Engaging in social media is ubiquitous among civilians and business alike, but just how prevalent is social media in government agencies? A recent IBM survey reveals some surprising results.
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
Gil BetzChief Strategy Officer at Metro United Way
Gil Betz, CSO at Metro United Way and this week's Big Data & Analytics Hero, says “analytics helps us evaluate where and how to invest donors’ money for the best outcome.” He goes on to share that “cognitive computing technology is not a frill—it is the engine for our transformation.”
The Internet and our social feeds are chock full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
Student attrition is a serious concern for colleges and universities around the world. Analytics and data can help higher education institutions manage attrition by helping to align all data to get a comprehensive view of each student, and then using analytics to determine who may be at risk. Once
Watch this live chat with our second group of teams and participants from the #Hadoop4Good challenge to learn why they chose their projects, hear some of their challenges and delve deeper into the story behind their applications.
Watch this live chat with the teams and participants from the #Hadoop4Good challenge to learn why they chose their projects, hear some of their challenges and delve deeper into the story behind their applications.
In part seven of this series, we looked at the second key stage within the analytics lifecycle (Analyze), which focuses on analyzing the data and identifying the insights most likely to create a positive business impact. In part eight we will examine recommendations and practical actions for the
Kent Collins, Database Solutions Architect of BNSF and this week’s Big Data Hero, tells us of the profound value of data to the railroad and shares that the “data services area is the cornerstone of the railroad.”
I was invited to attend IBM Interconnect 2015, which made its debut this year. Understanding this is a combination of three smaller conferences (Pulse, Innovate and Impact) I was left to wonder what the main focus of the week would be, and how it would all fit together. The conference organizers