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Now showing: the incredible shrinking transistor

A research team has squeezed 20 billion transistors onto a computer chip, greatly increasing computation power

Smarter workforces save money, time—even lives

IBM's Debbie Landers explains how analytics, IBM Watson and cloud work to make workforces smarter.

Tapping data to reduce buildings’ costs

IBM and Carnegie Mellon University are working together to deliver a cloud-based analytics system to reduce energy and facility operating costs.

 

Tech guides schools in Kenya

Educators in Mombasa are using cognitive, analytics and mobile technologies to keep more kids in school

UNC doctors train IBM Watson in cancer fight

A leading cancer researcher plans to bring the fight to cancer, using big data and cognitive computing to help oncologists customize treatments.

Researchers enlist tiny food sentries

Genomics and analytics help scientists use microbes to watch over our food supply.

 

Sunny with a chance of data

The Weather Channel and IBM sift localized forecasts from the Internet of Things.

Railroads chug down the smart track

Increasingly railroads are using smarter technology like analytics and social business to become more efficient, safter and more appealing to customers, says IBM's Keith Dierkx..

Cities

Smart people make smarter cities

Share an idea that could make a city smarter or see what other people think could improve urban life.

 

Bye-bye bankers' hours

Westpac New Zealand gives customers 120 remote banking functions across platforms

Analyzing big data key to successful banking

Jeff Jonas talks about big data and how it can be tamed by analytics.

Smarter Banking: an overview

Technology creates wealth of insight and innovation for banks.

 

Pioneer West Virginia: Federal Credit Union

Almost real time information enables smarter management of loans and collections.

First Tennessee banks on targeted marketing

Analytics transforms trove of data into treasure of marketing insight.

The ever-growing importance of security

A comprehensive approach to security is critical to maintaining reliable defenses.

 

Analytics brings bank closer to its customers

Banorte revives small-bank style relationships by examining customer behavior.

Tiny loans are big fuel for small businesses

Microfinancer Grameen Foundation wins macro success through smarter technology.

 

Instant gratification, the new normal

IBM Smarter Commerce helps companies make the most of every moment. That creates value, grows revenue and improves profitability.

 

In commerce, moments matter

Reaching a customer or potential customer at exactly the right time can make all the difference in a sale, relationship or attitude.

 

Put your business in motion

The mobile enterprise is the smarter business model of the future, except it’s here already.

NUCLEUS RESEARCH  RESEARCH NOTE IBM SMARTER COMMERCE PAYS BACK $12.05 FOR  EVERY DOLLAR SPENT

Smarter Commerce pays for itself 12 times over

Nucleus Research found that during the first three years of deployment, for every dollar a company spends on Smarter Commerce, it gets back an average of $12.05.

 
Mountain biking  

Seamless customer interaction

For Moosejaw Mountaineering smarter commerce means interacting seamlessly with its customers, transforming social experiences into business and business into social experiences.

 

Tech guides schools in Kenya

Educators in Mombasa are using cognitive, analytics and mobile technologies to keep more kids in school

In five years, the classroom will learn you.  

Cognitive learning will tailor education

See how cognitive-based learning systems can tailor course work to unique student needs.

Tying education to economic growth

Five key trends are converging to produce a new paradigm that we call the “educational continuum.”

 

Data and analytics lead to Pomp and Circumstance

Tennessee district raises graduation rates using data modeling to identify academic problems.

Six years of high school, and more

Rashid Davis, the principal of P-Tech in New York City, is breaking lots of rules to educate his students.

Georgia district goes beyond ABC’s

Analytics helps teachers in Gwinnett County head students in the right direction, toward graduation.

 

British university takes to the cloud

London South Bank University will invest more than $23 million in IBM’s Exceptional Student Experience to monitor academic progress of individual students.

Now is the time for smarter education

Education is facing shrinking budgets, demands for new skills and increasing complexity. But the system can get smarter with analytics, cloud computing and early-warning predictions.

 

Curate your customers’ lifestyle

With data collected from connected devices, firms can fine tune their products and service offerings.

Connect and collect

As electronics connect, they collect valuable data that smart companies can use as customer feedback.

