The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans compel Jen to reflect on how technology and data analytics have made great strides in enhancing governmental preparation and response to natural disasters.
When customers or other key stakeholders expect to be able to connect with an organization instantaneously, extremely low latency, high throughput data and analytics flows and execution are absolutely essential. The advent of the Internet of Things is among several key drivers of the emergence of
Streaming analytics is becoming ubiquitous as data streams from a range of sources, including the Internet of Things, are now mainstream. Although streaming analytics is not a new technology, it is well suited for today’s real-time, low-latency business and consumer applications. And today’s data
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to network, learn and do at the IBM i2 Summit for a Safer Planet. Learn why you can’t afford to miss this opportunity to explore the future of intelligence and the art of the possible.
Using Twitter data and IBM analytics, telecommunications companies can fine-tune their churn models, better understand the products and services that their customers truly value and present existing customers with compelling offers—potentially recovering millions in lost revenue.
New technologies bring a data deluge to markets already saturated with data. This, in turn, creates the perfect environment—and offers the perfect cloak—for increased crime as perpetrators hide among data.
So now I am fascinated by the Internet of Things (IoT) and wondering: what should I do with the power of this curiosity? My first reaction is to associate the IoT with the web and mobility, since we are in fact talking about the internet. I can then turn to my understanding of cloud services and
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
IBM is coming together with TED to host a first-of-its-kind event exploring ideas, insights and personal stories with a broad cross-section of IBM clients, partners, friends and IBMers. At this event, I will be speaking on IBM's big data approach to engagement analytics, and how it can only be
The amount of data we generate today from machines, the Internet of Things, social and the plethora of mobile devices is overwhelming. Researchers today are already experimenting with vehicles that produce 250 gigabytes of data an hour! The challenge then is to connect all the data we have. Jerry
UK academics collaborate at IBM colloquium on big data challenges
When engaging with academia for big data, it isn’t just the computer scientists that have a contribution to make. IBM is engaging the attention of social sciences, the arts and humanities as well as the experts in science and
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