Data scientists and others often encapsulate big data by its dimensions known as the four Vs: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. But when considering big data as a source for insight to enhance decision making, it may be best characterized by its three Cs—confidence, context and choice—with
As the data used by an enterprise grows in size, variety and importance, it is no longer acceptable that the gathering and maintenance of metadata remains an under-funded and neglected afterthought for data-driven organizations. Metadata management needs to become a key focus of an organization's
How can organizations give line of business the speed and agility of self-service applications while ensuring IT can satisfy governance requirements? Consider how digital era transformation and the need for innovative insight and decision making are driving a bimodal IT approach that can bring
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.
Organizations of all sizes are looking for ways to make innovation a central part of their business approach. In this episode of the Finance in Focus podcast series our guests—futurist and award-winning author Lisa Bodell, and IBM thought leader Doug Barton—provide practical insights into how
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. In this InsightOut podcast, IBM Analytics CTO Tim
Metadata and governance might not have a long history of setting hearts ablaze, but those who are recognizing their importance to self-service are looking to metadata to help organizations fully leverage a wide range of assets across the business. Discover why metadata and governance are taking a
Some process reengineering initiatives that were all the rage some two decades ago fell short of producing tangible changes within organizations. And the same dearth of measurements for assessing data quality improvements could mean the same fate for today’s information governance initiatives. See
In the highly competitive video game industry, keeping players engaged and loyal is crucial in capturing a major share of this lucrative market. Doing so involves using big data analytics to harness innovation and understand what players expect.
Dedicated time for education can be elusive for even the best time managers among us. Find out how you can take charge of your learning by scheduling specific educational opportunities for yourself, and discover how a cohesive analytics platform can free you to focus on getting the education you
Cognitive analytics is innovating and evolving rapidly. Expert predictions in this area are essential for organizations that plan to leverage cognitive analytics in their big data analytics strategies in 2016 and beyond
Data engineers have much to learn from water management professionals, who have mastered the art of keeping filtered water on tap—ready at a moment’s notice. As information volumes begin to deluge data repositories and outpace traditional approaches, data professionals must use every tool at their
From the general session to the Hack the Weather finals, attendees at Insight 2015 enjoyed an embarrassment of riches on day two of the conference. Read on for a rundown of the sessions and events that made the second day of Insight a resounding success.