Blogs

Do you know your data?

Do you know your data?

July 13, 2017 | by Priyanka Jain, Offering Manager, IBM
We are experiencing another industrial revolution. A revolution around data and its ability to impact every industry and profession today. From the time, you start your day to check the weather data on your mobile phone to calculate the time it takes to reach your workplace with traffic data, we...
Propelling the Future of Big Data and Data Science

Propelling the future of big data and data science

Announcing the release of IBM Big SQL 5.0 on the Hortonworks Data Platform

July 11, 2017 | by Jessica Lee, Offering Manager, Hadoop, Analytics, IBM
Data is a potent business resource and the key to gaining and maintaining competitive advantage. Last month, IBM and Hortonworks announced a partnership to bring data science to the world on an open platform, offering Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) along with IBM Data Science Experience (DSX) and...
Why data portability is practiced by Best-in-Class companies

Why data portability is practiced by Best-in-Class companies

July 5, 2017 | by Michael Lock, Vice President and Principal Analyst, Aberdeen
If you’re truly data-driven, how often do you make a critical decision based solely on information from one part of the company? At the organizational level, how valuable is data when decision makers have to rely on IT (not to mention a tangle of technical and bureaucratic red tape) just to access...
Long Live the Data Warehouse Appliance

Long live the data warehouse appliance

June 29, 2017 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Upon reading his own obituary in the newspaper, famed author Mark Twain is said to have remarked that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated. I can only imagine that if the data warehouse appliance were a 19th century American novelist, it might say the same thing. For a while now,...
Want to Compete?  Master the Data Renaissance

Want to compete? Master the data renaissance

June 28, 2017 | by Rob Thomas, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
If you joined us or tuned in for IBM’s Fast Track Your Data broadcast from Munich last week, you heard us talk about the history of cars – a most appropriate location for the discussion. But it wasn’t until Henry Ford and the assembly line over twenty years later that the automobile was advanced...
How the IBM and Lightbend collaboration will light up the cognitive enterprise

How the IBM and Lightbend collaboration will light up the cognitive enterprise

June 28, 2017 | by Rob Thomas, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
One of the hallmarks of the cognitive era of business is that companies can can be positioned to unlock insights from unprecedented volumes of data. Advancements in cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (AI) might hold the most significant opportunity where companies can win with data-...
Leveraging event-driven systems for IoT with high-speed data ingestion

Leveraging event-driven systems for IoT with high-speed data ingestion

June 22, 2017 | by Cindy Russell, Database and Data Warehousing Developer Programs, IBM
It seems that we’re reaching the point where the Internet of Things (IoT) is moving from the domain of enthusiastic early-adopters to the more challenging, more profitable territory of mainstream enterprise technology. Event-driven architectures are playing a key role in these types of applications...
Empowering a new generation of developers with enterprise-class databases

Empowering a new generation of developers with enterprise-class databases

June 22, 2017 | by Chris Gillar, Content Marketing Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
If you read a lot of development blogs nowadays, you’ll probably notice a common theme: developers don’t want to deal with databases. They want to focus on designing, building, testing, and deploying applications that deliver value to the business as quickly as possible.
How to take the next step in Information Governance now

How to take the next step in Information Governance now

IGC Trial puts governance catalog in your hands in a few minutes

June 22, 2017 | by Marc Haber, Offering Manager, IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog, IBM
A decade ago, governance was dictated and enacted by a select group of people. Today, while the principles of governance are largely owned by the same select group of people, everyone has a hand and shared responsibility in the enactment and fulfillment of governance.
Overcome your data silos: Learn how in Munich

Overcome your data silos: Learn how in Munich

June 21, 2017 | by Matthias Funke, Director Hybrid Data Management, IBM Analytics
Big data isn’t just getting bigger. It’s getting more valuable. As companies work to unlock more value from their data, one of the biggest challenges to address is disconnected data silos. Big companies don’t have one data lake, they have data lakes, ponds and pools.