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IBM Insight 2015 (Las Vegas, NV)

IBM Insight 2015

IBM_Insight



 

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Kickoff Day 1
Dave Vellante, George Gilbert, and Paul Gillin kicked off day one at IBM Insight 2015. They started the day talking about Watson being ready for business and how it’s a differentiated product.

Wrap Up Day 1
Dave Vellante, George Gilbert, and Paul Gillin wrapped up day one at IBM Insight 2015. They discussed the big themes of IBM, including the cognitive era, the size of the conference and the tough decisions they have made about the business in the past few years.

Kickoff Day 2
Dave Vellante, George Gilbert, and Paul Gillin kicked off day two at IBM Insight 2015. They talked about how the companies they chatted with are using data and how Watson is becoming synonymous with cognitive.

Guests Interviewed

Merv Adrian
VP Research, Gartner

Merv_Adrian

Interview Overview
Merv Adrian and Donald Feinberg stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about how IBM treats it’s portfolio as a portfolio and the challenges that IBM customers are facing. They provided insight into the two methods that vendors tend to use and how IBM focuses on the story of how all their solutions work together.

Merv Adrian has visited theCUBE many times before, including at BigDataNYC 2015, Hadoop Summit 2015, Hadoop Summit 2014 and Hadoop Summit 2013.

Doug Barton
Director, Product Marketing, IBM Business Analytics

Doug_Barton

Interview Overview
Doug Barton and Dave Haase stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about how IBM captured key data points while Dave cycled 3,000 miles across America last spring. They provided insight into how IBM raced his perfect race by making key decisions in when to rest and when to race based on key factors, including weather predictions.

Doug Barton stopped by theCUBE previously at IBM Vision 2015.

Phil Buckellew
VP, Enterprise Mobile, IBM

Phil Buckellew

Interview Overview: Phil and Jonathan
Phil Buckellew and Jonathan Eppers stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about the startup RadPad and how it came from Jonathan trying to find an apartment easier. They provided insight into how they raised money, the cities they are currently in and how IBM has helped them grow.

Interview Overview: Phil and Susanne
Phil Buckellew and Susanne Hupfer stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about the IBM Center for Applied Insights. They provided insight into how they gather data to identify trends and how this leads to bring back insights that can be applied to business recommendations.

Phil Buckellew previously visited theCUBE at IBM InterConnect 2015.

Joel Cawley
GM, Information and Insights as a Service, IBM

Joel_Cawley

Interview Overview
Joel Cawley stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about how IBM helps people use data to understand and reason about the world through Insights as a Service. He provided insight into gathering data about people, places, things and events through data services to interpret the data.

This was Joel’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Jonathan Eppers
CEO, Radpad

Jonathan_Eppers

Interview Overview
Jonathan Eppers and Phil Buckellew stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about the startup RadPad and how it came from Jonathan trying to find an apartment easier. They provided insight into how they raised money, the cities they are currently in and how IBM has helped them grow.

This was Jonathan’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Donald Feinberg
VP & Distinguished Analyst, Information Management, Gartner

Donald_Feinberg

Interview Overview
Donald Feinberg and Merv Adrian stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about how IBM treats it’s portfolio as a portfolio and the challenges that IBM customers are facing. They provided insight into the two methods that vendors tend to use and how IBM focuses on the story of how all their solutions work together.

This was Donald’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Harriet Fryman
VP Portfolio Marketing, IBM Analytics

Harriet_Fryman

Interview Overview
Harriet Fryman stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about the impact of Watson has had on IBM as a whole. She provided insight into the goal of bringing smart data to the individual level.

Harriet Fryman previously visited theCUBE at IBM Spark Summit 2015 and IBM Information on Demand 2013.

Ritika Gunnar
VP, Information Integration & Governance, IBM Analytics

Ritika_Gunnar

Interview Overview
Ritika Gunnar stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about what Information Integration and Governance means with data. She provided insight into the strategy of data as an asset and the emerging trend of getting access to data.

This was Ritika’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Dave Haase
Professional Athlete, Attitude Sports

Dave_Haase

Interview Overview
Dave Haase and Doug Barton stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about how IBM captured key data points while Dave cycled 3,000 miles across America last spring. They provided insight into how IBM raced his perfect race by making key decisions in when to rest and when to race based on key factors, including weather predictions.

Dave Haase stopped by theCUBE previously at IBM Vision 2015 with Jean Francois-Puget.

Jim Harris
International Bestselling Author, Journalist focusing on Disruptive Innovation, Sustainability & Energy

Jim_Harris

Interview Overview
Jim Harris stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about disruptive innovation. He provided insight into disruptive technologies and how data and analytics is changing the technology and marketing industry to add value to the end user.

This was Jim’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Susanne Hupfer
Senior Advisor, IBM Center for Applied Insights

Susanne Hupfer

Interview Overview
Susanne Hupfer and Phil Buckellew stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante about the IBM Center for Applied Insights. They provided insight into how they gather data to identify trends and how this leads to bring back insights that can be applied to business recommendations.

This was Susanne’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Andrew Juarez
Enterprise Architect, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated

Andrew_Juarez

Interview Overview
Andrew Juarez stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about what Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated is using IBM. He provided insight into using technology to efficiently make the product, deliver the product and fulfill the sales.

This was Andrew’s first time visiting theCUBE!

