Addison Snell, CEO of analyst firm Intersect360 Research, talks about the dynamics unfolding in the technical computing market, and its convergence with big data analytics. In their customer surveys on big data, Intersect360 often finds that users need to scale their environments from desktops, to
Michael North, senior director of broadcast planning and scheduling for the National Football League (NFL), has a tough job: assembling the best, most exciting schedule for the complete NFL season that satisfies the requirements of the teams, the broadcasters and fans. It's truly a big data
Hadoop offers a cost effective solution for landing and transforming data before feeding the data warehouse. Hadoop also offers a cost effective solution for aged data that's rolled out of the warehouse. If you're going to extract real business value from big data, then you need to embrace new data
Data is emerging as the world’s newest natural resource and the basis for a new kind of competitive advantage. Yet, for many organizations, the increasing volume, variety and influx of data is straining their IT infrastructures—traditional infrastructure was never designed to handle the magnitude
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights gives Hadoop the enterprise-level muscle it needs to be a more powerful solution delivering security, performance and governance. To learn more about IBM InfoSphere BigInsights for Hadoop, download the Forrester Wave Report today.
IBM is coming together with TED to host a first-of-its-kind event exploring ideas, insights and personal stories with a broad cross-section of IBM clients, partners, friends and IBMers. At this event, I will be speaking on IBM's big data approach to engagement analytics, and how it can only be
Without modernization techniques it's becoming increasingly difficult for businesses to manage their data warehouses effectively. Today's data load demands Hadoop and modern warehouse technologies, including appliances and in-memory. Ani Worlikar, Program Director for big data solutions at IBM,
“When people use a service for free, they are de facto lab rats for market researchers.” This is one of the responses to the Facebook social experimentation revelations that makes more sense than much of the hyperbolic ones that are saturating all forms of media at the moment.
In the world of big data, the elephant is king. Hadoop, whose elephant logo has become the face of big data, has been joined in the big data jungle by many friends: Pig, Jaql and even a ZooKeeper to keep them all in line. The entire big data jungle will be making a trip to Las Vegas in October for
Your organization is likely experiencing your own transformation, including learning how to operate effectively in an environment characterized by high-velocity, high-volume flows of data, plus raised expectations on all fronts, from customer satisfaction to operational efficiency, financial