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Big Data at NASA

Big Data at NASA

Data already is the new currency and is at the heart of everything digital. I like to repeat the adage, “Data becomes Information, becomes Knowledge, becomes Wisdom”. And “It’s all about the data”. So why do we send up probes, sensors or satellites — for the data? I’d like to touch upon some mission critical … Continue reading Big Data at NASA

Top tips for securing big data environments

Top tips for securing big data environments

Why big data doesn’t have to mean big security challenges What is big data? Big data spans four dimensions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity. Volume: Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are generated from new and traditional sources including climate sensors, social media sites, digital pictures and videos, purchase transaction records, cell phone GPS … Continue reading Top tips for securing big data environments

Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

Internet of Things technology continues to grow at a fascinating pace, and increasing opportunities to innovate in an Internet of Things world proliferate. The skill and technology layers needed to make the Internet of Things a reality for today’s world starts with machine learning, deep learning, graph databases and real-time data management. And they continue … Continue reading Internet of Things: A continuum of change with opportunities galore

Analytics and the cloud: The rise of open source

Analytics and the cloud: The rise of open source

IBM has a long history of working in open technology. IBM has directly contributed to the open source movement's success. It was 20 years + ago that IBM's strong support for Linux with patent pledges and significant technical resources and investment in the face of some of the legal uncertainty surrounding its use that brought … Continue reading Analytics and the cloud: The rise of open source

How to get fast insights from the right data

How to get fast insights from the right data

Data, insights, cloud, agile, analytics. These are all terms that get thrown around a lot in technology these days. But the truth is that unless you can combine some or all of these concepts, the bottom line benefit to your business will likely not as great as you may expect. Let’s look at one particular … Continue reading How to get fast insights from the right data