This week’s guest is Adam Crowe, author and Director of Emergency Preparedness at Virginia Commonwealth University, who chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, Associate Partner and Public Safety/Emergency Management Subject Matter Expert at IBM. Topics to be discussed include the challenges facing emergency
"Don't just get feedback—actually do something with the feedback you’re getting." - Rosetta Lue
Public Sector Talks is a new series of podcasts focused on the application of analytics to solve issues facing citizens.
Our guest this week
Rosetta Carrington Lue is an innovative leader with experience
Bernard Marr, one of the world’s top experts in big data and analytics strategy, made a return visit to our podcast to explain his vision of "SMART big data, analytics and metrics."
You may be surprised to learn that he doesn't really like "big data." In fact, he says "the challenge is to build the
Trisha Dutta, worldwide product marketing manager for the IBM InfoSphere portfolio, explains what goes into an enhanced 360-degree view, what’s needed to deliver it and the benefits that companies are realizing, including the new opportunity to harness the currency of relevance to more accurately
Benny Cohen, founder and president of Knowledge Providers, Inc., has spent the last 35 years implementing business solutions for small and large organizations across North America. He spent some time with us to talk about “self-service BI” for decentralizing the consumption of data and described
Rebecca Shockley is the Global Research Leader for Business Analytics at the renowned IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). She joined us to talk about highlights from the latest IBV study, “Analytics: The speed advantage" and described four key "shifts" that occurred in the past year. She
William McKnight is founder of McKnight Consulting Group, which focuses on helping clients solve business problems using proven, streamlined approaches in information management. He is also the author of a new book titled, "Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with
By now, most marketing managers and entrepreneurs have heard of big data, but they may not understand its impact on social marketing programs. Joining us to explain is Randy Hlavac, president of Marketing Synergy, a professor in Northwestern University’s Medill integrated marketing communications
Organizations today are increasingly dependent on analyzing large volumes of data for strategic and operational decisions—and doing it in a timely fashion. As C-suite executives come to rely on advanced analytics, the importance of a robust IT infrastructure cannot be overstated. Adrian Bowles,
The internationally renowned IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) is beginning its 2014 survey on analytics. Rebecca Shockley, the global research leader for analytics at IBM Institute for Business Value, recapped some of the key findings from studies conducted over the last five years and how
Going, going...gone! That phrase has been used by auctioneers to indicate the final bid opportunity for a hot auction item. Now “going, going, gone” is being used in the world of big data. Why? Organizations realize that they need to act faster by analyzing streaming data and taking action in the
IBM has a long and successful history with open source, from running Linux on IBM PCs to contributing initial codebase for Eclipse. We believe a mix of open source and closed source is the best way to drive adoption in the marketplace. Having the full support of a vendor like IBM can lower risk
Cloud, mobile, security, analytics and big data are all significant issues for IT organizations, and the landscape of each issue is rapidly evolving. While it’s difficult for organizations of all sizes to keep up with the changes, it’s especially challenging for small and midsize companies. Brian
Today's customers demand that you know them and deal with them as individuals rather than as part of a generic market. This requires new ways of truly understanding and engaging with them, and big data technologies play a key role in this.
Tom Deutsch, program director for big data and advanced
Conceptually, big data can be difficult for people to understand. If they can't fully understand it, then it's difficult for them to see how it fits into their strategic IT plans. To help explain the concepts behind big data and its place in IT infrastructure, IBM has developed a "Zone Architecture