If you’re holding an event for the very first time, what helps you gauge its success? At IBM Analytics University, we turned to social media analytics. Here’s a summary of what we learned from the experts and from Watson Analytics for Social Media.
For the first time in human experience, there’s the opportunity to transform a city by listening to all of its inhabitants, individually. That’s the mission of the Jakarta Smart City (JSC) project, and it’s a major challenge in a district of some 10 million residents.
The word "hybrid" gets used a lot these days and can refer to many things from a database perspective. For system administrators, a hybrid database can mean provisioning the database in the cloud, on premise, or in an appliance, with the location being transparent to applications or end-users. For
Nancy Hensley, director of offering management for IBM Analytics speaks with Rob Thomas, vice president of development for analytics, at IBM, on the subject of business transformation, leading to a discussion of the data maturity curve.
Don’t let your business come to a standstill as a result of technical debt. Discover how a decision debt approach to tools and analytics help overcome the quick-fix solutions that contribute to technical debt and its impact on business.
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.
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
The transition to a modern business intelligence and analytics platform helps create value by getting deeper insights from diverse data sources. But how can organizations make this transition? By focusing on four important areas.
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.
Certain automotive makers are getting ahead of the competition by switching to the use of predictive analytics—rather than reactive analytics. In a recent case study conducted in partnership with Sweden’s Volvo Group, new data insights provided new opportunities for cost savings and operational
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of
How can you make the most of Hadoop in your enterprise? Create a pattern of success in your organization by incorporating Hadoop in your broader data architecture as a way of providing meaningful insights to your company.
For some, Wednesdays at Insight conferences can be the last day of the event when the morning general sessions feature a luminary speaker or speakers from other industries such as arts and entertainment, sports and others. Generally, all the big news and exciting announcements take place on days