Whether it’s an oncoming storm causing shoppers to stay home, or icy roads leading to shipping delays, weather has a significant effect on all industries. In fact, a study from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) found that 100 percent of surveyed C-suite leaders believe weather impacts at
The world can become an increasingly safe place when people who are in charge of real-world safety and cybersafety are equipped with data and analytics. From cyber threat analysis to public safety prediction and response, here are the Safer Planet initiative’s top 10 stories of the year.
Listen to Kim Minor and Andy Rice discuss how combining analytics and weather data could transform the insurance industry, and learn how a timely alert from your insurance company could help you protect your family and assets from damaging weather events.
Anyone involved in business can benefit from current data and analytics solutions—even Santa. In this “interview,” find out how the man in the red suit uses these solutions to gain insights into what kids want.
Today, weather is big business—and big data. What’s more, weather data can now be used in conjunction with critical business data originating from the Internet of Things to inform decisions about how to staff stores, reroute vehicles or shift pricing as forecasts change.
Join us for more insights from Insight as we discuss weather and the insight economy with new media broadcaster Nick DiMeo, host of the F5 Live: Refreshing Technology livecast and the IBMGO interview series.
Opinions differ on who, exactly, is a citizen data scientist, but one thing is for certain—they’re ushering in the cognitive era in ways never before imagined. Join a panel of social VIPs at IBM Insight 2015 to hear their take on citizen data scientists and their role in the modern data paradigm.
For businesses, understanding the explosion of data is a critical precursor in the cognitive journey. A data platform that ingests all kinds of information—created inside or outside the enterprise, at massive speed and scale—enables organizations to link their business data with weather and other
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.
The opening session of IBM Insight 2015 electrified attendees with the story of how IBM Watson is transforming businesses in sectors ranging from healthcare to transportation. By bringing cognitive computing to the insight economy, IBM Watson is helping organizations seize the analytics advantage.
Attend IBM Insight 2015 to follow the latest trends in insurance analytics, including telematics, weather events and predictive customer insights. Check out this list of insurance-related sessions to begin planning your Insight schedule now.
The advent of weather analytics has come none too soon. From inventory planning to public safety, organizations around the world are looking to weather data to help inform their decisions. But can they stay afloat in a sea of big data?