November 2016

All posts from November 2016

Humans: Threat or asset in a cyber breach?

by pm2net on November 29, 2016 , Comments Off on Humans: Threat or asset in a cyber breach?

All the technology in the world applied to thwarting cyber threats can certainly have an impact. But the human factor plays a vital, complementary role in being smarter about cybersecurity. See how the role of humans in cybersecurity was emphasized in expert quotes culled from the recent IBM Insight at World of Watson 2016 conference.

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The ever-evolving role of master data management

by pm2net on November 29, 2016 , Comments Off on The ever-evolving role of master data management

Censuses have long provided governing authorities with data that helps them make decisions affecting the lives and livelihoods of people everywhere. In modern times, however, companies look for more than just a name when doing business—and that’s where master data comes in. Find out how your organization can capture and uncover insights in its master data as part of its quest to engage with customers as individuals.

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Tackling predictive uncertainty with Monte Carlo statistical analysis

by pm2net on November 28, 2016 , Comments Off on Tackling predictive uncertainty with Monte Carlo statistical analysis

Essentially, Monte Carlo simulations predict an outcome not from the actual values of input data (which aren’t known) but from the likely (aka “simulated”) values of that data (based on their probability distributions). These simulations can prove invaluable for assessing risks in many real-world decision scenarios, such as investment appraisals, business and strategic planning, marketing and sales forecasting, and pricing.

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Transforming primary and secondary education through the power of cloud, mobile and cognitive technology

by pm2net on November 22, 2016 , Comments Off on Transforming primary and secondary education through the power of cloud, mobile and cognitive technology

Math just got personal, thanks to the scalability and interactivity of cloud, mobile and cognitive computing. Check out a new solution that aims to revolutionize math education and elevate math skills for students.

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The vital role of digital engagement in today’s insurance industry

by pm2net on November 21, 2016 , Comments Off on The vital role of digital engagement in today’s insurance industry

As policyholders continue to turn to online resources for insurance information and support, digital engagement will be increasingly critical for insurance company operations. Both cognitive computing and analytics can play a key role in the engagement process, showing insurers how to best optimize their digital resources to meet the needs of their policyholders.

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Moving beyond spreadsheets into enterprise-ready statistical analysis

by pm2net on November 21, 2016 , Comments Off on Moving beyond spreadsheets into enterprise-ready statistical analysis

Although spreadsheets offer a stable, attractive option when working with numbers, they can fall far short when they are applied to enterprise-scale statistical analytics. Weigh the limitations of spreadsheets against the benefits of a sophisticated, enterprise-grade statistical analysis tool for accurate, flexible and reliable analyses.

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