“Customers are spending a lot of money on infrastructure today,” explains Frank Fillmore, the DB2 Gold Consultant from The Fillmore Group. Your infrastructure is crucial to getting the most out of your data. With IBM z Analytics you’ll have an end to end solution encompassing your analytics and
Mobile data consumption is skyrocketing across the globe. According to the June 2015 Ericsson Mobility Report, smartphone subscriptions will more than double by 2020, and 80 percent of all mobile data traffic will come from phones. Streaming services will spur video traffic to grow 55 percent
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This issue of Public Sector News skims the wires and focuses on some interesting articles that offer food for thought and debate.
Despite sophisticated demand-forecast models, many retailers can err when trying to ensure their agile supply chains stock store shelves with the right quantity of products to meet demand. See how innovative approaches with social media enable retailers to tap into a highly reliable barometer for
We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's the case, then how much insight does a video provide? What if that video were compounded with an intelligent analytics platform that could identify patterns and predict trends? The value of such a system would be remarkable.
This week’s guest is Adam Crowe, author and Director of Emergency Preparedness at Virginia Commonwealth University, who chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, Associate Partner and Public Safety/Emergency Management Subject Matter Expert at IBM. Topics to be discussed include the challenges facing emergency
As governments struggle to meet their citizens’ expectations, it’s time to consider a different model for providing necessary services. A new cloud solution can help governments worldwide function successfully during times of instability.
Armed with the most relevant information on patterns, relationships, vulnerabilities and potential scenarios, analysts can then quickly assimilate insights and take actions to confidently make mission critical decisions.
For many organizations, cybersecurity is quickly moving to the top of their list of major concerns—but how can it be addressed? A panel of prominent cybersecurity experts weighs in on the delicate balance between data acquisition and corporate security.
Today’s students have grown up with social media and other avenues to communicate and share information, consume content and navigate through many parts of daily life. And the education landscape is shifting rapidly to remain in step with students’ needs. Through data and analytics, many
The increasing number of hacks reported in the news every day is chilling. What can public and private organizations do to protect themselves and the people they serve from relentless cyber threats? Take comfort that big data and analytics are on the case in innovative, intelligent ways.
Malware, in and of itself, is not malicious; the cybercriminal behind the malicious code is the real culprit. Learn why a strategic, investigative shift in focus on both the cyberattack and the nefarious organizations behind them is necessary in today’s cyberwarfare engagement.
The drive toward industry openness continues at full speed, and Apache Spark is expected to become one of the centerpieces of the big data industry fabric. As a closely aligned technology with Apache Hadoop, it stands to benefit from broad adoption of core open data platform technologies.