IBM Predictive Analytics: How It Helps Tame Big Data

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2012-04-15
 
 
 

Big Data: The New Natural Resource

Big data is the digital convergence of structured data found inside databases and unstructured data flowing from new sources like social networks, mobile device sensors, radio-frequency identification (RFID), smart meters and financial systems.

Big Data: The New Natural Resource

Big Data Is a Growing Sector

The digital universe will grow to 2.7 zettabytes in 2012, up 48 percent from 2011, moving toward 8ZB by 2015.

Big Data Is a Growing Sector

Capitalize on Big Data

More than half of business leaders are not capitalizing on big data.

Capitalize on Big Data

Analytics Matter

Users of analytics are 2.2 times more likely to outperform their peers.

Analytics Matter

Make It Work

Organizations have to put big data to work for their benefit.

Make It Work

Big Data and Health Care

Medical images and electronic medical records are just two types of data for which there is a growing need for analysis.

Big Data and Health Care

Big Data and Customer Service

Big data analytics can help organizations deliver better customer service by delivering real-time information.

Big Data and Customer Service

Big Data and Insurance

Analytics can help insurers better detect fraud.

Big Data and Insurance

Big Data and Financial Services

The financial services industry produces an enormous amount of data daily that must be sifted through and analyzed.

Big Data and Financial Services

Big Data and Retail

Analytics can help retailers better understand customer wants and needs, thus leading to more sales.

Big Data and Retail

Big Data and Communications

The communications industry is responsible for gobs of data, much of which can be used to deliver more personal experiences.

Big Data and Communications

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