The city of Honolulu is employing data to serve customers better. Gordon Bruce, information technology director and CIO of the City and County of Honolulu declared that “to be able to now, on [a] single platform...run multiple operating systems [and] applications [is] key to governments.”
Using a powerful big data platform from IBM, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine clinicians cut research timelines from nearly a year to only a few weeks to help accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve patient health.
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
Lake George is a headwaters lake and has a top water quality rating from New York. An ideal body of water to study due to its size and unique ecosystem, it will become home to a world-class environmental laboratory with a monitoring and prediction system, leveraging the IBM Big Data & Analytics
Big data is a key infrastructure in the Internet of Things (IoT), but it’s far from the only piece of the fabric. As I stated here, the IoT is central to the notion of a Smarter Planet. In the coming global order, every human artifact, every element of the natural world, and even every physical
The planetary economy now spins on an axis of big data. Each of us feels pressure to evolve our skills in order to stay ahead of the big data curve. We do this both to remain employable and to seize new opportunities for professional and personal growth.
The planet is a huge place to optimize. Often, it's not clear, in a world divided among squabbling nations, where we should start.
People-centric lifestyles are paramount. You should begin by making your own corner of the planet more livable. As the world rapidly urbanizes, the demand for Smarter
This morning, I’m posting from the floor of Oracle Open World at the Moscone Center in San Francisco – and no, this is not yet another blog about Mark Hurd teaming up with Larry Ellison. Rather, it seems pretty safe to assume that if you’re reading this today, you’ve already heard some bit of the
There’s so much happening in the world of analytics, business intelligence, and data management that, as the CEO of one of the more exciting companies in this space, I find it impossible not to comment. You can expect to hear from me on a regular basis as I share my personal views on this rapidly