Organizations are still grappling with uncovering Big Data’s true value. An IBM Institute for Business Value study revealed “only 6 percent of respondents reported that their organizations have implemented two or more big data solutions at scale.” Early achievement in the spotlight Therefore, IBM launched their Big Data & Analytics Heroes campaign. These practitioners and thought leaders are in the trenches making Big Data work. They educate their peers and colleagues on the Big Data and Analytics challenge, its promise and possibilities. Learn Every Week From New Big Data & Analytics Heroes This program seeks to expand the mere 6 percent [!] of organizations championing Big Data and Analytics to all other organizations that want to embrace it for a competitive advantage. Big Data & Analytics Heroes share how their initiatives have impacted their business, changed the way they do their jobs today, and can enhance the world in 5 to 10 years. Each week a Big Data & Analytics Hero will be highlighted and honored.