When people say that "data is the new oil," they're usually making a general statement on how deeply modern organizations depend on data to drive transactions, analytics and processes in general. It's in that context that many organizations decide to appoint something called a chief data officer (
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.
A common myth is that only large organizations need a data scientist. Bu the fact is, every company of every size in every industry can benefit from better analyzing the data they already have and incorporating new data sources to gain deeper insights. Who helps make this happen? It’s that data
Companies are in a race for growth—to capture new customers, retain those they have, provide a better customer engagement experience and improve business operations. More data, better data, analyzed with in-memory speed, helps you make better decisions faster.
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This week’s Big Data &Analytics Hero, Leonardo Nantes, IT executive of Brazilian credit bureau Boa Vista Servicios, has faced numerous challenges since the merger of two companies took place a few years ago. Boa Vista now serves hundreds of thousands of clients nationwide and handles more than
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 and analytics are being used today by more and more people throughout an organization to make operational and strategic decisions. This means that data and analytics, and the insights they provide, are critical to making the right moves that grow revenue, better engage customers and
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
Data is the new natural resource, and those who can harness it will be leaders. But, there are many myths about how to make data work for an organization.
During the Information Management Keynote at Insight 2014, IBM busts these myths. In her post, Harriet Fryman, vice president of Information
Businesses have figured out that analytics are in their future, but what does it mean to be an analytically driven organization? What data and analytics do you need?
With today’s technology, you can do so many new things that were not possible two or three years ago. Let’s start thinking about
All the data in the world isn't helpful unless you put it to use. Employees spend countless hours just pulling data together and making sense of it. We set out to close the data divide between those that are able to put data to work, and those that aren’t. Our cloud-born data services provide data
Embarking on a big data and analytics journey is like setting off on a worldwide tour. You have an idea of what you want to do and see, and what you’ll need, but you must be flexible—your adventure will undoubtedly take some unforeseeable turns! IBM’s new Big Data & Analytics Solution
2014 marks several significant shifts in the era of big data, and business executives around the globe cannot afford to ignore them. The most significant change is that velocity is now the value driver for big data. IBM’s sixth annual analytics study finds that organizations differentiating
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?