If you want to impress your Sunday night dinner guests with a satisfying culinary outcome from a new recipe, you wouldn’t shop willy-nilly for ingredients. The same goes for that governance or master data management initiative you need to get underway on Monday morning. When considering such
It's a tough time for CIOs. They're facing multiple challenges based on current technology trends, changing markets and shifting organizational culture. To see how CIOs around the world are dealing with these and other factors, join an upcoming CrowdChat that analyzes the results of a new CIO study.
Inderpal Bhandari, chief global data officer at IBM, talks about the many nuances of data, value of analytics and importance of the partnership between the CIO office and CDO office. He also discusses why building a comprehensive data strategy is important for organizations. Check out this CIO
It is important to recognize that the level of integration and governance provided must be tailored to suit the needs of various stakeholders inside and outside of the organization. Some need the ability to explore raw data. Others wish to take analytical discovery into their own hands. Still
When I spoke with Derek Schoettle, General Manager, Analytics Platform Services, the subject of open source capabilities came up a few times. Data is going to change the culture of business, and in fact it becomes the culture when you truly embrace it.
Insights from CIOs can reveal a lot about the industries in which they operate, and hearing from IBM’s CIO is no exception. Check out this recent podcast featuring Jeff Smith, CIO at IBM, who offers a glimpse at his idea of focusing on culture, a story of transformation, the CIO’s role and
Insights from CIOs can reveal a lot about the industries in which they operate, and hearing from IBM’s CIO is no exception. Check out these highlights from a recent podcast featuring Jeff Smith, CIO at IBM, who offers a glimpse at his idea of focusing on culture, a story of transformation, the CIO’
Bringing analytics to the C-suite doesn’t have to be a struggle. Learn how you can tailor your analytics conversations to help your executive colleagues throw open the door to new vistas of business opportunity.
Data is emerging as the world’s newest natural resource and the basis for a new kind of competitive advantage. Yet, for many organizations, the increasing volume, variety and influx of data is straining their IT infrastructures—traditional infrastructure was never designed to handle the magnitude
We are in a new era of big data where organizations must leverage modern warehouse technologies (appliances, in-memory) to reduce cost and speed up analytics. "A modernized data warehouse takes advantage of new in-memory capabilities and IBM PureData for Analytics, powered by Netezza and DB2," says
How do CIOs free up more money to invest, innovate and deliver?
In his session at Gartner Symposium ITxpo, IBM Senior VP and Group Executive of IBM Software and Services Steve Mills provided a framework to help CIOs understand the cost structure of their IT infrastructures to begin making the tough