developerWork's Scott Laningham interviews IBM Big Data Evangelist, James Kobielus, on why big data is so important, the role of Apache Hadoop and IBM BigInsights in making sense of big data, the evolving role of the data scientist, and and where data warehousing and big intelligence fit in.
Big data is going to change the way you do things in the future, how you gain insight, and make decisions (the change isn’t going to be a replacement, rather a synergy and extension). This book will help you get up to speed quickly on this technology and to show you the unique things IBM is doing
This paper, sponsored by IBM, looks at new developments in business analytics and discusses the benefits analyzing big data bring to the business. It also examines different types of big data workloads and offers suggestions on how to optimize systems to handle different workloads and integrate
With its 300 nationwide department stores, Dillard's created a huge volume of logistical and customer data. Needing a business intelligence solution to organize and process this massive data and enable better business decisions, Dillard's turned to IBM's Smart 7600 System. This analytics
The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries, Clarkson University and IBM are working together to instrument the Hudson River. The data that's being collected can be analyzed in real time using IBM analytics technology. The river is serving as a model for all the rivers of the world so we can all
IBM InfoSphere Streams helps define and run powerful analytics on structured and unstructured data in motion. In the healthcare domain, InfoSphere Streams is currently being used to continually analyze up to 16 concurrent streams of physiological data (Blood Pressure, EKG, Blood Oxygen Saturation
Fiserv, a leader in the financial services industry, is using an IBM InfoSphere Warehouse solution built on IBM DB2 as part of a solution to turn billions of transactions into actionable insights that help banks better target offers and maximize their marketing dollars. The use of cloud
Vestas, a leader in modern energy, chose IBM InfoSphere BigInsights to pinpoint the optimal location for wind turbines to maximize power generation and reduce energy costs. Solution reduces response time for wind forecasting information by approximately 97 percent—from weeks to hours—to help cut
Emilie Werr, VP & Head of Enterprise Architecture for NYSE Euronext discusses the benefits seen from their new IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance. Some of these key benefits include: the ability to support their large data footprint (up to 4TB a day), giving users the ability to connect
Roland Cozzolino (CTO) and Tom Craig (VP Data & Information Strategy) from MediaMath sit down to discuss their analytical objective as a leading Digital Media firm and the role IBM Netezza plays in their business strategy.
With IBM Netezza, TEOCO Corporation is able to simplify big data, saving time and resources. Senior Director of Product Management Jonjie Sena explains the importance of analytics and how IBM Netezza has streamlined the process of solving business problems.
Krishnan Parasuraman, CTO big data for digital media, answers questions about big data solutions for the Digital Media industry and discusses the sophisticated distributed processes that take place at light speed to deliver targeted digital advertisements.
Okay, I’ve bitten my tongue for as long as possible, and I need to get this off my chest. Most, and by most I mean at least 85% of the social media big data initiatives I see are ultimately going to under-deliver their expected ROI or eventually be discarded as not useful enough. I was reminded of