Blogs

A pivotal time for the Office of Finance

A pivotal time for the Office of Finance

September 4, 2015 | by Crisha Mulchan, Portfolio Marketing, Performance Management, IBM Analytics, IBM
Finance teams looking for agility and efficiency won’t find it in spreadsheet-based processes. To uncover vital business insights, a move to automated planning is essential. This summit details how the latest financial planning and analysis (FP&A) innovations can help finance teams drive their...
Live from IFA: The latest news from Europe's biggest tech show

Live from IFA: The latest news from Europe's biggest tech show

September 4, 2015 | by Ryan Begley, Product Manager IoT Division - Connected Products, IBM
IFA 2015 kicked off with a bang. Don’t miss the latest news from Europe’s biggest tech show; read about what’s coming up in tech and find out what announcements are firing up attendees.
Financial News Highlights: August 2015

Financial News Highlights: August 2015

September 4, 2015 | by Susan Visser, Social Lead for IBM Analytics - Financial Services Sector, IBM
If you took a vacation during August, as did many people, you probably need a summary of the great web content you may have missed. Here’s a recap of the top financial stories published on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub in August.
Jen Q. Public: Governments can win the improper payment chase with analytics

Jen Q. Public: Governments can win the improper payment chase with analytics

September 4, 2015 | by Natasha Bishop, Digital Marketing Lead, Public Services Sector, IBM Analytics
With all the money government agencies are losing due to improper payments, Jen realizes analytics can help end this fraudulent practice that hurts governments and citizens alike.
Three reasons to open up data to business users

Three reasons to open up data to business users

September 4, 2015 | by Gabrielle Pirzad, Analytics Marketing Leader, UKI, IBM
Big data can empower consumers and organizations alike, but is your organization taking advantage of real-time data analytics? Learn how data analysis tools are increasingly putting analytics in the hands of users.
Build more adaptive applications with Apache Spark

Build more adaptive applications with Apache Spark

September 4, 2015 | by Kimberly Madia, Manager of Portfolio Strategy, IBM
For startups that want to thrive, leveraging data science is imperative. However, it has been difficult to do so because fragmented data science approaches have prevented integration of data analysis into applications. But now Apache Spark brings together the data science workflow to enable cross-...
Spotlight on the i2 Summit for a Safer Planet - Day 2

Spotlight on the i2 Summit for a Safer Planet - Day 2

September 3, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Execution Strategist, IBM
On September 1-2, the IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet brought personnel in law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyber threat intelligence and counter fraud together. Here are the highlights from day 2.
Leveraging openness to supercharge your analytics

Leveraging openness to supercharge your analytics

September 3, 2015 | by Paula Wiles Sigmon, Program Director, Analytics Platform Marketing, IBM
Is your company open for business? Discover how you can supercharge your analytics by adopting an open mindset toward new innovations and information sharing alike.
Spotlight on the i2 Summit for a Safer Planet - Day 1

Spotlight on the i2 Summit for a Safer Planet - Day 1

September 3, 2015 | by Oliver Clark, Social Media Execution Strategist, IBM
Experts in various security-related fields—including law enforcement, emergency management, defense/national security, cyberthreat intelligence and counter-fraud—gathered at the i2 Summit for a Safer Planet to discuss new, more effective ways to deal with the evolving threat landscape. The first...
Predictive analytics can transform any type of organization

Predictive analytics can transform any type of organization

September 3, 2015 | by Jennifer Galvan, Technical Sales Manager, IBM SPSS Software, IBM
Regardless of industry or line of business, predictive analytics can help enhance operational processes, improve customer relationships and much more. This transformational technology enables you to use statistical models to optimize the performance of existing operations, recommend courses of...