Upon reading his own obituary in the newspaper, famed author Mark Twain is said to have remarked that reports of his death were greatly exaggerated. I can only imagine that if the data warehouse appliance were a 19th century American novelist, it might say the same thing. For a while now,
If you joined us or tuned in for IBM’s Fast Track Your Data broadcast from Munich last week, you heard us talk about the history of cars – a most appropriate location for the discussion. But it wasn’t until Henry Ford and the assembly line over twenty years later that the automobile was advanced
One of the hallmarks of the cognitive era of business is that companies can can be positioned to unlock insights from unprecedented volumes of data. Advancements in cognitive computing and artificial intelligence (AI) might hold the most significant opportunity where companies can win with data-
Big data isn’t just getting bigger. It’s getting more valuable. As companies work to unlock more value from their data, one of the biggest challenges to address is disconnected data silos. Big companies don’t have one data lake, they have data lakes, ponds and pools.
No matter what site you search, it’s pretty clear that self service data is a top trend in the data market today. The knowledge and insight that we can obtain from data is truly a secret weapon. But the challenge is making the data available while keeping it trusted and governed.
Recently, I had the honor of speaking with a number of the world’s most influential thought-leaders in the fields of data science, data analytics, machine learning and digital transformation. This group of prominent data technologists was more than happy to answer a wide variety of question on
How do you change the culture and the concepts of governance within your enterprise from being that as a roadblock to really being an enabler or even an accelerant? Learn more about unified governance approaches from speakers like Seth Dobrin, VP and Chief Data Officer, IBM Analytics, IBM, at Fast
Smart companies are finding new ways to squeeze more value out of their massive data storehouses. They’re unlocking insights from their data that build new business models, improve customer experiences and outpace competitors. So where do these business-changing insights come from?
Are you dealing with information that belongs to EU subjects? Does your company have a “Data Protection Officer”? If the answer the first question is yes and the answer to the second is no, then the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) probably applies to you, and you might not be prepared
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We’re living through the third great revolution in modern business. First came economies of scale, which we harnessed with the Industrial Revolution, the assembly line, and the creation of global markets. Second was network effects, seen most obviously in the rise of the Internet and the Web. Third
Data, insights, cloud, agile, analytics. These are all terms that get thrown around a lot in technology these days. But the truth is that unless you can combine some or all of these concepts, the bottom line benefit to your business will likely not as great as you may expect.
This is the first in a sequence of blogs that looks at how Planning Analytics and Decision Optimization can help organizations go from a plan to the right plan by leveraging optimization throughout the planning process.