White Papers & Reports

Implementing MDM (with PME) for Airlines Industry

Learn why and how to implement Master Data Management for Airlines industry along with Probabilistic Matching Engine enabled.

Hybrid cloud for big data and analytics solutions

In this report, learn how to create a hybrid cloud that's seamless, secure, and built for analytics.

PySpark: High-performance data processing without learning Scala

This white paper discusses the advantages of using the PySpark API, which enables the use of Python to interact with the Spark programming model. It starts with a basic description of Spark and then describes PySpark, its benefits, and when it is appropriate to use instead of "pandas" open source...

2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms

Data science platforms are engines for creating machine-learning solutions. This report evaluates 16 providers of data science platforms.

SparkR: Transforming R into a tool for big data analytics

In this white paper, discover how programmers and data scientists can use SparkR to transform R into a tool for big data analytics, taking advantage of parallel processing and near-linear scaling to tackle much larger challenges than would normally be possible with other methods.

Improving financial performance with predictive analytics

Check out the ebook, Improving Financial Performance with Predictive Analytics, from Ventana Research that explores the many ways businesses can apply predictive analytics and data science techniques to grow revenue, shrink costs and improve margins.

Think big, start small and learn fast

In his book, The New Killer Apps, Chunka Mui, innovation and business strategy consultant, asserts that the conventional wisdom about start-ups being destined to out-innovate big, established businesses isn't true. Read this excerpt to learn how large companies can disrupt too by thinking big,...

Better decision making under uncertain conditions using Monte Carlo simulation

Do you find yourself increasingly having to make decisions amid uncertain conditions? The advanced capabilities offered by IBM SPSS Statistics aim to make Monte Carlo simulation a part of your risk analysis by bringing these two worlds together in a single software solution.

The risks of using spreadsheets for statistical analysis

Spreadsheets are excellent tools as far as they go—but how far can they truly go? If you’re pushing your spreadsheet-based solutions beyond their viable limits, then they might be doing more harm than good. Discover what considerations you shouldn’t ignore when using spreadsheets for statistical...

The power of IBM SPSS Statistics and R together

Data analytics is no longer an either/or choice. With the integration of IBM SPSS Statistics and R, you can bring together the statistical analysis and data management capabilities that have helped so many data scientists gain insight after insight from their data.