Governments around the world are awash with data, much of it in systems used to record the services provided to citizens. However, governments often struggle to unlock the greater value offered by that data, which could help them deliver services coherently and consistently. Find out how analytics
Data reservoirs are useful tools that can help organizations create new products and services, increase customer service and efficiency, and reduce waste and fraud. But what is a data reservoir and how do you create it?
In a world of data insecurity, let no data breach pass without learning the lessons it has to offer. The data breach of Office of Personnel Management records teaches us three lessons, each vital for data security in organizations of all kinds.
Ever-observant Jen Q. marks National Cybersecurity month by questioning why more isn’t being done to thwart cyber attacks by cyber criminals and why the hackers seem to have free reign with private networks. Analytics and intelligence may lead to the answers she’s looking for.
The safety of personally identifiable information (PII) is becoming more precarious as criminals find ways to profit from scams. However, insurance agencies are fighting back by using big data more effectively to uncover nefarious schemes.
The biggest differentiator right now between companies that are well-prepared and ill-prepared to deal with data breaches is how proactive they are. Danny Rogers, Co-founder and CEO of Terbium Labs comments on cyber preparation in this edition of Cyber Beat.
Cyber attacks are becoming more common not only in the news, but in our personal lives as well. But are there ways to identify the perpetrators or deter these attacks before they occur? Fortunately, the emergence of powerful new analytics-based technologies can help cyber defenders expose those who
The IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet illuminated how fraud and crime in the financial sector are highly profitable and very damaging to the industry. Organizations facing the challenges of staying one step ahead of perpetrators can apply an advanced solution that places layers of analytics across
For decades, IBM has been assisting organizations that are responsible for protecting nations, cities and economies from the changing threat landscape, both natural and human-created. Watch this video to learn more about IBM i2 Safer Planet Portfolio.
Listen as this week’s guest, Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, director of national security and strategic foresight for the Conference Board of Canada, chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, an IBM global solutions leader for emergency management, on topics ranging from agency and organizational collaboration
The recent release of the 2016 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News has Jen wondering if such rankings, and the institutions of higher learning themselves, should capitalize on analytics to understand the impact of the drop-out rate. Can analysis of real-time data help colleges and universities
The dangers posed by fraud and improper payments have intensified thanks to technological and digital advancements. Government agencies must leverage new technologies and advanced analytics to proactively anticipate and respond to threats to bolster the integrity of their programs.
Thanks to a deluge of sensor data, not only is our ability to forecast the weather more accurate than ever, but this information also can be used in exciting new ways. In this Internet of Things podcast, see how The Weather Company is helping businesses use weather data for competitive advantage.
Clearly, no organization is impenetrable when it comes to cyberattacks by hackers—not the US government’s Office of Personnel Management, not major retailers, not Ashley Madison, and not even global enterprise technology vendors. The sinister realities of cyberattacks in today’s world hit Jen hard