IBM extended Big SQL, which was formerly exclusive to the IBM Open Platform (IOP), to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in September 2016. I recently spoke with Berni Schiefer, an IBM fellow in the IBM Analytics group, to learn more about the offering and the ongoing IBM focus on SQL.
The movie Deepwater Horizon that depicts the oil spill disaster of the same name serves as an example of how government agencies and corporations need to collect a lot of data and disseminate information immediately as events quickly unfold. Not only are all parties involved asked for a tremendous
Although formerly exclusive to the IBM Hadoop Platform, the extension of Big SQL to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) meets the challenge of complex data warehousing queries on Hadoop. See what Paul Yip, worldwide product strategy for Hadoop and Spark at IBM, has to say about what this transition
The building blocks approach can reveal the secrets behind incentive compensation frameworks that actually work. This installment of a multipart blog series looks at defining the performance measures for outcomes that trigger an incentive payment.
Discover how the building blocks approach can reveal the secrets behind incentive compensation frameworks that actually work. This first installment of a multipart series explores the first building block—eligibility.
Many marketing concerns have seen the light when it comes to the application of big data analysis as a means of outthinking the competition. Discover three best practices for implementing big data analytics for good data science in marketing initiatives.
As they compete in the modern business environment, companies are increasingly looking to sophisticated analytics and cognitive capabilities to help them gain an deep understanding of what matters to their clients. By knowing their customers well, organizations can provide targeted, personalized
Driving sales performance requires a clear focus on sales planning, sales management and sales analytics along with an agile, collaborative sales compensation program. Discover three great takeaways from the WorldatWork 2016 Spotlight on Sales Compensation conference.
Chris Snow, a data and application architect, enjoys helping customers with their data architectures and is working extensively on an open source app project in his spare time. Hear what Snow has to say about his IT experience spanning several industries, his current efforts with customers and his
Hear Roger Rea, senior offering manager for IBM Streams, at IBM, share his thoughts in this podcast on why streaming analytics has become essential for enterprises and how it is transforming their businesses.
The evolving Internet of Things is fueling a rise in the adoption of streaming analytics across a growing number of industries. Learn more about the rising adoption of real-time streaming analytics in industries and top use cases cited in the recent “Bloor Market Report on Streaming Analytics 2016.”
The transformation of the streaming analytics market demonstrates how business process automation is being driven by innovative open source projects and an ever-increasing world of sensor-derived data. See how IBM fared among 14 commercial providers of streaming analytics in a recent Bloor Market
The future of cognitive computing is bright and Chief Data Officers have the chance to lead the way for their organizations. Not just a science-fiction dream, machines that are experts, expressive, educated, and evolving have the potential to create a stunning reality by driving meaningful market
Today's customers expect more from their banks—personalized service, real-time solutions and the ability to do business when and how it is most convenient for them. To meet these demands, you'll need the ability to deliver added value at every opportunity through more personalized and timely offers