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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...
Security and governance payback with Cloud Pak for Data

Security and governance payback with Cloud Pak for Data

June 15, 2020 | by Ron Reuben, Offering Manager, IBM Cloud Pak for Data, IBM Analytics
In today’s digital world, there is a guiding principle when it comes to enterprise information management – data privacy. Every regulation builds around it and CIOs consider it a common-sense business practice that is built into the fiber of their IT systems. Let’s think about the daunting...
Sam Wong brings answers through analytics during a global pandemic

Sam Wong brings answers through analytics during a global pandemic

June 12, 2020 | by Dan Cheuvront, Content Producer, IBM
This story is part of Analytics Heroes, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of business analytics. Shortly after the United States declared a state of emergency, IBM responded by creating an interactive Incidents Map found on the Weather Channel app, and developing an...
Netezza is making a comeback on Netezza Performance Server for IBM Cloud Pak for Data System

Netezza is making a comeback on Netezza Performance Server for IBM Cloud Pak for Data System

June 11, 2020 | by Robb Sinclair, Vice President Analytics, Converge Technology Solutions, Corp.
For years, IBM’s Netezza proved to be an excellent option for companies to run advanced analytics on a single data warehouse appliance without needing to set up and configure a traditional data warehouse. When IBM decided to replace Netezza with Db2 Warehouse, some companies didn’t want to make...
Martin Gonzalez: tracking costs and maximizing margin with real-time data

Martin Gonzalez: tracking costs and maximizing margin with real-time data

June 11, 2020 | by Dan Cheuvront, Content Producer, IBM
This story is part of Analytics Heroes, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of business analytics. Martin Gonzalez is a Regional Cost Accounting Manager for Jabil, a global manufacturing services company based in Florida with more than 170,000 employees worldwide. Jabil...
IBM Cloud Pak for Data: Two years of modernizing your data for AI

IBM Cloud Pak for Data: Two years of modernizing your data for AI

June 10, 2020 | by Dinesh Nirmal, Chief Product Officer, IBM Cloud Paks and VP Cloud Integration, IBM
In early 2018, I had a conversation with some of my leadership team about what we could build to address our client’s most pressing needs. We knew data was growing at an exponential rate, and analytics were critical. Our decision was to build a data and AI platform, one single platform that clients...