What can cognitive computing do for you?
In February 2011, viewers watched with amazement as IBM Watson went against Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, two of the sharpest and fastest thinking human beings at that time, and beat them handily at Jeopardy!. It is not just the speed at which Watson made the decisions that was impressive, but […]
Opening up the healthcare IT using APIs
Let us face it! The healthcare IT is a closed environment due to many factors – regulation, privacy and security concerns, primarily run by legacy vendors, etc. However, it is catching up fast with digital innovation, especially because of consumer awareness and consumerization of healthcare related IoT devices. I recently […]
The business value of weather data
IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Many of us seem to watch weather forecasts to figure out what to wear the next day but forget about it right after that, unless of course there is snow in the forecast. Especially here in the northeast; we dread watching the weather report […]
The digital future of healthcare is here
IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub The United States spends around 17 to 18 percent of its GDP on healthcare every year. Translated into dollars, this equals a mind-boggling $2.9 trillion. Unfortunately, that spending will grow at a faster rate now due to baby boomers becoming an aging population, and they are the […]
How Data Insight–Driven Enterprises Manage Data Onslaught
IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Connecting everything to the Internet—the Internet of Everything—brings an interesting problem to the forefront: data onslaught. One example of data onslaught in today’s data economy is the 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data collected every single day.1 Another example is the 2.5 PB of data collected […]
Did Germany Cheat in World Cup 2014?
This is a guest post by Andy Thurai (@AndyThurai). Andy has held multiple technology and business development leadership roles with large enterprise companies including Intel, IBM, BMC, CSC, Netegrity and Nortel for the past 20+ years. He’s a strategic advisor to BigML. Now that I got your attention about Germany’s […]