Cognition


Nate Silver on data do’s and don’ts

In his welcome to attendees at the Toronto installment of SAP’s Conversations on the Future of Business event, SAP Canada’s new COO Terry Madore focused on the ”new SAP story.” According to Madore, the company is no longer about going to customers with new products, but rather about executing on new ideas that come through [...]

Nate Silver

PhilKaszuba

The location-based future

InsightaaS: Inherent in the appeal of mobility (and to a substantial degree, of cloud-based Big Data analytics as well) is the concept of location-based services: the idea that it is possible to tie physical location together with the vast resources of cyberspace to create entirely new services – and new sources of revenue. To explore [...]


Watson shifts into “embed” gear

Innovation for its own sake is the stuff of entrepreneurial legend, but rarely a strategy for sustainable development. While a certain degree of licence may be needed to fuel the creative process, ultimately, new paths that are forged must be wrapped in practical application, a lesson that has been absorbed by innovators from Icarus to [...]

Manoj Saxena - IBM

Andy Flint, senior director, analytic product management, FICO

FICO marries analytics expertise with cloud delivery

The need for companies to maintain competitive edge through the application of data analytics is gaining broad recognition: less well known is FICO, and the organization’s efforts to build analytics solutions that unlock the business value in very large, unstructured data sets. Over the past several months, the San Jose, California-based analytics and decision management [...]


IBM-as-a-Service?

LAS VEGAS – With the promise of “fast, used and smart” systems that are intuitive and powerful enough to drive user adoption, IBM unveiled its new vision for analytics at the Information On Demand (IOD) conference this week. For IBM, the business value in analytics is clear and considerable, and the company worked hard at [...]

Beth Smith, VP, IBM Analytics