Before business users can start to analyze data and consider the next best actions to improve results, it is typically required to submit a request for the data. Depending on the backlog of requests to IT, the business user might have to wait days, weeks or more before moving ahead with analysis
Pacesetters view transformational technologies (big data, analytics, cloud, mobile and social business) as critical to their organization's business success, and they’re outpacing competitors in adopting these new technologies.
We’re all consumers, and companies realize that in order to compete they must put the consumer at the center of their activities. They must understand the consumer, anticipate their needs and provide easy ways to engage. We have all become used to that, and are increasingly expecting the same kind
At IBM Insight, we have sessions specifically geared to the media and entertainment industry—your industry. But, we don't want you to just come and listen to us talk about audience analytics and demand forecasting. We want you to switch hats so we can listen to you.
It seems that everyone these days is interested in big data: using more data, more quickly and making better decisions from it. How does your company interact with data? Or, more specifically, how do business users interact with data?
James Morrison is a marketing executive with Arrow Electronics, a distributor of computer products and provider of value added services. He sees an increasing demand in the marketplace for analytics through his clients that are purchasing systems and storage in greater numbers designed to handle
Big data is poised to reshape the way we live, work and think. The telecommunications sector, which has been slow to realize the shifting ground, is catching up to redefine the customer digital experience, using big data and analytics.
Throughout the year, I’ve been participating in a series of day-long “Art of the Possible” sessions with clients that run the gamut of media and entertainment. I’ve met with cable companies, broadcast TV providers, movie studios, sports networks and beyond. These sessions are intense, provocative
Leonardo Nantes of Boa Vista Servicios, a credit bureau in Brazil, has faced numerous challenges since a merger of two companies took place a few years ago. Boa Vista now serves hundreds of thousand clients nationwide and handles more than three million transactions per day. And because the
eHarmony uses IBM Big Data & Analytics to deliver personalized matches, quickly and accurately. Leveraging capabilities of IBM Watson Foundations, eHarmony drives the speed, performance and accuracy of its in-system analytics to identify compatible matches in real time.
In India, the business of matchmaking is fast evolving. The traditional practice which was once strictly managed through family connections and word of mouth, is fast evolving to include mobile and social technology, becoming the medium of choice for meeting potential partners. With over 8000 new
Addison Snell, CEO of analyst firm Intersect360 Research, talks about the dynamics unfolding in the technical computing market, and its convergence with big data analytics. In their customer surveys on big data, Intersect360 often finds that users need to scale their environments from desktops, to