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Get the facts on IBM Watson Analytics

Get the facts on IBM Watson Analytics

May 11, 2015 | by Stephen Archut, Product Marketing Manager, IBM Watson Analytics, IBM
Watson solutions aim to enhance, scale and accelerate human expertise, targeting a wide range of complex challenges in the world today. Watson Analytics itself will understand, perceive and relate information at a human level for your business problems, combining analytical insights with your...
Enhance forecasting skills to be future ready

Enhance forecasting skills to be "future ready"

May 11, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
CFOs, business leaders, and line-of-business managers can enhance their budgeting decisions with solid, insightful forecasting. Learn from the leading experts in this area to understand the clear path toward making organizations future ready.
Tracking and monetizing the genome of human mobility

Tracking and monetizing the genome of human mobility

May 11, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Thanks to innovative life sciences efforts, it’s easier than ever to trace and profit from our genetic footprints.
Geospatial analytics: Uncovering insights not found in charts and tables

Geospatial analytics: Uncovering insights not found in charts and tables

May 11, 2015 | by Mikhail Lakirovich, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
Predictive analytics that incorporates geospatial data can provide answers and insights not found in charts or tables, and it can be extremely helpful for organizations that want to answer the critical who, what and where questions for accurate forecasting.
Government goes social

Government goes social

May 11, 2015 | by Michael Stevens, Government Market Segment Manager, IBM
Engaging in social media is ubiquitous among civilians and business alike, but just how prevalent is social media in government agencies? A recent IBM survey reveals some surprising results.
Hadoop: A quick and easy guide to this flexible framework

Hadoop: A quick and easy guide to this flexible framework

May 11, 2015 | by Bernard Marr, Best-Selling Author, Keynote Speaker and Leading Business and Data Expert
Apache Hadoop has been around for a decade, but what is it exactly? Get a quick primer on Hadoop’s four key modules and how they enable this open source framework to handle storage for massive volumes of big data that can used for advanced analytics.
The power behind Apache Spark

The power behind Apache Spark

May 8, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Poised for widespread commercial adoption, Apache Spark is drawing a lot of attention with its ability to perform advanced in-memory analysis of cached, unstructured data in an open source distributed-computing framework.
Understanding the context of unstructured data

Understanding the context of unstructured data

May 8, 2015 | by W.H. Inmon, Owner, Forest Rim Technology
Database management systems may excel at managing highly repetitive data, but they’re less than well suited for storing and understanding the context of textual data. Storing textual information has long been a big challenge. Among several approaches to this challenge, textual disambiguation works...
Building better healthcare outcomes on solid infrastructure and analytics

Building better healthcare outcomes on solid infrastructure and analytics

May 8, 2015 | by Hema Reddy, Program Director, IBM Systems Big Data and Analytics Portfolio Marketing, IBM
Healthcare has evolved into a process of highly sophisticated technology and computing infrastructure to capitalize on years of analysis and historical data. It requires a robust ecosystem comprising big data and analytics; cognitive, cloud and mobile computing; social tools; and more.
Public Sector News: Using advanced analytics to benefit citizens

Public Sector News: Using advanced analytics to benefit citizens

May 2015, Issue 3

May 8, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The public sector is changing the face of our cities, transforming our workforce and improving healthcare with data and analytics. Here are some of the stories and articles that caught my attention this week.