March 31, 2015 | Written by: Ralph Jacobson
Categorized: Industry Insights
Weather is perhaps the single largest external swing factor in business performance – responsible for nearly half a trillion dollars in economic impact in the U.S. alone each year. By combining IBM’s cloud computing, industry consulting and analytics expertise with precision weather data and forecasts, IBM and The Weather Company alliance can help enterprises across industries understand the impact of weather on their business and take action. IBM and The Weather Company alliance will jointly develop industry solutions, including retail / CPG and logistics.
IBM and The Weather Company, including its global B2B division WSI, have formed a ground breaking global strategic alliance to integrate real-time weather insights into business to improve operational performance and decision making.
Read more: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/46446.wss