The wealth of knowledge flowing through the IBM Insight conference is phenomenal! Many of the insights could be found in side conversations, while walking through the halls or even within the questions asked during sessions. As I traversed hallways and sessions I captured some of these moments.
To kickstart my Insight 2015 experience, I chatted with several insight economy thought leaders to learn more about the insights that are helping them reinvent their industries. Read on for your own look through the eyes of some of the thought leaders attending this week’s conference.
This week’s guest, Nitesh Chawla, professor at the University of Notre Dame and founder of Aunalytics, chats with Rob Dolan, an IBM subject-matter expert who supports the Government sector. Topics to be discussed include personalized education, big data utilization and the future of education.
Even model students aren’t immune to the pressures of higher education. With many of them burning out and dropping out, analytics can compile data to help academic institutions identify students who may be most at risk of leaving school.
Significant dropout rates in education need to be addressed, and cognitive learning and analytics may be the key to the solution. See what Jen has to say about personalizing the learning experience for each student in today’s data-centric world.
Thanks to big data and analytics, the public sector has made great strides in a short time. See for yourself how much progress has been accomplished, and find out how you can take advantage of these advances.
As more industries take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT), higher education risks being left behind. However, integrating educational institutions and processes into the IoT offers new learning opportunities for students and more efficient management methods for school administrators.
The recent release of the 2016 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News has Jen wondering if such rankings, and the institutions of higher learning themselves, should capitalize on analytics to understand the impact of the drop-out rate. Can analysis of real-time data help colleges and universities
Regardless of industry or line of business, predictive analytics can help enhance operational processes, improve customer relationships and much more. This transformational technology enables you to use statistical models to optimize the performance of existing operations, recommend courses of
The power of data and analytics can be successfully applied against the many issues that confront educational institutions—but how do you begin to use this power effectively? One sure way is to concentrate on a strategic mission objective and then use data and analytics to measure and monitor
This week’s guests—Jeffrey Alderson, Vi Bergquist and Susan Bearden—chat with Robert Dolan, an IBM subject-matter expert who supports the Government and Education sectors. Topics to be discussed include big data, education and privacy considerations.
The Internet and social feeds are full of articles, blogs, news and more on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the newswires and culls highly interesting items that provide fodder for thought, discussion and debate.
Many students at today’s colleges and universities balance their studies with full-time employment. Reflecting on her own daughter’s pressures from attending school and working a full-time job, Jen considers the innovative use of advanced analytics used by some institutions of higher learning to