Automation can be a great solution for highly manual processes, but its implementation has its detractors. Can robotic process automation be successful in providing an artificial intelligence solution that includes machine learning for further streamlining typically manually intensive processes?
IBM extended Big SQL, which was formerly exclusive to the IBM Open Platform (IOP), to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in September 2016. I recently spoke with Berni Schiefer, an IBM fellow in the IBM Analytics group, to learn more about the offering and the ongoing IBM focus on SQL.
Historical application of vector mathematics and the study of unstructured text data can be an important approach to understanding and actualizing the value of data. See how mathematical exploration of text data can unearth insight that translates into enhanced decision making.
Nancy Hensley, director of offering management for IBM Analytics speaks with Rob Thomas, vice president of development for analytics, at IBM, on the subject of business transformation, leading to a discussion of the data maturity curve.
Although formerly exclusive to the IBM Hadoop Platform, the extension of Big SQL to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) meets the challenge of complex data warehousing queries on Hadoop. See what Paul Yip, worldwide product strategy for Hadoop and Spark at IBM, has to say about what this transition
Database migration is not any database administrator’s idea of fun—not even close. By far, the database migration status quo can be the least interesting and most dreaded part of the job. Check out an advanced self-service, ground-to-cloud database migration offering for handling database migration
Unstructured information continues to grow as never before, with a preponderance of it being stored and managed by large enterprises. Much of this data is not really well understood, and its management and governance remain a formidable challenge. See how creating trusted and collaborative
Chris Snow, a data and application architect, enjoys helping customers with their data architectures and is working extensively on an open source app project in his spare time. Hear what Snow has to say about his IT experience spanning several industries, his current efforts with customers and his
The evolving Internet of Things is fueling a rise in the adoption of streaming analytics across a growing number of industries. Learn more about the rising adoption of real-time streaming analytics in industries and top use cases cited in the recent “Bloor Market Report on Streaming Analytics 2016.”
The transformation of the streaming analytics market demonstrates how business process automation is being driven by innovative open source projects and an ever-increasing world of sensor-derived data. See how IBM fared among 14 commercial providers of streaming analytics in a recent Bloor Market
Maybe classifying data as structured or unstructured isn’t so simple. What is structured to some may not be structured to others and vice versa. When it comes to the business value of data, consider another way to look at data—whether it is repetitive data or non-repetitive data.
When I spoke with Derek Schoettle, General Manager, Analytics Platform Services, the subject of open source capabilities came up a few times. Data is going to change the culture of business, and in fact it becomes the culture when you truly embrace it.
Body-worn cameras are very likely to become part of a police officer’s standard issue along with body armor, firearm and baton. But body-worn camera programs can be costly when it comes to storing, managing and redacting all that video footage data. See what several law enforcement experts have to