Across industries, big data has generated big buzz – and the travel and transportation (T&T) industry is no exception. In fact, T&T CEOs rank the “information explosion” among the top drivers of transformation for their organizations. In this blog, I want to discuss some of the ways in
In my last blog entry, I discussed how data is at the core of a telematics solution first and foremost to price a customer’s policy based on how they drive.
However, data is also an essential aspect for the mainstream adoption of telematics. If Insurers are going to pursue the mass-market in
When organizations don't have trust in their data, they don't act upon it. With more companies looking to use big data to get richer insights, the question of "Can I trust these data?" arises more frequently. David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere, talks about how good
As of Wednesday Facebook begun rolling out hashtags to selected users (with all users getting the feature within the next couple of weeks). We wanted to try and get behind the curtains and talk about what this feature means for the users and for Facebook’s business model. So we sat down with two
Have you analyzed your analytics?
The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) wants to know how you are transforming data into competitive advantages. What capabilities are needed to really analyze data, whether big or small? Which technologies are you using – or not? Does organizational culture
Part 1 of a 3 part series: Envisioning the Strategic Value of IBM Smarter Analytics Suite for Communication Service Providers
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These days a bevy of breakthroughs are erupting and evolving in the ICT domain in the form of innovative, transformative and
Noted business intelligence and data management industry analysts, Claudia Imhoff of Intelligent Solutions, founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, and Colin White of BI Research present Technology Innovations for Enhanced Database Management and Advanced Analytics, an on demand webinar sponsored by
Big data means different things for different industries. The definition also differs within an organization, across departments and management layers within IT and business. Within IBM, big data spans four dimensions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity. At The Big Data Institute (TBDI), big
Just like the technology made available 100 years ago to discover oil and process it into consumable products, big data technology is still in the early stages of transforming and revolutionizing the way enterprises consume and use data more effectively to market and drive their businesses.
Big Data Bytes is a videochat where we look at some of the hot articles, blog posts, and social chatter about topics related to big data. For Friday, May 31, 2013, our special guest was Richard Lee (@InfoMgmtExec), Managing Partner of the consultancy, IMECS, LLC, and frequent speaker on issues
As industry marketing manager for Communications, I want to share with you highlights of the 2012 Big Data@Work Study covered in the executive report: Analytics: Real-world use of big data in telecommunications. The study and report, from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) and Saïd Business
A big data platform, because of its ability to consume and process more data from both static and streaming sources, enables organizations to get an "enhanced 360-degree view of the customer" that has not been possible previously. Mark Myers, IBM big data product manager, describes this key use
Telecommunications providers have evolved into broadband carriers of all types of digitized media and entertainment. Carriers play this pivotal role by dint of their continuing to offer the underlying broadband, cellular, and landline infrastructures on which all digitized media ride.
If, like me,
Motor insurance policies are traditionally priced on forecast risk - using rating factors such as number of miles you might drive, where you live, your age, the engine size and what you will use the car for - customers then pay a premium based on these values - however the introduction of