Technology trends and growth areas can vary in different parts of the world. In this week's podcast, Keichii Okada, vice president of IBM Tokyo Software & Systems Development Lab, discusses how natural language technology is helping to advance business strategy and healthcare in Japan. He also
Many industries are tuning in to the importance of customer support as a strategic differentiator. Every interaction with a client is an opportunity, and support interactions provide one of the richest ways to connect. Bob McDonald, vice president of support transformation and training, and Tracy
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
Podcasts are becoming a big trend. More than a third of Americans have listened to #podcasts, according to Edison Research, a figure that has tripled in the last decade. You can listen to a podcast while you drive, walk, exercise, or simply while you relax. Listen to this “Finance in Focus” podcast
How can a new generation of wealth management advisors enhance their offerings with advanced technology? Hear wealth management experts Alex Baghdjian, April Rudin and Bill Sullivan discuss cognitive technology for financial advisors that can automate mundane tasks and help them deliver enhanced
It's a tough time for CIOs. They're facing multiple challenges based on current technology trends, changing markets and shifting organizational culture. To see how CIOs around the world are dealing with these and other factors, join an upcoming CrowdChat that analyzes the results of a new CIO study.
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
This short series of blogs for the business user is designed to turn key technologies into easy to understand concepts to help explain why they are needed in a modern digital enterprise. When looking at consumer and business transactions in today’s online world, many people may ask, “Why big data
On the heels of several key announcements to broaden the IBM Cloud Data Services portfolio, see how a wide range of technologies can be implemented in a cloud-based, data warehouse architecture to support operational and analytical workloads.
Annie Analytics will be attending IBM Insight, and she’s worked out her entire schedule ahead of time. Discover why Annie thinks that Tami in Technology should attend the women’s networking panel and reception, and find out what Annie hopes to gain from attending herself.
Point-process models that describe spatial-temporal data sets can be applied to insightful decision making and predicting future events in a wide range of areas including crime prevention, insurance and other industries. And among many leading-edge technologies, attendees at IBM Insight 2015 have