Rob Thomas, general manager of IBM Analytics, discusses the principles that guide the IBM Analytics business and have led to its latest major offering: IBM Cloud Private for Data, a platform for high-performance analytics that powers cloud-based applications so companies can be ready for AI.
Sales compensation programs are incredibly effective for aligning salespeople with company objectives. An organization can sink or swim by whether salespeople know the most forward-thinking and effective sales performance management (SPM) solutions.
Data science and machine learning provide the basis for business growth, cost and risk reduction and even new business model creation -- but implementing predictive analytics does present some challenges. IT Central Station members have shared tips that help organizations overcome the challenges in
“Content management” — at least as traditionally defined — is no longer the straw that stirs the process drink. It’s a key element, yes. It’s an important set of tools in the enterprise toolkit, yes. But it is not the only game in process town.
How can we always be sure the stories we’re reading are accurate? Is there an agenda to distort facts to change opinions? Does a story assert falsehoods, misquote its subjects or rely on hyperbole? In short: is the news we’re consuming the truth? Or is it “fake news?” Meet Mike Tamir, an analytics
Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natural calamities or more effectively reduce the loss of
So what happens now when we go beyond the frontiers of the data warehouse and into the world of the data lake? – the world of Hadoop, of NoSQL, the world of schema on read, of discovering the data as is? For many organizations, the holy grail is to reap the benefits of the data lake while retaining
In this Q&A, IBM financial services solution architect Irina Saburova discusses an insurance use case with IBM Data Science Marketing Lead Rosie Pongracz. In this scenario common to the insurance industry, an organization needs to adjust its operations based on upcoming weather event and
Running a machine learning pilot project is a great early step on the road to full adoption. To get started, you’ll need to build a cross-functional team of business analysts, engineers, data scientists and key stakeholders. From there, the process looks a lot like the scientific method taught in
Data democratization allows data to be accessed across the organization and empowers individuals to use the data in their decision making and gain critical business insights. Data democratization is fast becoming a game changer as it’s moving towards a user centric micro-services based architecture.