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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Together, IBM and Coriell Life Sciences have teamed up to create a near real-time tool for physicians based on genome sequencing. Using complex genome data, physicians can extract meaningful information about a specific patient to create better, more personalized treatment plans.
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As exciting as the Big Data for Social Good Challenge is, it is also a little intimidating to think of an idea big enough for big data. In this post, I’ll share some tips to get you going on the Challenge. Just like a term paper, beginning is the key to finishing, so let's get started.
Streaming data from multiple medical devices can give doctors better near real-time information about their patients. Using IBM InfoSphere and big data, doctors can look at multiple data streams to dive deeper into patient data and gain more insight.
In October 2014, Forrester Consulting worked with IBM on a commissioned study to analyze the total economic impact that IBM’s Information Management solutions have on three specific big data use cases to help its customers solve important business problems.
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