The organization that can quickly extract insight from their data AND leverage the data achieves an advantage. Rick Clements, IBM's director of marketing for Big Data says, "we are moving from the notion of big data to fast data, where what really matters is speed...and real-time actionable insight
Ernst & Young (EY) uses IBM BigInsights platform to leverage big data and analytics to combat fraud. By running test queries across multiple transactions they can identify fraudulent transactions and mitigate risk for its customers.
With the growth of big data and analytics comes additional responsibilities to ensure privacy. Privacy engineering are the tools, use case scenarios and measures to insure that privacy has been designed into your solutions and operational practices.
Businesses today must sell confidence:confidence in their company, confidence in their product and, more importantly, confidence that they are protecting customer data. Thomas Bauman, an IT performance architect for Swiss Mobiliar, declares that "secure data is as important as customers who feel
In a recent article published on Information Age, Richard Lee said there is much discussion these days about data privacy and security, but precious little about trust. He expressed concern: "Trust is hard to achieve, easy to lose and almost impossible to regain." Richard joined us to discuss how
The recent death of folk music legend Pete Seeger brought to mind his beautiful song "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" which he co-wrote with Joe Hickerson. Based in part on traditional Russian folk songs, the song's inspirational power derives from the circular simplicity of its imagery. It
It happened again today. In a release just recently, Bell Canada revealed that the usernames and passwords of at least 22,400 small business customers had been compromised through a third-party supplier.
Based on the number of business accounts exposed, Bell could probably be considered a small
With a series of recent data breaches as the backdrop, IBM engaged big data and privacy experts as guests in a Twitter chat on Wednesday, January 22, entitled “Big Data, Little Privacy?” The chat, intended to be a spirited discussion regarding data privacy in the era of big data, did not disappoint
The concern about consumer data privacy has never been higher. For example, 86% of Americans are concerned with data collection from Internet browsing and how it is used, and 70% of Europeans are concerned about the reuse of their personal data. With data breaches and issues such as the NSA’s