Blogs

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...
Public Sector News: Data permeates education, government and cybercrime

Public Sector News: Data permeates education, government and cybercrime

August 2015, Issue 17

August 24, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Public sector news the week of August 10, 2015 looked at how governments and organizations can use data and social media for public benefits. News highlights for the week of August 17, 2015, however, demonstrate the doubled-edged sword that is big data.
Insurance insights help you understand your policyholders

Insurance insights help you understand your policyholders

August 24, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
What does it take to really know your policyholders? Insurers who want to survive in the competitive marketplace need to turn to intelligent and agile insights provided by data analytics based on customer behavior, needs and preferences. With data-based insights, insurers can tackle key pain points...
Optimizing Internet of Things data tracking in-store

Optimizing Internet of Things data tracking in-store

August 24, 2015 | by Shelly Kramer, Co-CEO, V3 Broadsuite
Internet of Things data is transforming the world around us in a dramatic fashion, whether it affects smart buildings that optimize energy usage or farmers that use sensors to monitor animals. In the process, it's creating an avalanche of data. Managing that information and extracting meaningful...
Big data drives disaster preparedness, helping predict the unexpected

Big data drives disaster preparedness, helping predict the unexpected

August 24, 2015 | by James O'Brien, Business and Technology Writer
Data analytics are allowing disaster preparedness organizations to model emergency predictions worldwide.