It is said that more data has been created in the past two years than in the entire preceding history of mankind. It would be interesting to find out how much of this data has been analyzed and put to good use. Analyzing and harnessing big data is undoubtedly the major challenge of the day for all
Does successfully navigating the role of chief data officer seem like being lost in a hedge maze? If you’re confused about what to do next, these three questions can help you identify a clear path forward.
Data is widely seen as the new source of competitive advantage, driving smarter decisions and helping enterprises outthink their rivals. But opportunities are often missed. Getting the data needed from multiple underlying systems can take far too long for application developers, business analysts
Many of us might be surprised to learn that some of the most familiar brand names around started off with other names. IBM recently renamed IBM DataWorks—its flagship, self-service data preparation offering—to IBM Bluemix Data Connect. Get a glimpse of it in this brief overview, and discover how
The benefits and pitfalls of different cloud deployment architectures can be intense topics of conversations spanning a wide range of industries. Some discussions foster new approaches to consider, and others make strong arguments as to which approach is well suited for different, industry-specific
This podcast features Doug Thompson, executive architect, Information Governance and master data management (MDM), at IBM, who discusses the various factors that make data integration challenging and how one can overcome them. Thompson also shares his views on hybrid- and cloud-based data
Flight is perhaps humanity’s oldest dream, brought from concept to reality over the course of millennia. Today, businesses can chart a flight plan for their data, taking it where it needs to be even in cloudy skies and uncertain conditions. Find out how modern approaches to data and data
The insights that lie undiscovered in business data can often provide both short- and long-term competitive advantages. Find out how agile analytics platforms are helping put information in context by cataloging, integrating and aligning data.
No one really starts with clean data. Yet when garbage in means garbage out, is such an approach sustainable? Discover how information governance tools can help you make sense of “garbage” data, turning it into helpful, actionable information relevant to your business’s bottom line.
You don't need magic to integrate, cleanse, govern and create a highly accurate view of your master data. Get the information you need to make important decisions. Learn more about information integration and governance today.
Busy executives that need to make vital business or investment decisions don’t want to wait for days or weeks for an answer to a question they put to analysts or receive incomplete information or analysis with spurious results. Fortunately, analysts today can access cloud-based data services that
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their
Hybrid environments have given organizations more flexibility than ever before when they store their data. But does your data analytics provider respect your hybrid environment? Find out what you should be looking for when choosing a data analytics solution.