Yael Shani

Behind the scenes of precision medicine

Advancing the science of medicine relies largely on access to patients’ genomic information and the other related biological or environmental factors causing disease. Armed with additional information, researchers and physicians can often target a disease more precisely with treatment specific to the individual, and potentially deliver higher-quality personalized patient care. In a world where the […]

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IBM Storage in action at HIMSS17

Today, many healthcare enterprises find themselves dealing with too much data, delivering too little insight. And as we move forward, the challenge will grow. By 2020, it’s estimated that the amount of medical knowledge available to us will double every 73 days, and doctors may have to tackle 200 times the amount of medical data […]

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Flash and retail: Be first, be best or be nowhere

Mobile, social, analytics and cloud technologies have created a very strong foundation for what’s to come in the cognitive computing era. For retail, cognitive computing has already arrived. It is dramatically transforming the ways we do business and consume products and services, and it is raising client expectations to an all new level. In a […]

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Your storage can do more for you

Today, there is no arguing the fact that IT plays a critical role in helping businesses achieve their long-term strategic goals. IT is changing business models, shaping industry trends and determining the competitive landscape: Who’s going to be first, who’s going to be best and who’s going nowhere. If you feel your existing IT infrastructure […]

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Mind the gap

When we look at the tremendous data growth organizations are experiencing these days against flat or declining storage budgets, we realize that some organizations face a serious gap. It is possible, however, to bridge the gap by building the right storage foundation–a foundation that will help organizations manage and run data much more efficiently. When […]

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Need more flash? Fund it with tape

Whether you are a retail business analyzing consumer data generated on social media channels, an entertainment institute that archives digital assets, a life science company dealing with HIPAA and government regulations or a managed service provider (MSP) that offers cloud services–you are all dealing with big data. You have to build the right strategy to […]

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Do you know where I’m spending my money next?

This video summarizes it all: Customers expect companies to know them personally – their tastes, habits, preferences, lifestyles, buying patterns, what they like and dislike, how old their kids are, if they have a pet, when it’s time to replace the car or their furniture, to renew the house insurance or their gym membership or […]

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Oracle in a flash

Last week, about 60,000 attendees from 140 countries flocked to San Francisco to attend Oracle OpenWorld 2015. And it’s safe to say that most if not all attendees had a common goal: maximizing their IT investments, especially within their Oracle deployments. But that’s not always easy, given that database performance is a function of the […]

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Back to the Future

This post is dedicated to those of you who remember the American trilogy of science fiction films from 1985, 1989 and 1990 starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Last week we celebrated “Back to the Future” day, October 21, 2015, which was the day that the Back to the Future films tried to predict […]

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