Water Mission

The IBM jStart team is partnering with Water Mission to develop a real-time data alerting and analysis dashboard to instantly view the nonprofit’s existing and future global operations. Water Mission, a nonprofit engineering organization that provides sustainable safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions for the global water crisis, manages the operations of more than 2,000 safe water systems around the […]

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IBM and Stanford University team up for a new perspective on SETI signal analytics

Co-authors: Frank Fan, Kenny Smith, Jason Wang, Austin Hou, Rafael Setra, Qi Yang IBM and students from the Stanford University have teamed up to use IBM Spark services to analyze astronomical radio signal data for their projects in Mining Massive Data Sets. Using IBM’s Spark@SETI environment in the IBM Cloud, two different teams tackled the complex problem of signal feature extraction and classification using several terabytes of […]

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Getting “Things” Moving

Minimizing Time-to-Value for IoT Solutions with IBM Technology Emerging Technologies specializes in creating business value for IBM’s clients using new and innovative technology. That tech comes from many sources including research, open source and, indeed, Emerging Technologies itself. One major source is the steady flow of new tech from IBM’s own research and development teams, and Emerging Technologies often works […]

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SETI sparks Machine Learning to sift Big Data

The SETI Institute’s mission is to explore, understand and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe. A central element of the Institute’s operations is the Allen Telescope Array (ATA) located in the Hat Creek Radio Observatory in California. This phased array observatory combines over 40 radio dishes to look for faint signals which may betray the presence […]

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SPARKing Universal Data Access

Spark Ecosystem Growth The dynamic growth of Spark technology into mainstream was underscored during the third annual SparkSummit in San Francisco last month. Standing-room-only for the more than two thousand attendees made it apparent that interest has sparked the need to accommodate an exponentially expanding audience. The sessions delivered deeper expertise across more business applications leveraging larger data sets in low […]

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