It is important to recognize that a CDO’s relationship with the business is a two-way street. As the CDO collects information about the business, he or she must also deliver value. This mutual relationship with the business is perhaps best seen when CDOs act in their Business Optimizer mode. When
Holden Karau is a software engineer at IBM, an active open source contributor and coauthor of Learning Spark (O'Reilly Media, February 2015) and the soon to be released High Performance Spark (O'Reilly Media, March 2017). In this podcast, Karau examines how to effectively search logs from Apache
Nick Pentreath is a principal engineer at IBM, a member of the Apache Spark project management committee (PMC) and author of Machine Learning with Spark (Packt Publishing, December 2014). In this podcast, Pentreath covers the basics of feature hashing and how to use it for all feature types in
Emily Curtin is a software engineer at The Weather Company (now IBM) working on the data engineering platform team. Robbie Strickland is vice president, engines and pipelines, IBM Watson Data Platform, at IBM. In this podcast, they give a technical overview of how Parquet works and how recent
This podcast discusses how embracing the concept of the new killer apps involves people and roles in an organization that need to coalesce around a rational set of business goals in working with data. New teams of people are forming that are data hungry.
Recognizing the level of integration and governance provided and how it needs to be tailored to suit various stakeholders inside and outside of the organization is vital. Some need the ability to explore raw data; others wish to take analytical discovery into their own hands. Still others may
Large companies that want to prevent being outflanked by more agile, smaller firms can adopt a new organizational and strategic lifestyle. Listen to a general discussion of Chunka Mui’s book, The New Killer Apps: How Large Companies Can Out-Innovate Start-Ups (Cornerloft Press, December 2013) in
Learn how IBM SPSS Statistics can enhance the value that statistical analysis adds to a business, and find out how you can tap into the power of high-performance statistical modeling in your own organization.
In this podcast recorded at WoW, IBM Data Science Evangelist James Kobielus interviewed two of those experts—Steve Ardire, AI software startup advisor, and Joe Caserta, Caserta Concepts—to gain their insights on trends facing data professionals.
Take a peek at the future of data science in this discussion with five thought leaders in the data analytics industry, the second installment of a two-part interview recorded at the IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 conference.
Take a peek at the future of data science in this discussion with five thought leaders in the data analytics industry, the first installment of a two-part interview recorded at the IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 conference.
Do you struggle to come out ahead while making complex trade-offs amid a whirl of conflicting goals? Discover how the decision optimization technology that powers modern prescriptive analytics solutions can help you drive performance enhancements in your business without exceeding your resource
Hear from Nancy Hensley, director of offering management for IBM Analytics who speaks with Rob Thomas, VP of development for analytics on the subject of business transformation and a discussion of the data maturity curve.