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
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In their latest report, BARC Score: Integrated Planning & Analytics Portfolios for planning, reporting and analysis, their overall findings are
As communities and businesses worldwide look to understand the economic impact of COVID-19 and prepare for an eventual recovery, the biggest test of decision-making will be the data that will inform the business decisions. Was it trusted? Was it timely? Was it enough?
To date, there
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
When planning for a day of business, how do you calculate the numerous factors that may affect your bottom-line revenue? For Serco, a company which operates a bike-sharing service throughout London, the answer was in their data.
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
As companies progress on their Journey to AI, there is considerable focus on what needs to be available to build AI driven applications. The rungs of the AI ladder, which are best described as Collect, Organize, Analyze, Infuse, and Modernize are designed to strengthen a company’s
Today, we are pleased to announce the general availability of IBM Cloud Pak for Data V3.0. Over the past two years we have advanced our platform from a collection of mostly IBM data services to a robust end-to-end data & AI solution that serves, along with the other IBM Cloud Paks. With V3.0,
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”
As the world confronts new challenges, it is a unique, unprecedented time to recast old ways of working and redefine industries. At this moment, although it may seem that global business is at its quietist, beneath a veneer of calm, feverish transformations are taking place across markets, behind
IBM SPSS Statistics provides a powerful suite of data analytics tools which allows you to quickly dig into your data with a simple point and click interface and enables you to extract critical insights with ease. Organizations of all kinds have relied on IBM SPSS Statistics for decades to help