Why are people talking about Apache Spark? It’s because many organizations are using the myriad features of this open source engine to boost their predictive analytics processing. The result? Better, deeper and faster data analyses with reduced coding time and effort.
Listen as this week’s guest, Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, director of national security and strategic foresight for the Conference Board of Canada, chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, an IBM global solutions leader for emergency management, on topics ranging from agency and organizational collaboration
When combating smart criminals, smart analytics is one tool that the financial sector can’t afford to ignore. Not only by avoiding the direct effects of fraud but by avoiding regulatory costs, context-based computing can help banks evaluate the legitimacy of entities and identify their connections
The concluding post in this series looks at the two other strategic pillars necessary to help ensure advanced analytics can guide the way to better decision-making. Using advanced analytics to embrace an agile culture and invest in an ecosystem of talent allows organizations to provide consistent
Advanced analytics can boost organizational decision-making and offer multiple benefits including increased revenue and decreased costs. However, achieving these goals requires an emphasis on three strategic pillars: focusing on business decisions, embracing an agile culture and investing in an
Organizations don’t have to be helpless in the face of emergencies and disaster events. Using the power of data-driven impact analytics, organizations can anticipate and simulate emergency scenarios to improve response decisions and reduce economic and human costs.
This week’s guests—Jeffrey Alderson, Vi Bergquist and Susan Bearden—chat with Robert Dolan, an IBM subject-matter expert who supports the Government and Education sectors. Topics to be discussed include big data, education and privacy considerations.
Intelligence used to be about response time, but today’s intelligence officers can use analytics to prevent threats before they occur—and to shut down attackers before they can get away. Uncover the who, what, when, where, how and why of each threat using analytics solutions.
Emergency management once meant responding to a situation as it unfolded. Now, analytics solutions enable proactive emergency response, so you can adapt to a situation as it will be, not as it is. Mitigate the impact of incidents and emergencies before they happen – and better respond when they do.
Tune in to this interactive Google hangout, "Countdown to cyberwar," where noted authors and industry experts examine and discuss what governments, companies and individuals can do to deter, detect, protect and defend against this new and dangerous threat.
The ten-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans compel Jen to reflect on how technology and data analytics have made great strides in enhancing governmental preparation and response to natural disasters.
University of Montana researchers maximized analytics to improve outcomes through highly effective and prompt brain trauma treatment and accelerated experimental research. Analytics also enabled quick identification of patients likely to develop post-traumatic epilepsy.
Traditional cybersecurity efforts don’t cut it because cyberthreats are constantly evolving. However, cyber threat analysis gives you critical insights into risks in near-real time—enabling you to prevent cyber attacks and catch the perpetrators in the act.