Winning World Wide | The IBM Research & GBS Data Visualization Prototype

What does a year of business wins — thousands of client projects from across every industry and around the world — look like for IBM’s consulting organization?

Based on actual data from GBS Sales Operations over the past 12 months, this big data visualization prototype by IBM Research and GBS Communications brings the velocity, volume and variety of all this real-world work to life, in 3D geography and a global mapping.mode.

Highlights from the IBM Study, Analytics: The Real World Use of Big Data (by ibmbusinessanalytics)

Mike Schroeck, Partner and VP with IBM Global Business Services, shares takeaways from the 2012 IBM study, “Analytics: The real-world use of big data.” This study, from the IBM Institute for Business Value, and in partnership with the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, explores how organizations are leveraging big data to create competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Download the study: www.ibm.com/2012bigdatastudy

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Insights from IBM: Bridget van Kralingen, leader of Global Business Services at IBM anticipates overwhelming change with social business. Among other examples, she discusses how Cemex, the cement maker, pursued global innovation with 20,000 employees. 

The Virtual Center | IBM Global Business Services

A brief tour and overview of the voice-enabled, web-based and easy-to-use 3D collaboration complex that IBM’s global consulting organization has developed on the web.alive platform. Visit http://bit.ly/ibmavc to experience the Center and all its 3D features, including Web wallls, meeting rooms and advanced spatial audio for natural voice communication. Or contact vcenter@us.ibm.com to learn more.

For more on Smarter Commerce — the new consulting practice from IBM Global Business Services and IBM Software Group — see these assets:

Dive Into the Dialogue: be part of the 2010 CEO Study Webcast (via IBMIBV)

Join us on May 18th for a global dialogue on the IBM 2010 CEO Study. We’ll be hosting a series of live webcasts over 24 hours, with IBM expert guests joining from around the world.

Before and during the webcast you and your clients can join in the discussion by posing questions and post comments on:

Twitter: use the #smarterleaders hashtag and follow @smarterleaders

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Find us on Facebook: search on Smarter Leaders

Or, stop by this week or for the day-long webcast viewing party in the Analytics Virtual Center, the new, easy-to-use 3D collaboration space where IBMers, clients and outside guests can gather and share ideas.

An IBM global survey of over 32,000 consumers reveals that technology is giving shoppers a new source of power — pushing retailers to engage them more directly via increased use of personalized promotions and offerings…

To help retailers address these operational mandates, IBM is today launching a new Center of Competency (CoC) for Retail that will provide deep industry expertise in the areas of business analytics, customer insights and merchandising.

Breaking Away With Business Analytics & Optimization

Creating the Intelligent Enterprise

Do you have the all the information you need to make important business decisions, when and where you need it? Are you able to get different groups in your organization working together to act on new insights? This new study bu IBM’s Institute for Business Value reveal that, in our increasingly complex world, many enterprises are operating with blind spots and without management systems for effectively putting information into action.

Big  Blue’s next big act: smarter technology for a smarter planet -  Knowledge@SMU
From IBM’s perspective, just about any human activity can be digitised: from the production of physical goods to the delivery of services. This means that with the help of technology, more efficient ways can be found to improve the everyday lives of everyone in this world. “Computing was previously about mainframes and PCs (personal computers), but now, it is about digitisation,” said Frank Kern, IBM’s senior vice president and managing partner, IBM Global Business Services.

Big Blue’s next big act: smarter technology for a smarter planet - Knowledge@SMU

From IBM’s perspective, just about any human activity can be digitised: from the production of physical goods to the delivery of services. This means that with the help of technology, more efficient ways can be found to improve the everyday lives of everyone in this world. “Computing was previously about mainframes and PCs (personal computers), but now, it is about digitisation,” said Frank Kern, IBM’s senior vice president and managing partner, IBM Global Business Services.