Advances such as blockchain technology are steadily gaining traction both in terms of investment and adoption. Well-informed IT professionals are starting to deploy these new technologies to establish a more connected, knowledgeable and secure business. Here are some ways blockchain technology and
How will technology and society change in the next 50 years? On our last podcast, we discussed how technology has evolved in the last 50 years. On our latest episode we look forward to the next 50 years. 2068 may seem far away. But futurists like Rajeev Saxena, IBM Watson amd Cloud Platform Program
Floppy disks, punch cards and BASIC — we’re taking a trip down tech memory lane. How has technology, specifically in terms of data management, evolved in the past few decades? On the latest episode of Data Decoded, Andy Leonard, founder and chief data engineer at Enterprise Data & Analytics,
In this special podcast, our Making Data Simple Podcast host Al Martin is joined by Caleb Curry, data guru for IBM Hybrid Cloud, and Sam Lightstone, IBM fellow of analytics, to talk about their session at the IBM Think 2018 Conference: "Next-Generation Data Management: Power and Simplicity to the
While the proliferation of data will be readily apparent, deciding what to do in response will be less straightforward. The majority of workloads currently sit in traditional, on-premises environments but we’ll see many of them move to private and public clouds over the next over the next five
Data management is a discipline that's remained relatively unchanged and, to put it bluntly, somewhat stagnant over the past 10 or 20 years. Since the dawn of the Internet of Things (IoT), these trends have already reversed.
Organizations are collecting terabytes of data, so it’s not surprising that organizations are scrambling to identify a data management solution that fits their unique environment. The freedom of choosing the right data source to fit an organization’s data storage strategy is the key to robust data
Big data isn’t just getting bigger. It’s getting more valuable. As companies work to unlock more value from their data, one of the biggest challenges to address is disconnected data silos. Big companies don’t have one data lake, they have data lakes, ponds and pools.
Recently, I had the honor of speaking with a number of the world’s most influential thought-leaders in the fields of data science, data analytics, machine learning and digital transformation. This group of prominent data technologists was more than happy to answer a wide variety of question on
We’re living through the third great revolution in modern business. First came economies of scale, which we harnessed with the Industrial Revolution, the assembly line, and the creation of global markets. Second was network effects, seen most obviously in the rise of the Internet and the Web. Third
Streaming analytics is giving developers the ability to accelerate the time to value provided by applications designed for the Internet of Things. Discover how IBM Streams 4.2 is connecting developers with the capabilities of advanced data analytics solutions, helping them keep pace with the ever-
Performing programmatic actions on data across services is quite possible in today’s technology ecosystem. And now, the transfer of data across services such as the dashDB data warehouse and deploying it in new environments is also possible. However, the questions often asked by customers center on