The insight economy was doing better than ever at IBM Insight 2015, where influencers and innovators from a wide range of industries met to swap ideas and share insights. But the presentations and sessions were only a beginning. Those who walked the floors at Insight were treated to incisive and
The wealth of knowledge flowing through the IBM Insight conference is phenomenal! Many of the insights could be found in side conversations, while walking through the halls or even within the questions asked during sessions. As I traversed hallways and sessions I captured some of these moments.
To kickstart my Insight 2015 experience, I chatted with several insight economy thought leaders to learn more about the insights that are helping them reinvent their industries. Read on for your own look through the eyes of some of the thought leaders attending this week’s conference.
Significant dropout rates in education need to be addressed, and cognitive learning and analytics may be the key to the solution. See what Jen has to say about personalizing the learning experience for each student in today’s data-centric world.
Finding any spot on the planet that isn’t subject to devastation from a weather event is highly unlikely. Preparing for natural disasters can help minimize casualties and enhance response time in emergencies. Get Jen’s take on the role analytics can play in disaster preparedness and response.
Ever-observant Jen Q. marks National Cybersecurity month by questioning why more isn’t being done to thwart cyber attacks by cyber criminals and why the hackers seem to have free reign with private networks. Analytics and intelligence may lead to the answers she’s looking for.
The recent release of the 2016 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News has Jen wondering if such rankings, and the institutions of higher learning themselves, should capitalize on analytics to understand the impact of the drop-out rate. Can analysis of real-time data help colleges and universities
Clearly, no organization is impenetrable when it comes to cyberattacks by hackers—not the US government’s Office of Personnel Management, not major retailers, not Ashley Madison, and not even global enterprise technology vendors. The sinister realities of cyberattacks in today’s world hit Jen hard
The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans compel Jen to reflect on how technology and data analytics have made great strides in enhancing governmental preparation and response to natural disasters.
Many students at today’s colleges and universities balance their studies with full-time employment. Reflecting on her own daughter’s pressures from attending school and working a full-time job, Jen considers the innovative use of advanced analytics used by some institutions of higher learning to
After experiencing one of “those” days following a successful Trojan horse cyberattack against her company’s systems and missing lunch, a highly frustrated and hungry Jen is reminded of the importance of the IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet conference. See how Jen’s experience demonstrates why
While procuring some whodunits for in-flight reading, Jen ruminates on the IBM i2 Summit in Washington DC and the professionals who apply technology and analytics to cyberthreat prevention, law enforcement and security.