analytics

Unlocking your Dark Data Archives

Have you ever moved homes? If you have, you have gone through the daunting task of reviewing your documents in the folders and deciding to keep them or throw them away. If you keep them, you will either put them into a modern file cabinet that isn’t rusting or put them into a locked fireproof […]

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Great mobile applications come from a great mobile development platform

Users increasingly expect more and more from their mobile applications. Where mobile apps once simply supplemented a larger application with useful-but-limited functionality, they now — in many cases — have become the key interface that drives sales or user adoption of a service because they offer an “any time, any place” experience. Increased functionality has […]

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Conquering impossible goals with real-time analytics

“Past data only said, ‘go faster’ or ‘ride better,'” Kelly Catlin, Olympic Cyclist and Silver Medalist, shared with the audience at IBM World of Watson event on 24 October. In other words, the feedback generated from all her analytics data sources — the speed, cadence, power meters on her bicycle — was generally useless to this […]

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IBM wins Frost & Sullivan 2016 Cloud Company of the Year award

Market research firm Frost & Sullivan has conferred its 2016 Cloud Company of the Year award to IBM, citing hybrid integration and affordability as major factors. Lynda Stadtmueller, Vice President of Cloud Services for Stratecast/Frost & Sullivan, explained the choice of the IBM Cloud platform because it “supports the concept of ‘hybrid integration’ — that […]

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Cloud technology can help businesses prepare for Brexit

A majority of voters in the United Kingdom chose June 23 to leave the European Union. Business leaders in the UK and across the EU face a period of great uncertainty. While negotiations around the precise terms of the so-called Brexit have yet to begin, speculation on matters such as access to markets, movement of […]

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In pursuit: Chasing down data and stronger performance

In 2008, I saved the little bit of energy I had left in my tank to unleash a huge smile as I crossed the finish line of Ironman Lake Placid. I was overjoyed to have completed racing 140.6 miles, which included my first marathon. For six months, I followed a classic endurance training approach: base, […]

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The yin and yang of cloud and mobile leadership

Cloud and mobile feed on each other’s success. Cloud provides a destination for innovation where developers can go to create the next great industry-shifting app with context data, weather and cognitive APIs. Cloud is an aggregation point of all this fantastic data that emanates from the single most important devices in many people’s personal lives, […]

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The future of streaming video is dependent on analytics

The rapid growth of streaming video and internet-based television has empowered viewers to watch the content of their choice whenever they want, wherever they want, as often as they wish. Yet there are still pain points around the viewing experience, from irrelevant ads to compounding subscription fees and technical challenges to a lack of compelling […]

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Analytics in a hybrid cloud environment

Why are data management and analytics so critical in hybrid cloud environments? Simple: A whole lot of data in a whole lot of places. First, you’re creating an enormous amount of data with all those new applications in the cloud. So you need a way to manage and analyze that data just as you do […]

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The Circle of Life in Big Data, Analytics, the Cloud and CMOD

IBM has thousands of archive and retrieval customers using CM OnDemand (CMOD), the largest of which has over 33 petabytes under management, with many others in the same size range. One of these customers was ordered to prove that they hadn’t been overcharging their customers in fees and wanted 10 years of VISA statements (classic […]

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Q & A with Will Reilly: Cloud ‘fundamental’ to IBM/Twitter partnership

Twitter data isn’t just for marketers anymore. This week, IBM and Twitter announced their latest round of cloud data services that will allow business pros and developers to gain valuable business insights from Twitter data. Will Reilly, director of IBM’s business and Industry Solutions Marketing for Big Data & Analytics, joined us to talk about the new features, which will be available […]

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Tennis, anyone? IBM Cloud heads to the Australian Open

This is the story of the third platform built on the technology pillars of cloud, analytics, mobile and social, along with Australian Open tennis. Every year, the Australian Open captivates the hearts of millions of fans with world-class tennis on the court, providing an unforgettable experience for everyone through media and digital channels. It is […]

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