Delivering Innovation.  Optimizing Operations.  Empowering Consumer  

Market insights for electronics: the video

Learn about three key imperatives for electronics companies and why they’re important.

 

Toshiba keeps working after the sale

The multinational manufacturer employs usage data in the cloud to reduce wasteful processor idling, decrease energy consumption, lower emissions, and extend the longevity of its devices – all after the products have been sold.

The evolving electronics industry

Dealing with disruption

In a changing industry, electronics firms must use analytics to gain insights, help revamp development and drive innovation.

 
 

Medical devices smarten up

Stephen Pierce, IBM global medical devices leader, tells how IBM Watson cognitive computing can multiply the value of medical devices.

 

How electronics are getting smarter

Bruce Anderson, IBM general manager for the global electronics industry, shares insights on the latest trends and dynamics around smarter electronics.

 
9,200 - approximate number of generating units in the U.S. power grid

Dario Gil looks at smarter energy

Alternate energy sources, chargeable electric cars and other technological advances offer challenges and opportunities.

 

It’s power to the people in Texas

By installing an advanced metering system, Oncor Electric Delivery lets customers know when and how they used electricity.

 

Extracting the most from the now

Power companies face a shifting marketplace. Those that can extract the most value from their portfolio, even as they invest in the future, will lead this changing marketplace.

Intelligence rules from plant to plug

Smart grids use sensors, meters, digital controls and analytic tools to automate, monitor and control the two-way flow of energy. That reduces outages, speeds repairs and lets people manage their use.

 

Cloud paves way for electric vehicles

Green eMotion is a four-year initiative to promote the mass adoption of electric vehicles across Europe. An IBM Cloud lets the project’s 43 partners from various industries and sectors work together more closely.

Smarter energy pays off

Research shows that investment in technologies for information management, data analysis and optimization will help utilities create a more flexible and responsive grid and realize significant return on those investments.

 

Italian cheesemakers embrace new 'whey'

Makers of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese are bolstering a 1,000-year old process with data analytics to improve quality, help battle fraud, and protect the brand.

Mars and IBM whip up new recipe for food safety

A consortium will use genomics and analytics in a totally new approach to keeping the nation’s food supply safe.

 

Let's talks about Watson and food

In a TED talk, Florian Pinel discusses the future of food and the role of cognitive computing.

Sun World: The fruits of smaller labor

A thriving California grower uses data, not gut, to determine which crops it plants.

 

Researchers enlist tiny food sentries

Genomics and analytics help scientists use microbes to watch over our food supply.

Responding to shifting commodity prices

The cost of commodities obviously affects consumer products. Analytics shows just how much.

More people, less farmland stress food supply

Smarter Food means more efficient farming, increased sustainability and a safer supply chain.

ConAgra Mills finds new direction in data

With data analyzed intelligently and shared widely, the milling firm makes better business decisions.

 

Watson’s cooking up creative computing

The cognitive computer moves into the kitchen to develop recipes that humans can’t foresee.

Eggs with a side of data

In Canada, analytics tracks millions of chickens and eggs, leading to a safer supply chain.

Predictive modeling curtails livestock ills

Veterinarians and others are sharing information to minimize epidemics that threaten food supplies.

The cloud improves how fish come to market

With a virtual market, Italian fisherman can sell their catches while they’re still at sea.

 

Lean times see smarter governments

With finances shrinking, information helps do more with less.

Data mining unearths lawless hot spots

Memphis Police Department uses information to allocate resources and stem a rising tide of crime.

Shifting demographics strain social services

Agencies find smarter approaches answer the challenges of decreased funds and new populations.

 

Public safety means more than security

Changing operations based on data analysis brings cost savings and more secure communities.

Data analysis helps police crack cold cases

Miami-Dade Police Department discovers patterns in street crime to locate robbery suspects.

 

Collaboration and data spell new sustainability

Private and public sectors join to make Dubuque, Iowa, a sustainable city with smarter technology.

In-stream analytics foil tax fraud in New York

The state reduces questionable refunds by $1.2 billion and gains $100 million with better collections.

 

Prescription for better healthcare

Information insights along with collaboration can dramatically improve quality of care, patient safety and outcomes as well as the cost-effectiveness.

