Ventana Research is a leading benchmark research and advisory services organization, providing some of the most comprehensive analyst and research coverage for business.
Gaining the most benefit from a finance system requires an assessment of an organization’s unique needs to
COVID-19’s devastating impact on health and the global economy also has a silver lining: an opportunity to tackle climate change.
Enter wind and solar – rapidly growing sources of renewable, affordable and available energy in Europe. As the EU mobilizes to support green energy
It could be said there’s really no wealth but health itself, but in rural India, some 840 million people are challenged by obtaining the healthcare they need. For the average citizen, just getting to a medical appointment might require a day-long journey. Inadequate infrastructure
This story is part of Analytics Heroes, a series of profiles on leaders transforming the future of business analytics.
Though Rikke Jacobsen has worked with IBM Cognos Analytics for more than 20 years, she still gets excited about the prospect of helping her clients make sense of
Right now, businesses are focused on getting the most out of their Data and AI platform without overspending to make sure it is operational and running productive workloads. This means having an always-on, 24x7 system that can handle huge spikes in workloads when needed. Many
Talent: It’s a key issue impacting today's AI-hungry organizations. While AI skills are in high demand, organizations admit they’re hard to come by. In fact, the lack of talent scarcity has been called out as one of the top three hurdles to AI adoption, after data complexity, and a
As coined by British mathematician Clive Humby, "data is the new oil." Like oil, data is valuable but it must be refined in order to provide value. Organizations need to collect, organize, and analyze their data across multi-cloud, hybrid cloud, and data lakes. Yet traditional ETL
The Business Application Research Center (BARC) is an independent company and guarantees neutrality towards all software vendors.
In their latest report, BARC Score: Integrated Planning & Analytics Portfolios for planning, reporting and analysis, their overall findings are
During IBM’s first Data and AI Virtual Forum, a Forrester-led panel of AI leaders – who happen to be women – discussed how their organizations have achieved business-critical AI outcomes in the face of known skills gaps.
Moderated by Srividya Sridharan, a vice president of Research
Max Jaiswal is the enterprise data team lead at AIA Australia, a pan-Asian life insurance company with presence in 18 markets across the Asia-Pacific region. The 100-year-old firm is the largest life insurer in the world, and the largest company on the Hong Kong stock exchange, with
Turning raw data into improved business performance is a multilayered problem, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. To make things simpler, let’s start at the end and work backwards. Ultimately, the goal is to make better decisions during the execution of a business process. This can be as simple
We live in the age of connectivity. Everyone and everything is constantly connected; yet, in most organizations, business unit planning operates in silos. This fragmented approach is often the result of spreadsheet-driven planning processes, which impede collaboration.
As we enter a new era of
IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog (WKC) provides a modern machine learning (ML) catalog for data discovery, data cataloging, data quality, and data governance. Within this framework lies a central Knowledge Catalog that serves as a single source of truth for data engineers, data stewards, data
A survey of end-users of Data Integration and Integrity (DII) software conducted by IDC in 2019 found that dynamic data movement, also known as data replication, is best served by stand-alone or platform tools, not custom code. When it comes to replication of data that is located in
A colleague recently shared a great quote with me from a mainframe CTO expounding on which platform is the “blue ribbon” winner for managing data across mainframe, IBM i, UNIX and Windows.
“While everyone scurried around to figure out what platform won,
a clear victor emerged: data”