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?
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
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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.
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
An important ingredient for any successful business is its staff. And yet recent research shows that human resources ranks lowest among front office operations when it comes to using predictive analytics, particularly to recruit and retain the right professionals for the right positions. But that
Smart predictions can spell the difference between whether your company succeeds wildly or falls by the wayside. Get the details on four strategic pillars for smart, proactive business through predictive analytics deployment in a series of new blog perspectives.
Learn how the UNC Health Care System developed an advanced care insights solution to convert unstructured data into useful alerts and reports designed to help physicians and patient care managers enhance patient care while cutting readmission rates.
Inaccurate perceptions of predictive analytics are common in the business world. In reality, predictive analytics is straightforward to understand, can leverage existing skillsets in business and IT organizations, and can deliver value in most industries and lines of business. Getting started with
A recently released infographic aids in understanding how big data capabilities map back to enterprise strategic imperatives. I'll break this infographics down into steps and discuss each level for clarity and definition.
"Anyone who makes assertions and is unwilling to engage in a discussion or provide evidence for what they say, is probably someone who doesn't really know what they're talking about. Be very skeptical."
That's the advice from Tom Deutsch, program director of big data and analytics at IBM. In this