All the excitement around Spark is completely justified. With features such as cached in-memory distributed computing and extension libraries, Spark brings unprecedented speed to cloud-based applications while remaining easy to use.
Organizations increasingly depend on business intelligence (BI) to power their data-driven cultures. To generate useful insight, however, companies must make sure their environment incorporates all the capabilities of a truly 21st-century BI solution.
Rapid advances in cognitive computing and machine learning are enabling smart guidance in many scenarios. Coming on the heels of several key recent announcements, discover how line-of-business and other users can now leverage the full range of analytics—cognitive, descriptive, predictive and
To kickstart my Insight 2015 experience, I chatted with several insight economy thought leaders to learn more about the insights that are helping them reinvent their industries. Read on for your own look through the eyes of some of the thought leaders attending this week’s conference.
Cyber criminals pose a significant threat to the public sector. Discover how cyber threat analysis can help you uncover the clues that cyber criminals leave behind, helping cyber intelligence analysts counter and mitigate new threats as they arise.
This week’s guest, Matthew Porcelli, meteorologist and sales engineer for the IBM and The Weather Company strategic alliance, chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, an IBM global solutions leader for emergency management. Topics to be discussed include the IBM/TWC strategic alliance, the incorporation of
This week’s guest, Nitesh Chawla, professor at the University of Notre Dame and founder of Aunalytics, chats with Rob Dolan, an IBM subject-matter expert who supports the Government sector. Topics to be discussed include personalized education, big data utilization and the future of education.
Documents created in organizations of all sizes represent potential knowledge within each organization. Information management (IM) professionals bring the analytical and creativity qualifications for mining information to build that knowledge. Discover the roles of IM professionals for applying
From retrospective to predictive to prescriptive analytics, healthcare organizations are embarking on analytics journeys to enhance medical outcomes and create cost efficiencies. Where are you on your healthcare analytics journey?
Text mining is the next step in data mining, offering advanced capabilities for extracting meaning from vast, amorphous masses of data. Despite its complexity, text mining has much to offer businesses—and the list is growing. Discover what text mining could mean for your organization today.
Significant dropout rates in education need to be addressed, and cognitive learning and analytics may be the key to the solution. See what Jen has to say about personalizing the learning experience for each student in today’s data-centric world.
Retargeting has dominated the market in 2015, and it is increasingly becoming more sophisticated in delivering the right messages and products to online shoppers. Consumer products companies can use the technology in conjunction with big data analytics to target shoppers within a specific region or
Game show contestant, medical science researcher and now a legal assistant, IBM Watson continues to expand its cognitive talents into a wide range of professions. Discover why even Watson’s gaffs offer tremendous potential for enhancing tough legal decisions.