Is big data just a buzzword? I say no way! More than 80 percent of the world’s data was created in just the last two years: video, email and social media just to name a few. This data explosion is not lost on healthcare. Beyond the digitization of transactional and clinical data in medical records
In this article, I will examine the prior probabilities that Stanislas Wawrinka, or a player with a similar seeding in the tournament, would go on to win the 2014 Australian Open. I will also review any prior matches similar to the final between Stanislas Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal to determine his
We just came out of the biggest retail season of the year. Holiday sales were reportedly softer than expected. Is this an indication that future retail growth will come from digital channels? Swanie Tolentino, Retail Solutions Leader at IBM, explains why she thinks digital growth will actually help
Whether you call it stream computing, data in motion or real-time data, there’s no doubt that one of the most important aspects of big data is being able to capture, process and analyze data as it is happening. This is the velocity component of anybody’s definition of big data.
Unlike data that’s
Last year, I was lucky enough to interview the one and only Santa Claus during some deep-diving research into holiday marketing and seasonal retail trends. As I started to reflect on my exchange with jolly old St. Nick, I began to realize that Santa was primarily applying analytics for big data
Companies whose investments focus on growing talent in data sciences help not only their processes, but also the company as a whole. In our most recent global study on big data analytics, we concluded that the gap between the demand for analytics talent globally and the supply of analytics talent
Did you know that next year, 2014, the number of mobile phones in the world will exceed the number of humans? Are you ready for the rise of the cell phone?
It can be overwhelming, but smart telecommunications providers are turning call record data into actionable insight. How? By using predictive
In my last post, we explored how audience data sources from inside and outside of the media organization can be “unified and utilized” for game-changing applications such as demand forecasting for Opening Weekend Box Office (OWBO) using big data analytics.
Our results showed that IBM achieved high
Today’s customers want to be treated as individuals. They expect personalized products and services that meet their unique needs. They expect quick responses to their inquiries regardless of the method of interaction they choose. IBM Big Data & Analytics provides the perfect platform to acquire
Corporate failures from fraud result in massive losses to shareholders. Poor risk management capabilities lead to poor decision making and high costsm, and organizations throughout many industries struggle to comply with escalating regulations. In this environment, risk, fraud and compliance
It seems to me that we just finished up this summer’s Wimbledon tournament and now the US Open is already upon us.
There are a number of differences between the two tournaments, and the most obvious of these is the playing surface; the US Open is played on a hardcourt surface while Wimbledon is