IBM’s Technical Consultancy Group led an academic colloquium last week on big data and analytics to collaborate with UK academics on research, teaching and technology. The break out group on applications and adoption of big data and analytics debated a number of challenges and initiatives to
Telecommunications service providers are facing new and difficult challenges. They need to serve increasingly demanding customers, support advanced mobile technology and handle unprecedented spikes in network traffic. Analytics of big data in motion delivers tangible business value including
The telecommunications industry has dealt with big data for years, for example tracking individual wires into peoples’ homes and places of business. Detailed billing to track time and duration of each telephone call, even for local billing in the 1980s, introduced a huge influx of data to manage
Mobile industry leaders will convene in Barcelona, Spain for the GSMA Mobile World Congress. Big data is having a huge impact on the mobile telecommunications market, from offering new revenue opportunities to improving customer service and reducing churn. IBM will offer several opportunities to
I recently returned from Las Vegas where IBM hosted its annual Information On Demand conference with over 12,000 attendees. The theme for the conference was “Think Big,” and the bulk of sessions centered on the way different industries are using big data to improve business results in their
We'll start from the very beginning. It's a very good place to start...
Big data is all about Velocity, Variety and Volume, and the greatest of these is Variety. At least it causes the greatest misunderstanding.