Empower your operations with data – insight from IBM Insight Day 2

Organizations building an insight-driven culture based on the science of data can change the way work gets done and how decisions are made. In the insight economy, you can help everyone act more quickly, ask more questions and think creatively about the best ways to innovate for growth. During Tuesday’s General Session, we learned how […]

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Don’t Be a Big Data Dinosaur

Putting big data analytics to work is not an event, it is a process. And it is a process that is constantly changing. It’s important to be aware of the ways in which that change could leave your organization behind if, like a dinosaur, it does not evolve to keep up. There are very few […]

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Transform your industry with IBM Systems – insight from IBM Insight Day 1

Imagine being the top compact disc producer when iTunes launched in 2009. New technology is constantly changing the way businesses operate and creating new industries that didn’t exist before. Today’s businesses need to adapt to remain competitive in the market because disruption is unavoidable. Insight about products, market and customers can help companies spot new […]

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Empowering your company with analytics and IBM Systems at Insight 2015 – Day 2 highlights

How does weather impact sales of soup? If you attended the Day 2 General Session at Insight, you can probably give an expert answer. Today was spent talking about how, with data science, you can build a business culture that will enable you to act faster, ask more questions and think creatively about solutions for […]

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Password security: the value of longer passwords

One of the most significant challenges in security is getting people to actually care about security. It’s no secret that while we in the security community like to talk about risk, vulnerabilities, countermeasures, and the like, we sometimes lose track of the fact that the users of our carefully crafted information systems have been, are, […]

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The API economy Is fueling cognitive business

If you attended Insight, either in person or via Insight Go, you hopefully had the chance to catch the Systems & Architecture Super Session entitled, “From Challenges to Shared Vision: The Path toward a Comprehensive Big Data Analytics Solution.” To hear more on this, please join me on November 11th at 11 AM EST or […]

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Empowering your company with analytics and IBM Systems at Insight 2015 – Day 1 highlights

First days of these big conferences always have an extra layer of commotion to them. Hordes of people are swarming around just about every corner of the warehouse-size conference rooms, checking in and assembling lanyard badges, scanning the packed schedule booklets, some still dragging suitcases from McCarran Airport. You hear enthusiastic greetings and chatter as […]

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Why a CIO should care about APM

Recently, I was talking to the CIO of a midsize software technology company on an airplane (I live in Silicon Valley. What are the odds?). He was chatty and I was bored, so we began to talk about business challenges he was facing. I figured I would use the opportunity to learn something. The CIO […]

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Silicon Valley, we have a problem!

Nik McCrory raised the million dollar question in a recent Google Hangout discussion when he asked: “What do teams do when problems arise in production?” He posed this question to panelists in the midst of a conversation about whether IBM DevOps combined with SAFe can help – and if so, how? We know that agile […]

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