Rebuffing "Buyer Beware" Attitude on Data Science

January 21, 2013 | 14:13
Noted data scientist David Smith responds to recent criticism in Forbes that data science is a "buyer beware" fad.

Highlights from "Analytics: The real-world use of big data" Research Report

December 5, 2012 | 20:01
The IBM Institute for Business Value and the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford conducted a global survey of more than 1100 business and IT executives. The resulting quantitative study, "Analytics: The real-world use of big data," examines the journey that organizations are taking to...

Why Static Stinks

September 7, 2012 | 14:23
Based on his recent blog post, “Why Static Stinks,” Tom Deutsch, program director of IBM big data portfolio, further explains why non-personal recommendations – or “static” – are bad. Deutsch states that it is important to understand not only the trends of consumers, but who they are as people,...

Talking Big Data - "Fail" Is Not a Four-Letter Word

August 28, 2012 | 8:58
In this “Talking Big Data” podcast, IBM's program director of the Big Data Portfolio, Tom Deutsch, speaks with IBM's social media lead for big data, David Pittman, on his encounters with IBM customers engaged in big data initiatives.

Talking Big Data - Who is best to own the data?

August 23, 2012 | 8:18
In this “Talking Big Data” podcast, Tom Deutsch, program director of IBM's Big Data Portfolio, spoke with IBM's social media lead for big data, David Pittman, on the question: “Who is best to own the data?” 

IBM Champions Talk Big Data, Part 2

August 20, 2012 | 12:22
Welcome to part 2 of Delaney Turner's interview with IBM Champions Alex Philp, Founder and CTO of TerraEchos and Ivo-Paul Tummers, CEO of Jibes. In part 1, they explored strategies and algorithms these innovators are using to transform volume, variety and velocity into business value for their...

How IBM Champions tackle big data, Part 1 of 2

August 13, 2012 | 12:06
There's more to a big data strategy than the data itself. Listen as two IBM Champions talk about the methodologies, algorithms and technologies they use to transform volume, variety and velocity into business value for their clients. 

Comparing Complex Event Processing and Stream Computing - Why Should You Care?

August 1, 2012 | 17:06
What is “event processing”? What are the similarities and differences between complex event processing and stream computing? Why would you want to use these techniques? Roger Rea, IBM InfoSphere Streams product manager, answers these questions and others.

Debunking Big Data Myths

August 1, 2012 | 32:01
With so many conversations about big data, it is inevitable that there will be some mis-information and misunderstandings, some of which take on mythical proportions. James Kobielus, IBM big data evangelist, sets the record straight.

What Makes a Big Data Platform?

August 1, 2012 | 17:36
Big data is a set of technologies that need to be integrated with each other and with enterprise capabilities, meaning business processes, applications, relational databases and more. David Corrigan, director of product marketing for InfoSphere, explains IBM’s big data platform.