Journey to AI

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The secret behind a smarter business: Look at the data

Responding to changes in the economy, consumer tastes, or geopolitical realities are common business obstacles. Enterprises must become smarter to intelligently operate and engage the world, resiliently respond to market changes, and flexibly optimize costs to innovate. Attend this keynote to hear Rob Thomas, Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud® and Data Platform discuss with Marriott International and Anthem how they’re unlocking the value of their data to put AI to work.

Other sessions in this series include: ING, the MET Orchestra, Box, IDC and more.

Cloud modernization

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How Wunderman Thompson is using AI/ML to support client economic recovery post COVID-19

In this unprecedented climate, many companies are struggling to adjust to a ‘new normal’. Global digital agency Wunderman Thompson, who specialize in using data-driven human insights to help clients devise marketing, media and advertising strategies, created a COVID-19 dashboard to help brands navigate these uncertain times with AI-powered health and economic data. Join this session to learn how utilizing IBM Cloud Pak® for Data on IBM Cloud helped the dashboard and its predictive recovery index look into recovery timing for communities to help them determine a healthy pace for reopening.

Other sessions in this series include: Bestseller India, Anaconda and more.

Data modernization

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Data management: the foundation for The AI Ladder™

The right data foundation is a data management system that is not only powered by AI, but designed to facilitate the development of AI applications. The right data management system supports the governance of all data types, across all sources. Join this session to hear Noel Yuhanna, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Martin Hubel, Db2® Consultant at MHC Inc., and Piotr Mierzejeski, Director of Db2 Development at IBM, discuss these elements.

Other sessions in this series include: Cloudera, ING, Sycomp and more.


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How IBM DataOps drives trust in data with governance practices

The pace of business transformation relies on delivering business-ready data, and 65% of enterprises demand their CIOs bring governance to data and AI to drive trusted business outcomes. Join the panel conversation with Thad Vorozilchak, VP of Information Architecture at IBM, and Itumeleng Monale, Executive Head of Enterprise Information Management Personal & Business Banking, Standard Bank of South Africa, as they discuss how a DataOps practices deliver trusted, business-ready data driving business agility, speed and trust. 

Other sessions in this series include: Standard Bank of South Africa, Royal Bank of Canada, TDWI and more.

Data Science and AI

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A Fortune 500 company builds its trusted AI platform for the future

In this unprecedented climate, many companies are struggling to adjust to the digital-first needs of their clients and employees. Utilizing IBM Cloud Pak for Data, a market-leading Data and AI platform from IBM, Fortune 500 financial services leader Regions Bank will expand its data science practice to support Trusted AI that can detect drift in model accuracy and data consistency. Armed with more accurate data and models, Regions can better meet the needs of its clients while satisfying regulatory requirements. Join IBM and Regions Bank’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer to learn more about Regions’ journey to a better data science practice and how you can use IBM Cloud Pak for Data to solve your most complex AI challenges today.

Other sessions in this series include: Chevron, Banco Bradesco, ProMedia, and more.

AI in customer service

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How voice capabilities create a trusted, accurate and efficient customer experience

At the start of the pandemic, Cardinal Health received a sudden and overwhelming influx of freight inquiries — organizations seeking supplies across the healthcare sector. In just five days, Cardinal Health and IBM delivered a Watson-based voice agent that automated the entire process, integrated with Cardinal Health's existing CSM systems, to operate safely and securely on a third-party cloud. Join us to learn how this outstanding feat was accomplished.

Other sessions in this series include: Ulster County, Global Regulations, Inc. and more.

AI in risk and compliance

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AI governance: Connecting trust and risk

Join industry leaders Brandon Purcell, Forrester analyst, and Ian Francis and Alex Jones from IBM as they discuss how AI is helping firms automate the model development cycle, monitor and perform model risk assessment, and help detect and correct AI model bias to ensure regulatory compliance and overall financial risk governance to meet business objectives.

Other sessions in this series include: KPMG LLC, Erie Insurance, Luxoft and more.

AI in financial operations

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L’Oreal’s finance transformation: achieving a harmonized, centralized, dynamic view of global data.

With over 2,500 users worldwide and hundreds of thousands of complex reports, L’Oreal needed one centralized platform for planning and analytics. Leveraging the power of IBM Planning Analytics and Cognos®, L’Oreal transformed the office of finance with integrated planning, reporting and analysis. Join L’Oreal’s Laurent Mesnier in a discussion with IBM’s Rachel Su about how IBM analytics solutions help L’Oreal unify their complex data and analytics to help drive faster, more confident business decisions.

Other sessions in this series include: Aberdeen, QueBIT, eCapital Advisors and more.