When thinking about the big data use case of "getting a 360-degree view of the customer," remember this: "corporations are people too." That's the advice of Tom Deutsch, IBM big data program director. Getting a complete view of the entities within a corporation is far more complex than it is for an
Sprint Nextel Corporation is among the leading telecommunications companies in the United States with over 55 million wireless customers, offering a comprehensive set of business, government and consumer services. The company has historically used traditional database modeling to analyze the tens
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), announced their work to develop a bedside early-warning system for brain pressure in traumatic brain injury patients. At the core of this system is InfoSphere Streams, which can ingest and analyze, in real-time, huge volumes of fast-moving data –
The UCLA Department of Neurosurgery analyzes brain wave data to predict the rise of deadly brain pressure as part of a National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke study. Knowing in advance that brain pressure could potentially rise in TBI patients gives doctors more time to prevent
It’s a classic "fairy tale of star-crossed lovers." Leading global information and measurement company meets multinational technology and consulting corporation. They talk big data, analytics, technology and positive business outcomes. It was love at first sight.
Join Stacy Leidwinger, Product Manager IBM Big Data for a discussion of the Big Data Exploration use case, one of the most popular starting points for organizations embarking on their first Big Data project.
Big Data Developer Meetups have been held in 8 locations across the United States, with more coming in 2013. Our Meetups have been kicked off with a Big Data Developer Day, which is an exclusive event that allows all attendees to experience IBM’s enterprise-class big data platform, while addressing
Big data is not a religion. Rather, it’s an analytics paradigm that enables business outcomes beyond what can normally be achieved at lower volumes, velocities and/or varieties of data.
Scale is everything. Big data means many things to many people, but at heart most of us agree that the “3 Vs” of
Insurance companies are looking to accelerate the speed and increase the precision of catastrophe modeling, the process through which companies determine the exposure of current policies and the probable maximum loss (PML) from a catastrophic event. Catastrophe modeling is vital for setting policy
Animation: Big data is creating opportunities for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to establish new revenue streams. With big data technology, CSPs can analyze the location data generated by millions of mobile devices and use the resulting insights, along with offerings from business
Most organizations today still treat data as a raw material to be mined, with industrial processes for staged production. Your data isn’t an asset you lock up in a vault and protect long past its relevance. It is a product you combine with others, market and sell, buy and trade, to generate new
Big data is creating opportunities for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to establish new revenue streams. With big data technology, CSPs can analyze the location data generated by millions of mobile devices and use the resulting insights, along with offerings from business partners, to
XO Communications is a nationwide telecommunications provider operating in 85 cities, with representation in around 45 different markets in the United States, and newest expansion in Toronto Canada. The Company is a B2B telecom service provider to large corporations, small and mid-sized businesses
Harness the Power of Big Data is the latest book by several authors of Understanding Big Data, the hugely popular book that debuted in 2011. Big data represents a new era of computing – an inflection point of opportunity where data in any format may be explored and utilized for breakthrough