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Connect with thought leaders, industry professionals, and peers in the magazine’s new LinkedIn group

June 20, 2014 | by Louis Cherian, Digital Marketing Manager, Big Data & Analytics, IBM
Connect with thought leaders, industry professionals, and peers in the magazine’s new LinkedIn group

Personalization: the new imperative for retailers to acquire, grow and retain customers

June 20, 2014 | by Prakash Mohapatra, WW Customer-centric Analytics Solutions Marketing Manager, Distribution Sector, IBM Analytics
In an increasingly competitive and polarized marketplace with rising customer expectations, the traditional means of competitive differentiation are being challenged as never before. To respond, retailers need to evolve their focus to become customer-centric in both strategy and execution. This...

3 reasons why DataOps is essential for big data success

June 19, 2014 | by Lenny Liebmann, Contributing Editor, InformationWeek
Data science is extremely important in today’s data-driven world, but is only effective if it can be efficiently executed in a production environment. Find out about an essential best practice to make your data science effective.

The delicate art of data science project prioritization and triage

June 19, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Prioritizing data mining projects is a delicate art, equivalent to the decisions that R&D managers face every single day. How should you prioritize your data mining efforts and allocate your limited resources most effectively? Most important, how do you decide what NOT to work on?

The best bit of market research you never commissioned

June 18, 2014 | by Chris Nott, CTO Big Data & Analytics, IBM UK & Ireland, IBM
Understanding and responding to client needs across digital channels in real time is not easy. Find out how Wimbledon fans around the world help the AELTC to better manage their digital presence.

Elevating the Big Data and Analytics Acumen of Business Leaders

Successful organizations require leadership that can instill big data and analytics competencies

June 13, 2014 | by Richard Lee, Managing Partner, The Speyside Group, LLC
Successful organizations require leadership that can instill big data and analytics competencies

Enhancing Survey Data with Related Social Media

Mine valuable missing data from social media channels to augment survey data

June 13, 2014 | by Matthew Riemer
Mine valuable missing data from social media channels to augment survey data

Applying Machine Learning to Text Analytics

See how InfoSphere BigInsights was used to derive meaning from social media to augment NYC 311 data

June 13, 2014 | by Matthew Riemer
See how InfoSphere BigInsights was used to derive meaning from social media to augment NYC 311 data

The Ground Truth in Agile Machine Learning

Distilling knowledge effortlessly from big data calls for collaborative human and algorithm engagement

June 13, 2014 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
Distilling knowledge effortlessly from big data calls for collaborative human and algorithm engagement

Hadoop: Where it's been and where it's going

June 13, 2014 | by David Pittman, Social Media Strategist, Information & Analytics Group
Nearly 10 years ago, a little open source software project with a funny name came into being. Over the past few years, that project, Hadoop, has taken the world by storm and has caused a sea change in both the software vendor marketplace and the way IT organizations think about their computing...