analytics

Weather means Business: Weather Data as a Driver for Digital Innovation

The impact of weather on business is underestimated. As organizations are increasingly looking to external data sources to innovate and optimize their business, precise weather data sticks out as a unique source of competitive advantage. Across industries, leading players are using weather data to transform decision making and to enable new business models. ‘Data is […]

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Data as a Service

Big Data unlocks more information than traditional storage approaches can – relational, file stores, streaming, document repositories, unstructured and enterprise repositories all available from within the ‘data lake’ (a Big Data construct where many different types of data reside). It also enables the democratisation of analytics, whereby business users (without formal data management training) use […]

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What is 360 Digital Data?

Digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Google are making billions of dollars from the 360  digital data their users are generating on their platforms. The ability to precisely pinpoint behaviours and trends has never been more instantaneous. Both digital and traditional enterprises are racing to understand how they can exploit this data to better […]

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The Predictive Power of Cognitive Computing

There are many limits to traditional analytics—problems need to be predefined, there’s no capacity for handling ambiguity, semantics for structured and unstructured data must be known, and interaction with the end user is through formal digital means. Cognitive computing however opens up possibilities where machines can learn new problem domain, reason through hypotheses, resolve ambiguity, […]

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Partnering to Reimagine The Way Your Employees Work

Imagine a world where your global employee base is untethered from their desks, able to collaborate, access insight, and make confident decisions wherever, whenever. IBM is leading the mobile, cloud and analytics revolution that is making this vision a reality and enabling unprecedented digital transformation.  From partnerships with Twitter, Apple, Facebook, Box and The Weather […]

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IBM and Workday – Helping Finance Modernize and Chart a New Course

Finance leaders are in a better position from ever to move from the “back of the enterprise boat,” simply staring back at the wake and serving as “back office” scorekeepers and reporters of past performance, to captains at the helm of the boat, helping the company to predict and capitalize on market growth opportunities, chart […]

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Minimize the risk and cost of Occupational Fraud…THINK Data Monitoring & Analytics

Are you confident that your organization’s policy and compliance programs proactively identify risks across your enterprise? Or do you believe that your industry or business is immune to such risk? Weak or ineffective policy and compliance programs can open the door to risks and more specifically, Occupational Fraud — an employee’s misuse or abuse of […]

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Watch the webinar: Future-Proof: Your Insights

Trying to help your organization build a competitive advantage from data and analytics? Looking for new ways to innovate? Are you considering the role of Chief Data Officer to do this, but not sure what the role does or how it achieves business value? Hear from two CDOs about their role in the second of […]

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CDOs Take the Lead in Big Data & Information Sharing

Highlights from the 9th Annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium   It is easy to get lost without a leader. In fact, while travelling to the ninth annual MIT Chief Data Officer & Information Quality Symposium, I got lost on the way to the parking garage, and had to pull over and consult […]

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New Thinking: The business of IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become one of the most talked about terms in the buzz-word driven technology sector, but at the recent MIT CIO Symposium many experts believe that for all the excitement, IoT needs operational linkage if it is ever to fulfill its promise. Chris O’Connor, General Manager of IBM Internet of […]

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If Countering Fraud is a Priority, Don’t Miss This

  Last week, I participated in a fantastic hour-long webinar with our friends at CFO.com on the topic of ‘Using Advanced Analytics to Counter Fraud in a Big Data World.’ We had hundreds of senior finance executives listen in and participate…and a complimentary on demand replay is available for you to access here. I thought […]

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5 key issues CIOs discussed at the CIO Leadership Exchange

On July 16, some of the nation’s most accomplished chief information officers gathered in Chicago for IBM’s CIO Leadership Exchange, where they engaged in insightful discussions about the challenges they face. Despite tornado warnings and flash floods in the Chicago area that disrupted travel, and the happy distraction (at least for Blackhawks fans!) of Chicago […]

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