IBM DataWorks, a holistic approach to leveraging data

First off, the DataWorks moniker is not new. It has been around for a while, initially used to describe IBM BlueMix Data Integration capabilities. But now DataWorks has been re-purposed as an all-inclusive headline for what IBM touts as the first cognitive data platform.It’s more than just a technological platform, however, so let’s take a look at what DataWorks is comprised of. The platform DataWorks leverages two of IBM’s greatest strengths, plus an industry darling it has adopted: the BlueMix PaaS cloud, offering advanced services for application development; Watson, IBM’s spearhead in advanced analytics and AI capabilities; and Apache Spark, the dominant platform for Big Data analytics. IBM takes pride in being the #1 committer to Spark, while both BlueMix and Watson have been around for a while. So there’s…


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