Blogs

Understanding data ownership in the data lake

Understanding data ownership in the data lake

February 10, 2017 | by Elizabeth Koumpan, Executive Architect, IBM
There is so much talk about data as a new natural resource. The amount of data organizations and citizens across the globe produce, is authored in many systems and consumed by various organizations and users in different formats. This begs the following questions: Who owns this data? And why it is...
CIO Insights: Hitting the accelerator on app development while meeting the expectations of your CIO

CIO Insights: Hitting the accelerator on app development while meeting the expectations of your CIO

February 7, 2017 | by Anthony Paris, Global Client Reference Manager, IBM
CIOs are saddled with the incredible responsibility of ensuring all things IT are not just functioning, but are meeting the high demands of both internal enterprise users as well as those customers that rely on that enterprise as part of their own business. Though CIOs have an incredible...
Analytics and the cloud: A perfect match

Analytics and the cloud: A perfect match

February 7, 2017 | by Steven Lockwood, Executive Information Architect, IBM
This is the first in a sequence of blogs that takes a peek at what is driving analytics onto the cloud, what are the challenges that will need to be overcome over the next 5 years and how they will be tackled.

5 key attributes of effective data monetization strategy

February 6, 2017 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
In cognitive computing era, new revenue generation stream has emerged with data at center of the modern digital business model. One of the key capabilities cognitive computing enables for an organization is the ability to generate additional revenue streams by using data effectively. In the big...
IBM’s big data meetup program approaches a significant milestone

IBM’s big data meetup program approaches a significant milestone

February 3, 2017 | by Nancy Berlin, WW Event Manager, Analytics Platform Services, IBM
IBM’s community of big data developers continues to grow. As our Big Data Developer meetup program moves into its fifth year, this worldwide community of customers, partners and IBM developers is on the verge of enlisting its 100,000th member—when we published this blog, we counted 99,100. 
Thinking of Insurance Fraud as a “Cost of Doing Business” Needs to End

Thinking of insurance fraud as a "cost of doing business" needs to end

February 2, 2017 | by Derek Brink, VP, Research Fellow, Information Technology, Aberdeen
Many suggest that the insurance industry's operating models already include the cost of fraud, creating higher cost structures and premiums. By taking full advantage of the integration and advanced capabilities being offered by leading counter fraud solution providers, enterprise counter fraud...
Extending the scope and utility of data integration

Extending the scope and utility of data integration

February 2, 2017 | by Davendra Paltoo, Offering Manager, IBM
It is said that more data has been created in the past two years than in the entire preceding history of mankind. It would be interesting to find out how much of this data has been analyzed and put to good use. Analyzing and harnessing big data is undoubtedly the major challenge of the day for all...

Capturing IoT data from network's edge to the cloud

February 1, 2017 | by Becky Hanenkrat, North America Data and Big Data Sales, IBM
IoT is the next goldmine of data. Today, it’s still largely untapped information that is primarily used for operational monitoring. By combining that data with traditional “corporate” data, you can improve customer service through faster problem recognition and response, react more quickly to a...
Cognitive technology and the future of financial services

Cognitive technology and the future of financial services

January 31, 2017 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
The financial industry faces a wide range of priorities including customer experience, instant fulfillment, cyber security, risk management and compliance, and expenses. A modern financial services platform is needed to strengthen financial businesses as they progress into the future. And this...
First IBM France Sparkathon a winning success

First IBM France Sparkathon a winning success

January 30, 2017 | by Aline Michel, Portfolio Marketing Manager - Big Data & Analytics, IBM France
The grand finale of the first IBM France Sparkathon invited Apache Spark developers to outthink the frontiers of client insights. Get the details on this event held during the IBM Business Connect conference and the application that took the top prize.