Podcasts

Big Data is Rocket Fuel

July 23, 2013 | 19:43
Edd Dumbill is VP Strategy at Silicon Valley Data Science and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Big Data. He’s also an entrepreneur, author, software developer, and chair of Strata conference. formerly was principal analyst at O’Reilly Radar. In a recent article titled “Big Data is...

Master Data Management: The Foundation for Big Data

July 18, 2013 | 19:29
Master data management has been around for many years. Now, with the emergence of big data technologies, MDM is seeing a resurgence in popularity and importance. Rick Clements, program director of Master Data Management Product Marketing, explains why MDM is a foundational aspect of a big data...

Smarter Digital Banking and Big Data

July 15, 2013 | 18:34
Brett King, CEO/Founder of Moven, author of Bank 3.0, host of “Breaking Banks” podcast radio show on Voice America, and recipient of the Innovator of the Year award from American Banker magazine, joined us to talk about “smarter digital banking and big data.” For more information about the IBM big...

Shooting Down Myths about Data Scientists

July 10, 2013 | 23:38
"Data scientist" has been called the "sexiest job of the 21st century," but what exactly is a data scientist and what does one do? Big Data Evangelist James Kobielus explains by way of shooting down 10 myths about the role. For more information about the IBM big data platform and products, visit ...

Impact of Digital Innovation on Customer Experience

July 8, 2013 | 24:28
Brian Vellmure is an analyst, consultant and frequent Keynote Speaker on the alignment of emerging technology, strategy, innovation and the customer experience. He was also the featured guest on a recent Twitter chat where the topic was “the impact of digital innovation on customer experience.” For...

Data Governance: Fueling Analytic Performance

June 18, 2013 | 11:34
When organizations don't have trust in their data, they don't act upon it. With more companies looking to use big data to get richer insights, the question of "Can I trust these data?" arises more frequently. David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere, talks about how good...

How to Get an Enhanced 360 View of the Customer

June 3, 2013 | 25:52
A big data platform, because of its ability to consume and process more data from both static and streaming sources, enables organizations to get an "enhanced 360-degree view of the customer" that has not been possible previously. Mark Myers, IBM big data product manager, describes this key use...

Extending the Value of Your Data Warehouse: Big Data Use Case

May 22, 2013 | 13:13
"Data warehouse augmentation" is one of the top five business use cases for big data. Its purpose is to extend the value of existing data warehouses. Christy Maver, IBM big data product marketing manager, explains how data warehouse augmentation can help lower costs, provide the ability to perform...

Security Intelligence with Big Data: A Top Use Case

May 20, 2013 | 17:30
Security intelligence with big data is the ability to lower risk, detect fraud and monitor cyber security in real time. Organizations can augment and enhance cyber security and intelligence analysis platforms with big data technologies to process and analyze new types (e.g. social media, emails,...

BNSF Says that DB2 with BLU is the Future

May 15, 2013 | 9:00
On a conference call hosted by IBM Information Management General Manager Bob Picciano, over 1000 participants listened to a Q and A led by IBM Vice President Martin J. Wildberger with Kent Collins, database solutions architect, of BNSF Railway. An early tester of DB2 BLU, Kent calls the BLU...