Podcasts

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...

The science and progress of visual analytics: Interview with Kirk Borne

February 20, 2014 | 20:11
"A picture is worth 4 kilobytes," says Kirk Borne, Ph.D., (@kirkdborne), in this podcast about data visualization and big data, or as he prefers to call it, “visual analytics.” Kirk is a data scientist, a top big data influencer and a professor of astrophysics and computational science at George...

What to expect at HIMSS

February 17, 2014 | 10:25
With the HIMSS conference coming up next week, Sri Shrinivasan, global industry leader of big data for healthcare and life sciences, took 10 minutes to preview some of the key topics to watch for and activities to do at the conference. Sri mentioned some leading healthcare organizations that will...

Data scientists: Hire an individual or team?

February 13, 2014 | 14:05
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, the editor and publisher of KDnuggets.com, and a well-known expert in business analytics, data mining and data science, joined David Pittman to talk about that mix and the elusive “data scientist unicorn.”

Fueling the connected car

February 10, 2014 | 21:23
What is the "connected car"? How will we, as everyday drivers, benefit from it? How are trucking companies, fleet managers and insurance companies using the data from connected cars to save money and improve efficiency? Kimberly Madia, product marketing manager for IBM big data, explains all of...