Blogs

Can Hadoop really change the world?

March 18, 2015 | by Courtney Pallotta, Go-to-market leader, Big Data, IBM
The finalists are in! Vote on submissions from across the globe until March 24, 2015. Then come back to see which projects powered by IBM and Hadoop will be awarded $40,000 in prizes.

A new way of thinking at InterConnect 2015

March 17, 2015 | by Tim Moran, Director of Interactive Sales, WNEP-TV / WNEP.com
I was invited to attend IBM Interconnect 2015, which made its debut this year. Understanding this is a combination of three smaller conferences (Pulse, Innovate and Impact) I was left to wonder what the main focus of the week would be, and how it would all fit together. The conference organizers...

Visualizing big science like never before

March 12, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Scientists are increasingly using computational methods to analyze larger samples of the populations of interest, as well as deeper correlations within those populations, than ever before. This is the new paradigm of whole-population analytics, which has become more feasible as storage costs...

How the Internet of Things is shaping modern business

March 11, 2015 | by Ahmed Banafa, Distinguished Tenured Staff, Faculty, Author, Speaker, Heald College
When an object can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them.

3 key shifts to digital business using advanced analytics

March 10, 2015 | by Pavel Abdur-Rahman, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM
According to Gartner, digital business is the “creation of new business designs by blurring the digital and physical worlds." There are three key foundational shifts that are making the digital business phenomenon real. Interestingly, these tectonic shifts are also driving faster adoption of...

Behind-the-scenes with IBM InfoSphere Streams v4.0

March 10, 2015 | by Roger Rea, InfoSphere Streams Product Manager
New developments in IBM InfoSphere Streams v4.0 keeps the focus on delivering the premier stream computing platform with the broadest range of capabilities.

Love in the time of streaming data

March 9, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
Save the date! 2033 might see the marriage of IBM and your auto manufacturer.

The beauty of big data: the L’Oréal and IBM story

March 6, 2015 | by Sarah Warsaw, Social Media Specialist, Big Data, SWG UKI, IBM
Operating a global and diverse brand with thousands of products isn’t an easy task.

Get smart about data science

March 5, 2015 | by Tara Dunn, Editor, IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub, IBM
I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Lillian Pierson, author of the soon-to-be released "Data Science for Dummies," a clear and detailed guide for anyone looking to learn more about data science and its many applications. Lillian gave some thoughtful feedback to my questions and...

Analytics Antics: Life before Watson Analytics

March 5, 2015 | by Forsyth Alexander, Information Developer and Content Strategist, Business Analytics, IBM
In the Watson Analytics Community, we asked for your stories of life before Watson Analytics, and you responded! We now have our first cartoon inspired by a submission from someone like you.