A global study from IBM’s Institute for Business Value explores how innovative enterprises are gaining more… competitive advantage through the use of Big Data and analytics. The paper uses case studies to illuminate the complexities faced by organizations working with Big Data and the benefits they are deriving. less
As organizations increasingly become data-driven, corporate boards will expect precise answers to questions more… posed to the management team. Analytics allows organizations to identify the components of complex activities and ecosystems, understand dynamics and interdependencies, predict what is likely to occur next, and even recommend the best action to take. What once seemed impossibly uncertain is now knowable. less
On a Smarter Planet, those with the best information will win. Already, organizations that embrace more… analytics are outperforming their competition—and the gap is widening. They are extracting insights not only from enterprise data, but also from “Big Data” that is continuously flowing in from a variety of new sources. These insights help them make better, faster decisions and automate processes. less
Research and Insights
Successful leaders are infusing analytics throughout their enterprises to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes. The IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 900 business and IT executives from 70 countries. more… The research identified nine levers that together enable organizations to create value from an ever-growing volume of data from a variety of sources – value that results from insights derived and actions taken at every level of the organization. less
Discover how leading enterprises are tapping into Big Data to improve performance and results in this report from more… the IBM Center for Applied Insights in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit. The report is based on a survey of nearly 1,200 executives across nine industries in 64 countries, and investigates their ability to capture data, share insights and take actions based on what they learn. less
Learn how smart companies are gaining an edge in this report from IBM’s Institute for Business more… Value in collaboration with the MIT Sloan Management Review. The report identifies a growing divide between those companies that see the value of business analytics and are transforming themselves to take advantage of these newfound opportunities and those that have yet to embrace them. less
With analytics, you can instrument your processes, capture data as it occurs and use statistical models to predict potential problems. Christopher Conradi, an IBM client technical specialist, discusses how analytics and sensors work together to know when to fix something before it breaks down, even if it's buried beneath city streets.
This client story is about how analytics has been applied to Westfield Insurance's product portfolio and agent network to drive greater insights, manage risk, service customers and differentiate the company in the markets it serves
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The Cincinnati Zoo is using IBM business analytics software to drive new revenue, improve member visits and integrate all ticketing, retail, and food sales operations. The zoo projects a $350,000 increase in revenue in year one and an additional 50,000 new visits per year using the IBM analytics solution.
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Implement a balanced approach to make the best use of information while managing the explosive growth in data from existing and new sources.