The Forrester Wave Big Data Hadoop Solutions Q1 2014 declared that “Hadoop is unstoppable.” Indeed, Hadoop is changing the game of large scale computing and IBM Infosphere BigInsights is right there leading the pack.
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Nancy Bachrach, senior manager of registration for the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, declared that predictive analytics gave the organization the “opportunity to base decisions on actual data.” Using this data they were able to better understand their customers: girl scouts.
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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
Sharath Cholleti, computer scientist at Emory University, declares that IBM and big data can play a big role to move the healthcare industry forward. Cholleti says the key is “the ability to execute lots of algorithms that can provide value to the patients and help clinicians take care of...
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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IBM’s Melissa Turesky "unboxes" Watson Analytics, the new freemium, natural language-based cognitive service that will provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytics tools for businesses.
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James Morrison is a marketing executive with Arrow Electronics, a distributor of computer products and provider of value added services. He sees an increasing demand in the marketplace for analytics through his clients that are purchasing systems and storage in greater numbers designed to handle
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
eHarmony uses IBM Big Data & Analytics to deliver personalized matches, quickly and accurately. Leveraging capabilities of IBM Watson Foundations, eHarmony drives the speed, performance and accuracy of its in-system analytics to identify compatible matches in real time.