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4 easy ways to get started with information governance

4 easy ways to get started with information governance

January 16, 2018 | by Candace McCabe, Expert Information Systems Architect for Information Governance, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Two paradoxes of information technology are: data has no value if you can’t access it, and it’s a liability if the wrong people access it. Company leaders don’t think they need data governance until these paradoxes hit them hard. According to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, data is the world’s new natural...
Get a jump start on real-time analytics and insights

Get a jump start on real-time analytics and insights

January 4, 2018 | by Stephanie Hazlewood, Senior Technical Staff Member, Technical Strategy, IBM Analytics, IBM
Unlock the trusted information about your customers with MDM and empower your business analysts to search, explore and match with other data collections with governed freedom.
Data governance is not a sailor’s yarn

Data governance is not a sailor’s yarn

How Information Server V11.7 will help keep your “ship” afloat

January 2, 2018 | by Beate Porst, Offering Manager – IBM Information Server, IBM
Whether you want to build a bridge, explore the sea, or simply try to identify new markets, you will only be as good as the data you use. This means it must be complete, in context, trusted and easily accessible to drive insights.
Learn how you can fast track your company’s data

Learn how you can fast track your company’s data

December 29, 2017 | by Adam B. Trunkey, Marketing Leader, IBM Analytics North America
Earlier this year, IBM held the “Fast Track Your Data — Live from New York” event for thousands of our clients. Our mission: to help business and technology leaders better understand the critical importance that data and analytics play in an organization’s digital transformation. Technology...
Recapping the Data Governance Winter Conference and looking ahead to 2018 governance trends

Recapping the Data Governance Winter Conference and looking ahead to 2018 governance trends

December 28, 2017 | by Brian Mayer, Business Ready Data Practitioner, IBM
The 2017 Data Governance Winter Conference on 4 - 8 December covered topics ranging from how to start a data governance program to attaining data governance maturity to how to improve your organization’s information quality. After attending, Brian Mayer, business ready data practitioner, and Mark...
5 blog posts to keep your data on track in 2018

5 blog posts to keep your data on track in 2018

These five blogs will help keep your data on track

December 28, 2017 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
There are many right ways companies are using data: to know their customers better and to keep up with their needs and expectations to drive loyalty without sacrificing privacy. Here are some recommended reads that will help you learn how to stay on your customers’ good side while still gaining the...
A hand to hold: Giving Watson a body (and a soul)

A hand to hold: Giving Watson a body (and a soul)

December 20, 2017 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
If the first things that come to mind when you think of AI assistants are the likes of Amazon Alexa or Google Home, it’s time to learn about embodied cognition, AI that can physically interact with its environment. A year ago, IBM researchers did just that and brought Watson services into the...
5 things to know about ASC 606 for sales compensation

5 things to know about ASC 606 for sales compensation

December 20, 2017 | by Maneesh Gupta, Managing Partner, Spectrum Technologies LLC
If you work in the field of sales commissions, you’re likely aware of ASC 606, the five-step revenue recognition model and timelines. The basic premise on which both ASC 606 and IFRS 15 have been formulated is that an organization can recognize revenue from a customer contract only when the...
Influencers assess 2017 and make predictions for 2018

Influencers assess 2017 and make predictions for 2018

December 20, 2017 | by Melissa Love, Influencer Marketing Manager, IBM
As the year winds down, questions tend to arise about what the big trends of the past year have been and what the year to come may hold.
Top 10 IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub podcasts of 2017

Top 10 IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub podcasts of 2017

December 18, 2017 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Execution Strategist, IBM
It can be difficult to keep up with all the best podcast episodes during the year. That's why we've compiled the Top 10 podcasts of the year from the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Insights Podcast feed right here.