Evolving from departmental, small-group AI projects to an enterprise data science platform can put your business on a path to significant competitive advantage. Those who don’t seize the opportunity risk falling behind the curve. But some might not be sure how to begin. If you’re interested in
Al Martin is joined this episode by guest Jean-Georges Perrin, IBM Champion and director of engineering at weexperience. Together, they discuss the importance of Apache Spark and Hadoop, along with what it means to hold the title of IBM Champion.
It's well-established that customer retention is much less expensive than customer acquisition. Therefore, preventing churn is a priority for nearly every company. A vital part of a viable strategy for preventing churn is the effective use of data. Let’s look at the role predictive analytics can
This week, host Al Martin welcomes IBMers Reena Ganga and Jenna Goldberg. Reena and Jenna both serve as senior designers working at the intersection of augmented reality and big data. Both are passionate advocates for user experience design and the Design Thinking method, determined to improve —
Big data doesn’t need to be a daunting challenge for small or midsized business (SMBs). Accessing, storing and exploring big data can be done by businesses of any size. An influx of data from sensors, streaming audio and video log files, web, and social media are increasing the volume, velocity,
I am working on a project that requires a lot of research on how people are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in real-world business cases. While AI and ML are two of the hottest trends in technology, they don’t seem to be proliferating as widely or as quickly as we would
A company only survives for 115 years by reinventing itself, questioning assumptions, and constantly looking for an edge. Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world’s largest manufacturer of glass containers, used worldwide by many leading food and beverage brands, recently began just such a reinvention.
Prescriptive analytics helps identify the best course of action that can enable businesses to achieve organizational goals. Although figuring out what you should do is a crucial aspect of business, the value of prescriptive analytics is often missed. There is still an inclination to “go with the
In this episode, host Al Martin continues with part two of his conversation with Janine Sneed about her two roles at IBM: Chief Digital Officer and VP of Customer Success for IBM Data and AI. Janine discusses her involvement with the GROW initiative and offers practical advice for career and life.
If your business hasn’t already embraced a multiple-cloud strategy, it’s likely that one is in your near future. Recent research shows that 85 percent of companies already operate in multicloud environments, and 98 percent of companies plan to be multicloud by 2021.
While cloud-based platforms