Podcasts

When search meets cognitive

April 13, 2014 | 22:50
In this podcast, Mark Myers (@MarkMyers360) explains the differences between typical google-type search and what a cognitive computing system like IBM Watson does. Mark gives several examples from everyday life that help illustrate how the two systems work separately and how they complement one...

Building the business case for real-time analytics at CenterPoint Energy

April 7, 2014 | 34:04
Industry analysts project that 30% of companies will “monetize their data” by 2016. But what does this mean? Many organizations are trying to figure out how to turn their data into a gold mine. The reality is each business is unique and data monetization projects should be customized to focus on a...

Achieving trust in a digital age

April 6, 2014 | 16:25
In a recent article published on Information Age, Richard Lee said there is much discussion these days about data privacy and security, but precious little about trust. He expressed concern: "Trust is hard to achieve, easy to lose and almost impossible to regain." Richard joined us to discuss how...

Preview of NAB Show

March 31, 2014 | 8:35
The giant NAB Show takes place in Las Vegas April 5-10. IBM will be very active at the show, along with Aspera, a recent IBM acquisition. Graeme Noseworthy, messaging director for media & entertainment at IBM, gave us a brief overview of sessions, demos and activities that will take place. For...

Going with the flow: The evolution of CEP to stream computing

March 26, 2014 | 17:10
Roger Rea, product manager of InfoSphere Streams, explains what stream computing is, how it differs from event processing and CEP and gives examples of how companies are employing stream computing for real-time analyses and applications.

Watson Foundations: The story behind the big data and analytics platform

March 24, 2014 | 10:34
Beth Smith is General Manager of IBM’s Information Management Division, which includes database, data warehouse, information integration, master data management, integrated data management & governance and Big Data offerings. In this podcast, she explained Watson Foundations - IBM's big data...

Analytics across the ecosystem: Prescription for optimizing healthcare outcomes

March 16, 2014 | 27:15
Analytics is a key enabler for life sciences and healthcare organizations to create better outcomes for patients, customers and other stakeholders in healthcare. The IBM Institute for Business Value recently released a new study titled “Analytics across the ecosystem - A prescription for optimizing...

Big data in the Middle East and Africa

March 12, 2014 | 19:10
In giving us a look at the big data market and use cases within the Middle East and Africa region, Ali reminds us of the 5000-year history behind big data, which effectively was born in Mesopotamia. In more present day scenarios, he describes “an exploratory curiosity sandbox,” which is a method he...

Pushing the frontiers: CFO insights from the global C-suite study

March 10, 2014 | 18:25
Since 2003, the IBM Institute for Business Value has conducted more than 23,000 interviews around the world with people representing all roles of the C Suite, including chief officers in finance, marketing, IT and of course, chief executive officers. A newly published report titled “Pushing the...

How in-Hadoop analytics are changing the game

February 24, 2014 | 7:28
Big Data without analytics is just data, but how do you perform the analytics? Christy Maver, product marketing manager for InfoSphere BigInsights, answers that question and gives examples of how in-Hadoop analytics are changing the game. For more information about the IBM big data platform and...