One of the hallmarks of the cognitive era of business is that companies can can be positioned to unlock insights from unprecedented volumes of data. Advancements in cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (AI) might hold the most significant opportunity where companies can win with data-
This is the fourth in a series of blogs on analytics and the cloud. Read our introduction to the series. This blog concerns itself with the rise of open source software and how it is used for a whole host of analytical purposes. However, as will be seen in this blog, there are significant gaps in
Although NoSQL database technology has been around for a long time (before SQL actually), not until the advent of Web 2.0, when companies such as Google and Amazon began using the technology, did NoSQL’s popularity really take off. Market Research Media forecasts NoSQL Market to be $3.4 Billion by
This is the second in a series of blogs on analytics and the cloud. We will consider the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), analytics used on that data and how the cloud can be utilized to drive value out of instrumenting a very wide range of ‘things’.
This is the first in a sequence of blogs that takes a peek at what is driving analytics onto the cloud, what are the challenges that will need to be overcome over the next 5 years and how they will be tackled.
Seth Dobrin is vice president and CDO, IBM Analytics, platform development, at IBM. In this podcast, Dobrin shares experiences using Apache Spark for data science transformation and some thoughts on a larger vision for data science transformation at scale.
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 do you start new conversations with your customers—conversations that enable them to see your bank in new ways? The answer is insight. Extract deep insights that help you expand your relationship with customers and provide a better, more personalized customer experience. What can you achieve
The financial industry faces a wide range of priorities including customer experience, instant fulfillment, cyber security, risk management and compliance, and expenses. A modern financial services platform is needed to strengthen financial businesses as they progress into the future. And this
It is important to recognize that a CDO’s relationship with the business is a two-way street. As the CDO collects information about the business, he or she must also deliver value. This mutual relationship with the business is perhaps best seen when CDOs act in their Business Optimizer mode. When
Applying cognitive technologies that understand, reason, learn and interact can improve the way insurers do business. Hear IBM insurance experts Christian Bieck and Noel Garry discuss how insurers that are outperforming competitors are transforming their business, based on information from the
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