Thai hospital polishes ‘destination’ status

An electronic medical records system helps Bangkok Hospital provide better, more personalized care and makes life easier for “medical tourism” patients.

 

DNA joins disease fighters

Thanks to improved technology, doctors will soon use DNA for personalized treatments and will be able to share their insights more easily.

Capturing value from patient-centered care

Research shows that investment in information technologies that help leverage patient data improves patient care and has a positive return on investment.

Data warehouse earns its keep

A data warehouse brings together UNC Health Care System information—from admission records to lab reports— into “a single version of the truth,” making patients healthier and research faster.

Healthy people make economy healthy

Smarter Care emphasizes collaboration across the boundaries of government, social programs, life sciences, health plans and providers. The results are better care, cost savings and community vitality.

 

UNC doctors train IBM Watson in cancer fight

A leading cancer researcher plans to bring the fight to cancer, using big data and cognitive computing to help oncologists customize treatments.

Predictive modeling peers into the future

Aleksandra Mojsilovic, a 2014 IBM Fellow, has used analytics to help IBM retain key employees and is now creating an analytics model that will predict some of the effects of the Affordable Care Act.

Watson takes on brain cancer

Staff at the New York Genome Center will run the DNA sequence of a brain cancer through cognitive computing system Watson to help develop a personalized treatment.

Decoding hereditary diseases

The relationship between genes and rare diseases is complex, but advanced analytics help to decipher it.

 

Cognitive computing working alongside MDs

In 15 seconds, Watson can analyze 200 million pages of data, helping medical researcher work faster and speeding them down the road to new breakthroughs.

 

Genomics to transform healthcare

Technology, along with genomics, is set to revolutionize modern medicine.

Analytics puts on scrubs

Advanced analytics can improve how effectively behavioral healthcare is delivered and could even transform the way disease and treatment are conceptualized.

Premier healthcare alliance

Transformation through informatics means improved operations and patient outcomes.

Making health plan systems healthier

By shifting to a collaborator role, health plans can encourage behavior that improves individual health, builds trust and loyalty, and fosters improved outcomes as well as cutting costs.

SmartRooms simplify nurses’ lives

A hospital in Pittsburgh built a new system that delivers the right information at the right time and right place, leading to better care, improved safety and happier patients.

 

Smarter insurance: simply the best policy

Long data-driven industry, insurance uses analytics to streamline operations and improve outcomes.

Identifying fraud speeds payment to others

Using analytics, Infinity spots possible fraud in a day, saving millions and rewarding honest customers.

 
 

Data cuts inspection visits

Insurers are analyzing aerial images and other data to reduce inspection costs.

Security imperative to safeguard reputations

David Puzas talks about the costs that security breaches extract from business reputations.

 

No salesman will call

In India, a self-service approach delivers insurance to millions of rural residents.

 

Connected consumers want it all now

To remain competitive in today’s digital, connected world, media and entertainment companies have to find new ways to develop, distribute and monetize their product.

Social game rings up music

Music Mastermind’s unique game allows mobile phone users to compose and share original songs. A hybrid cloud keeps it operating without a false note.

 

Tracking music royalties

AudioMonitor, an audience measurement system for radio, analyzes real-time data from more than 800 stations around Brazil. That helps media companies and artists determine the compensation that’s due.

Talking about TV

Satellite TV provider Sky Italia used to rely on data from cable boxes to understand what customers were watching. Now it uses social media data to create program schedules and targeted marketing campaigns.

 

Reliable cloud dishes up 3-D

Thanks to IBM Cloud, Kuma Games serves up episodic video games to millions each week.

 

Many areas ripe to become smarter

Market volatility, production challenges, environmental concerns, and the smarter way to address them.

 

Unlocking full value in oil and gas fields

Data integration and analytics can link a field’s business functions into an efficient system.

 

Drilling in data for new deposits

Spanish firm Repsol explored data in Barcelona to discover oil deposits in the Gulf of Mexico.

 
In five years buying local will be online  

How local retailers will survive and thrive

Technology will help bricks and mortar stores to outdo online-only retailers within the next five years, according to this prediction.

NS Shopping Co., Ltd

Home shopping site boosts customization

NS Shopping, a Korean home shopping service, is personalizing customers’ experiences and reaching shoppers wherever they choose to purchase. The re-do is expected to increase profits by $19.7 million over three years.

