Blogs

Big Data at NASA

Big Data at NASA

August 14, 2017 | by John Sprague, Deputy Associate CIO for Technology and Innovation, NASA
Data already is the new currency and is at the heart of everything digital. I like to repeat the adage, “Data becomes Information, becomes Knowledge, becomes Wisdom”. And “It’s all about the data”. So why do we send up probes, sensors or satellites — for the data?
A is for Analytics University

A is for Analytics University

August 3, 2017 | by Nick Falkingham, Analytics Predictive & BI Global Executive, IBM
IBM Analytics University is a learning event where you can join over 75 workshops, sessions, labs, in-depth discussions, and deep-dive product demonstrations. This is not merely a “show-and-tell” event. IBM Analytics University will have you working hands-on with our products to test and experience...
Cyber Security Powered by AI and Machine Learning

Cyber Security Powered by AI and Machine Learning

July 20, 2017 | by Karan Sachdeva, Sales Leader Big Data Analytics APAC, IBM
The latest executive report published by IBM Institute for Business Value puts the estimated cost of cyber crime to the global economy in a range of USD 375–575 billion per year. Reputational damage, which is hard to calculate, comes on top of all this. No industry and geography has remained...
Want to Compete?  Master the Data Renaissance

Want to Compete? Master the Data Renaissance

June 28, 2017 | by Rob Thomas, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
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...

9 Experts Answer Your Top Data Science & Machine Learning Questions

June 16, 2017 | by Aylee Nielsen, Analytics Community Manager, IBM
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...
Dez Blanchfield and Lillian Pierson: Fast Track Your Data

Dez Blanchfield and Lillian Pierson: Fast Track Your Data

June 16, 2017 | by Dez Blanchfield, Chief Data Scientist, GaraGuru
Dez Blanchfield talks with Data Scientist & author Lillian Pierson about our Fast Track Your Data 2017 event in Munich, sharing general thoughts on the key themes and topics, in particular how organizations can secure their competitive advantage with machine learning.
What data scientists can do with better machine learning

What data scientists can do with better machine learning

June 14, 2017 | by Dinesh Nirmal, Vice President, Analytics Development, IBM
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?
Charting the Data Lake: How models can support the data scientist

Charting the Data Lake: How models can support the data scientist

June 14, 2017 | by Pat O'Sullivan, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM Analytics
Perhaps one the single most significant changes to the analytics landscape in recent years had been the emergence of the data scientist. This role is continuing to evolve, with many organizations still in the process of establishing how best to incorporate this relatively new discipline into their...
Countdown to GDPR: Yes, it applies to you—no, you don’t have to panic

Countdown to GDPR: Yes, it applies to you—no, you don’t have to panic

June 13, 2017 | by Seth Dobrin, Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Analytics, IBM
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...
IBM and Hortonworks: Accelerating data-driven decision making

IBM and Hortonworks: Accelerating data-driven decision making

June 13, 2017 | by Rob Thomas, General Manager, IBM Analytics Platform, IBM
Many of today’s top business performers successfully leverage a discipline – data science. Machine learning is one major way to apply data science and with machine learning, the more data we feed in, the better it performs. However, much of the world’s value data cannot be found on the Internet. It...

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