Friday, March 01, 2013
IBM Boosts Analytics Revenue Goals
Not unexpected based on my reading. The intersection of Big Data and analytics requires a consulting base, which IBM clearly has. Recent acquisitions also point in this direction. " ...IBM CEO Ginni Rometty said the company will have $4 billion more in annual revenue from its data analytics platform during the next two years than previous estimates, as investments in dozens of acquisitions and internal R&D begin to show fruit. In an investor presentation, Rometty said Big Data will generate $20 billion in annual sales through 2015, with high-margin software accounting for more of the company's profits ... "