5737-G35 IBM Data Science and Business Analytics Platform V1.3

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Revised:  March 27, 2018.

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TOC Link Product life cycle dates TOC Link Description
TOC Link Program number TOC Link Operating environment
TOC Link Abstract TOC Link Planning information
TOC Link Highlights TOC Link Publications

Product life cycle dates
Program NumberVRM Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
5737-G3501.03.002018/03/272018/03/30 - -
5737-G3501.02.002018/03/062018/03/06 - -
5737-G3501.01.002018/01/092018/01/25 - -

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Program number
  • IBM Data Science and Business Analytics Platform V1.3,0 (5737-G35)

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IBM Data Science and Business Analytics Platform gives clients a simple way to acquire and leverage key offerings from across the IBM portfolio that help data scientists, business analysts, and line-of- business users understand, analyze, and visualize information.

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IBM Data Science and Business Analytics Platform V1.3

This release includes the following updates to the Data Science and Business Analytics Platform:

  • IBM Decision Optimization for Data Science Experience is an add-on to IBM Data Science Experience for private cloud that delivers a data science platform with decision optimization, machine learning, and cognitive optimization modeling.
  • IBM SPSS Modeler for Data Science Experience offers an integration of a new interface for IBM SPSS Modeler into Data Science Experience Local. With Modeler's comprehensive visual data science capabilities and intuitive drag-and-drop interface, users can easily accomplish many data science tasks, ranging from data preparation to many machine learning algorithms. Those new to data science can take advantage of automated techniques, including data preparation and modeling. The visual interface has been updated to be accessible with a web browser and shares the same look and feel as Data Science Experience Local. This update to IBM SPSS Modeler includes new interactive visualizations as well. With this integration, both coders and noncoders on the same team can work on different aspects of a data science project.
  • IBM Planning Analytics Advanced, formerly known as IBM Performance Management Advanced, provides organizations with the full power of Planning Analytics in a single license. Planning Analytics Advanced may be licensed with an Authorized User or Processor Value Unit charge metric, permitting unlimited server power for a named quantity of users or for an unlimited number of users for a fixed server capacity. In either approach, the complete breadth of Planning Analytics functionality is extended with a single licensed program.

IBM Data Science and Business Analytics Platform V1.2

  • IBM Cognos Analytics integrates reporting, modeling, dashboards, analysis, stories, and event management into a governed analytics solution so that you can understand your organization's data and make effective business decisions.
  • IBM Data Science Experience Local in on-premises or private cloud solutions that provide a collaborative machine learning platform for teams to explore, model, and deploy data solutions using the top open source tools.
  • IBM SPSS Modeler offers a data science platform that helps you build accurate predictive models quickly and deliver predictive intelligence to individuals, groups, systems, and the enterprise.
  • IBM Planning Analytics Local provides a fast, easy, flexible, and complete planning and analytics solution that helps you drive efficiency, deliver foresight, and steer business performance.
  • IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio provides a model development toolkit for mathematical and constraint programming to optimize business decisions.
  • Cognos Controller, a comprehensive solution that offers power and flexibility for streamlined, best-practice financial consolidation and reporting. It provides an integrated platform for financial and management reporting, designed to easily deliver financial statements and reports to stakeholders, managers, line-of-business executives, and regulatory bodies.
  • IBM SPSS Statistics, the world's leading statistical software used to solve industry-specific business issues to drive quality decision- making Advanced statistical procedures and visualization can provide a robust, user friendly integrated platform to understand your data and solve complex business and research problems. The Data Science and Business Analytics Platform includes the latest version of SPSS Statistics Standard Edition. This is a popular edition with access to Base, Advanced Statistics, Custom Tables, and Regression modules.

In addition, IBM is introducing a new consumption model, FlexPoints. With FlexPoints, products within the platform are valued at a number of FlexPoints. You can purchase in packs of 1000 FlexPoints to use points across the products in the platforms according to your needs. Because your needs can change over time, FlexPoints enable a flexible consumption model for all the products within each platform. This allows you to deploy FlexPoints on specific products today, and other products tomorrow, as you demand additional applications.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), containing details about accessibility compliance, can be found on the Product accessibility information website.
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Operating environment

Software requirements

The detailed software requirements are separate for each included offering and can be found in their respective documentation. To obtain the current information for supported software levels, including recommended maintenance levels, go to the following websites:

Decision Optimization for Data Science Experience requires the following:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Server 7.0 (x86-64)
  • Data Science Experience Local V1.2, or later

On March 30, 2018, see the latest software requirements for Decision Optimization for Data Science Experience on the IBM Software Product Compatibility Reports website. Select "Detailed system requirements" to search for the specific requirements.
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Planning information

Customer responsibilities

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