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Using the right technology for classification and text analytics

Using the right technology for classification and text analytics

August 27, 2015 | by Jacques Roy, WW Technical Sales - Big Data: InfoSphere Streams, Informix TimeSeries, IBM
A document classification model can join together with text analytics to categorize documents dynamically, determining their value and sending them for further processing. Learn how a quick, efficient solution can create business advantage.
Improving customer loyalty by leveraging social media insights

Improving customer loyalty by leveraging social media insights

August 27, 2015 | by Ritika Puri, Consumer Products Writer
Social media sources such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest help CPG leaders listen to, learn from and connect with consumers. Here are three ways that CPG leaders are expanding their use of data and analytics to augment their social media strategies.
The logical data warehouse: The new secret weapon for leading businesses

The logical data warehouse: The new secret weapon for leading businesses

August 26, 2015 | by Nancy Hensley, Director of Offering Management, IBM Analytics, IBM
Rather than shying away from ever increasing amounts of data, today’s businesses are using data-driven decision-making as a secret weapon. Learn more about why logical data warehouses are the natural next step for the analytics culture.
Becoming an analytics-driven educational institution: Setting realistic goals

Becoming an analytics-driven educational institution: Setting realistic goals

August 26, 2015 | by Robert Dolan, Jr., Worldwide Industry Marketing Leader, Government & Education, IBM Analytics
The power of data and analytics can be successfully applied against the many issues that confront educational institutions—but how do you begin to use this power effectively? One sure way is to concentrate on a strategic mission objective and then use data and analytics to measure and monitor...
Monetizing the Internet of Things in the electronics industry

Monetizing the Internet of Things in the electronics industry

August 26, 2015 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Explore the new value proposition in the electronics industry at IFA 2015 as the big names in electronics gather to focus on monetizing the Internet of Things. Don’t miss this chance to explore the latest applications for electronics in a connected world.
How to woo the new energy consumer

How to woo the new energy consumer

August 26, 2015 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
For the new energy consumer, 'green' has a double meaning. In one respect, the term refers to the preference for using renewable energy sources and protecting the environment. The other definition pertains to money.
Proactive emergency management using what-if and impact analysis

Proactive emergency management using what-if and impact analysis

August 25, 2015 | by Tony Jewtushenko, Product Manager - WW Public Safety & Emergency Management Solutions, IBM
Organizations don’t have to be helpless in the face of emergencies and disaster events. Using the power of data-driven impact analytics, organizations can anticipate and simulate emergency scenarios to improve response decisions and reduce economic and human costs.
The Industrial Internet of Things: Transforming business models for equipment manufacturers

The Industrial Internet of Things: Transforming business models for equipment manufacturers

August 25, 2015 | by Ron Wallace, Industry Marketing Manager, IBM
The Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things journey is about business model transformation. What’s more, the journey is just beginning—and the future is exciting.
Advantages of wind power lead utilities to turn an eye to the sky

Advantages of wind power lead utilities to turn an eye to the sky

August 25, 2015 | by John Johnson, Editor, RFID 24-7 & Content on Demand
The advantages of wind power, advancements in turbine technologies, declining renewable energy costs and the corporate sector's newfound interest in this power source will provide the impetus to push wind energy into all 50 states by 2050, when wind could power as many as 100 million homes,...
How to make a retail employee more accessible in store

How to make a retail employee more accessible in store

August 25, 2015 | by Todd Wasserman, Technology Writer
Brick-and-mortar shops, like their online counterparts, now have access to a wealth of data on consumer tastes and shopping habits inside and outside the walls of their stores. Through a holistic analysis of these data points, retail managers can optimize operations to prosper with a leaner staff...