Blogs

Creating a safer planet with smarter analytics solutions

Creating a safer planet with smarter analytics solutions

June 22, 2015 | by Stephen Russo, Director of Public Safety, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management Solutions, IBM
Today, IBM is reinforcing its commitment to help build a safer planet with the announcement of the Safer Planet Portfolio—a robust suite of solutions for law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyberthreat intelligence and counter fraud designed to help professionals...

Analytics makes the difference for cyclists in the Race Across America

June 19, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Beaches, deserts and mountains fly by. Extreme temperatures and lack of sleep are all par for the course. But this isn’t the 2015 U.S. Open. This is the 2015 Race Across America – a 3,020 mile cycling race against challenging terrain, fierce weather and even fiercer competition. I’ve been following...
Jen Q. Public: Creating a safer planet with video analytics

Jen Q. Public: Creating a safer planet with video analytics

June 19, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
In this week's edition of Jen Q. Public, discover how video analytics and forensic analytics can make law enforcement sharper than ever.
Taking an agile approach to product development for the Internet of Things

Taking an agile approach to product development for the Internet of Things

June 19, 2015 | by Jon Chard, Market Manager, IoT and Continuous Engineering, IBM
When it comes to product development for the Internet of Things, the next big thing has to be delivered faster than ever and keep pace with updates and enhancements. It also needs to work with other connected Internet of Things products that are also constantly being updated and improved....
Watson serves real-time analytic insight at Wimbledon

Watson serves real-time analytic insight at Wimbledon

June 19, 2015 | by Duncan Anderson, CTO Watson, Europe, IBM
This year IBM is implementing a Watson system that has been trained on the Wimbledon championships. By asking questions of Watson in natural language, users of the system can find answers to their problems – whether general knowledge or statistical in nature. This type of solution has many...
How mobile capture is revolutionizing the financial services industry

How mobile capture is revolutionizing the financial services industry

June 19, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
Mobile capture technology can revolutionize process management in the financial service industry. Here’s an overview of some of the cost-effective, time-saving benefits available to organizations that are considering a move to mobile capture.
5 ways IoT technologies are enabling the oil and gas industry

5 ways IoT technologies are enabling the oil and gas industry

June 19, 2015 | by Dan Bigos, WW Analytics Solutions Marketing Executive - Predictive Maintenance & Quality, IBM
The Internet of Things will create significantly more data and require significantly faster communications networks than ever before, increasing demand on producers to apply sophisticated analytical tools and methods to make sense of operational data, separate the signal from the noise and, most...
9 reasons why developers and data scientists are primed to spark insight with Spark

9 reasons why developers and data scientists are primed to spark insight with Spark

June 19, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
An open-source software platform called Apache Spark is growing rapidly in popularity as an essential platform for rapidly modeling, exploring and analyzing data. Here are nine reasons why developers and data scientists are primed to #SparkInsight with Spark.
New aviation technology helps MRO services soar

New aviation technology helps MRO services soar

June 18, 2015 | by Mary Bunzel, Worldwide Industry Leader, Manufacturing, IBM
New challenges and increased competition in an aviation industry that’s moving at Mach speed can leave some companies grounded. Find out how an innovative predictive maintenance solution can help jettison operational dead weight.
Spark Summit 2015, Day 2: A gathering of today’s most dynamic data scientists

Spark Summit 2015, Day 2: A gathering of today’s most dynamic data scientists

June 18, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
On Tuesday, I plunged right back into Spark Summit—which, if anything, was buzzing more vigorously with interesting content than it had been the day before. Not surprisingly, IBM’s Spark announcements were the talk of the show.