BIG Big Data News, Notes and Domino, Star Analytics and more: What’s Hot in the April IBM Software Newsletter
Mark Scapicchio 270000CV2J SCAPICCH@US.IBM.COM | | Tags:  star domino data analytics z notes system big impact
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The April 2013 IBM Software Newsletter, in circulation for about two weeks now, is still bringing in the clicks – people just can’t seem to stop reading it. Here are some of the items attracting the most attention from our readers:
IBM announces innovations to help you benefit from big data – the next natural resource. We packed this item with links, and readers are clicking on all of them: the announcement press release, an IBM Data Magazine article on new IBM DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, and web pages for the new IBM PureData System for Hadoop and new releases of IBM InfoSphere Streams, InfoSphere BigInsights, and Informix 12.1 database software.
Get your first look at IBM Notes and Domino V9.0 Social Edition. This isn’t your father’s Notes and Domino – that was 20 years ago, when Notes invented groupware and collaboration. Notes and Domino V9.0 Social Edition delivers social capabilities wherever and whenever you’re working – in your inbox, your calendar, your applications. Get full details on the features, watch a demo, or download a trial version of the software.
IBM completes acquisition of Star Analytics. The combination of IBM and Star Analytics software will help customers automatically integrate essential data, reporting applications and business analytics tools – enabling them to make smarter business decisions, faster. Find more details here.
IBM Software for System z for Dummies. Yep, it’s ba-ack – and now you can choose e-book or print format. With over 100,000 readers and counting, this is the most popular Dummies special edition ever.
Impact 2013 Agenda Builder and Session Preview tools. Impact 2013 is just days away. If you’re already registered, create your session schedule with the Agenda Builder. If you’re not already registered, there’s still time to see what your missing with the Session Preview tool – and to register before it’s too late.
We’ve also got an honorable mention:
The software edge: How effective software development and delivery drives competitive advantage. This new study from the IBM Institute for Business Value underscores the correlation between advanced software development capabilities and improved business outcomes – like achieving business objectives, delivering high-quality products, realizing higher ROI. Worth reading even if you’re NOT on your company’s software side.
Right now we’re hard at work on the May issue, which will include a recap of all the news from Impact 2013. Make sure you don’t miss it – subscribe NOW if you’re not a subscriber already.