In this episode of Making Data Simple, Ember Crooks, Db2 Lead DBA and Delivery Manager at Xtivia, IBM Champion and IBM Gold Consultant, sits down to talk about her experience in the data science field. She shares her industry expertise, career goals, and tips for those looking to venture into the
How can we always be sure the stories we’re reading are accurate? Is there an agenda to distort facts to change opinions? Does a story assert falsehoods, misquote its subjects or rely on hyperbole? In short: is the news we’re consuming the truth? Or is it “fake news?” Meet Mike Tamir, an analytics
Natural disasters seem inescapable, leaving us feeling vulnerable in the hands of nature. How is this possible, given all the data and technology that surrounds us today? Can’t experts get better at prediction, and even try to stave off more natural calamities or more effectively reduce the loss of
Whether you are a start-up or a large corporation, you need to engage your team to drive engagement and business results. Katharine Kearnan, senior communication manager, IBM Analytics, and Alexa Youssefian, communications and social media specialist, IBM Analytics, join us this week to discuss
Back by popular demand in this week's episode is Nancy Hensley, Director of Offering Management for IBM Hybrid Cloud. Nancy is joined by Sean Ellis, CEO and founder of GrowthHackers.com, who coined the term growth hacking several years ago. Sean and Nancy share ways to find the Northstar metric for
Running a machine learning pilot project is a great early step on the road to full adoption. To get started, you’ll need to build a cross-functional team of business analysts, engineers, data scientists and key stakeholders. From there, the process looks a lot like the scientific method taught in
Data democratization allows data to be accessed across the organization and empowers individuals to use the data in their decision making and gain critical business insights. Data democratization is fast becoming a game changer as it’s moving towards a user centric micro-services based architecture.
How do baseball scouts use machine learning and AI to predict player performance? Ari Kaplan, Principal at Aginity, and David Kearns, Offering Manager, IBM Analytics Ecosystem, join us to talk about the recent merge of H20.ai and IBM. They also discuss how baseball decisions are made using
Do you view technical content as a strategic part of your business? On this week's episode of "Making Data Simple," we are joined by Julia Montarbo (Bamford), IBM Hybrid Cloud Content Design and Strategy, and Jeff Levitt, IBM Hybrid Cloud Content Strategist. They talk about the strategy behind
On this week's episode, John J Thomas, Distinguished Engineer and Director for IBM Analytics, and Steve Moore, Senior Content Designer and Story Strategist, join us to talk about data science and how your business can best weave the skills of a data scientist into their decisions. Learn how to
It seems like CEOs all over the world are realizing that to be competitive, they have to embrace technologies like private cloud and artificial intelligence (AI). IBM Cloud Private for Data empowers organizations to be AI-ready with an integrated analytics platform.
Platforms drive commerce. Whether in technology or other industries, the creation, acceptance and adoption of platforms spur innovation, efficiency, and productivity. Consider the U.S. Interstate Highway System, which dates back to the 1950’s, when a few companies and industry groups first began