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How companies can make better use of big data

Like bacteria, big data are lurking in the stomachs of cows. Some farmers are using sensors and software to analyze it and predict when a cow is getting ill.<p>Just like customers, cows do not always speak out when something is wrong. But companies can use data to predict potential risks and …

Big Data

Big Data Can Help Predict Weather Patterns

Big data can be used for many things, including weather predictions, and that is exactly what the Weather Company is doing to provide information …

Views from the front lines of the data-analytics revolution

At a unique gathering of data-analytics leaders, new solutions began emerging to vexing privacy, talent, organizational, and frontline-adoption …

Big Data Becomes Big Brother; Will Privacy Be The First Casualty Of Big Data?

Big Data has many advantages and it will change the way we live, but it is important to understand and be aware of the effects on privacy.

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Macy’s Is Changing The Shopping Experience With Big Data Analytics

Macy’s is ahead of its time, using the latest Big Data Analytics technology, to create a hyper-personalized shopping experience for their customers.

Big Data

Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup has found that one of the most important decisions companies make is simply whom they name manager. Yet our analysis suggests that they usually get it wrong. In fact, Gallup finds that companies fail to choose the candidate with the right talent for the job 82% of the time.<p>Bad managers cost …

How IBM Is Using Watson And An Innovative Workspace To Crunch Big Data For Big Solutions

At the Accelerated Discovery Lab, the company is trying to create “strategic serendipity,” with an open workplace and lots of cross-collaboration (and, of course, a genius super computer). The first task: Finding new cancer drugs.<p>IBM loves Big Data. The bigger it gets, the more servers, storage, …

Big Data Still 'A New Frontier' for Most of the Public Sector

Given last year's revelations about the National Security Agency's (NSA) massive surveillance and data analytics conducted on Americans, along with …

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2017 IBM Annual Report

Download the Annual Report<br>(PDF 5.9MB)<p>Dear IBM Investor:<p>The businesses of the world are changing the way they work. We have prepared your company for …

7 benefits of cloud from an enterprise architect point of view - Cloud computing news

March 11, 2014 | Written by: Eric Saint-Marc<p>Categorized: Archive<p>Share this post:<p>I was recently asked to provide an overview of the benefits of cloud. …

IBM CEO Rometty Plans Enterprise Deep Dive

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In her annual letter to shareholders, <b>IBM</b> (IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty vowed to strengthen the tech giant's links to its vast …

Chief Data Officer Profile

The Chief Data Officer is responsible for the overall big data strategy within an organisation, what skills are needed to become a CDO?

C-suite Leadership

Why The Toughest Bosses Are Best

There’s been a movement afoot in the current generation toward increasing sensitivity and gentle teaching and coaching in schools. A belief that teachers shouldn’t censure students. Parents demanding that teachers cease the use of red pencil as it connotes “negativity.” Competitive sports that …

IBM Research: Swiss Hospital Tests New Cancer Tool Developed by IBM Scientists

The eight-millimeter-wide, diamond-shaped probe injects very small volumes of chemical compounds known as reagents on the tissue surface and then …

Updated: Five steps to move your SAP application to IBM Cloud - Cloud computing news

March 7, 2014 | Written by: Odilon Magroski Goulart Junior<p>Categorized: Archive<p>Share this post:<p>Since my first blog post a few months ago, IBM updated …

Get off my cloud: when privacy laws meet cloud computing

<i>What does privacy mean in an age of ongoing privacy breaches? With new privacy law coming online in Australia on March 12, our Privacy in Practice</i> …

Security Flaw Shakes Faith in Apple Mobile Devices

Last July, I wrote about serious security vulnerabilities on the Android operating system for mobile devices, which could compromise data as well as …

Mobile Devices

Big Data Vendor Revenue And Market Forecast 2013-2017

Introduction<p>The Big Data market as measured by vendor revenue derived from sales of related hardware, software and services reached $18.6 billion in …