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[Memes] Big Data & Analytics Cartoon Quotes #IBMBTT

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Big Data & Analytics Epiphany Cartoon Media Leader, Spain

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What was your ‘AHA’ moment?  The instant you realized the value of big data & analytics.

As part of a #FridayFun series, we will be sharing one cartoon quote per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents on when they first realized the value of big data & analytics.  And what was YOUR AHA moment for big data & analytics?

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Big Data & Analytics Epiphany Cartoon Financial Leader, India

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What was your ‘AHA’ moment?  The instant you realized the value of big data & analytics.

As part of a #FridayFun series, we will be sharing one cartoon quote per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents on when they first realized the value of big data & analytics.  And what was YOUR AHA moment for big data & analytics?

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Big Data & Analytics Epiphany Cartoon Insurance Leader, South Africa

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What was your ‘AHA’ moment?  The instant you realized the value of big data & analytics.

As part of a #FridayFun series, we will be sharing one cartoon quote per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents on when they first realized the value of big data & analytics.  And what was YOUR AHA moment for big data & analytics?

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IBM Executive Interview, Susan Puglia Part 2 [P-TECH intern]

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IBM-Susan Puglia

“Young people…are growing up in an environment where peer pressure to connect and share is much greater than concern about their information ending up in the wrong hands.” – Susan Puglia, IBM VP of Global University Programs

Leslieanne John, P-TECH student and IBM CAI intern, conducted a series of executive interview posts exploring topics such as the technical skills necessary for business today and preparing students for the future.  She also looked into technical skills gaps and how technology integrates with education.  In this post, she revisits her first interview with Susan Puglia, IBM Vice President of Global University Programs & Vice Chair of the IBM Academy of Technology Board of Governors, to focus on the topic of cybersecurity.

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Big Data & Analytics Epiphany Cartoon Utilities Leader, Russia

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What was your ‘AHA’ moment?  The instant you realized the value of big data & analytics.

As part of a #FridayFun series, we will be sharing one cartoon quote per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents on when they first realized the value of big data & analytics.  And what was YOUR AHA moment for big data & analytics?

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IBM Executive Interview, Colleen Arnold [P-TECH intern]

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Colleen Arnold, Sr VP, IBM Sales and Distribution (Image credit: IBM)

[To deliver an exceptional client experience], “you have to LISTEN! LISTEN! LISTEN!” – Colleen Arnold, SVP IBM Sales & Distribution

January is National Mentoring Month. While there are many definitions and meanings for the word “mentor”, at the core, a mentor is a trusted advisor. This summer, I had the opportunity to mentor Leslieanne John, a star student at Pathways in Technology Early College High School, as she navigated the corporate world for the first time. As an intern, her project was to interview top executives at IBM about their career paths, views on technology, and their advice for young people starting in the technology world. Her sixth interview was with Colleen Arnold, who is not only Senior Vice President of IBM Sales and Distribution, but also a mentor to over one hundred IBMers. Colleen has a strong commitment to mentoring and somehow finds the time to schedule mentoring sessions into her insanely busy days. The act of mentoring seems to energize her, enabling Colleen to tackle her daily challenges with an incredible amount of passion and excitement. Read the full interview with Leslieanne and Colleen below:

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Workforce analytics: moving from reporting to predicting

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Image credit: IBM workforce analytics study
Image credit: IBM workforce analytics study

Many organizational functions such as Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their use of analytics to inform decision making and are seeing clear benefits in terms of business outcomes. With the abundance of data about people in organizations, it stands to reason that the Human Resources (HR) function could similarly benefit. Using analytics to extract and apply insights about the workforce is one of the biggest opportunities for HR, but is it an opportunity that is being realized? The IBM Smarter Workforce Institute commissioned new research to find out to what extent workforce analytics is being used today, and what unique factors enable or inhibit the application of analytics in HR.

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Big Data & Analytics Epiphany Cartoon Chemicals Leader, China

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What was your ‘AHA’ moment?  The instant you realized the value of big data & analytics.

As part of a #FridayFun series, we will be sharing one cartoon quote per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents on when they first realized the value of big data & analytics.  And what was YOUR AHA moment for big data & analytics?

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Big Data & Analytics Epiphany Cartoon India Telco #IBMBTT

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What was your ‘AHA’ moment?  The instant you realized the value of big data & analytics.

As part of a #FridayFun series, we will be sharing one cartoon quote per week from the IBM Business Tech Trends study.  These are actual quotes from the study respondents on when they first realized the value of big data & analytics.  And what was YOUR AHA moment for big data & analytics?

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