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Editorial Focus 2014

 

Information strategy

  • Business justification
  • Customer experience management
  • Customer journey mapping
  • Data as a strategic asset
  • Data monetization
  • Enterprise information architecture
  • Evidence-based management
  • IBM® Smarter Planet® initiatives
  • One-to-one personalization
  • Open data
  • Real-world experiments
  • Systems of engagement
  • Systems of record

 

Database and high-performance computing technologies

  • Appliances and expert integrated systems
  • Database architectures: online transaction processing (OLTP), analytic, in-memory, columnar, Apache Hadoop, NoSQL, and graph databases
  • Database design
  • Development
  • Optimization and management
  • Query optimization
  • Supercomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel processing (MPP)
  • Transaction processing and Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability (ACID)

 

Integration and governance

  • Analytic model, library, and algorithm governance
  • Data acquisition, collection, and integration
  • Data archiving, auditing, e-discovery, lifecycle management, and retention
  • Data cleansing, governance, master data management (MDM), profiling, and quality augmentation
  • Data privacy, data security, and security incident event management
  • Data virtualization
  • Metadata management and the semantic web

 

Horizontal applications

  • Customer service
  • Finance
  • Human resources (HR)
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing

 

Industry-specific applications

  • Education
  • Energy and utilities
  • Healthcare
  • Public sector
  • Retail
  • Smarter cities

 

Big data and analytics

  • Advanced visualization
  • Business intelligence (BI)
  • Business performance management
  • Cognitive computing
  • Data discovery
  • Data mining
  • Data science
  • Data warehousing
  • Decision automation
  • Enterprise content management (ECM)
  • Geospatial, image, streaming, and video analytics
  • Hadoop
  • Machine learning
  • Next-best action
  • Online analytical processing (OLAP)
  • Planning and forecasting
  • Predictive and real-time analytics
  • Recommendation engines
  • Statistical analysis
  • Stream computing

 

Mobile

  • Mobile application development
  • Mobile data management
  • Mobile device management

 

Cloud

  • Cloud architecture
  • Cloud-first design
  • Community, hybrid, personal, private, and public clouds
  • Data as a service

 

Social

  • Social business
  • Social listening
  • Social network analysis
  • Social sentiment analysis

 

Internet of Things

  • Ambient analytics
  • Machine data management
  • Machine-to-machine solutions

 

IBM Watson

  • IBM Watson® advisers
  • Watson cognitive fabric
  • Watson foundations
  • Watson solutions