Driving is a risky form of transportation, as some 6.8 million car accidents happen every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Technology that gives drivers automatic traffic updates could reduce that risk significantly.
Data is flowing from mobile devices, social networks, and every digitized and connected product, machine and infrastructure. And all this data has potential for insight. Companies who are becoming data-driven are propelling themselves into the cognitive era. As Cognitive Businesses they will
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of
Dealing with slow technology is a major concern for anyone who needs quick access to analytic insights. For this reason, it’s vital to have a data warehouse appliance with sufficient speed that allows all users to make the most of its analytic power.
Is your organization stuck at the edge of Hadoop adoption, searching for a path to broad use that doesn’t hold back your most proficient users? Big data discovery technology aims to help you bridge the chasm between early adoption and majority use, bringing rank-and-file users into the fold without
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.