Podcasts

Building Confidence in Big Data through Context

August 26, 2013 | 16:43
Mike Ferguson, an independent analyst with Intelligent Business, and David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere and Information Integration and Governance, talked recently about how to build confidence in big data. In this segment, they delved into context: how to visualize...

Raising Confidence in Big Data through Automated Integration

August 26, 2013 | 19:07
Mike Ferguson, an independent analyst with Intelligent Business Strategies, talked with David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere and Information Governance about how to raise confidence in big data. They focused their conversation around automated integration – the ability...

CIOs: Overcoming inertia and the 3-Legged Race of Culture

August 19, 2013 | 21:24
Tim Crawford is a renowned executive information technology thought leader in the areas of IT Transformation, Innovation and Cloud Computing. He has extensive experience working with startups through large enterprise organizations on strategic planning, organizational development, governance, and...

Speed of Thought Analytics

August 16, 2013 | 12:24
This episode features two experts with very different perspectives talking about the intersection of big data, analytics and the databases that make it all possible. IBM Champion David Birmingham is a Senior Principal with Brightlight Consulting. He has more than 25 years of experience in very –...

Big Data and the Retail Revival

July 29, 2013 | 35:00
Doug Stephens (@RetailProphet) is one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists and author of the groundbreaking book, The Retail Revival: Re-Imagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism. His work and thinking have influenced many of North America’s best-known retailers, agencies and...

What is BLU Acceleration and Why is it Cool?

July 25, 2013 | 14:41
IBM recently announced DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, which uses a combination of columnar data store, memory optimization and hardware exploitation to improve performance for analytic workloads. Today, we have Phil Downey, worldwide program director for DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows, joining us...

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 ...