Conceptually, big data can be difficult for people to understand. If they can't fully understand it, then it's difficult for them to see how it fits into their strategic IT plans. To help explain the concepts behind big data and its place in IT infrastructure, IBM has developed a "Zone Architecture
Big data and analytics help insurance companies identify the next best action for customers. With the right solutions, companies can extract, integrate and analyze a large volume and variety of data, from call-center notes and voice recordings to web chats, telematics and social media.
Infographic: Healthcare is challenged by large amounts of data in motion that is diverse, unstructured and growing exponentially. Data constantly streams in through interconnected sensors, monitors and instruments in real-time faster than a physician or nurse can keep up.
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
As a kid, I used to love playing with puddles of water during rainy days (Unlike the millennials, we Gen-X did live closer to nature, didn’t we?). My favourite game was operating the “marbles cleaning factory.” The factory would get water from the puddle via my hand-constructed stream. It was quite
This is our seventh and final post in a series presenting the findings from the IBM Institute for Business Value and University of Oxford’s Big Data study and excerpts from the report, “Analytics: the real world use of big data in financial services.”
Analysis of the findings by my IBM colleagues
Swanie Tolentino, retail big data solutions & marketing leader at IBM, discusses key points from a research study titled, "The Real-world use of Big Data in Retail: How Innovative Retailers Extract Value from Uncertain Data." She also relates examples of how retailers are using big data and
This is our sixth post in a series of seven presenting the findings from the IBM Institute for Business Value and University of Oxford’s Big Data study, “Analytics: the real world use of big data in financial services.”
Analysis of the findings by my IBM colleagues David Turner, Michael Schroeck
This is our fifth post in a series of seven presenting the findings from the IBM Institute for Business Value and University of Oxford’s big data study, “Analytics: the real world use of big data in financial services.”
As part of this recently published global research study, my colleagues David
Dr, Magnus Kuschel of Volvo Truck recently spoke on an Automotive News Power Training webinar describing how Volvo Truck is using IBM big data and analytics capabilities to unlock new insights from telematics data.
Judging by the interest level—the webinar blew away all previous attendance records
Operations Analysis, one of the top five use cases for big data, is about analyzing a variety of machine data to get improved business results. The key is combining machine and business data, which allows you to put insight right into the hands of the operational decision maker. In this videochat,
By enabling near real-time settlement through prescriptive analytics, Indeval's "Dali" system uses advanced matching algorithms that allow for Model 3 settlement practices. Indeval is Mexico's central securities depository and a unit of BMV Group, which operates the nation's only stock market.
Bedside manner is something that some physicians have in spades and others totally lack. It’s not just a matter of personalities, etiquette and social pleasantries. Depending on the patient’s situation, it can make as much difference as medication, therapy and surgery in influencing whether
Datameer, Inc. CEO Stefan Groschupf discusses how Datameer's big data analytics solution for self-service data integration, analytics and visualization tools delivers dramatic business impact. Datameer sits on top of any distribution of Hadoop, including IBM BigInsights to help its clients gain a