Podcasts

The curious data scientist

September 16, 2013 | 20:07
Hilary Mason is the "chief scientist emeritus" at Bitly, co-founder of HackNY, and an adviser to Accel Partners. She is also a curious data scientist, which is one factor that has led to her being one of the most influential people in her field. She talked with us about what it takes to be a top...

Real-world Use of Big Data in Retail

September 12, 2013 | 19:02
Swanie Tolentino, retail big data solutions & marketing leader at IBM, discusses key points from a research study titled, "The Real-world use of Big Data in Retail: How Innovative Retailers Extract Value from Uncertain Data." She also relates examples of how retailers are using big data and...

Importance of Context in Metadata

August 29, 2013 | 15:43
Sifting through the noise to find the signal in big data - the information that yields the most value to your analysis. That was the key point in this podcast between Claudia Imhoff, president of Intelligent Solutions and founder of Boulder BI Brain Trust, and David Corrigan, director of product...

Agile Data Governance

August 29, 2013 | 20:17
In the last of a three-part series, Mike Ferguson, an independent analyst with Intelligent Business, and David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere and Information Integration and Governance, discussed how to build confidence in big data. This segment looks at agile data...

Building Confidence in Big Data through Context

August 26, 2013 | 16:43
Mike Ferguson, an independent analyst with Intelligent Business, and David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere and Information Integration and Governance, talked recently about how to build confidence in big data. In this segment, they delved into context: how to visualize...

Raising Confidence in Big Data through Automated Integration

August 26, 2013 | 19:07
Mike Ferguson, an independent analyst with Intelligent Business Strategies, talked with David Corrigan, director of product marketing for IBM InfoSphere and Information Governance about how to raise confidence in big data. They focused their conversation around automated integration – the ability...

CIOs: Overcoming inertia and the 3-Legged Race of Culture

August 19, 2013 | 21:24
Tim Crawford is a renowned executive information technology thought leader in the areas of IT Transformation, Innovation and Cloud Computing. He has extensive experience working with startups through large enterprise organizations on strategic planning, organizational development, governance, and...

Speed of Thought Analytics

August 16, 2013 | 12:24
This episode features two experts with very different perspectives talking about the intersection of big data, analytics and the databases that make it all possible. IBM Champion David Birmingham is a Senior Principal with Brightlight Consulting. He has more than 25 years of experience in very –...

Big Data and the Retail Revival

July 29, 2013 | 35:00
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...

What is BLU Acceleration and Why is it Cool?

July 25, 2013 | 14:41
IBM recently announced DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, which uses a combination of columnar data store, memory optimization and hardware exploitation to improve performance for analytic workloads. Today, we have Phil Downey, worldwide program director for DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows, joining us...