Andy Hayler, CEO of The Information Difference, tells us that “the average large company has six different competing sources of customer data and nine different competing sources of product data.” For companies to succeed data quality is imperative.
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IBM Big Data & Analytics has enabled Dubai Statistics Center to provide government officials, researchers, businesses and public sector organizations with accurate and deep insight about the region’s economic growth, social development and evolving global business climate.
The city of Honolulu is employing data to serve customers better. Gordon Bruce, information technology director and CIO of the City and County of Honolulu declared that “to be able to now, on [a] single platform...run multiple operating systems [and] applications [is] key to governments.”
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the result of the convergence of technologies that have emerged over the last 20 years. We now live in an era of connected cars, connected homes and connected lives. The IoT is disrupting many industries, including insurance. For insurers, the technologies that
The mobile market is continually growing with “mobile-based payments in the United States expected to reach $142 billion in volume in 2019.” With mobile comes mobile data and the grave need for security. Vijay Dheap, global product manager for IBM MobileFirst, declares that “mobile security
Dirk deRoos tells us about the cost effectiveness of Hadoop. “One way that“Hadoop is being valuable to a business is in looking at what Hadoop can do that a lot of existing systems can’t do.”
Hadoop can be used as a landing zone to explore data and determine what is of value to send to the
Big data and analytics are being used today by more and more people throughout an organization to make operational and strategic decisions. This means that data and analytics, and the insights they provide, are critical to making the right moves that grow revenue, better engage customers and
Big data is everywhere and in everything. It’s infused in phones, cars, roads, power lines, waterways, food crates and innumerable other items you’d never think of as computers. Technology is more powerful and accessible than ever before, but there are still many civic challenges in need of
Businesses have figured out that analytics are in their future, but what does it mean to be an analytically driven organization? What data and analytics do you need?
With today’s technology, you can do so many new things that were not possible two or three years ago. Let’s start thinking about
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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