White Papers & Reports

Book: Harness the Power of Big Data

Harness the Power of Big Data is the latest book by several authors of Understanding Big Data, the hugely popular book that debuted in 2011. Big data represents a new era of computing – an inflection point of opportunity where data in any format may be explored and utilized for breakthrough...

Data-driven healthcare organizations use big data analytics for big gains

Rising costs, chronic illness, an aging population and a shortage of professionals are forcing massive changes in the healthcare industry. To gain insight into how they can improve service while reducing costs, healthcare payers and providers are turning to data and analytics. Leading organizations...

The Value of InfoSphere BigInsights

IBM® InfoSphere® BigInsights™ helps firms discover and analyze business insights hidden in large volumes of a diverse range of data. This data—including log records, clickstreams, social media data, news feeds, email, electronic sensor output and even some transactional data—is often ignored or...

Top Tips for Securing Big Data Environments: e-book

Big data environments create significant opportunities along with security challenges. There are risks and threats to the repositories containing data, much of which is financial, personal, intellectual property or sensitive data and subject to compliance regulations. Learn tips on how to secure...

Managing big data for smart grids and smart meters

Technology in the energy and utilities industry is becoming increasingly advanced, including that of smart meters and smart grids. Although the evolution of these technologies provides companies with tremendous business insight, they also generate unprecedented data volume, speed and complexity....

Capitalizing on the power of big data for retail

With a wealth of information readily available online, consumers are now better able to compare products, services and prices—even as they shop in physical stores. If retailers succeed in addressing the challenges of “big data,” they can use this data to generate valuable insights for personalizing...

Threat Prediction and Prevention Solution Framework from IBM

Threat prediction and prevention solution framework from IBM can help intelligence and homeland security agencies uncover security threats and take action prior to the execution of malicious and damaging activity. Read this brochure to learn the key components of the solution and how you can...

Gartner Inc. Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology

IBM InfoSphere Optim is a leader in Gartner Inc's Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology. InfoSphere Optim received the best ranking in the ability to execute and completeness of vision categories compared to competitors. Gartner reports that data masking should be mandatory for enterprises...

Moving Up the Digital Marketing Maturity with Big Data Analytics

Much of the big data evolution is being driven by the vast commercial possibilities of the Internet. The scope and pace of change suggests the advent of an even more fundamental shift, focusing the broader advertising community on a series of critical questions: How can data most effectively be...

Converting Big Data Hype into Big Value with Analytics: BI Research

Big data analytics not only can improve business decision-making and enhance business innovation but it's also what provides the business value for big data. Download this white paper by Colin White, president of BI Research.