• August 20, 2018

Live from IBM Insight2015: The feasibility of DIY analytics

The cognitive era is here and in order for you to disrupt instead of being disrupted you need to leverage the insights hidden in your data. To do this you can use a cloud-based solution like Watson or an on-premises one like IBM’s Analytics. But how can you get cost efficient insights through analytics if […]

Live from IBM Insight2015: Mobile Analytic Insights

One of the takeaways from IBM Insight 2015 is that the user experience needs to be contextualized and personalized. When this user experience is provided through a mobile app, then the System of Insight will need data from the mobile device itself, in order to enable that user experience. What additional data is needed and […]

Live from IBM Insight2015: Analytics and ads of the future

Like them or hate them, advertisements aren’t going away any time soon. Companies want to spread the word about their products or events, and ads are one of the most visible ways to do this. This week at Insight, we’ve heard a lot about intelligent analytics that can be generated out of big data. Analytics […]

Live from IBM Insight2015: Using analytics to acquire and retain key talent

5 – 7 years ago I’m not so sure I would have been writing a blog post about acquiring and retaining key talent. It’s interesting how times change, and the demand for jobs in general has led to a shift in how companies look to both recruit and keep their most valuable assets–their employees. This […]

Live from IBM Insight2015: Where will the Cognitive Era take us?

If you’ve been following along with the happenings at IBM Insight 2015 (#ibminsight), you may have heard some of the amazing news surrounding the continued advancement of Watson and how this technology is bringing us into the Cognitive Era. So what does this mean for you and me? Think about all of the decisions that you […]

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My mobile app is AWESOME…I think?

So, you created this amazing mobile app for the employees at your company. Gone are the days of connecting to the VPN, and the painful experience of navigating the company intranet on your mobile device! Your app eliminates all that, and because it’s a hybrid app, it’s available for every device–even better! Your colleagues will surely install, use […]

Beware of the expert

“When you’ve reached mastery in one art, you display it in every action. You control time.” – Yamamoto, “Pronate,” Racing Club EP (2000) I’ve been learning about Business Intelligence recently. I’m not an expert, but at some point in the future, I will list it on my LinkedIn profile, and people will begin to endorse […]

Is mobile computing scarier than Y2K?

Those of us older than 35 can vividly remember the Y2K scare perpetrated on the computing public by a variety of fear mongers two decades ago. Leading the doom and gloom scenario were the vendors most likely to profit from fixing the supposed problems. The widely held view was that most computer software and hardware […]

Live from IOD – Rocketeers talk mobile & analytics

IBM’s Scott Laningham interviews Rocket’s Dan Magid and Bob Potter about mobile, analytics, and everything in between.