With business outcomes front and center, emboldened decision makers want data and analytics systems that are fast, easy and smart. New cloud-based initiative BlueInsight aims to deliver on that promise to business and knowledge workers, unleashing them to pursue what they do best—taking action
As we head into Day 2 of IBM Impact 2014 conference goers, both real and virtual, seem abuzz with the notion of the “Composable Business.” The term was first introduced by Robert LeBlanc, IBM SVP for Software and Cloud Solutions in the Day 1 general session:
“A ‘Composable Business’ is a business
In a recent report titled "CIO 100 for 2013," 100 companies were recognized for demonstrating the strategic partnership of IT and business. IBM and several of its clients appeared on its list. This post takes a closer look at the successful big data projects that landed them on this list.
Where global survival is concerned, no one can truly be an optimist or pessimist. That's because no one knows for sure whether the planetary ecosystem is self-healing, per the fabled Gaia Hypothesis, or whether disruptions from human and other sources could tip us all over the edge of extinction
2013 certainly was an eventful year for Big Data. Some highlights:
Over the last 12 months, we saw the technologies that constitute Big Data, namely Hadoop and NoSQL data stores, continue to mature with a special focus on those elusive “enterprise-grade features” and on bringing SQL-style,
Gartner VP and Fellow Mark Raskino presented that scenario in a session entitled "Every Industry will be Digitally Remastered." With equal parts excitement and urgency, Raskino reeled of dozens of examples of how digitization is remaking products and services as everyday, as unassuming and as
CIOs will spend the next 12 months "taming the digital dragon," according to Gartner VP and Fellow Dave Aron.
The dragon in question is the "nexus of forces" (Cloud, Social Business, Mobility, Big Data/Analytics) introduced earlier in the day by Gartner SVP and Global Head of Research
In a dynamic, near-breathless address beamed to overflow screens throughout the Swan and Dolphin hotels, Sondegaard explained how a "nexus of forces" - Cloud, Big Data, Mobility and Social Business - are driving the creation of a new "Digital Industrial Economy" in which every organization, budget
Big data is not just about scaling your data analytics processing platforms to keep up with the onslaught of new information. Just as important, big data is about bringing together your best and brightest minds—your data scientists—and giving them the tools they need to interactively and
More and more, organizations are asking how MDM fits in with other emerging trends – namely big data, mobile and cloud. We’ll discuss how these trends intersect.
Big Data - For today's post, big data means the overall umbrella of social media data, unstructured documents, streaming data from
Most of us don’t think of big data as a personal resource for mobility, but, clearly, that thinking will need to change. Smarter mobility depends on the ability to serve all of our mobile devices from an intelligent big-data infrastructure