Big Data and Analytics Hub spoke with IBM Distinguished Engineer John Thomas (@johnjaithomas) about some of the importance of focusing on information architecture to make algorithms meet enterprise needs, as well as how machine learning can most effectively be applied in hybrid scenarios in 2018.
Two paradoxes of information technology are: data has no value if you can’t access it, and it’s a liability if the wrong people access it. Company leaders don’t think they need data governance until these paradoxes hit them hard.
According to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, data is the world’s new natural
Whether you want to build a bridge, explore the sea, or simply try to identify new markets, you will only be as good as the data you use. This means it must be complete, in context, trusted and easily accessible to drive insights.
Earlier this year, IBM held the “Fast Track Your Data — Live from New York” event for thousands of our clients. Our mission: to help business and technology leaders better understand the critical importance that data and analytics play in an organization’s digital transformation. Technology
The 2017 Data Governance Winter Conference on 4 - 8 December covered topics ranging from how to start a data governance program to attaining data governance maturity to how to improve your organization’s information quality. After attending, Brian Mayer, business ready data practitioner, and Mark
If the first things that come to mind when you think of AI assistants are the likes of Amazon Alexa or Google Home, it’s time to learn about embodied cognition, AI that can physically interact with its environment. A year ago, IBM researchers did just that and brought Watson services into the
If you work in the field of sales commissions, you’re likely aware of ASC 606, the five-step revenue recognition model and timelines. The basic premise on which both ASC 606 and IFRS 15 have been formulated is that an organization can recognize revenue from a customer contract only when the
It can be difficult to keep up with all the best podcast episodes during the year. That's why we've compiled the Top 10 podcasts of the year from the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Insights Podcast feed right here.
As happens so often, IBM is quietly laying the groundwork for the future. A recent step toward that future is TJBot, an unassuming, do-it-yourself cardboard robot that opens a window into what AI researchers are calling “embodied cognition.
Readers of the IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub were hungry for knowledge this year. They voraciously read blog posts about incorporating machine learning, choosing the best possible data model, determining how to make the most of data science skills, working with open source frameworks and more.
The data lake may be all about Apache Hadoop, but integrating operational data can be a challenge. Learn how to deliver real-time feeds of transactional data from mainframes and distributed environments directly into Hadoop clusters and make constantly changing data more available.
The new Gartner Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Master Data Management has been published, and what you might not notice at first glance is that this year, IBM chose not to participate. Gartner still included IBM in the MQ. However, we did decline to engage in the process and provide detailed data for
Many large organizations still have a large amounts of data on-premise, but also need data from a public cloud. Regardless of where the data resides, organizations can build a trusted data source from which they can drive key business insights and derive significant sustained advantages. Here's how.