Blogs

Data Quality: the key to building a modern and cost-effective data warehouse

Data quality: The key to building a modern and cost-effective data warehouse

June 23, 2020 | by Andrew Buckler, Offering Manager, Hybrid Data Management, IBM
Turning raw data into improved business performance is a multilayered problem, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. To make things simpler, let’s start at the end and work backwards. Ultimately, the goal is to make better decisions during the execution of a business process. This can be as simple...
Data governance: The importance of a modern machine learning knowledge catalog

Data governance: The importance of a modern machine learning knowledge catalog

Deliver business ready data with end-to-end governance, quality, consumption, and automation capabilities with IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog

June 22, 2020 | by Kyle Daye, Offering Manager, Watson Data & AI, IBM
IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog (WKC) provides a modern machine learning (ML) catalog for data discovery, data cataloging, data quality, and data governance. Within this framework lies a central Knowledge Catalog that serves as a single source of truth for data engineers, data stewards, data...
Share VSAM data with new environments while reducing operating costs

Share VSAM data with new environments while reducing operating costs

June 19, 2020 | by Davendra Paltoo, Offering Manager, IBM
A survey of end-users of Data Integration and Integrity (DII) software conducted by IDC in 2019 found that dynamic data movement, also known as data replication, is best served by stand-alone or platform tools, not custom code. When it comes to replication of data that is located in Virtual Storage...
How to use AI to optimize queries and automate resource management

How to use AI to optimize queries and automate resource management

June 19, 2020 | by Kevin Oliver, Portfolio Marketing Manager, Hybrid Data Management, IBM
As companies progress on their Journey to AI, there is considerable focus on what needs to be available to build AI driven applications. The rungs of the AI ladder, which are best described as Collect, Organize, Analyze, Infuse, and Modernize are designed to strengthen a company’s use of AI....
Cloud Pak for Data V3.0 Ushers in New Leap in AI Platform

Cloud Pak for Data V3.0 ushers in new leap in AI platform

June 19, 2020 | by Sampada Basarkar, Director, IBM Cloud Private for Data, IBM Analytics
Today, we are pleased to announce the general availability of IBM Cloud Pak for Data V3.0. Over the past two years we have advanced our platform from a collection of mostly IBM data services to a robust end-to-end data & AI solution that serves, along with the other IBM Cloud Paks. With V3.0,...
Netezza and IBM Cloud Pak: A knockout combo for tough data

Netezza and IBM Cloud Pak: A knockout combo for tough data

June 18, 2020 | by Doug Dailey, Offering Manager, Hybrid Data Management, IBM
A colleague recently shared a great quote with me from a mainframe CTO expounding on which platform is the “blue ribbon” winner for managing data across mainframe, IBM i, UNIX and Windows. “While everyone scurried around to figure out what platform won, a clear victor emerged: data” It makes...
Accelerate your journey to AI in the financial services sector

Accelerate your journey to AI in the financial services sector

June 17, 2020 | by Thomas LaMonte, Content Marketing Director, IBM Data and AI, IBM
As the world confronts new challenges, it is a unique, unprecedented time to recast old ways of working and redefine industries. At this moment, although it may seem that global business is at its quietist, beneath a veneer of calm, feverish transformations are taking place across markets, behind...
A learning guide to IBM SPSS Statistics: Get the most out of your statistical analysis

A learning guide to IBM SPSS Statistics: Get the most out of your statistical analysis

June 17, 2020 | by Sajan Kuttappa, Product Marketing Manager, IBM
IBM SPSS Statistics provides a powerful suite of data analytics tools which allows you to quickly dig into your data with a simple point and click interface and enables you to extract critical insights with ease. Organizations of all kinds have relied on IBM SPSS Statistics for decades to help...
Standard Bank Group is preparing to embrace Africa’s AI opportunity

Standard Bank Group is preparing to embrace Africa’s AI opportunity

June 15, 2020 | by Dumisani Mthimkhulu, Head of Data Asset Management, Standard Bank Group
Africa is no stranger to the challenges of infectious diseases. Since 2015, hawse have addressed the likes of Bubonic Plague, Dengue Fever, Ebola, Measles, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Yellow Fever, and Zika Virus—at the cost of hundreds of thousands of lives across the continent. As...
Turn AI talent gaps into opportunities at the Data and AI Virtual Forum

Turn AI talent gaps into opportunities at the Data and AI Virtual Forum

June 15, 2020 | by David Marmer, Vice President, Offering Management, Analytics Solutions, IBM
Keeping up with modern business Business analysts today are expected to deliver insights and decisions on demand. Yet with continually increasing data complexity and volume, business analysts find it more and more challenging to produce accurate results in a timely fashion. A common business hurdle...