Skills needed for advanced analytics sometimes require knowledge of recent data-related technologies, analytics techniques and how to use them. However, many organizations realize that this skill set doesn’t negate the need for people who can frame a problem, interpret the output of an analysis and
Capitalizing on Internet of Things data is all about connections. And the capability to act on insights in the moment requires a secure, scalable means for businesses to plug into the Internet of Things and integrate systems that can connect to mobile devices and sensors quickly and on a large
As healthcare leaders face pressure to control costs and drive better outcomes, they're using predictive analytics to anticipate a range of factors from patient demand and staffing to scheduling and volume.
Demand for data scientists is growing. Strong analytical skills and the ability to tap into the expertise of the larger analytical community helps new and seasoned data scientists keep up with new trends and continue to hone their skill sets.
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier famously declared that "big data is a revolution that will transform how we live, work and think." Here are some of those revolutions from this week in the public sector.
Filing a claim is the single most important part in the relationship between insurers and the insured. It lays the foundation for customer satisfaction, profitability and positive word-of-mouth for attracting new customers. A “one size fits all” approach to decision-making won't be successful -
Mirela Petca Matache, IT Director of Maintenance and Quality Systems for Lafarge Cement Division and this week’s Big Data & Analytics Hero, tells us how Lafarge uses IBM Analytics solutions to take a predictive maintenance approach to manage costs.
High-quality predictive analytics, statistical modeling and data mining tools are the heart of a well-run modern organization. Organizations of all sizes, in all sectors and geographies, are using these tools to drive evidence-based predictions into the full range of business processes, operations
IBM’s latest recognition in the predictive analytics market is from independent industry analyst firm Forrester Research in “The Forrester Wave: Big Data Predictive Analytics Solutions, Q2 2015.” IBM was among the 13 select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its evaluation and was
In part seven of this series, we looked at the second key stage within the analytics lifecycle (Analyze), which focuses on analyzing the data and identifying the insights most likely to create a positive business impact. In part eight we will examine recommendations and practical actions for the
There is no time to waste when working underground. Joy Global is constantly monitoring undergound conditions in order to adjust their course of action. A few minutes can make all the difference. With IBM they are gathering, storing and analyzing data faster with real-time insights in context.
Telecommunications companies are losing five percent of their revenue each year to fraud. Fraudsters are after free smartphones, long distance, premium services and confidential customer information resulting in $35 to $40 billion in losses from fraud worldwide.
Detecting and preventing fraud is