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’
How do you handle your semi-structured data? In this whitepaper from IBM Cloud Data Services, find out how keeping your data warehouse on the cloud can help you gain the competitive advantage by freeing valuable resources.
Whether organizations want to extract customer data beyond names and addresses from unstructured data sources; pull specific dates, times or monetary amounts; predict trends from sentiment data; or engage in many other uses, text analytics is the way to go. Learn the details of text analytics, and
A growing number of businesses and industries are finding innovative ways to apply graph analytics to a variety of use-case scenarios because it affords a unique perspective on the analysis of networked entities and their relationships. Gain an understanding of how four different types of graph
For consumer product companies to leverage sales and increase overall growth, professional development is a top priority for the VP of sales. These data-driven practices can help identify the right areas of focus and ROI opportunities.
How can organizations give line of business the speed and agility of self-service applications while ensuring IT can satisfy governance requirements? Consider how digital era transformation and the need for innovative insight and decision making are driving a bimodal IT approach that can bring
Businesses can benefit enormously from analysis-derived rules that enable understanding why certain events occur and the corresponding actions to take. Learn more about a widely used six-phase methodology for building predictive analytics models that can reveal hidden rules for meaningful business
Determining the total cost of care for a patient is not an easy task. By using big data in healthcare, however, providers can accurately determine the overall cost and use this insight to provide higher quality service at a lower price tag.
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
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
If any one industry can claim digital transformation as a most immediate imperative, then the media and entertainment industry rises above the rest. Not only do organizations need to provide streaming content, but they also need to provide content on a diverse range of platforms. And to be
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.