Blogs

3 ways prescriptive analytics helps deliver better financial services

3 ways prescriptive analytics helps deliver better financial services

August 9, 2018 | by Sajan Kuttappa, Product Marketing Manager – IBM Decision Optimization, IBM
As any financial services executive knows, improving business results with precise, timely decisions is much harder than it looks.
Netezza evolves into the IBM Integrated Analytics System

Netezza evolves into the IBM Integrated Analytics System

Introducing a modern hybrid data warehouse and data science platform

August 8, 2018 | by Thad Vorozilchak, Director, Sales & Strategy, Hybrid Data Management, IBM
The world of data in 2018 is much different than in 2003. We now see a drive towards AI, the emergence of cloud and the prevalence of big data across industries. 
Why IBM Analytics adopted big-bet thinking: an interview with Rob Thomas

Why IBM Analytics adopted big-bet thinking: an interview with Rob Thomas

August 7, 2018 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
Rob Thomas, general manager of IBM Analytics, discusses the principles that guide the IBM Analytics business and have led to its latest major offering: IBM Cloud Private for Data, a platform for high-performance analytics that powers cloud-based applications so companies can be ready for AI.
IBM and Hortonworks Ease Customers’ Path to Hadoop and AI in the Cloud

IBM and Hortonworks Ease Customers’ Path to Hadoop and AI in the Cloud

August 2, 2018 | by Charles King, Principal Analyst and President, Pund-IT, Inc.
IBM and Hortonworks recently announced IBM Hosted Analytics with Hortonworks (IHAH),marking further progress in the pair’s year-long strategic relationship.

Join us at the WorldatWork to elevate your sales performance management

August 1, 2018 | by Kevin Gray, Senior Product Portfolio Manager, Sales Performance Management, IBM
Sales compensation programs are incredibly effective for aligning salespeople with company objectives. An organization can sink or swim by whether salespeople know the most forward-thinking and effective sales performance management (SPM) solutions.

Ten expert tips for visual data science

July 25, 2018 | by Jennifer Clemente, IBM
Data science and machine learning provide the basis for business growth, cost and risk reduction and even new business model creation -- but implementing predictive analytics does present some challenges. IT Central Station members have shared tips that help organizations overcome the challenges in...

Enabling instant insight and decision support with stream processing

July 19, 2018
Sharpe Engineering helps clients understand and utilize data in motion with stream processing and machine learning technologies that make sense of previously underutilized data.
Reflections on the 2018 state of information management

Reflections on the 2018 state of information management

July 17, 2018 | by John Mancini, Chief Evangelist, AIIM International
“Content management” — at least as traditionally defined — is no longer the straw that stirs the process drink. It’s a key element, yes. It’s an important set of tools in the enterprise toolkit, yes. But it is not the only game in process town.
How analytics superhero Mike Tamir uses data to fight fake news

How analytics superhero Mike Tamir uses data to fight fake news

July 9, 2018 | by Melissa Love, Influencer Marketing Manager, IBM
How can we always be sure the stories we’re reading are accurate? Is there an agenda to distort facts to change opinions? Does a story assert falsehoods, misquote its subjects or rely on hyperbole? In short: is the news we’re consuming the truth? Or is it “fake news?” Meet Mike Tamir, an analytics...
How advanced analytics pulls insights from the weather, part 1

How advanced analytics pulls insights from the weather, part 1

July 5, 2018 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natural calamities or more effectively reduce the loss of...