This is our fourth post in a series of seven presenting the findings from the IBM Institute for Business Value and University of Oxford’s Big Data study, “Analytics: the real world use of big data in financial services.”
As part of this recently published global research study, my colleagues David
Media and entertainment companies are in the midst of a fundamental shift in audience engagement.
Traditionally, the best way to reach key audiences was to broadcast to millions of people. But in the age of streaming content, social media and mobile devices, audiences are now looking for a more
Media and entertainment companies are in the midst of a fundamental shift in audience engagement. Traditionally, the best way to reach key audiences was to broadcast to millions of people. But in the age of streaming content, social media, and mobile devices, audiences are now looking for a more
We have grown accustomed to online retailers as they’ve tracked our online shopping activities from item to item and site to site. When we are online, we have come to expect the “if you like this, you might also like that” promotions, since they enhance our shopping experience. But now, when brick
Consumer products companies (CPs) have been making good use of data for decades. The ubiquitous UPC code certainly contributes to this by providing CPs with warehouses of information that helps them keep operations moving and margins slim while they remain competitive. The information from analysis
By enabling near real-time settlement through prescriptive analytics, Indeval's "Dali" system uses advanced matching algorithms that allow for Model 3 settlement practices. Indeval is Mexico's central securities depository and a unit of BMV Group, which operates the nation's only stock market.
Bedside manner is something that some physicians have in spades and others totally lack. It’s not just a matter of personalities, etiquette and social pleasantries. Depending on the patient’s situation, it can make as much difference as medication, therapy and surgery in influencing whether
The issue of security for the energy and utility industry has historically focused on the physical security of its sites and keeping hackers from accessing the IT environment. This has been reasonably easy to manage as there are limited endpoints, many of which operate in isolation. But this is
Doug Stephens (@RetailProphet) is one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists and author of the groundbreaking book, The Retail Revival: Re-Imagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism. His work and thinking have influenced many of North America’s best-known retailers, agencies and
The promise of achieving significant, measurable business value from big data can only be realized if organizations put into place an information foundation that supports the rapidly growing volume, variety and velocity of data.
As part of the recently published global research study, “Analytics:
Insurers have relied on black box solutions for Telematics to date. This blog entry will examine the use of SmartPhones as an alternative to the black box and how it may benefit both the Insurer and the Consumer.
The cost of entry into the Telematics market for Insurers has been high to date,
CMOs are enhancing their abilities to contribute not only to the marketing of new products, but also in their development, design, sale and support. These are all data-centric functions that are working together, today to drive business success.
In today’s world of the connected customer, most business-to-business organizations have advanced contact centers. The goal is to ensure that they are ready to handle any inquiry, concern or opportunity to acquire, grow and retain customers. They also understand that with every client-facing
This is the second in a series presenting the findings from the IBM Institute for Business Value and University of Oxford’s Big Data study and excerpts from the white paper, “Analytics: the real world use of big data in financial services.”
When asked to rank their top three objectives for big data