Big Data Technology

Seattle Children's Hospital turns big data into better care

Seattle Children's Hospital, one of the leading children's hospitals in the U.S., needed a solution to manage and extract valuable insights from vast amounts of complex data.

Analytics: A Blueprint for Value - Executive Overview

This 2013 IBM Institute for Business Value study surveyed 900 businesses and IT executives from 70 countries, asking more than 50 questions. The questions were designed to reveal how to translate high-level concepts associated with delivering exceptional business value through analytics into actions that can truly deliver value.

Hadoop is better with Big SQL from IBM

Hadoop is a great technology for analyzing huge amounts of data. Hadoop can be hard to use. Big SQL brings the power of SQL to Hadoop.

IBM Big SQL Technology Preview Program

IBM Big SQL Technology Preview program provides an easy convenient way to get familiar with SQL for Hadoop technology.

Presentation: 5 Keys to Making Big Data Production-Ready

Production-ready big data = Big data deployment that is prepared for delivery into a production IT environment. When preparing data, there are five things to keep in mind to help realize the full operational potential of big data.

Big Data in Retail: Examples in Action

This use case looks at how savvy retailers can use "big data" - combining data from web browsing patterns, social media, industry forecasts, existing customer records, etc.

Big Data in Healthcare: Case Study on Brigham & Women's Hospital

Brigham & Women’s Hospital, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, uses a big data analytics solution from IBM to bring the very latest drug interaction data to patients’ bedsides.

Measuring and Acting on Data to Improve Healthcare Outcomes

The ability to access, manage, connect and understand this data to create actionable insights is critical to improving care and outcomes. This case study looks at how a healthcare alliance of more than 2,700 hospitals and 90,000 additional healthcare facilities enhanced data sharing and analytics through big data technology.

Analytics: The Real-world Use of Big Data

IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) and the University of Oxford released their information-rich and insightful report “Analytics: The real-world use of big data.” Based on a survey of over 1000 professionals from 100 countries across 25+ industries. Links to blog and podcast.

City Forward and Open Data Standards

Learn more about the open data movement and how City Forward is addressing data, the value proposition, and legal challenges associated with enabling open data, view the City Forward Open Data Standards presentation.