Blogs

IBM expands Hadoop commitment with support for Spark

July 2, 2014
As part of IBM's ongoing commitment to Hadoop and the broader open source ecosystem, IBM is joining forces with Databricks, Cloudera, Intel and MapR to broaden support for Apache Spark. IBM's goal is to provide enterprise customers with access to the latest innovations around big data and analytics. Read More

Data brokers: Just how much should they know about you?

July 2, 2014
Consider this quote from the recent “Improving Government Performance in the Era of Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges for Federal Agencies Workshop” at Georgetown University: “The seduction of big data is that it allows you to do things that you could not do in the past.” The question is, should you? Read More

Can you predict what your customers will do next?

July 2, 2014
Learn how Wimbledon is enhancing the fan experience by predicting and sharing “Keys to the Match.” Read More

New offerings expand IBM cloud leadership

July 1, 2014
IBM Navigator on Cloud, a new enterprise content management (ECM) offering, empowers organizations to innovate and gain a competitive advantage by bringing users together around content.   Read More

10 winning ways to serve up world class analytics

June 30, 2014
It's been 25 years since IBM first partnered with The Championships, Wimbledon, and this year, as in every year of our partnership, there will be more exciting innovations.   Read More

Maximizing the value of your data through analytics

June 27, 2014
You don’t want to miss the next TDWI Solution Spotlight on “Maximizing the Value of Your Data through Analytics.” Claudia Imhoff, president and founder of Intelligent Solutions Inc., will share everything from modern data architectures and use cases to data scientists and “things to ponder” when evolving your analytics programs. Read More

Madison Avenue’s moonshot is fueled by 1s and 0s

June 26, 2014
The date is June 26, 1969. Mankind is getting ready to launch three brave astronauts into space; two of which will walk on the surface of the moon and change history forever. Meanwhile, another change is taking place: the rise of the computer in the workplace and the importance of applying data to decision making at high speed and high capacity across long distances. Such is the case in the world of advertising. Join us as we take “one small step” back in time to experience “one giant leap” in the origins of big data.  Read More

GOAL! Team IBM scores with sports and social media

June 26, 2014
IBM Brazil is running one of the largest sentiment analysis applications in the history of the country during the most important sporting event on the planet. Powered by solutions such as IBM InfoSphere Streams, it runs on two independent cloud systems provided by IBM SoftLayer. During the games, the application constantly analyzes positive, neutral and negative sentiment in posts written in Portuguese. Score one for the fans and team IBM.  Read More

IBM Watson and the power of conversation in the cognitive fabric

June 26, 2014
Conversational fluency is fundamental to consumer adoption of personal adviser applications of cognitive computing. IBM's cognitive-computing platform, Watson, drives harmonious conversations in multichannel customer environments. Conversational engagement is fundamental to Watson realizing its core value as a data-driven decision-support tool for disparate business, consumer and other applications. Read More

Big data in healthcare needs governance

June 25, 2014
Building confidence in the big data and analytic initiatives requires good governance. Data from a variety of sources, and in different formats, heightens the need for strong, proactive governance. Health information management professions area ideal candidates for this critical need.   Read More

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