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.
Recent catastrophic weather events worldwide are sad reminders that disaster can strike in a heartbeat. While preventing these events is extremely unlikely, analysis of data from sensors, status reporting and video footage may provide the insight for enhanced preparedness and swift emergency
At the Mindset Network launch in 2003, Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Today that statement still holds true and even rings louder. Here are some of the stories from the week of May 11, 2015 on how analytics is changing education
Can technology help stem the rise in college drop-out rates? Colleges and universities are leveraging advanced analytics to aggregate and analyze student data to identify at-risk students and intervene constructively with personalized assistance.
There is no time to waste when working underground. Joy Global is constantly monitoring undergound conditions in order to adjust their course of action. A few minutes can make all the difference. With IBM they are gathering, storing and analyzing data faster with real-time insights in context.
With a lot of moving parts, CEVA was generating a lot of content. Pulling it all together provided flexibility and insight into the content CEVA already had. With IBM solutions, CEVA now has the data it needs to start driving key decision making for the future.
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Safety Insurance Company had the common problem of too many databases. There was no single version of the truth, and this led to inconsistent answers across the enterprise. With IBM solutions, the organization now has one repository for all its data and the power to use big data to fight fraud.
“Let’s say there was a magical crystal ball to predict the future,” says John Choi, director of product management and strategy for the IBM Big Data portfolio. “If you could look into that crystal ball, you’d know a lot more about your customers.” That kind of end-to-end predictive analytics
Not everyone can be a data analyst, but IBM DataWorks makes the numbers less scary for business users. With a more refined approach to big data, everyone can use this information to make crucial decisions to add value to any business.
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