Blogs

The evolution of complex event processing

March 27, 2014 | by Kimberly Madia, Worldwide Product Marketing Manager, InfoSphere Streams, IBM
A shift from queries to real-time actionable insight Complex event processing: Roots and origins The need for speedy actions and timely responses is of paramount importance across all industries, but the financial industry is in league of its own. The stakes are high for traders on Wall Street...

Where do you turn for innovation?

Leading organizations are relying on chief data officers for innovation and transformation

March 27, 2014 | by Cortnie Abercrombie, Emerging roles and markets leader, Big Data & Analytics Category Team, IBM
Leading organizations are relying on chief data officers for innovation and transformation.

Rules of thumb for identifying and prioritizing big data applications

March 27, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
It would be nice to have a crisp algorithm to pick and choose among potential big-data applications. But there isn't one. What enterprises have instead are plenty of handy heuristics ("rules of thumb") to help prioritize among potential applications, based on factors such as business impact,...

Thriving in a customer driven world

March 26, 2014 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
Organizations that fail to fully embrace customer-centricity and shift their business strategies open themselves to being kicked to the curb. How then do companies change gears to thrive in a customer driven world? We discuss this in out next #CXO twitter chat.

Mapping change to opportunity: New imperatives for big data and analytics

March 26, 2014 | by Tom Deutsch, Solution CTO, IBM
A recently released infographic aids in understanding how big data capabilities map back to enterprise strategic imperatives. I'll break this infographics down into steps and discuss each level for clarity and definition.

Countering fraud with big data and analytics

March 25, 2014 | by Kevin Winterfield, IBM
A standing room only crowd of invited guests converged at the New York Palace hotel on Thursday to listen to experts from government, insurance, healthcare and banking talk about one thing: countering fraud.

A more complex example for MDM ROI (part eight)

March 25, 2014 | by Larry Dubov, Product Director, Master Data Governance
In my last post, I discussed a relatively simple business case scenario where an enterprise intends to implement MDM because their current process heavily relies on a third party supplier of customer data. Typically, though, things aren’t quite that simple. Today, let’s discuss a more complex MDM...

Include ethics when teaching big data

March 24, 2014 | by Lee Sterrey, WW Business Intelligence Enablement Strategy Leader, IBM
IBM’s Technical Consultancy Group led this academic colloquium last week on big data and analytics to collaborate with UK academics on research, teaching and technology. This was a high impact gathering of top-tier academic and industrial expertise discussing social, media and human-computer...

Analytics and Hadoop: Friends or foes?

March 24, 2014 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
For many, Hadoop is synonymous with big data and its Vs, often closely linked to analytics. Businesses are then trying to understand what solution is best for them. Is it Hadoop,analytics, both? In our next #BigDataMgmt Twitter chat, March 26th 12 ET we will discuss how Hadoop and analytics play...

The Orchestrators

Chief data officers find the right data, enhance its quality, and build confidence in it to drive business value

March 21, 2014 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director for InfoSphere Portfolio Marketing
Chief data officers find the right data, enhance its quality, and build confidence in it to drive business value