Podcasts

Internet of Things and the autonomous vehicle: Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM)

Internet of Things and the autonomous vehicle: Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM)

February 7, 2017 | 10:43
J White Bear is a data scientist and software engineer at IBM. In this podcast, White Bear discusses simultaneous localization and mapping, an ongoing research area in robotics for autonomous vehicles and well-recognized as a nontrivial problem space in both industry and research.
Data science transformation through Spark on hybrid cloud

Data science transformation through Spark on hybrid cloud

February 3, 2017 | 10:55
Seth Dobrin is vice president and CDO, IBM Analytics, platform development, at IBM. In this podcast, Dobrin shares experiences using Apache Spark for data science transformation and some thoughts on a larger vision for data science transformation at scale.
Debugging the Spark Python API: Why is a Java Virtual Machine stack trace in my Python?

Debugging the Spark Python API: Why is a Java Virtual Machine stack trace in my Python?

January 26, 2017 | 7:38
Holden Karau is a software engineer at IBM, an active open source contributor and coauthor of Learning Spark (O'Reilly Media, February 2015) and the soon to be released High Performance Spark (O'Reilly Media, March 2017). In this podcast, Karau examines how to effectively search logs from Apache...
Feature hashing for scalable machine learning

Feature hashing for scalable machine learning

January 25, 2017 | 12:47
Nick Pentreath is a principal engineer at IBM, a member of the Apache Spark project management committee (PMC) and author of Machine Learning with Spark (Packt Publishing, December 2014). In this podcast, Pentreath covers the basics of feature hashing and how to use it for all feature types in...
Spark + Parquet in depth

Spark + Parquet in depth

January 24, 2017 | 10:30
Emily Curtin is a software engineer at The Weather Company (now IBM) working on the data engineering platform team. Robbie Strickland is vice president, engines and pipelines, IBM Watson Data Platform, at IBM. In this podcast, they give a technical overview of how Parquet works and how recent...
Building a foundation for cognitive business, part 2

Building a foundation for cognitive business, part 2

March 25, 2016 | 16:00
Are you building your business strategy on a dual foundation of data and insight? In part 2 of this two-part podcast, listen to business technology analyst Abbie Lundberg explain the importance of becoming a cognitive business as she talks with host Rick Perret, program director for marketing...
Building a foundation for cognitive business

Building a foundation for cognitive business, part 1

March 18, 2016 | 17:07
Are you building your business strategy on a dual foundation of data and insight? In part 1 of this two-part podcast, listen to business technology analyst Abbie Lundberg explain the importance of becoming a cognitive business as she talks with host Rick Perret, program director for marketing...

Analytics: The speed advantage

November 3, 2014 | 29:54
Rebecca Shockley is the Global Research Leader for Business Analytics at the renowned IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). She joined us to talk about highlights from the latest IBV study, “Analytics: The speed advantage" and described four key "shifts" that occurred in the past year. She...

Then and now: A five-year look at analytics studies

July 27, 2014 | 17:07
The internationally renowned IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) is beginning its 2014 survey on analytics. Rebecca Shockley, the global research leader for analytics at IBM Institute for Business Value, recapped some of the key findings from studies conducted over the last five years and how...

The first ever Forrester Wave for streaming analytics

July 21, 2014 | 13:38
Going, going...gone! That phrase has been used by auctioneers to indicate the final bid opportunity for a hot auction item. Now “going, going, gone” is being used in the world of big data. Why? Organizations realize that they need to act faster by analyzing streaming data and taking action in the...

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