Hong Kong Department Stores

Store hooks online sales with analytics

By analyzing customer behavior in its online fishing store, Finland’s Hong Kong Department Stores has fine-tuned its marketing and increased sales.

‘Weather’ or not to buy coffee

Michael P. Haydock is working on a program that can predict how weather influences coffee shop sales. That’s just one of the analytics projects the 2014 IBM Fellow has shepherded.

Merchandiser execs identify top firms

The IBM Retail Merchant survey explains why those businesses outperform their peers.

Zozotown sells fashion as ‘trusted friend’

Analyzing customer data creates tailored, highly effective web promotions–60 campaigns in 6 months.

 
 

fashion forward

Analytics help the fashion industry respond more quickly to customer desires.

Duckie Shop  

Bye, bye, showrooming

Thanks to mobile technology and analytics, retailers can match online prices in bricks and mortar stores.

Fashion seller taps online information

Using tablets and mobile devices, Brazilian fashion retailer Camisaria Colombo is putting the richness of online information into store employees’ hands.

Adapting to consumers’ increasing control

Retailers must offer customers new ways to interact and shop, while also driving down costs.

The new world of smarter merchandising

Retailers need more understanding of customer preferences and what they mean for their business.

 
 

Tesco looks to augmented reality

The British retailer and IBM are testing an augmented reality mobile app.

The challenge of digital security

How retailers can protect themselves

Cyber-attacks are growing. Smart retailers must learn more about vulnerabilities and attackers.

Why traditional marketing is growing obsolete

To meet digital challenges, retailers must offer customers a smarter shopping experience.

How marketers are taking charge

The IBM State of Marketing survey dissects marketing leadership in a shifting, omni-channel world.

 

Cities


Cities

Cities at the center of a smarter planet

More intelligent infrastructure and operations will drive cities’ sustainable growth.

Cities

Analyzing patterns for safer cities

Increasingly, police are analyzing vast amounts of data to spot patterns and crime hot spots.

Opening up government

By opening up data, Miami-Dade County is reinventing the way municipal government works. The results include solving cold cases, reducing water waste and better designed public transportation.

Cities

Future cities must get smarter

As cities grow, says Guru Banavar, their overloaded infrastructures need innovative solutions.

Cities

Prescription for better healthcare

Smarter healthcare turns data into clinical and business insights for better outcomes.

Cities

Buildings consume a third of world's energy

Integrating smart technology can cut that appetite, saving energy and reducing costs.

 

Cities

 

Today’s smart ideas for tomorrow’s cities

Check out the first offering in “In the city with,” an ongoing video web series about people and ideas that are changing our cities.

Cities

Amount of water needed to process a quarter pound of hamburger -- one gallon

True cost is first step to smarter water

How much does water cost? It’s not easy to know, says Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, but it is important.

Cities

Smart people make smarter cities

Share an idea that could make a city smarter or see what other people think could improve urban life.

Cities

Water requires a fluid approach

Some places have too much, others too little, but population is quickly out-pacing water.

Cities

Giving people more power over electricity.

Smart grids let consumers take control of their usage and help utilities avoid outages.

 

Tapping data to reduce buildings’ costs

IBM and Carnegie Mellon University are working together to deliver a cloud-based analytics system to reduce energy and facility operating costs.

Cities

 

Rio buffs up before games

Rio de Janeiro revamps its emergency response system ahead of the World Cup and Olympics.

Cities

Healthy people mean a healthy economy

Sharing and analyzing data among “communities of care” helps keep both people and business healthy.

Cities

Education learns how to get smarter

Analytics, cloud computing and early-warning predictions boost education systems’ efficiency.

 

Communications: today’s must-have

Soon the internet will connect some 50 billion devices. Let’s be smart about that.

 

A Q&A for smarter communications

Learn the answers to some of the big questions facing today’s communications industry.

Analytics key to survival in communications arena

Facing a shifting industry, communication service providers increasingly turn to innovation.

 
 

Telcos narrow their targets

Data and analytics are helping telcos decide precisely where to upgrade services.

By 2015 there will be twice as many networked devices as there are people on earth.

