In today's world there is a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things. Perhaps that’s because IoT has, and is demonstrating, the potential to disrupt nearly every system and business process we rely on. A full 37 years before IoT was coined, a visionary cartoon provided examples that we can
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
Farouk FerchichiChief Data Officer & Head of Business Intelligence at Toyota Financial Services
Farouk Ferchichi, chief data officer and head of business intelligence at Toyota Financial Service, and this week’s Big Data & Analytics Hero, shares insight into Toyota's journey to improve their customer experience by leveraging data and analytics.
What if you could alert drivers to road hazards or help them locate the nearest gas station or steer clear of high-risk areas around the world?
These are just some of the possibilities powered by IBM Big Data & Analytics. By capturing, connecting and analyzing real-time information from
IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality offers a pre-configured solution with data management and analytic capabilities that help you realize these benefits. Technological advances in monitoring sensors and device communication, along with IBM enhancements in data management, data integration and
Automotive and manufacturing organizations deal with a massive volume of data, including global data from customers and data generated through internal business operations, research and development (R&D) and supply chain activities. These data sets represent an opportunity for an organization
James Morrison is a marketing executive with Arrow Electronics, a distributor of computer products and provider of value added services. He sees an increasing demand in the marketplace for analytics through his clients that are purchasing systems and storage in greater numbers designed to handle
Each month it seems like we hear automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) reporting record growth, but what is driving this growth? Pent up demand? Attractive new products? Is the market actually growing, or could it be that the automotive industry is starting to use big data and
The Vassan Group struggled to accurately forecast fluctuating sales orders across the Nordic region. As a result, they couldn't effectively plan their resource and production schedule. With IBM Big Data & Analytics, Vaasan gained the ability to predict production requirements and prepare for
Mueller needed a customer-focused approach to sales and more data transparency so information could easily be shared throughout the company. With IBM Big Data & Analytics solutions, Mueller empowered all employees to view and analyze company data in near real time, measure individual
I grew up in the Detroit area in the 1960s and 1970s, so I'm quite familiar with the wrenching dislocations caused by a manufacturing-based sector that was too stodgy and overbuilt to adapt in a pinch. Coming of age in an ancient industrial zone, you bear witness to how rapidly a smokestack economy
Cars are rolling gold mines of information, gathering data about the driver, the driving environment and, of course, the car itself as well as any connected devices. Automakers can use this data to enrich the driving or service experience, improve safety and enhance vehicle quality.
It looks like a lot of industry people are having a lot of serious fun in Las Vegas this week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The event has always been a media magnet, showcasing new trends, hot gadgets and seemingly crazy ideas from hopeful innovators.
This year's big CES theme,
“The pressure to innovate is not subsiding, and organizations are teaming to meet the challenge. More than half of all CEOs are partnering extensively to drive innovation. Compared to their less successful peers, outperformers are partnering for innovation more aggressively. But they are also
Recently, various publications including the Times of India, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and CNET (just to name a few) have been abuzz with news of IBM’s partnership with international automotive supplier Continental. On September 10, at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, IBM and