Strata Hadoop World Conference Update

Recently in the Strata Hadoop World Conference hosted last month in Singapore, Rod Smith, our VP of the Emerging Technologies, presented a keynote expanding on the newest driving business force: realtime digital business transformation. As businesses and customers demand quicker insights to recognize threats and opportunities for their businesses, the challenge for data scientists focuses on how to leverage historical […]

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The New Era of Realtime Digital Business

How realtime analytics is disrupting business by driving innovation Realtime analytics. What do we really mean when we say that? It’s surprisingly difficult to answer that question, as it depends in part on the context of the business needs behind who’s asking the question. Having worked with a number of companies who are wrestling with how to employ data not […]

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Why is IBM involved with Apache Spark?

How Emerging Technologies Works Within IBM, and How It Led to Spark. Recently, IBM announced its IBM Spark initiative, detailing how the company would move forward with the open-source compute cluster framework, including the creation of a Spark Technology Center based in San Francisco, California. This initiative, one of IBM’s largest, already includes over a dozen IBM labs, as well […]

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