Data is at the core of everything we do, and it's growing in importance daily. The new role of chief data officer has limitless opportunities for growth and mastery.
Chief data officers at the CDO Summit in San Francisco gave a first hand perspective on some of their responsibilities, challenges
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
Where the Canadian National Railway used to rely on monthly data reports, they now operate more efficiently—in near-real time—with predictive analytics. IBM PureData for Analytics has enabled the company to apply logical insights from their data to save fuel consumption, predict shipments and keep
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
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.
Michael North, senior director of broadcast planning and scheduling for the National Football League (NFL), has a tough job: assembling the best, most exciting schedule for the complete NFL season that satisfies the requirements of the teams, the broadcasters and fans. It's truly a big data
Emory University Hospital collects and analyzes intensive care unit patient data in near-real time, speeding the delivery of potentially lifesaving insight by 95 percent or more, when it engages IBM and IBM Business Partner Excel Medical Electronics to deploy an IBM streaming analytics system,
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.
This latest research from IBM holds key insights into how companies are adopting big data and analytics, cloud, mobile and social. More importantly, the study shows that pacesetting organizations exhibit three key characteristics that set them apart from the rest.
Detecting information in the moment gives companies a competitive advantage. Forrester evaluated the top streaming analytics platforms to determine which ones can deliver the fastest time to insight and provide the most useful ways to enhance the customer experience.