Blogs

How the Open Data Platform is driving Hadoop's maturation

How the Open Data Platform is driving Hadoop's maturation

April 14, 2015 | by Joel Horwitz, Director of Marketing for IBM Big Data & Analytics, IBM
The time has come for the analytics industry to work together to harden the Hadoop platform with a shared vision and foundation to build on to move forward. Open standards that are common to all solution providers are a path in the right direction. Enter the Open Data Platform (ODP) group of Hadoop...
How to get started with data governance

How to get started with data governance

April 13, 2015 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director for InfoSphere Portfolio Marketing
Among all the data-related opportunities and concerns of this year, one that is demanding increased attention is information governance. Governance is a concern because the growing business appetite for insights puts pressure on systems to deliver data rapidly, whether it is well-governed or not....
Bad data need not apply

Bad data need not apply

April 10, 2015 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director for InfoSphere Portfolio Marketing
In an environment where lack of trust is common, the data warehouse challenge is not just finding the best warehouse technology, but also determining how to create a warehouse that instills confidence among the business users who receive the output of analysis.
Fighting crime with mobile technology

Fighting crime with mobile technology

April 9, 2015 | by Bob Fund, i2 COPLINK Product Manager, IBM
Did you know that the convenience and speed of mobile is now applied to the work of policing? Criminals are often experts at utilizing technology to commit crime. Now our police officers have mobile speed and ease of use to help them make data-driven decisions on the front lines.
Predictive business: Tools for bending the future in your direction

Predictive business: Tools for bending the future in your direction

April 9, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
High-quality predictive analytics, statistical modeling and data mining tools are the heart of a well-run modern organization. Organizations of all sizes, in all sectors and geographies, are using these tools to drive evidence-based predictions into the full range of business processes, operations...
IBM a Leader in the big data predictive analytics market in latest Forrester Wave

IBM a Leader in the big data predictive analytics market in latest Forrester Wave

April 8, 2015 | by Bob Reczek, Analyst Relations Manager, IBM
IBM’s latest recognition in the predictive analytics market is from independent industry analyst firm Forrester Research in “The Forrester Wave: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q2 2015.” IBM was among the 13 select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its evaluation and was...
The streamlining of stream computing: Simplicity, agility, resilience

The streamlining of stream computing: Simplicity, agility, resilience

April 8, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
With the help of data scientists and developers, big data projects are rapidly moving from back office research projects to mission critical production systems.
Driving new business outcomes with the Internet of Things

Driving new business outcomes with the Internet of Things

April 7, 2015 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Join us on April 9th for the Livestream event to learn more about how IBM is transforming industries with insights gained from the Internet of Things.
Discover your inner entrepreneur at IBM Vision 2015

Discover your inner entrepreneur at IBM Vision 2015

April 7, 2015 | by Michael Curry, Vice President, Analytics Solutions Engineering, IBM
If your expertise is in the finance or risk management area, join us at IBM Vision 2015 to learn how how IBM Business Analytics solutions can help you manage risk, drive profitable growth and optimize performance through the latest advances in cloud, analytics, mobility and social collaboration.
Develop a better world with Hadoop

Develop a better world with Hadoop

April 3, 2015 | by Jason Burns, ITSO Social Business Manager, IBM
How would you save the world? That’s the question we posed to the development community several months ago when we launched our Hadoop4Good Campaign.