Matt Berry talks about growth of mobile tech

Mobile tech is everywhere from cell phones and tablets to cars that warn of problems.

 

Mobile enterprise, a business in motion

Find out how IBM Mobile First can transform your business.

Globe Telecom thrives in rapid-fire market

Philippine firm uncovers new uses for existing technology and boosts its service offerings quickly.

 
 

The world's circulatory system needs help

Transportation is the life force of our economy, but it could use a 21st Century update.

Schiphol grows by leaps and bags

Smarter baggage handling helps passenger volume take off at the Dutch airport.

 

Railroads chug down the smart track

Increasingly railroads are using smarter technology like analytics and social business to become more efficient, safter and more appealing to customers, says IBM's Keith Dierkx..

 

Railroads on track for 21st Century success

Embedded intelligence, analytics and optimization reshape how people and goods ride the rails.

 

Air Canada wings into self-service

A shift to kiosks pleases both passengers and accountants and helps transform the airline’s brand.

 

Get social or get left behind

Customers and employees are parsing and sharing information in new ways. It’s vitally important to be a part of that shift.

Analyzing social sentiment to tweak marketing

Shivakumar Vaithyanathan works on analyzing Tweets and other social media to improve marketing of films back to school products and more. The 2104 IBM Fellow sees the next step in analytics to be declarative analysis, the ability to tell a computer only what we want, not how to do it.

 

Railroads chug down the smart track

Increasingly railroads are using smarter technology like analytics and social business to become more efficient, safter and more appealing to customers, says IBM's Keith Dierkx..

Get the app for the Social Business

Through each posting, learn how any organization can become a social business built around conversation, collaboration and connection.

 

CEMEX taps employees’ smarts

A social network links the company’s thinkers around the world, producing big benefits

Social media nets Wimbledon new fans

Mick Desmond of The All England Lawn Tennis Club tells how social media has improved fans’ experience and attracted a new audience.

 

Cloud. It’s where the smart businesses are

With its greater efficiency and cost reductions, cloud is powering the growth of businesses everywhere.

Cloud speeds up play

Developing new offerings is easier and faster for Kuma Games

Smarter workforces save money, time—even lives

IBM's Debbie Landers explains how analytics, IBM Watson and cloud work to make workforces smarter.

Keeping clean energy green

Bharat Light & Power manages wind farms scattered across India by integrating data from sensors on the turbines

Moving to the next frontier of cloud

Named an IBM Fellow in 2014, Tamar Eilam and her team provide the deep computer science behind the next big advances in cloud computing.

 

Hybrid is the new normal

Sixty-one percent of businesses say they will have a hybrid cloud environment. The dynamic cloud will lead the way.

 

Now showing: the incredible shrinking transistor

A research team has squeezed 20 billion transistors onto a computer chip, greatly increasing computation power

Tech guides schools in Kenya

Educators in Mombasa are using cognitive, analytics and mobile technologies to keep more kids in school

Cloud hits right note for Zya app

A hybrid cloud is key to Zya, a mobile game with a digital studio, a library of samples and custom avatars.

Lindt customers get cloud-sweetened deals

Confectioner Lindt is using cloud to give its customers more than chocolate. Now they’re getting choice as well, able to create assortments, mix and match products and design custom packaging.

Cloud lets US Open serve its fans flexibly

With more than 413 million page views–almost half of them from mobile devices– the US Open relies on an infrastructure that can anticipate and react in real time.

 

Cloud helps Wimbledon draw new fans

The IBM cloud is critical for Wimbledon's efforts to reach new--especially younger--fans through digital media.

 
Chasers 31%  Challengers 51%  Pacesetters 18%

Cloud brings competitive advantage

By 2016, cloud will matter more to business leaders than to IT as cloud’s strategic importance grows from 34 percent to 72 percent.

Sunny with a chance of data

The Weather Channel and IBM sift localized forecasts from the Internet of Things.

Smooth sailing with cloud-based software

With 18 ships, 1.7 million passengers and 30,000 employees, maintaining smooth sailing could be a challenge. Princess Cruises does it by using IBM social business cloud software as a service, tightly connecting its organization around the world.

