Supply chain efficiency is the cornerstone of a healthy CPG business. It can often mean the difference between leading a market and being left behind, as complexity is at an all-time high. The typical organization needs a supply chain management system that caters to geodiverse markets, some of
How can organizations tasked with responding quickly to crisis events and saving lives empower its first responders with real-time information? See how International Medical Corps applied advanced analytics to shrink response times in emergencies.
When looking for course-changing insight, connecting the dots of information can range from meticulous exercises to bursts of inspiration. However this wow-factor insight may be derived, it can take organizations and industries on a new trajectory characterizing the dawn of an era in which
Driving is a risky form of transportation, as some 6.8 million car accidents happen every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Technology that gives drivers automatic traffic updates could reduce that risk significantly.
Data is flowing from mobile devices, social networks, and every digitized and connected product, machine and infrastructure. And all this data has potential for insight. Companies who are becoming data-driven are propelling themselves into the cognitive era. As Cognitive Businesses they will
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of
Dealing with slow technology is a major concern for anyone who needs quick access to analytic insights. For this reason, it’s vital to have a data warehouse appliance with sufficient speed that allows all users to make the most of its analytic power.
Is your organization stuck at the edge of Hadoop adoption, searching for a path to broad use that doesn’t hold back your most proficient users? Big data discovery technology aims to help you bridge the chasm between early adoption and majority use, bringing rank-and-file users into the fold without
By listening to data from interactive social platforms, organizations can not only stay abreast of what consumers are thinking today, but also anticipate what they will be thinking tomorrow. To learn more, discover how paying attention to Twitter data helped Monsanto get a head start on its 15-year
This week's guest is Will Wyatt, Director of Business Intelligence Computing Services at Abilene Christian University. He talks with Susan Bearden and Lucy Gray about data and analytics use cases for education, including empowering faculty self-reporting and helping students with institutional data.
Welcome to IBM Cognos Analytics and the new age of business intelligence (BI). See how IBM has reimagined BI for a self-service experience lines of business have never seen combined with the same powerful platform IT appreciates.
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
David BirminghamSenior Solutions Architect, Brightlight Analytics, a Division of Sirius Computer Solutions
David Birmingham, senior solutions architect at Brightlight Analytics and this week's big data and analytics hero, discusses the power of simplification in big data and analytics architectures. At the same time, he expands on the notion that scalability is the ultimate criterion of whether