Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an
The open source Hadoop framework accommodates distributed storage and processing of large data sets on clusters of computers through the use of programming models. If that description sounds complex, then dig into this breakdown of Hadoop components to gain an understanding of just how flexible
Many financial advisors still use archaic methods of segmenting their clients, but a new era of advanced analytics can help advisors and their firms understand their clients better than ever, providing ever more personalized advice as they discover new segments and microsegments in their client
Machines are becoming ever more intelligent, but how effectively can they help humans make decisions across the social science spectrum? Find out how the US Air Force is using IBM Watson to chart a path through the morass that is the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
This short series of blogs for the business user is designed to turn key technologies into easy to understand concepts to help explain why they are needed in a modern digital enterprise. When looking at consumer and business transactions in today’s online world, many people may ask, “Why big data
In a podcast recorded at IBM InterConnect 2016, Roger Strukhoff, executive director, Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, shares his expert perspective on how open source initiatives are transforming the Internet Of Things.
In this episode of the Open for Data podcast, join Joe McKendrick in exploring the role of cloud computing in reshaping the global business environment — and find out how open source initiatives are driving that change.
Cognitive IoT endeavors to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of complex, sensor-driven systems through learning and infusing human awareness into devices and environments. Learn more about the significance of cognitive computing for the Internet of Things.
Open source initiatives are reshaping the face of data science, bringing data professionals together to achieve previously infeasible goals. In this podcast, discover how the data science landscape is changing, transforming established business approaches to data.
Keep the insights coming from IBM InterConnect 2016 with this episode of the Open for Data podcast, in which Adrian Bowles of RTInsights shares his perspective on what open source initiatives mean for big data analytics.
Flight delays because of weather are inevitable for frequent flyers and infrequent travelers alike. Fortunately, we are living in an era in which applications such as the flight predictor app can be quickly and cost-effectively designed, built and tested to stay abreast of useful information for
The Internet of Things is at the heart of the digital transformation we are witnessing in society today. The advancements of this connectable ecosystem bring several important considerations including data security and privacy and the elements of the infrastructure. In this second installment of a
The Internet of Things is the digital future that is dead ahead. Are industries and businesses prepared for the onslaught of data that is already transforming our world today? In this series, take a glimpse into this future and the questions that will need to be addressed for all that the Internet