Organizations today have tremendous opportunities to transform their professions, businesses and industries. They must optimize their use of advanced analytics and capitalize on all available data. With the right solutions, they can gain clarity about their business, generate new insights and take
Business professionals need answers to critical questions that bolster the accuracy of predictive forecasting. And forecasting is a vital approach for a number of business measures including product demand, revenue, sales and more. Discover why predictive forecasting is essential for any line of
Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an
In the past few years, we’ve seen an explosion in the number and variety of organizations that are adopting big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark and the recent trend to leverage data services in the cloud. How are enterprises coping?
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
This short series of blogs for the business user is designed to turn key technologies into easy to understand concepts to help explain why they are needed in a modern digital enterprise. When looking at consumer and business transactions in today’s online world, many people may ask, “Why big data
If any one industry can claim digital transformation as a most immediate imperative, then the media and entertainment industry rises above the rest. Not only do organizations need to provide streaming content, but they also need to provide content on a diverse range of platforms. And to be
Are you building your business strategy on a dual foundation of data and insight? In part 2 of this two-part podcast, listen to business technology analyst Abbie Lundberg explain the importance of becoming a cognitive business as she talks with host Rick Perret, program director for marketing
Exploiting external, cloud-based data can bolster competitive advantage for cognitive businesses, but combining it with internal, business-outcome data brings challenges. Consider several actions that organizations can take using cloud data services to capitalize on the value of external data.
Are you building your business strategy on a dual foundation of data and insight? In part 1 of this two-part podcast, listen to business technology analyst Abbie Lundberg explain the importance of becoming a cognitive business as she talks with host Rick Perret, program director for marketing
The Internet of Things is at the heart of the digital transformation we are witnessing in society today. The advancements of this connectable ecosystem bring several important considerations including data security and privacy and the elements of the infrastructure. In this second installment of a
The Internet of Things is the digital future that is dead ahead. Are industries and businesses prepared for the onslaught of data that is already transforming our world today? In this series, take a glimpse into this future and the questions that will need to be addressed for all that the Internet
What can you do when simply being “digital” isn’t enough? Find out how you can make use of existing resources to create a place for yourself at the head of the pack, differentiating yourself digitally to customers in your market.
Predictive analytics provides real-time insights into your customers, employees and processes, fueling better decisions throughout your business. This presentation gives an overview of how predictive analytics can strengthen four key areas of your business for improved performance and competitive