IBM Business Analytics and Optimization Services
Accelerate your time to value with big data and analytics
You know the benefits of analytics, but what’s the best way to achieve them within your own organization? Which opportunities should you invest in to realize the biggest returns? How can you use big data to solve long-standing business challenges? With IBM Analytics, you gain access to IBM’s 9000 strategy, analytics, and technology experts and consultants from around the globe, who can assess your business and identify the specific areas in which analytics can bring the most value to your business.
Featured Big Data & Analytics Thought Leadership
Analytics: A blueprint for value
Capitalizing on Big Data - Steps outperforming companies are taking to deliver results In today’s competitive marketplace, executive leaders are racing to convert enterprise insights into meaningful results. Successful leaders are infusing analytics throughout their enterprises to drive smarter decisions, enable faster actions and optimize outcomes.
In this exciting new piece of research, the IBM Institute of Business Value surveyed 900 business and IT executives from 70 countries. Through our research, we identified nine levers that together that differentiate top performing organizations from their competitors. The study also highlights how these levers work together to enable, drive and amplify the value delivered by analytics.
Business Analytics and Optimization services
Know your customer
Customer analytics helps organizations increase the value they generate for their customers, partners and shareholders. It helps them better integrate and more effectively manage their value chain and processes by taking real-time actions. Learn how companies are leveraging advanced analytics to obtain a rich and consolidated view of their customers, enabling them to determine the next best action to optimize customer interaction.
Transform financial processes
IBM Financial Performance Management solutions and offerings help organizations implement advanced capabilities such as rolling plan, forecast and budget, and automate financial close processes to gain visibility, insight and control. Learn how CFOs and their teams are using advanced analytics to measure, report, plan, and forecast to drive profitability across the entire value chains.
IBM's Fraud Analytics solutions enable organizations to use advanced data mining technology to identify claims at risk and assist with cost recovery. Learn how these sophisticated and comprehensive solutions help detect fraud that occurs even before a payment is made, rather than after.
Mitigate risks across the enterprise including unexpected operational cost fluctuations, financial damage from fraud, credit risks, regulatory risks, brand damage from malicious use of social media, and many others. Better manage, simplify and automate their business policy and compliance operations.
Analyze big data
Ensure the delivery of trusted information across an organization that supports pervasive deployment of analytics with improved IT economics. Learn how you can build an information management platform that enables you to address your biggest challenges and opportunities by integrating, aligning, simplifying and analyzing your information so you can turn your information into actionable insight.
Gain the insight you need to become a more agile organization that is able to anticipate and respond to changes, better align operations with demand, and take advantage of emerging opportunities.
From Data to Decisions III: Lessons from Early Analytics Programs
The Partnership for Public Service, and the IBM Center for The Business of Government examines some of the successful early data projects to see how they got started, what sustained them and how the data was used to improve mission-critical programs.
Download the report
Get started with Business Analytics and Optimization
Learn how IBM BAO Jumpstart Services can help you achieve competitive advantage using smarter analytics.
Featured analyst reports
IBM ranked #1 in the 2013 Asia Pacific Business Intelligence and Analytics Solution Providers Capture Share Report.
What is Watson?
Cognitive systems like Watson may transform how organizations think, act, and operate in the future.
Learn how IBM Watson is transforming your industry