For years, the relational database has been the stalwart backbone of organizational operations. Its set structure of rows and columns is perfectly suited to capture the data being generated from daily transactions reliably and efficiently.
By 2025, there will be 180 trillion gigabytes of data in the world, compared to only 10 trillion gigabytes in 2015. Of this, 90 percent will be unstructured, which is why many organizations are adopting open source data lake technologies such as Apache Hadoop to handle this expanding volume and
Each insight is useful for only a limited amount of time, so organizations that don’t closely track their insights’ shelf lives may be making poor decisions because of outdated information. Learn how to fix this.
This week, Dez Blanchfield, Strategist and Data Science Practitioner at Gara Guru, and Bob Hayes, Data Scientist and President of Business Over Broadway, debate the role of Clickers versus Coders in the Data Science industry. Is one role more critical than the other? What skills are required to be
Every business is a data business. But not every business uses their data to solve business problems and compete more effectively. Nancy Hensley, Chief Digital Officer in IBM Analytics, joins us on this week’s podcast to discuss digital transformation and how you can use data and analytics to find
Most sales-driven organizations have needed a customer retention model at some point or another. The request is fairly straightforward: identify the customers that a business might lose. But the process can create a nightmare.
Where is AI headed? How should you be thinking about AI? What should you be doing with AI? To answer these questions, we recently convened a round table of tech influencers to discuss some of the most burning issues arising from AI — starting with why we should think of it as “augmented
According to real estate data firm Co-Star, over 90 million square feet of retail space is slated to close this year, leading observers to point to an obvious truth: empathy matters in customer service.
Think 2018 in Las Vegas was a record breaking event, where tens of thousands of attendees gathered to talk with one another and share their experiences. Visionary speakers and experts shared their solutions for some of the world’s most daunting challenges.
Gain a fresh perspective on data and AI in the healthcare industry from Tanmay Bakshi. Recorded live at the IBM Toronto Lab in Canada, Bakshi and host Al Martin discuss the impact of data in healthcare, including mental health for youth and helping people communicate through the use of brain
In part two of our discussion about data in the retail industry, we continue to explore how the massive disruption in retail industry over the past several years. Data, machine learning and AI are set to change the industry yet again. Join Patrick Pitre, Analytics Client Architect IBM Cloud, and