big data

Heineken lays foundation for data-driven strategy with IBM

Central BI-platform in the cloud for cross-business insights Data is the new gold. Particularly for a multinational company such as Heineken that has to take into account both regional and international economic aspects and consumer preferences. To be able to take well-considered decisions in the future based on internal and external data, Heineken wants to […]

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To all developers: help to prepare for disasters – answer the Call for Code

Anyone who has been involved by a natural disaster recognizes the enormous urge to help the people affected. We know from our own experience how powerless you feel when your family or friends are in an affected area. The consequences of Hurricane Irma in Florida and the impact of Katrina in New Orleans were enough […]

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Future of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be powered by the Cloud

It is no longer science fiction – the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, is already upon us. A convergence of new technologies including robotics, AI, 3D printing and the IoT, all powered by the cloud and edge computing, is transforming the way we do business. Much the way the Internet, mobile and the PC […]

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IBM supports Hack Belgium – will you join us?

During Hack Belgium 1,000 entrepreneurs, developers, students and academics gather together to solve societal challenges with the help of cognitive and cloud technology. By developing new disruptive technologies these innovative entrepreneurs change the way the various fields work, including mobility, healthcare and the job market. It is no easy task, there will be sweat and […]

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Raiffeisen secures its future with IBM

If you haven’t been living under a rock the past few years, you’re probably aware that the financial services sector is undergoing some drastic changes. Industry-wide disruption led to the realization that banking should become (and is already becoming) more personalized and more digital. Granted, that’s a positive evolution. However, it also means that more […]

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The rise of the data scientist

Written by: Marc Teerlink, Global Strategist & Chief Data Scientist at IBM and Olav Laudy, Worldwide Predictive Analytics Solutions Leader at IBM In the film Moneyball, Billy Beane takes over as manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team in California. With the club in dire financial straits, he adopts a highly unorthodox strategy for achieving […]

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The ultimate in Big Data: Processing everything in the entire universe since time began

Professor Michael Garrett is allowed to be a little nonchalant about the current interest in Big Data. As a leading radio astronomer, he scans outer space for radio waves that might indicate intelligent life on other planets. He gathers, processes and analyzes as much data as possible from the entire known universe, going back to […]

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