Every day, people in your organization are struggling to make the right decisions - working with customers, partners, and each other - because they simply can't use all available data. There's too much of it for humans to internalize, understand, and apply in real time. That's why organizations that automate and optimize decisions informed by predictive analytics have a significant advantage over competitors.
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November 2012- In this technical white paper from IBM, learn how predictive analytics can be used to detect internal and external threats to your organization. You will learn how techniques including cluster analysis, anomly detection, time series analysis, social network analysis, predictive models and scoring can be used to detect suspicious activity in real-time so your orgnization can take action to minimize risk and increase positive outcomes. As a final step, you will learn how automating model ...
November 2012- Around the world, in both developing and developed countries, too many primary and secondary students are falling below proficiency levels. Measuring and monitoring performance and understanding the factors at play in student achievement can help educators create the right conditions and design the most effective interventions for student success.
The history of information technology (IT) in the enterprise has been the history of connecting things together. Whether IT is connecting people, applications, systems or data, as years have passed, the number of connections between every aspect of the business and the infrastructure has increased, almost beyond measure.
A key driver of the growth in connectivity has been the increase in the quantity of information being generated and the ensuing use of that ...
This IBM Redbooks publication provides information about the concepts, planning, and design of IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5 environments. The target audience of this book is IT architects and consultants who want more information about the planning and design of application-serving environments, from small to large, and complex implementations.
This book addresses the packaging and features in WebSphere Application Server V8.5, and highlights the most common implementation topologies. It provides information about planning ...
This in-depth, highly topical white paper describes how today's healthcare providers can leverage mobility with data capture at the point of care to enhance patient care, advance EHR adoption and increase clinician efficiency and satisfaction.
It demonstrates how healthcare providers can: accelerate the provider's journey in ensuring better patient care through electronic data capture; build a foundation around mobility and data capture to improve quality of care, patient safety and provider/patient satisfaction; ...
October 2012- While big data promises huge insight, the truth is, many companies are struggling to realize the benefits due to the difficulty in integrating data from multiple silos. This research paper examines how to create contextual big data and how to simplify the analytics process for business users without needing to go to IT for every time a new study begins. Pros and cons of multiple methods for big data analytics are analyzed and recommendations for ...
A 2012 survey of more than 180 business and IT managers and staff at organizations of all sizes across multiple industries reveals some important trends and insights when it comes to location-based data:
• The use of maps to view business data in its geographical context is growing in importance.
• Managers and executives find it important to map data to manage everything from assets and customers to the field workforce and supply chains, as well ...
Business moves fast - which means that software development teams need to move even faster. The emergence of new software development models, such as the agile development process, has given organizations powerful tools for responding to events quickly and has helped organizations evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.
To make the most of agile processes, organizations need effective and efficient testing strategies - complete with processes for governing test data. However, many ...
A Comprehensive Data Privacy Plan
As the increase in doing business and sharing of information, or data, online continues to grow exponentially, the importance of developing a data privacy strategy is critical.
Websites, online ads, mobile apps, and cloud services give you more information about your customer than ever before. Who owns what data and who has access to it gets complicated fast. You may be collecting:
• Individual identity ...
August 2012- It is critical that an organization understands relationships between data, its business value and how to ensure long-term and accurate data access. Every process - defined or otherwise - within the organization creates information as the process is executed. An organization's information can be grouped into many small units of related data, often referred to as the complete business object. This white paper defines the complete business object as it applies to organizations and its ...
August 2012- Organizations are under more pressure than ever to deliver better business outcomes. They need new insights that can help sales and marketing generate more revenue, help the finance department reduce risk and help the entire organization lower costs. This 20 page, interactive eBook uses 5 customer scenarios to show how organizations are tackling real issues using IBM big data, warehousing & analytics solutions. Discover how you can take data and analytics beyond the warehouse, and picture yourself in ...
