Supporting the social initiatives important to IBM employees and their families and friends is important to IBM. Now, big data technology is giving IBM and its people another opportunity to serve our communities and the world.
What a shame. Most businesses aren’t taking advantage of their data, leaving them hungry for success. According to Forrester Research analyst, Michele Goetz, only 12 percent of available data is used. If I am any good at math, that means there is a lot of data that is not being used.
"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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Dirk deRoos tells us about the cost effectiveness of Hadoop. “One way that“Hadoop is being valuable to a business is in looking at what Hadoop can do that a lot of existing systems can’t do.”
Hadoop can be used as a landing zone to explore data and determine what is of value to send to the
Big data is everywhere and in everything. It’s infused in phones, cars, roads, power lines, waterways, food crates and innumerable other items you’d never think of as computers. Technology is more powerful and accessible than ever before, but there are still many civic challenges in need of
The Information Management keynote session at IBM Insight 2014 brought new product offerings, memorable stories and answers to some common information infrastructure myths. Beth Smith, general manager of IBM Information Management, accompanied by special guest Grant Imahara of former Mythbusters
The Forrester Wave Big Data Hadoop Solutions Q1 2014 declared that “Hadoop is unstoppable.” Indeed, Hadoop is changing the game of large scale computing and IBM Infosphere BigInsights is right there leading the pack.
So what's the scoop on Hadoop?
Now that the Ebola virus is sitting in our backyard, the entire country is on high alert—and rightfully so, as it's no longer a disease that's plaguing people continents away, in little known countries. WHO indicates that there are 9216 Ebola cases with 4555 deaths. My first thought when I look at
“Hadoop is unstoppable as its open source roots grow wildly and deeply into enterprise data management architectures,” Forrester analysts Mike Gualtieri and Noel Yuhanna wrote recently in The Forrester Wave Big Data Hadoop Solutions Q1 2014 on the Hadoop marketplace. “Forrester believes that Hadoop
Every day hundreds of articles and blogs are written about the theoretical value of big data, but many don’t offer actionable specifics. At IBM Insight on October 28, we are correcting this historical shortcoming and showcasing how big data (specifically Big Match) is enabling a single view of a
Big data (data from many sources, of varying formats, both structured and unstructured) means different things in different industries. But as different as their needs and usage of big data may be, there is one commonality among all industries: the opportunity to plumb big data for better, more
I'm impressed with initiatives in the U.S. data scientist community to volunteer their time to worthy causes at home and abroad. Clearly, most of the data scientists who participate in communities such as New York-based DataKind have day jobs to pay the bills. But they see larger humanitarian
It’s easy to understand why big data is intimidating as the whole gang of JSON, SQL, YARN and UDFs (user-defined functions) invoke glazed eyes and thoughts of extraterrestrial technologies. So, even to the uninitiated, what is the big deal about UDFs?
Agile development requires agile fingers, and big problems require smart minds working together to solve them. Big data has opened the door for everyone to collaborate, think bigger and drive change in the world. Accessible and open services make harnessing the power of big data for these changes a