Clients are achieving competitive advantage through leveraging big data and analytics to drive growth and profitability across their organization. Neil Isford, NA VP of Smarter Solutions, highlights focus areas and key critical success factors for organizations to address when adopting a big data
With millions of transactions a day from new identities that may or may not need to be linked, retailers have a task on their hand to sift through the data to capture a comprehensive 360 degree view of each customer. IBM Big Data solutions can lessen the data load. Watch David Speights, the chief
"It’s the single biggest thing that ever happened to me. It really caught me off guard. " Mike Haydock on learning he's become a new IBM Fellow
Mike Haydock, one of the top data scientists in the world and a leading voice in the big data and analytics discussion has just been named an IBM Fellow
I recently attended the Gartner Master Data Management conference in Europe. Andrew White, a senior Gartner analyst, shared a statistic during the opening keynote presentation that stuck with me—the statistic is this:
"Roughly 1 in 3 organizations will suffer an information crisis in the next 2
Doug Stephens (@RetailProphet), Big Data & Analytics Hero this week, is the founder of Retail Prophet, a specialty advisory services company to the retail industry, and one of the world’s leading retail industry futurists.
IBM’s Technical Consultancy Group led this academic colloquium last week on big data and analytics to collaborate with UK academics on research, teaching and technology. This was a high impact gathering of top-tier academic and industrial expertise discussing social, media and human-computer
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
Jenna McHughVice President, Benefits and HR Metrics and Analytics, Macy's
Jenna McHugh, this week's Big Data & Analytics Hero, leads and champions all Macy’s Employee Benefits strategies, oversees all financial and compliance for Macy’s Health and Welfare plans including budgeting, forecasting and reporting, and is responsible for developing dashboards and reports
The two prongs of the pi-shaped marketers represent the “left brained and right brained" aspects of skill where the brand-experiential-emotional side of marketing meets the analytical-quantitative-technology side. This “modern marketer,” as Ashley Friedlein, CEO of Econsultancy, puts it, is a blend
This week I met with Tim Llewellynn, CEO and cofounder of nViso, a world leader in facial imaging technology, to discuss how the company uses Watson Foundations (IBM’s Big Data & Analytics platform, explained later). I learned that nViso makes facial analytics tools that can help consumer-
Seeing is believing. In this short demonstration, you will see the innovations announced in the prior session in action. You will see integration and governance applied to one of the most popular big data use cases: an extended 360 degree view of the customer.
Just like the great train robberies of the wild west, criminals today go where the money is: online fraud. Unfortunately, fraud has become an ever more lucrative, and increasingly difficult to track, criminal enterprise. The same technologies, from cloud to mobile to big data and analytics, that
This infographic highlights key findings from the 2014 report titled “Pushing the frontiers: CFO insights from the global C-Suite study,” which draws input from nearly 4,200 of C-suite executives representing more than 20 industries. Learn more about the insights behind the study in this podcast.
Much of the disconnect between employees and customers stems from the inability to access and quickly weave customer data into accurate customer insight. How can organizations keep pace with customers while equipping and empowering employees? And what can businesses do to reduce the time employees