big data

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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Are analytics making your company smarter or (dumb and) dumber

This post is part of a series. Read  part one, part two, part three and part four to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) Smart, intelligent, predictive — whatever you call it, I feel like the promise of analytics has been around for a long time. Marketers  are constantly seduced by the […]

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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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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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Automate big decisions in a big data world

No longer only the domain of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to impact everything from how steel is produced to how banks recommend financial products and even to how farmers grow lettuce. It could even change how people move around cities and do business. At its core, AI can be defined as a […]

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Fox Sports ensures uninterrupted content delivery with Aspera

When people down under want to watch AFL, rugby, cricket rugby league, car racing or even darts, they turn to Fox Sports Australia. The network provides round-the-clock coverage of worldwide sports, including exclusive coverage of everything from events such as UFC to MotoGP and F1 racing. Fans can find scores, commentary and videos on the […]

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What data scientists can do with better machine learning

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? Data doesn’t interpret itself. A table of numbers won’t arrange themselves in a pattern […]

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Overloaded? Digital assistants to the rescue

Data is empowering us like never before. But there’s a flip side to having access to so much valuable data: information overload. That’s when data causes more pain than gain. It looks something like this: It all feels like a bit too much. The catch-22 of “knowledge work” The term “knowledge workers” generally describes anyone […]

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3 strategies to ready your organization for cloud-based innovation

After years of heeding warnings about being disrupted, giant corporations are now behaving like startups. At Allstate, for instance, projects that used to take a year are now turned around in a week. The cloud is driving this agile approach from the inside and the outside. Internally, cloud technologies have made it possible to try […]

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Reflecting on the 3 Dimensions of Enterprise Content Management

I can’t believe we are already at the end of 2016.  It’s crazy how fast time flies.  As we approach a new year, many of us take some time to reflect on the past year and think about our personal goals and priorities for the upcoming year.  But it’s not just a time for personal […]

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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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Cloud-based Project DataWorks aims to make data accessible, organized

Increasingly, data is a form of currency in business. Not just the data itself, but the ability to find just the right piece of information at just the right time. As organizations amass more and more data reaching into petabyte sizes, it can sometimes become diffuse, which can make it hard for someone to quickly […]

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