IBM’s acquisition of The Weather Company is extending the power of IBM Watson to the Internet of Things (IoT). In doing so, it is empowering insurance providers to make unprecedented use of weather data, transforming themselves and their industry.
In weather prediction, the past holds the key to the future, allowing businesses to predict future changes in both the short term and long term. In particular, organizations can use market-level analytics to take stock of how weather affects consumer behavior, helping drive the business forward.
Although predictions can be life-or-death propositions for businesses, inspiring confidence in business plans can be highly challenging if they can’t be justified with high-quality predictive models. Discover why tools, platforms and best practices for building, refining and putting predictive