By listening to data from interactive social platforms, organizations can not only stay abreast of what consumers are thinking today, but also anticipate what they will be thinking tomorrow. To learn more, discover how paying attention to Twitter data helped Monsanto get a head start on its 15-year
This week's guest is Will Wyatt, Director of Business Intelligence Computing Services at Abilene Christian University. He talks with Susan Bearden and Lucy Gray about data and analytics use cases for education, including empowering faculty self-reporting and helping students with institutional data.
Big Data & Analytics Heroes
David BirminghamSenior Solutions Architect, Brightlight Analytics, a Division of Sirius Computer Solutions
David Birmingham, senior solutions architect at Brightlight Analytics and this week's big data and analytics hero, discusses the power of simplification in big data and analytics architectures. At the same time, he expands on the notion that scalability is the ultimate criterion of whether
Kernel-based learning methods form the foundation of an important approach to machine learning, particularly as relates to text classification. Several kernels that are especially notable for their usefulness in text mining also hold potential for other advanced analytics applications.
Text mining is becoming an increasingly vital tool for gaining insight from all the text data that flows over the Internet. This overview describes the basic steps of text mining methods and shows how machine learning techniques can help parse natural language processing.
For some, Wednesdays at Insight conferences can be the last day of the event when the morning general sessions feature a luminary speaker or speakers from other industries such as arts and entertainment, sports and others. Generally, all the big news and exciting announcements take place on days
Openness was a common refrain at Insight 2015, and the opportunities of open systems, technologies and the IBM analytics platform are abundant. Check out some observations from the conference and a few shining examples from its demo center.
From the general session to the Hack the Weather finals, attendees at Insight 2015 enjoyed an embarrassment of riches on day two of the conference. Read on for a rundown of the sessions and events that made the second day of Insight a resounding success.
Organizations increasingly depend on business intelligence (BI) to power their data-driven cultures. To generate useful insight, however, companies must make sure their environment incorporates all the capabilities of a truly 21st-century BI solution.
Rapid advances in cognitive computing and machine learning are enabling smart guidance in many scenarios. Coming on the heels of several key recent announcements, discover how line-of-business and other users can now leverage the full range of analytics—cognitive, descriptive, predictive and
Organizations in many sectors are paying closer attention than ever before to social sentiment to gain insight and understand about how their customers feel about their products and create ways to market products and services. Learn more about the importance of social sentiment through a range of
This week’s guest, Matthew Porcelli, meteorologist and sales engineer for the IBM and The Weather Company strategic alliance, chats with Dr. Gary Nestler, an IBM global solutions leader for emergency management. Topics to be discussed include the IBM/TWC strategic alliance, the incorporation of
Documents created in organizations of all sizes represent potential knowledge within each organization. Information management (IM) professionals bring the analytical and creativity qualifications for mining information to build that knowledge. Discover the roles of IM professionals for applying