David Kenny
Chairman & CEO, The Weather Company

David_Kenny

Interview Overview
David Kenny stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about the partnership between The Weather Company and IBM. He provided insight into what lead to the partnership and delivering weather with mobile centric approach and the amount of data they consume per day.

This was David’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Bob Picciano
SVP Analytics, IBM

Bob_Picciano

Interview Overview
Bob Picciano stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about the vision that IBM is laying for the future. He provided insight into how technology today is driving the future and massive digitalization and the need for more insight.

Bob Picciano has visited theCUBE many times, including at MIT CDOIQ Symposium 2015, IBMz Next 2015 with Inhi Cho Suh and IBM Insight 2014.

Sean Poulley
VP Offering Management, IBM Analytics

Sean_Poulley

Interview Overview
Sean Poulley stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Paul Gillin and George Gilbert about how data has radically transformed. He provided insight into moving from a simple environment to a complex environment and how the complexity is a barrier to adoption.

This was Sean’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Jay Prag
CIO Executive, Strategy and Transformation, FNB South Africa

Jay_Prag

Interview Overview
Jay Prag stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about FNB South Africa migrating from their old system to their new technology strategy. He provided insight into designing applications to scale and how the cost factor comes into decision making with technology.

This was Jay’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Alistair Rennie
GM, Solutions, IBM Analytics

Alistair_Rennie

Interview Overview
Alistair Rennie stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about what’s new with Watson Analytics. He provided insight into the rapid growth, giving tools to people who have never used analytics and the snowball effect it has created.

Alistair Rennie previously visited theCUBE at IBM Vision 2015.

Jay Rogers
CEO, Local Motors

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Interview Overview: Jay and Elle
Jay Rogers and Elle Shelley stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Paul Gillin about how Local Motors created the first 3D printed car. They provided insight into the production process of printing a car, making the vehicles road legal and the highly customized manufacturing process.

This was Jay’s first time visiting theCUBE!

April Rudin
Founder & President, The Rudin Group

April_Rudin

Interview Overview
April Rudin stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about what The Rudin Group does to help financial groups. She provided insight into the changes in the wealth management business, moving the industry into the future and how technology is a revenue generator instead of seeing it as an expense.

This was April’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Guillermo Güémez Sarre
CTO, Banorte Bank

Guillermo_Güémez_Sarre

Interview Overview: Guillermo and Shanker
Guillermo Güémez Sarre and Shanker Ramamurthy stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Paul Gillin about the role that technology plays in changing the banking industry. They provided insight into how analytics is changing banking, making the relationship with customers more personal and changes their customers have seen in interactions.

This was Guillermo’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Shahid Shah
Co Founder and CEO, Netspective Communications

Shahid_Shah

Interview Overview
Shahid Shah stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about the solutions he builds for health care vendors. He provided insight into the changes data has lead to with payment collection and solutions and how the old system awards physicians for offering more services that cost more versus fewer services that cost less.

This was Shahid’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Elle Shelley
CMO, Local Motors

Elle_Shelley

Interview Overview: Elle and Jay
Elle Shelley and Jay Rogers stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Paul Gillin about how Local Motors created the first 3D printed car. They provided insight into the production process of printing a car, making the vehicles road legal and the highly customized manufacturing process.

This was Elle’s first time visiting theCUBE!

Beth Smith
GM, IBM Analytics

Beth_Smith

Interview Overview
Beth Smith stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about more services integrated together in one platform. She provided insight into how the platform encourages clients to embrace open source and hybrid.

Beth Smith has previously visited theCUBE at IBM Spark Summit 2015 and BigDataSV 2015 with Rob Thomas.

Rod Smith
VP & IBM Fellow, Emerging Internet Technologies,
IBM

Rod_Smith

Interview Overview
Rob Smith stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and George Gilbert about what new workloads need to break down walls and focus on solutions. He provided insight into agility in improving analytics and how quickly updates can be applied.

Rod Smith previously visited theCUBE at IBM Spark Summit 2015.

Inhi Cho Suh
VP Strategy & Business Development, IBM

Shahid_Shah

Interview Overview
Inhi Cho Suh stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and George Gilbert about the partners of strategy, such as The Weather Channel. She provided insight into how the partnerships are leading to changing business opportunities and major successes that lead to opportunities that lead to protecting the safety of citizens.

Inhi Cho Suh has visited theCUBE many times, including at IBM InterConnect 2015, IBMz Next 2015 and Hadoop Summit 2014.

Mike Tamir
Chief Science Officer, Executive Vice President of Data Science & Education, Galvanize

Mike_Tamir

Interview Overview
Mike Tamir stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and Paul Gillin about training new data scientists. He provided insight into the demand of data scientists, the mission of Galvanize and the explosive growth over the past year.

Mike Tamir has previously visited theCUBE at IBM Spark Summit 2015 .

Rob Thomas
VP Product Development, IBM Analytics

Rob_Thomas

Interview Overview
Rob Thomas stopped by theCUBE and chatted with Dave Vellante and George Gilbert about how IBM Insight is different from other events. He provided insight into how IBM has enabled 15 products in IBM on Spark, how they have been aggressively investing in open source, getting IBM running on Spark and solving how to educate the world.

Rob Thomas has visited theCUBE many times, including at BigDataSV 2015 with Beth Smith, BigDataNYC 2015 with Joel Horwitz, the hack-reduce Launch and IBM Information On Demand 2012.

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