Blogs

Measuring the artificial intelligence quotient

Measuring the artificial intelligence quotient

July 9, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
If we’re going to do the Turing Test right, we might as well use the same intelligence tests we apply to humans. Only by doing so will we ever have a sound basis for claiming that machine are more (or less) intelligent than people.
Realize your surveillance system's full potential with video analytics

Realize your surveillance system's full potential with video analytics

July 9, 2015 | by Curt Brobst, Intelligent Video Analytics Evangelist, IBM
Without video analytics, your video surveillance system may be an expensive waste instead of offering a valuable capability. Video analytics can push events of interest to your monitoring staff rather than merely depending on bored operators to notice when something happens.
Unlocking quality insights from your hybrid cloud

Unlocking quality insights from your hybrid cloud

July 9, 2015 | by Praveenkumar Hosangadi, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
When organizations adopt a hybrid cloud environment, they add another layer of complexity to their information supply chains. Despite the added complexity, organizations still need to ensure completeness, accuracy and availability of information for high-quality insights. To achieve these data...
Sharing business content through cloud-based content collaboration

Sharing business content through cloud-based content collaboration

July 8, 2015 | by Dave Laverty, VP Worldwide Marketing, Information Management, IBM
Enterprises today have more choices than ever before when procuring digital tools for highly effective and productive content collaboration. But it’s hard to find a solution that addresses all the requirements of managing, sharing and making content accessible across an organization internally and...
Engaging with the Internet of Things

Engaging with the Internet of Things

July 8, 2015 | by John Cohn, IBM Fellow, Distinguished Agitator, IBM
Will your refrigerator start “friending” you in the near future? This scenario isn’t so far-fetched as the Internet of Things connects us with our personal devices in fascinating—and increasingly private—ways.
Securing data to realize the benefits from cloud

Securing data to realize the benefits from cloud

July 8, 2015 | by Praveenkumar Hosangadi, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
Without doubt, cloud-based data presents a wealth of potential information for organizations seeking to build and maintain competitive advantage in their industries. To fully realize the benefits of the cloud, organizations need to have a good hybrid information governance model in place. A key...
The Internet of Things and the end of price tags

The Internet of Things and the end of price tags

July 8, 2015 | by Ryan Begley, Product Manager IoT Division - Connected Products, IBM
Thanks to the IoT, existing laws of supply and demand are evolving. Businesses are seeing greater profits based on minute-by-minute pricing. But are consumers all in? See where ‘surge pricing’ is taking hold and where it can go.
The past, present and future of emergency management

The past, present and future of emergency management

July 8, 2015 | by Kaitlin Noe, Analytics Solutions Social Specialist, IBM
Today, thanks to the opportunities presented by new technologies, we are seeing another stage of emergency management. This new stage balances the historical approach to emergency management with the potential of technology to unify resources and adapt plans in real time.
5 ways the IBM and Box partnership will transform how you do business

5 ways the IBM and Box partnership will transform how you do business

July 7, 2015 | by Kimberly Trimble, Social Business Manager, IBM
As companies increasingly seek simple, secure collaboration solutions, the strategic alliance between IBM and Box brings together Box’s industry-leading cloud content collaboration platform with IBM solutions and technologies. Here are five high-level takeaways that show how this comprehensive...
Healthcare and big data: Drive insights, optimize costs, innovate care

Healthcare and big data: Drive insights, optimize costs, innovate care

July 7, 2015 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The number of anticipated Baby Boomer retirees will surely be accompanied by a corresponding rise in healthcare costs—which will affect professionals and patients in a big way. Applying a preventative big data solution can help avoid these growing pains.