Blogs

Is your bank powered by predictive analytics?

Is your bank powered by predictive analytics?

June 23, 2015 | by Bob Palmer, Global Banking Industry Marketing, Big Data, IBM
Improving the customer experience is critical for the banking industry. Predictive analytics capabilities give banks the tools they need to effectively interact with customers wherever they are.
Wimbledon nets analytic insight from Watson cognitive technology

Wimbledon nets analytic insight from Watson cognitive technology

June 23, 2015 | by Duncan Anderson, CTO Watson, Europe, IBM
Previously we looked at how IBM is building the “Wimbledon Digital Assistant” based on Watson technology, which has been trained to answer questions about the Wimbledon championships. This conclusion describes how we dealt with two types of data that Watson needed to understand—general knowledge...
Using the Internet of Things to detect asset failures before they occur

Using the Internet of Things to detect asset failures before they occur

June 22, 2015 | by Jim Crosskey, Senior Product Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
The Internet of Things is enabling cost-efficient implementation of condition-based maintenance for complex assets such as electric transformers or wheel bearings on rolling stock, for which maintenance costs are high and whose failure can create significant safety, environmental or economic risks.
Outpacing security threats with data analytics

Outpacing security threats with data analytics

June 22, 2015 | by Andra Strudler, Public Sector Marketing BUE, IBM
Armed with the most relevant information on patterns, relationships, vulnerabilities and potential scenarios, analysts can then quickly assimilate insights and take actions to confidently make mission critical decisions.
Public Sector News: Protecting our communities with advanced analytics

Public Sector News: Protecting our communities with advanced analytics

June 2015, Issue 9

June 22, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
The Internet, including our social feeds, is chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires to pull out the most interesting articles giving us fodder for thought and debate.
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...