Posts Tagged ‘IBM Analytics’

Perficient Speakers at World of Watson 2016

With World of Watson, IBM has expanded its annual data and analytics user conference to encompass cognitive business applications. Perficient is proud to be a sponsor of World of Watson 2016, which is being held October 23-27 in Las Vegas. If you haven’t already registered, there’s still time to secure the pre-conference rate: https://www-304.ibm.com/events/tools/wow2016reg/registration/#/  If […]

Digital Transformation in Energy & Utilities with IBM Watson

For energy and utilities organizations, power outages and related incidents are typically the cumulative impact of many small incidents spread over time. It’s rare that a major outage is reported without some prior indication of part or process failure. The difficulty lies in proactively uncovering those issues before a significant incident occurs. Energy and utilities […]

Perficient honored with top IBM Analytics Award at Insight

Saturday evening, at the start of IBM’s Insight conference, Perficient was presented with the Worldwide Analytics Business Partner of the Year award. This award encompasses all solutions under IBM’s Analytics software brands, including Business Analytics, Enterprise Content Management, Information Management, Big Data and Watson. We’re thrilled that IBM continues to recognize our significant investment and […]

Data Indiscretions

Data loaded into a TM1 or SPSS model will, in most cases, include files consisting of thousands (or hundreds of thousands) of records. It is not reasonable, given the number of fields and records in files of this size, for you to visually inspect all fields in every record (of every file) for missing or […]

Primary Practices for Examining Data

SPSS Data Audit Node       Once data is imported into SPSS Modeler, the next step is to explore the data and to become “thoroughly acquainted” with its characteristics. Most (if not all) data will contain problems or errors such as missing information and/or invalid values. Before any real work can be done using […]

Importing Data into SPSS Modeler for the TM1 Developer

If you have a TM1 background it is a quick step to using SPSS Modeler -if you look for similarities in how the tools handle certain tasks like, for example, importing data. With TM1, source data is transformed and loaded into cube structures for consolidation, modeling and reporting using its ETL tool TurboIntegrator. In SPSS […]

What is a Center of Excellence? – White Paper

If you have been reading any of my earlier posts, you’ll know that I am always happy to evangelize the concept of a practice or organization “Center of Excellence” – or “CoE”. I believe that the establishment of and commitment to a practice CoE shows that an organization is committed to continuous improvement and ultimately, […]