and thereby...
Machine learning can't save your bad data

Machine learning can't save your bad data

April 25, 2018 | by Karen Madera, Content Marketing Manager, Unified Governance and Integration, IBM
Most sales-driven organizations have needed a customer retention model at some point or another. The request is fairly straightforward: identify the customers that a business might lose. But the process can create a nightmare.
Analytics experts discuss AI's present and future

Analytics experts discuss AI's present and future

April 24, 2018 | by Tim Walker, Senior Content Strategist, IBM
Where is AI headed? How should you be thinking about AI? What should you be doing with AI? To answer these questions, we recently convened a round table of tech influencers to discuss some of the most burning issues arising from AI — starting with why we should think of it as “augmented...
Thoughts on AI: Can AI come to your emotional rescue?

Thoughts on AI: Can AI come to your emotional rescue?

Soul Machines and Daimler Financial Services partner to deliver improved client experiences with digital humans

April 24, 2018 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
According to real estate data firm Co-Star, over 90 million square feet of retail space is slated to close this year, leading observers to point to an obvious truth: empathy matters in customer service. 
Discovering best practices for IoT at Think 2018

Discovering best practices for IoT at Think 2018

April 23, 2018 | by Rajesh Govindan, Informix Product Marketing, IBM
Think 2018 in Las Vegas was a record breaking event, where tens of thousands of attendees gathered to talk with one another and share their experiences. Visionary speakers and experts shared their solutions for some of the world’s most daunting challenges.