Hotel search engine chooses cloud

Pay-as-you-go cloud gives HotelsCombined.com the kind of infrastructure it needs: flexible, scalable and low-maintenance. That lets the price comparison search engine do what it does best, compile hotel data and make it searchable.

Are you a cloud pacesetter?

Winning companies are leveraging software as a service in powerful ways. How does your business measure up?

What’s driving the car of the future?

Cloud and analytics will make cars safer and easier to drive.

 

Put your business in motion

The mobile enterprise is the smarter business model of the future, except it’s here already.

 

Bye-bye bankers' hours

Westpac New Zealand gives customers 120 remote banking functions across platforms

 

Tech guides schools in Kenya

Educators in Mombasa are using cognitive, analytics and mobile technologies to keep more kids in school

 

Analytics belongs everywhere in business

Big data, parsed by analytics, can make every part of an enterprise smarter.

Sunny with a chance of data

The Weather Channel and IBM sift localized forecasts from the Internet of Things.

Railroads chug down the smart track

Increasingly railroads are using smarter technology like analytics and social business to become more efficient, safter and more appealing to customers, says IBM's Keith Dierkx..

Tapping data to reduce buildings’ costs

IBM and Carnegie Mellon University are working together to deliver a cloud-based analytics system to reduce energy and facility operating costs.

Put your computer to work for the planet

World Community Grid harnesses the down time of computers, tablets and smart phones to tackle problems.

Sky Italia fine tunes its programming

The Italian pay TV company is using analytics from IBM to refine programming, learn more about its customers and reduce churn.

Analytics brings bank closer to its customers

Banorte revives small-bank style relationships by examining customer behavior.

Analytics on a personal level

Krishna Ratakonda wants ”to apply analytical techniques to solving difficult problems that can have a meaningful impact on people’s lives.” Judging from his distinguished record, he will.

Predictive modeling peers into the future

Aleksandra Mojsilovic, a 2014 IBM Fellow, has used analytics to help IBM retain key employees and is now creating an analytics model that will predict some of the effects of the Affordable Care Act.

Analytics key to survival in communications arena

Facing a shifting industry, communication service providers increasingly turn to innovation.

$83 billion lost each year in the US from poor customer experiences

Marketers lead the way

Many businesses lack the customer engagement needed to stand out in a noisy marketplace. Others are using technology and information.

 

Now showing: the incredible shrinking transistor

A research team has squeezed 20 billion transistors onto a computer chip, greatly increasing computation power

Smarter workforces save money, time—even lives

IBM's Debbie Landers explains how analytics, IBM Watson and cloud work to make workforces smarter.

 

Kitchen prescription

Analytics are critical for restaurants that want to provide a great experience and boost profits.

Blizzard conditions—ski company thrives in shifting market

Big data and analytics helped Blizzard skis speed up and slim down.

Chief data officers harnessing analytics

Led by chief data officers, organizations are making smarter, quicker and more analytically-informed decisions.

 

Data cuts inspection visits

Insurers are analyzing aerial images and other data to reduce inspection costs.

Big data helps map the Big Bang

Analytics will bolster world’s most sensitive radio telescope, a square-kilometer array called ASTRON.

Adapting to consumers’ increasing control

Retailers must offer customers new ways to interact and shop, while also driving down costs.

Eggs with a side of data

In Canada, analytics tracks millions of chickens and eggs, leading to a safer supply chain.

A man who’s mad for the mainframe

Namik Hrle, named an IBM Fellow in 2014, was instrumental in developing the IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator. That lets a System Z mainframe run analytical workloads.

 

Tech guides schools in Kenya

Educators in Mombasa are using cognitive, analytics and mobile technologies to keep more kids in school

Italian cheesemakers embrace new 'whey'

Makers of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese are bolstering a 1,000-year old process with data analytics to improve quality, help battle fraud, and protect the brand.

What’s driving the car of the future?

Cloud and analytics will make cars safer and easier to drive.

UCB combines biology, chemistry and data

Working with IBM, the Belgian biopharm company is exploring cognitive computing, wearable smart sensors and data analytics to transform patient treatments.

Mars and IBM whip up new recipe for food safety

A consortium will use genomics and analytics in a totally new approach to keeping the nation’s food supply safe.

