Smart Machines will deliver more benefit than harm to a CIO's career until at least 2020, Gartner hypothesizes, but CIOs should exercise care in how they introduce them into their organizations, said Gartner VP and Fellow Tom Austin.
Gartner VP and Fellow Mark Raskino presented that scenario in a session entitled "Every Industry will be Digitally Remastered." With equal parts excitement and urgency, Raskino reeled of dozens of examples of how digitization is remaking products and services as everyday, as unassuming and as
CIOs must reinvent their business processes and their business models to capitalize on business moments, according to Gartner VP and Gartner Fellow Hung LeHong.
Similar in impact to a Black Swan, a "business moment" is a transient, dynamic experience that can come from anywhere, can
On the emergence of the new "digital industrial economy," Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst Nick Jones was blunt: "Accept it. Excel at it. Be the best technology company you can be." Of the litany of trends CIOs must follow and - possibly - invest in to help their organizations, he was equally
CIOs will spend the next 12 months "taming the digital dragon," according to Gartner VP and Fellow Dave Aron.
The dragon in question is the "nexus of forces" (Cloud, Social Business, Mobility, Big Data/Analytics) introduced earlier in the day by Gartner SVP and Global Head of Research
In a dynamic, near-breathless address beamed to overflow screens throughout the Swan and Dolphin hotels, Sondegaard explained how a "nexus of forces" - Cloud, Big Data, Mobility and Social Business - are driving the creation of a new "Digital Industrial Economy" in which every organization, budget
I will be attending InterConnect 2013 in Singapore from 9 to 11 October where big data analytics will be central to discussions. Earlier this year when Tata Consultancy Services released The Emerging Returns on Big Data – A TCS 2013 Global Trend Study (available with registration), they identified
Cognitive computing is a term that probably goes over the head of most of the general public. IBM defines it as the ability of automated systems to learn and interact naturally with people to extend what either man or machine could do on their own, thereby helping human experts drill through big
The power of the connected consumer, digital influence and ubiquitous distribution are among the factors requiring that movie studios increasingly focus on delivering audience intelligence capabilities to enable the media enterprise business teams.
The telecommunications industry has dealt with big data for years, for example tracking individual wires into peoples’ homes and places of business. Detailed billing to track time and duration of each telephone call, even for local billing in the 1980s, introduced a huge influx of data to manage
By now, you have probably read the news of IBM’s intent to acquire The Now Factory, an expert in Customer and Network Analytics for Communications Service Providers. The Now Factory solutions generate the richest and most accurate information on a customer’s experience and usage of the mobile
Recently, various publications including the Times of India, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and CNET (just to name a few) have been abuzz with news of IBM’s partnership with international automotive supplier Continental. On September 10, at the Frankfurt International Motor Show, IBM and
This is our sixth post in a series of seven presenting the findings from the IBM Institute for Business Value and University of Oxford’s Big Data study, “Analytics: the real world use of big data in financial services.”
Analysis of the findings by my IBM colleagues David Turner, Michael Schroeck
In this digital age, our individual actions every day are generating a previously unforeseen amount of data. Most of this data is merely transactional in nature, like the printed receipt from your grocer or the smart card you swiped at the train station. Businesses today have an abundance of
Businesses are plunging headlong into the age of social listening analytics without fully thinking through the many issues surrounding the quality of this intelligence. There is plenty of valuable customer intelligence to be had from filtering the social firehose. However, the overwhelming volume,