Podcasts

Using analytics for self-service business intelligence

January 19, 2015
Benny Cohen, founder and president of Knowledge Providers, Inc., has spent the last 35 years implementing business solutions for small and large organizations across North America. He spent some time with us to talk about “self-service BI” for decentralizing the consumption of data and described...

Data warehousing and analytics on the cloud

November 10, 2014
Learn about the new dashDB product, which makes a powerhouse of data warehousing and analytics technology accessible to everyone on the cloud. A fully managed service that can help IT professionals, data scientists and line of business analysts get up and running with insights from their data with...

Analytics: The speed advantage

November 3, 2014 | 29:54
Rebecca Shockley is the Global Research Leader for Business Analytics at the renowned IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV). She joined us to talk about highlights from the latest IBV study, “Analytics: The speed advantage" and described four key "shifts" that occurred in the past year. She...

Gaining an advantage from information management

August 18, 2014 | 20:27
William McKnight is founder of McKnight Consulting Group, which focuses on helping clients solve business problems using proven, streamlined approaches in information management. He is also the author of a new book titled, "Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with...

Social marketing and big data

August 10, 2014 | 18:48
By now, most marketing managers and entrepreneurs have heard of big data, but they may not understand its impact on social marketing programs. Joining us to explain is Randy Hlavac, president of Marketing Synergy, a professor in Northwestern University’s Medill integrated marketing communications...

Infrastructure imperatives for advanced analytics

August 4, 2014 | 26:45
Organizations today are increasingly dependent on analyzing large volumes of data for strategic and operational decisions—and doing it in a timely fashion. As C-suite executives come to rely on advanced analytics, the importance of a robust IT infrastructure cannot be overstated. Adrian Bowles,...

Then and now: A five-year look at analytics studies

July 27, 2014 | 17:07
The internationally renowned IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) is beginning its 2014 survey on analytics. Rebecca Shockley, the global research leader for analytics at IBM Institute for Business Value, recapped some of the key findings from studies conducted over the last five years and how...

The first ever Forrester Wave for streaming analytics

July 21, 2014 | 13:38
Going, going...gone! That phrase has been used by auctioneers to indicate the final bid opportunity for a hot auction item. Now “going, going, gone” is being used in the world of big data. Why? Organizations realize that they need to act faster by analyzing streaming data and taking action in the...

Developing real-time applications through open source

July 13, 2014 | 17:44
IBM has a long and successful history with open source, from running Linux on IBM PCs to contributing initial codebase for Eclipse. We believe a mix of open source and closed source is the best way to drive adoption in the marketplace. Having the full support of a vendor like IBM can lower risk...

How SMBs are approaching big data analytics

July 7, 2014 | 17:54
Cloud, mobile, security, analytics and big data are all significant issues for IT organizations, and the landscape of each issue is rapidly evolving. While it’s difficult for organizations of all sizes to keep up with the changes, it’s especially challenging for small and midsize companies. Brian...

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