Blogs

Confidently cull information from cloud-based data

Confidently cull information from cloud-based data

May 12, 2015 | by Robert Routzahn, Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Information Server Team, IBM
Many organizations can take advantage of off-premises cloud environments or a hybrid approach. The key is a sound governance strategy to help ensure organizational data is secure and trustworthy in these environments.
Mining the Internet of Things for new insights

Mining the Internet of Things for new insights

May 12, 2015 | by Pete Karns, Director, Internet of Things Cloud, IBM
Will the Internet of Things have the same historical impact as the California gold rush in the 1800s? Perhaps fittingly, Internet of Things World in San Francisco, California the week of May 4, 2015 demonstrates the huge impact of the Internet of Things phenomenon that is not unlike the gold rush...
Drive sales performance at IBM Vision 2015

Drive sales performance at IBM Vision 2015

May 12, 2015 | by Alan Chapman, Director, Sales Performance Management, IBM
Alan Chapman, Director of IBM Sales Performance Management, shares some of the exciting things planned at IBM Vision 2015, May 17–20.
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...
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.
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.
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.