Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natural calamities or more effectively reduce the loss of
Scientists are using predictive weather data capabilities to analyze and forecast storm paths with increasing accuracy. They’re tapping into data from a variety of sources for information, and these developments and applications of data analytics help keep communities in the paths of oncoming
Flight delays because of weather are inevitable for frequent flyers and infrequent travelers alike. Fortunately, we are living in an era in which applications such as the flight predictor app can be quickly and cost-effectively designed, built and tested to stay abreast of useful information for
What do you do during the calm before the storm? Discover how insurers can harness weather data in their operations to offer weather alerts for policyholders, helping prevent claims while boosting customer retention.
With the help of IBM and The Weather Company, insurers are giving their customers a safe port in the storm. Learn more about how you can use weather data analytics to show your policyholders that you mean business about the weather and its impact on lives and property.
No one can predict the future for certain, but generating a data forecast could be the next best thing. Register for IBM InterConnect 2016 to discover how IBM and the Internet of Things are changing the way that insurers do business.
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.
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.
The world’s a risky place. And yet the human race has become very adept at risk mitigation in the face of every nasty thing it might throw our way—or that we may hurl at each other. Discover how social sentiment, beliefs and practices that perpetuate environmental risk factors can play a
With the help of IBM and The Weather Company, insurers are giving their customers a safe port in the storm. Learn more about how you can use weather analytics to show your policyholders that you mean business about the weather.
The recent acquisition of The Weather Company by IBM may have many scratching their heads, but there’s quite a lot of business value to be had in all the data available on weather conditions. Take a look at a couple of airline use cases that demonstrate the impact weather data can have on business
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.