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Are you ready for the Big Data for Social Good Hadoop Challenge, powered by IBM + Hadoop? For this global hackathon, IBM will be working closely with City of LA, Boston and San Jose and others where participants will compete to create innovative
“Real time means right now. It means right in this second” says Mike Gualtieri, principal analyst at Forrester Research. To improve the customer experience, businesses need to tap into customer data to deliver the right offers and right experience throughout customer journey. Often this means
TVT Chari, chief financial officer of Celcom Axiata, tells us that “if you analyze the market differently and offer the customer what they need based on their behavior” you can utilize this business intelligence to get closer to the customer. However, with the market constantly changing, and
Terri Dean, chief membership officer at Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, shares how they peeled apart all the layers of their data to uncover trend lines and increase retention.
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David Corrigan, director of IBM Infosphere product marketing, tells of using information in healthcare to intervene up to 24 hours earlier for serious illnesses. "Streaming analytics and stream computing offers a tremendous cost advantage when you are actually landing a huge volume of information
Mike Gualtieri, principal analyst at Forester Research, declares that, “consumers want to be treated like royalty.” This seems like a tall order. However, with all the data that customers share about themselves, the business that can quickly capture, analyze and act on this data “just in time, all
Leonardo Nantes of Boa Vista Servicios, a credit bureau in Brazil, has faced numerous challenges since a merger of two companies took place a few years ago. Boa Vista now serves hundreds of thousand clients nationwide and handles more than three million transactions per day. And because the
Addison Snell, CEO of analyst firm Intersect360 Research, talks about the dynamics unfolding in the technical computing market, and its convergence with big data analytics. In their customer surveys on big data, Intersect360 often finds that users need to scale their environments from desktops, to
How is this safari guide so well informed in regards to the white rhinoceros? Like researchers and environmentalists, he’s been given valuable insight through IBM InfoSphere Streams. And it’s more than just general knowledge about this endangered beast—it’s powerful information and insight that
Research shows that "80% of the data about a patient is unstructured." Nigel Hook, CEO and Founder, DataSkill, tells the story of how IBM BlueMix enables DataSkill to bring cognitive computing to healthcare clients, so they can gain a better understanding of patients through unstructured data.
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights gives Hadoop the enterprise-level muscle it needs to be a more powerful solution delivering security, performance and governance. To learn more about IBM InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop, download the Forrester Wave Report today.
Without modernization techniques it's becoming increasingly difficult for businesses to manage their data warehouses effectively. Today's data load demands Hadoop and modern warehouse technologies, including appliances and in-memory. Ani Worlikar, Program Director for big data solutions at IBM,
Roger Rea is on the hunt for the elusive black swan. Much like a cyber attacker, the black swan blends in, stays one move ahead and looks for its time to strike with a good prank. But Roger Rea is warming up to the black swan’s game; he’s learned that simply tracking where the black swan has been,