What happens when you can analyze data at the speed of thought? The possibilities are nearly endless. When you can look at data on the fly – and analyze it – you can dig deeper. You can follow ideas, or investigate whether data supports a new hypothesis.
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Big data is not just about scaling your data analytics processing platforms to keep up with the onslaught of new information. Just as important, big data is about bringing together your best and brightest minds—your data scientists—and giving them the tools they need to interactively and
Big data is intimately bound up with storage infrastructure. Tuning your big data fabric for disparate workloads can, under worst-case scenario, challenge your database administrators with complex set of tasks that must be repeated every time new sources and data types are added, new queries and
When someone has suffered an irreversibly life-altering event, such as a traumatic brain injury, predictive maintenance of that impaired state is the best we can hope for. Of necessity, people with traumatic brain injuries must be kept under constant monitoring. In most intensive care units (ICUs
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Hadoop is fundamental to the future of big data. Users are adopting Hadoop for strategic roles in their current data warehousing architectures, such as extract/transform/load (ETL), data staging and preprocessing of unstructured content. Hadoop is also a key technology in next-generation massively
Nothing screams “speed of business” quite like in-memory technology. On Wednesday, March 27, I participated in an IBM Twitter chat with analysts, influencers, thought leaders, fellow IBM-ers and others on this very topic. The event took take place from 12-1pm EDT and used hashtag #bigdatamgmt. (You
In-memory architectures are velocity with a vengeance. With business’ never-ending demand for more speed, widespread adoption of in-memory platforms is inevitable. As the cost of dynamic random access memory continues to decline, in-memory environments will become the lightning-fast data platform
Smartphones and other mobile gadgets have become integral to every aspect of modern life. So it’s no surprise that enterprises everywhere are starting to tap into them as a rich source of data for deep analysis in Hadoop, NoSQL and other big-data platforms. By the same token, mobile devices are
As consumers, we’ve all been frustrated – rightfully so - when companies don’t seem to know anything about us, when we know they have the information somewhere in a corporate database. Martin Dowson is a customer experience strategist who advises major UK and international companies on how to adopt
In this insightful podcast, Mike Wittenstein, one of the world's top practicing customer experience designers, explains why organizations need to anticipate customer needs – and how they can go about doing just that.
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Predictive analytics is not just about forecasting what might happen. It’s also about detecting the warning signs of bad things that, if we don’t act quickly, might prove catastrophic or highly disruptive.
In the engineering world, for example, many organizations use statistical tools to predict