White Papers & Reports

Pivot your data strategy and architecture to unleash business transformation

Meeting today’s dynamic data requirements goes beyond technology that focuses on operational capture, decision-support-oriented consumption, and data governance. Enterprise architects need to take into account a wider array of data sources and establish a performance measurement plan that tracks...

Are you ready for mobile capture?

Mobile computing is on the rise, and mobile document capture is the next logical step for organizations in document-intensive fields such as banking, insurance, government, healthcare and education. Mobile document capture allows employees and customers to capture documents from their point of...

Increasing customer satisfaction and reducing costs in property and casualty insurance

Discover how to apply IBM SPSS to predictive analytics that can make a difference in handling two key concerns for insurance companies: customer service and fraud.

Customer retention and growth with predictive analytics for insurance

Are you looking for a way to grow your business? By proactively managing customer relationships through predictive analytics, insurance companies can retain customers and increase revenues through cross-sell and up-sell opportunities. Customer analytics give organizations insight into customer...

IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality for electronics

IBM Predictive Maintenance and Quality offers a pre-configured solution with data management and analytic capabilities that help you realize these benefits. Technological advances in monitoring sensors and device communication, along with IBM enhancements in data management, data integration and...

What is the Forrester Total Economic Impact of IBM Information Management Solutions?

In October 2014, Forrester Consulting worked with IBM on a commissioned study to analyze the total economic impact that IBM’s Information Management solutions have on three specific big data use cases to help its customers solve important business problems.  Through interviews and data aggregation...

IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems: How it compares

This white paper evaluates performance capabilities of leading-edge business intelligence (BI) platforms. The research makes a comparison study of IBM Cognos BI and IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems, SAP BusinessObjects and HANA, Oracle Business Intelligence and Exadata, and...

Gaining dynamic in-memory performance, inexpensively

Database managers are looking for a solution that capitalizes on the performance advantages of in-memory data storage, placing the highest value data in main server memory where it can be quickly accessed and processed. At the same time, you do not want your database solution to be limited to main...

The mainframe as a big data analytics platform

For many enterprises System z is central to modern analytics because of the vast quantities or rich data stored upon it, not to mention excellent qualities of service. Carl Olofson, an IDC analyst, looks at the role of the mainframe in relation to big data, how it has become a hub for modern day...

Optimizing data management through efficient storage infrastructures

While the issue of provisioning ever-increasing volumes of storage is nothing new, the arrival of big data is forcing IT organizations and businesses to think differently—and to think about data as a big picture, rather than simply bits and bytes. In this paper, Mark Peters of ESG discusses how the...