August 2012- Information, an essential asset in virtually all organizations, requires careful attention and robust processes to ensure it can reliably support business decision-making. Information arising from multiple sources must be integrated and governed to ensure it is a trusted source and in compliance with internal policies and external regulations and legislature. The process of the integration and governance of information provides a framework that incorporates acquisition, organization, control and use of information to create and enhance ...
Business moves fast- which means that software development teams need to move even faster. The emergence of new software development models, such as the agile development process, has given organizations powerful tools for responding to events quickly and has helped organizations evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.
To make the most of agile processes, organizations need effective and efficient testing strategies - complete with processes for governing test data. However, many development, ...
August 2012- In this ebook, we'll examine the three "Golden Rules" of data appliances, and how these rules correlate directly to the e3 equation that has drawn the attention of IT leaders across all industries to these appliance offerings. Along the way, we'll endeavor to provide some examples and guidelines regarding how businesses can successfully evaluate and implement data appliances in the enterprise.
For several years, IT managers and their companies have been capitalizing on the increasing power and sophistication of industry-standard x86 servers and other platforms. They deliver processing power that matches or surpasses proprietary systems of the past. However, the support services that many companies deploy to keep their IT environments up and running efficiently haven?t always kept pace with the growing complexities and importance of their IT environments.
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The HP Converged Cloud Workshop can help you gain clarity on cloud concepts and the various types of cloud computing, identify the cloud initiatives that can work for your business, and create a roadmap that defines your steps forward.
During the one to two-day workshop, senior HP consultants use highly informative visual displays to share what they have learned from their vast experience in an interactive session with you. By acquainting a team ...
IBM Worklight software can enable organizations to extend their business through HTML5, hybrid and native applications ("apps") for a variety mobile devices. IBM Worklight supports the entire application lifecycle from development, back-end integration and authentication, to post-deployment management. This white paper presents a technolgy overview of IBM Worklight and further discusses:
• The four main components
• Development tools
• Runtime server environment
• Security and authentication mechanisms
• System requirements
June 2012- Learn about six reasons to move from Oracle to IBM DB2 - performance, cost savings, usability, scalability, flexibility and reliability - through case studies about Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, Agrofert, Newell Rubbermaid, Schaeffler KG, Payment Solution Providers and Banco Credito de Peru. See how moving to IBM is a smart decision for companies around the globe.
June 2012- In an era of nonstop, data-driven global commerce, enterprises and consumers alike are demanding more than ever from OLTP systems and the critical business functions they enable. Download this white paper to learn how IBM DB2 pureScale can help equip companies with the technology foundation to deliver high availability and continuous uptime for transactional data - with all of the flexibility, scalability and agility they need to remain competitive into the future.
November 2012- This white paper is a product of the Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) and documents a collection of high priority use cases for both the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) cloud computing service models. Use cases highlight the benefits of cloud computing and are key to identifying specific technical requirements including the need for open standards that promote portability and interoperability.
June 2012- Read this short brochure to learn what IT industry experts - both analysts and users - are saying in reply to key questions about who can be trusted to deliver viable solutions in today's critical areas of information management including improving efficiency and IT economics, optimizing data-intensive workloads for performance and value, and trusting the right IT vendor for the capabilities, solutions and services your business and clients demand.
How master data management can help healthcare organizations and government agencies reduce costs, improve efficiency and provide better care.
Is your data as healthy as your patients? Master data management (MDM) can help healthcare systems ensure that the information in all of their applications is as up to date as possible. That results in greater efficiency, lower costs, improved patient and provider satisfaction, and ultimately, better care.
To be successful, modern businesses must be extremely agile and IT plays an ever-increasing role in enabling that nimbleness. ESG sees a number of IT trends closely aligned with business agility that impact everything from data center assets to remote workers. These trends will have an especially profound impact on corporate networks.
The IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance is a high performance analytics platform for mission critical efforts. It is built to support the efficient application of advanced analytic tools such as LYNXeon.
IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances are easy-to-use and unmatched in value. They are designed specifically for running complex analytics on very large data volumes, orders of magnitude faster than competing solutions.
This cyber analytics approach provides a predictive and forensic ...
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