Big Data

The best technology grows and innovates over time

In 1993, as grunge and alternative music picked up momentum, the first beanie babies were released and Jurassic Park dominated the box office, computing was making big strides, too. The World Wide Web was born at CERN and Intel released the first Pentium microprocessor. IBM also released the world’s flagship enterprise messaging technology: MQ. Messaging […]

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Why data is the key to IBM being “the enterprise cloud”

In a recent interview with CloudTech, John Considine, IBM general manager of cloud infrastructure services, made the IBM view of cloud abundantly clear. “Here’s the trick: for us, we are the enterprise cloud,” he said. Data is a cornerstone of that way of thinking, Considine said: “One of our theories leading into the cloud, for […]

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Does your data deserve a private cloud?

Your business and your data are unique. For that reason, your enterprise architecture must also be tailored to fit the exact needs of your business. When data is involved, you want choices, not tradeoffs. More importantly, you want your solutions to build upon and complement one another. For most companies, the variety of data sources […]

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IOMED relies on IBM Cloud to put unstructured healthcare data to use

Hospitals generate enormous amounts of medical information. As much as 85 percent of it is unstructured, which means it can’t be analyzed or cross-referenced with other kinds of data, making it nearly impossible to use clinical data when conducting business analyses, which wastes enormous opportunities in terms of potential cost savings and efficiency gains. For […]

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Innovating responsibly: Data-led reinvention in UK businesses

Disruption across industries and business models is growing rapidly. Every record, interaction and engagement across the economy’s complex systems is generating data. New technologies are driving the reinvention of business models to best meet the needs of consumers and citizens. IBM has worked with brands across the private and public sector, such as RBS and […]

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Beyond the hype: Designing a cloud for data

Many of the tech industry headlines I’ve read this week have discussed advancements in AI and deep learning, describing how cloud providers are enabling enterprises to unlock the value of the vast amounts of data now stored in the cloud. IDC estimates that by 2018, nearly 75 percent of developers will build AI functionality into […]

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Cloud analytics need a trusted data lake

It’s undeniable that digital transformation is impacting nearly every business. The world is literally transforming around us, and access to information and data, which once was limited to a privileged few, is now mandatory for all. This access to information and data has fundamentally changed the expectations of users, both as consumers and in business. […]

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The top 3 ways that Netcool lives up to its name

The word “cool” might not be the first one that comes to mind when you’re asked to describe operations insight. But here at IBM, we’re such believers in the power of operations insight that we put “cool” in our product name. Most operations insight vendors offer event analytics, cognitive insights and other core capabilities that […]

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Upgrades to IBM Watson Data Platform clear path to sharing and AI

A set of upgrades to IBM Watson Data Platform can give data professionals a stronger foundation to safely share data and analyze it in preparation for use in AI applications. Watson Data Platform has already enabled data scientists to derive intelligence from data and overcome day-to-day problems. The newest offerings help them do even more. […]

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5 ways to unlock the value of video with the help of IBM Watson Media

Understanding video content is a significant challenge for media companies. The biggest obstacle? Data within a video is largely unstructured and requires complex analysis. In a crowded landscape, it’s becoming essential for media and entertainment companies to extract new insights from video to meet consumers’ and advertisers’ needs. AI technology can give streaming services a […]

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Managing mountains of media monitoring data with IBM Cloud

Over the past 30 years, the media industry has undergone a digital revolution. In the “old days,” there was traditional media such as television, print, and radio. Today, social and digital channels are as just as much a concern as traditional media. PRIME Research performs media monitoring services for more than 500 global customers including […]

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How Dreamstime stores and manages 64 million stock images with IBM Cloud Object Storage

Today’s digital media companies are experiencing an explosion of content, resulting in massive amounts of data that must be stored and secured. For media companies working with high-resolution images, content repositories can consist of millions of photos and visuals, with hundreds of terabytes or even petabytes of data. Stock photo company Dreamstime provides millions of […]

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