“Let’s say there was a magical crystal ball to predict the future,” says John Choi, director of product management and strategy for the IBM Big Data portfolio. “If you could look into that crystal ball, you’d know a lot more about your customers.” That kind of end-to-end predictive analytics
Applying big data technology to answer business questions is critical for organizations. Dr. Michael Kowolenko, Principal Research Scholar at North Carolina State University and this week’s Big Data Hero shares how big data helps businesses make better decisions and gain insight.
SQL-on-Hadoop is a hot topic. As organizations increasingly leverage Hadoop to gain new capabilities and lower costs, it only makes sense that they would seek to leverage technologies compatible with what they have. Few technologies are as ubiquitous as the structured query language when it comes
"Most companies are simply not doing enough with their data—leaving them hungry for success.” But, as John Choi, director of product management and strategy for IBM's big data portfolio, explains, that’s exactly what IBM InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop wants to change.
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Big data presents a tremendous opportunity to alter the ways we think and do business. Hadoop, analytics and other technologies will be front and center at this year’s Strata/Hadoop World event in NYC on October 15 through 17 and we will be there to discuss text analytics, Hadoop use cases, SQL-on-
Research shows that enterprises only analyze 12 percent of their data. InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop empowers enterprises of all sizes to cost effectively manage and analyze big data so that they leverage all data and not just a sliver.
With big data financial and transactional data no longer in silos, we can now look at them together. Vince Walden, Ernst and Young partner, says that big data technologies allow them to look at data from all angles.
SQL-on-Hadoop offerings, such as IBM InfoSphere BigInsights with Big SQL, can help IT departments leverage their existing expertise to move into the big data world. A new Big SQL technology preview is available so you can try it out for yourself.
The goal of moving beyond basic TV ratings and simple consumer demographics to establishing a secure analytics environment to integrate subscriber, set-top-box and third-party, enriched data in near real time is something leading media and entertainment organizations continue to embrace. After all
Chief Analytics Officer at Constant Contact and this week’s Big Data and Analytics Hero believes that with big data “a complete analysis of customers’ interactions with your company will no longer be a privilege only afforded to the big and powerful.”