Egg board puts eggs in data basket

The BC Egg Marketing Board in British Columbia, Canada, streamlined data collection, then used an IBM Cognos system to monitor production. The results: greater insight and increased productivity.

Public safety means more than security

Changing operations based on data analysis brings cost savings and more secure communities.

It's all happening at the zoo

Analytics uncages the power of Point Defiance Zoo's data, fine-tunes marketing and raises attendance.

Georgia district goes beyond ABC’s

Analytics helps teachers in Gwinnett County head students in the right direction, toward graduation.

Analyzing social sentiment to tweak marketing

Shivakumar Vaithyanathan works on analyzing Tweets and other social media to improve marketing of films back to school products and more. The 2104 IBM Fellow sees the next step in analytics to be declarative analysis, the ability to tell a computer only what we want, not how to do it.

 

Watson’s cooking up creative computing

The cognitive computer moves into the kitchen to develop recipes that humans can’t foresee.

Tracking music royalties

AudioMonitor, an audience measurement system for radio, analyzes real-time data from more than 800 stations around Brazil. That helps media companies and artists determine the compensation that’s due.

Social game rings up music

Music Mastermind’s unique game allows mobile phone users to compose and share original songs. A hybrid cloud keeps it operating without a false note.

Watson takes on brain cancer

Staff at the New York Genome Center will run the DNA sequence of a brain cancer through cognitive computing system Watson to help develop a personalized treatment.

 

Eggs with a side of data

In Canada, analytics tracks millions of chickens and eggs, leading to a safer supply chain.

Reliable cloud dishes up 3-D

Thanks to IBM Cloud, Kuma Games serves up episodic video games to millions each week.

Talking about TV

Satellite TV provider Sky Italia used to rely on data from cable boxes to understand what customers were watching. Now it uses social media data to create program schedules and targeted marketing campaigns.

 

Cloud paves way for electric vehicles

Green eMotion is a four-year initiative to promote the mass adoption of electric vehicles across Europe. An IBM Cloud lets the project’s 43 partners from various industries and sectors work together more closely.

Opening up government

By opening up data, Miami-Dade County is reinventing the way municipal government works. The results include solving cold cases, reducing water waste and better designed public transportation.

 

Cognitive computing working alongside MDs

In 15 seconds, Watson can analyze 200 million pages of data, helping medical researcher work faster and speeding them down the road to new breakthroughs.

 

New ways need new security strategies

A patchwork approach to security is doomed to fail. Today’s stakes and threats need a strategic response.

Internet of things or threats?

The latest IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly report looks at threats posed by the internet of things and sources for malware and botnets.

 

A smarter take on security

Thanks to artificial intelligence and cognitive computing, network security is entering a new, more powerful age.

An opportunity to rethink security

IBM security expert Nataraj (Raj) Nagaratnam talks about security, cloud computing and rethinking old assumptions.

 
The challenge of digital security

How retailers can protect themselves

Cyber-attacks are growing. Smart retailers must learn more about vulnerabilities and attackers.

 

Smarter workforces save money, time—even lives

IBM's Debbie Landers explains how analytics, IBM Watson and cloud work to make workforces smarter.

 

Cognitive computing working alongside MDs

In 15 seconds, Watson can analyze 200 million pages of data, helping medical researcher work faster and speeding them down the road to new breakthroughs.

Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson -- Recipes for innovation from IBM & the Institute for Culinary Education

Cooking with Chef Watson

Watch for a cookbook from IBM’s cognitive computing system.

 

UNC doctors train IBM Watson in cancer fight

A leading cancer researcher plans to bring the fight to cancer, using big data and cognitive computing to help oncologists customize treatments.

Dino stomps into toy biz

A green dinosaur from CogniToys links with IBM Watson and the cloud to grow with and teach kids.

Get some cooking help from Watson

A new app combines cognitive computing with Bon Appetit’s recipe library to bring creative cooking to life.

 

Watson’s cooking up creative computing

The cognitive computer moves into the kitchen to develop recipes that humans can’t foresee.

IBM Watson

Watson’s learning Japanese

IBM’s cognitive computing system is taking on a new language.

 

Let's talks about Watson and food

In a TED talk, Florian Pinel discusses the future of food and the role of cognitive computing.