Apache Spark, sometimes called the “analytics operating system,” is empowering organizations of all kinds through machine learning by helping them create unprecedented value from their data. Discover eight ways that Apache Spark’s machine learning capabilities are driving the modern business.
Attend IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 to explore the ways in which predictive analytics is helping modern businesses gain and retain the competitive advantage in their industries. To learn more, review these highlights from a CrowdChat in which industry experts discussed the central role of
IBM extended Big SQL, which was formerly exclusive to the IBM Open Platform (IOP), to the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in September 2016. I recently spoke with Berni Schiefer, an IBM fellow in the IBM Analytics group, to learn more about the offering and the ongoing IBM focus on SQL.
IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 affords a great opportunity for you to gain insight into the CDO, CIO and CTO roles. Here are some highlights from a recent CrowdChat involving industry influencers discussing the challenges and opportunities that these C-level executives face in the cognitive
In this video, released at the IBM DataFirst launch event, discover how seamless integration of IBM Project DataWorks, along with existing Bluemix-based services, can help data scientists, business analysts, data engineers and application developers engage in collaborative work efforts.
Despite big data’s hype, a significant number of organizations are still in a holding pattern—either locked in planning, hesitant to get started or wanting to avoid Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark projects. Complexity and a shortage of skills can exacerbate the situation. Increasingly, organizations
The concluding week of September 2016 offered much excitement in New York City, the backdrop for Strata + Hadoop World 2016 and several key IBM announcements, including the launch of a cloud-based, self-service environment for data science teams. Enjoy some key highlights captured from this
IBM hosted an exciting event for data and analytics leaders and practitioners this week in New York. At the IBM DataFirst Launch Event, we unveiled new solutions, tools, and approaches for organizations to transform themselves through cognitive computing.
IBM today announced exciting news about their Open Platform initiative with Apache Hadoop. And at its DataFirst Launch Event tonight, IBM will provide an early access view of the new IBM Project DataWorks with Watson, along with an introduction to DataFirst Services from IBM. IBM today also
Going forward, the businesses that truly disrupt their industries will be those who empower all of their personnel with open platforms, tools, and methodologies for data-driven app development. In that regard, this week’s announcement from IBM and our partners represent a key industry milestone.
When we look at all the uses of data organizations can embark upon, they fall into four main exercise groups of increasing benefit. Let’s go through each in turn and assess where your organization is in its journey to a healthier business.
Many marketing concerns have seen the light when it comes to the application of big data analysis as a means of outthinking the competition. Discover three best practices for implementing big data analytics for good data science in marketing initiatives.