Many organizations can capitalize on big data solutions and technologies to make use of expanded volumes of data for enhancing the critical decisions that drive successful business outcomes. And yet, a number of these enterprises can be inhibited from moving big data initiatives forward for a
Thanks to the democratization of data, rising numbers of businesses are making highly insightful decisions that are producing beneficial real-world results. Catch a few highlights from a podcast that takes a deep dive into how open source analytics processing engines and high volumes of data are
Data scientists and others often encapsulate big data by its dimensions known as the four Vs: volume, variety, velocity and veracity. But when considering big data as a source for insight to enhance decision making, it may be best characterized by its three Cs—confidence, context and choice—with
Organizational inertia and seemingly endless processes and procedures can be barriers to innovation and the timely decisions that help businesses progress. Lisa Bodell, award-winning author, innovation expert and CEO of futurethink, offers a provocative manifesto for a change revolution leveraging
The spreadsheet is arguably the most popular business tool ever invented, but it’s not well suited to large-scale, collaborative planning, budgeting and forecasting. Business needs to go beyond spreadsheets to planning analytics solutions that enable data-driven decision making. Take a look at key
Machines are becoming ever more intelligent, but how effectively can they help humans make decisions across the social science spectrum? Find out how the US Air Force is using IBM Watson to chart a path through the morass that is the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
Cognitive IoT endeavors to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of complex, sensor-driven systems through learning and infusing human awareness into devices and environments. Learn more about the significance of cognitive computing for the Internet of Things.
Many of us might not give much thought to weather data having an impact on business outcomes and decision making. Surprisingly, there are many ways weather can effect organizations spanning many industries. And a great way to learn more is to attend IBM Insight 2015, which will highlight the recent
CFOs, business leaders, and line-of-business managers can enhance their budgeting decisions with solid, insightful forecasting. Learn from the leading experts in this area to understand the clear path toward making organizations future ready.
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.