White Papers & Reports

Book: Integrating and Governing Big Data

While the term “big data” has only recently come into vogue, IBM has designed solutions capable of handling very large quantities of data for decades, leading the way with data integration, management, security and analytics solutions known for their reliability, flexibility and scalability.  The...

Big Data and Analytics for a Holistic Customer Journey

The potential to leverage big data is unlimited. Each industry has its own unique challenges that can benefit from using big data for new insights and improved decision-making. This White Paper offers an in-depth discussion on how you can use big data analytics to enhance experience while...

Big Data Needs Agile Information And Integration Governance

This research report from Forrester Consulting, commissioned by IBM, examines the growing role of information and integration governance (IIG) to move big data from the realm of possibility to the reality of business outcomes. Forrester Consulting surveyed 512 business sponsors, business...

Technology Innovations for Enhanced Database Management and Advanced BI

This is a research report by noted industry analysts Claudia Imhoff, Intelligent Solutions, Inc., and Colin White, BI Research. IT leaders need to review and enhance their information architecture to support requirements fueled by big data, advanced BI and other innovations. Examine the What, the ...

Unlock Big Value in Big Data with Analytics

Authors John Hagerty and Tina Groves of IBM share some proven drivers of success in generating value with analytics on big data in this IBM Redbooks publication.

Why Information Governance Must be Addressed Now

Aberdeen has long illustrated the benefits of well-managed, trustworthy data, and the problems associated with poor data quality. As data volumes rapidly expand and data environments become more complex, what were once small nuisances evolve into massive, company-wide problems. In order to avoid...

Business Analytics for Big Data: Unlock Value to Fuel Performance

Learn how IBM Business Analytics software supports organizations when accessing big data, interacting with it to discover and visualize patterns and trends, and performing advanced analytics.

Information Protection: The Impact Of Big Data

The arrival of big data into the enterprise has had a major impact on enterprise information protection as new data stores have emerged, increasing the distribution of data and the complexity of securing and protecting that data along with it. Big data has forced companies to have to define new...

Analyst Report: Comparing IBM PureData System with Teradata

Cost/Benefit Case for IBM PureData System for Analytics: Comparing Costs and Time to Value with Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance Three-year costs of ownership for use of PureData System for Analytics N2001 appliances average 36 percent less than for Teradata equivalents. Comparisons are for...

Addressing Government Challenges with Big Data Analytics

Big data is already being collected by many government organizations— and new data is being generated at rapidly accelerating rates. The ability to perform analytics on big data enables government organizations to improve existing processes and operations, and engage in entirely new types of...