One of the biggest challenges that CPG leaders face is a lack of predictability. Even with in-depth planning and market testing, there's no guarantee that a product will succeed once it reaches store shelves. Big data enables the analysis capabilities that brands need to launch high-performing
Cognitive analytics is reshaping the face of computing, bringing previously inaccessible capabilities to businesses across a range of industries. Discover how cognitive computing capabilities can help you create a cognitively enriched environment that can make your organization a hotbed of
In an era of almost daily news reports of cybersecurity breaches, cyber threats and cyber attacks, an attack on critical infrastructure and power grids grows more likely every day. What can be done about it? Is the US adequately prepared to thwart such an attack? Consider several factors in
The world can become an increasingly safe place when people who are in charge of real-world safety and cybersafety are equipped with data and analytics. From cyber threat analysis to public safety prediction and response, here are the Safer Planet initiative’s top 10 stories of the year.
Digital piracy causes lost revenues and diminished asset values for today's media publishers, content companies, service providers and independent creatives. The challenges of fighting against piracy are continuous. Here's how big data can help.
What happens when you combine training, best practices, success sharing, mentoring, inspiration and a rock concert? You get an incredible immersive data science experience that benefits and thrills both new and experienced data scientists.
Kernel-based learning methods form the foundation of an important approach to machine learning, particularly as relates to text classification. Several kernels that are especially notable for their usefulness in text mining also hold potential for other advanced analytics applications.
Text mining is becoming an increasingly vital tool for gaining insight from all the text data that flows over the Internet. This overview describes the basic steps of text mining methods and shows how machine learning techniques can help parse natural language processing.
Based on feedback from users, Apache Spark is generating a lot of excitement. Learn how to channel that enthusiasm at the upcoming three-day Datapalooza conference—an intense, fun opportunity to build a data product as well as share experiences and hear from prominent data scientists.
The insight economy was doing better than ever at IBM Insight 2015, where influencers and innovators from a wide range of industries met to swap ideas and share insights. But the presentations and sessions were only a beginning. Those who walked the floors at Insight were treated to incisive and
For some, Wednesdays at Insight conferences can be the last day of the event when the morning general sessions feature a luminary speaker or speakers from other industries such as arts and entertainment, sports and others. Generally, all the big news and exciting announcements take place on days
The wealth of knowledge flowing through the IBM Insight conference is phenomenal! Many of the insights could be found in side conversations, while walking through the halls or even within the questions asked during sessions. As I traversed hallways and sessions I captured some of these moments.
From the general session to the Hack the Weather finals, attendees at Insight 2015 enjoyed an embarrassment of riches on day two of the conference. Read on for a rundown of the sessions and events that made the second day of Insight a resounding success.