Maybe classifying data as structured or unstructured isn’t so simple. What is structured to some may not be structured to others and vice versa. When it comes to the business value of data, consider another way to look at data—whether it is repetitive data or non-repetitive data.
When I spoke with Derek Schoettle, General Manager, Analytics Platform Services, the subject of open source capabilities came up a few times. Data is going to change the culture of business, and in fact it becomes the culture when you truly embrace it.
Body-worn cameras are very likely to become part of a police officer’s standard issue along with body armor, firearm and baton. But body-worn camera programs can be costly when it comes to storing, managing and redacting all that video footage data. See what several law enforcement experts have to
Insights from CIOs can reveal a lot about the industries in which they operate, and hearing from IBM’s CIO is no exception. Check out these highlights from a recent podcast featuring Jeff Smith, CIO at IBM, who offers a glimpse at his idea of focusing on culture, a story of transformation, the CIO’
A growing number of law enforcement agencies are realizing the community-relations benefits of body-worn camera programs. But the volumes of video footage those cameras create can be challenging to access, manage, search through and more. One solution offers four good reasons law enforcement can
Cloud computing has been around for quite a while, and today it is characterized as a collaborative, secure and cost-effective platform largely fueled by Internet-based ecommerce. And while the analog processing of paper-based information may not yet be a thing of the past, see why cloud-based
Flight delays because of weather are inevitable for frequent flyers and infrequent travelers alike. Fortunately, we are living in an era in which applications such as the flight predictor app can be quickly and cost-effectively designed, built and tested to stay abreast of useful information for
One of the biggest challenges for retailers has always been scaling great customer service, specifically how to better personalize in-store experiences. By combining data analysis, the Internet of Things, cloud and mobile technologies, retailers can make this level of personalization a reality for
How do you handle your semi-structured data? In this whitepaper from IBM Cloud Data Services, find out how keeping your data warehouse on the cloud can help you gain the competitive advantage by freeing valuable resources.
The connected nature of the digital era empowers energy and utility consumers to choose their providers and actively manage and monitor consumption. And energy and utility providers face new challenges to provide the services consumers demand and retain loyal customers. Learn more about a
Something interesting is happening, and it is causing banks and other financial services to rethink how they are doing business. Customers are embracing mobile and digital channels more and more each year, and to be successful, companies must deliver customer engagement via those channels.
By using predictive analytics, providers can use real-time data to see risk factors that previously went undetected. Armed with this information, healthcare systems can then intervene and hopefully change the course of the patient's future health.
Determining the total cost of care for a patient is not an easy task. By using big data in healthcare, however, providers can accurately determine the overall cost and use this insight to provide higher quality service at a lower price tag.
Social media has taken the retail industry on an extraordinary, tangential path for gaining a deeper understanding of the consumer. See what several big data experts have to say about the impact social media data and analysis of customer conversations have on the consumer experience.
By remotely monitoring patients, doctors can reduce costly visits while still providing top-quality care for their patients. Real-time analytics allows doctors to immediately spot problems and intervene, even before patients know something is wrong.