real-time analytics

November 17, 2017

The clock is ticking: catch perishable insights and act on them before time runs out

Change doesn’t stop, so neither should your analytics. You could capture the most crucial, valuable insight of all—but if you don’t identify and act on it while it’s still valid, or before your competitors do, it’s worth nothing. Imagine you’re an electronics company that has sunk thousands of hours and millions of dollars into building a profile of the perfect customer for a new product release. Before you can claw back your investment with a wildly successful launch, a rival comes along and disrupts the entire industry with an innovative device like no one has ever seen before. All that effort and resources expended… all for nothing.

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November 16, 2017

Immerse yourself in stream computing without getting in over your head with IBM Streams Designer

The world doesn’t stop, which also means that data never stops pouring in. If you’re in the analytics game, then basing your efforts on a snapshot of historical data always involves a degree of compromise. Did you choose the right data set; one that is an accurate representation of ongoing operations so that it doesn’t skew your analysis? How soon will your insights be out of date? How can you store the data that you’re analyzing cost-effectively?

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