Jacqueline Woods

Earth Day: When people employ powerful technology—the impact can be monumental

Written by Jacqueline Woods | April 22, 2019 | Making the World Better, Partner Perspectives, Watson

On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment. By 1990, Earth Day had gone global, lifting environmental issues onto the world stage. Today, Earth Day is the largest secular observance in the world and is celebrated by more than a billion people ...read more

PartnerWorld at Think Tuesday recap: Connections, coffee and more

Written by Jacqueline Woods | February 12, 2019 | Cloud, THINK

Welcome back to another PartnerWorld at Think daily recap. On this final day of our executive leadership conference, the theme was connections. Attendees had some great opportunities to connect with geo peers, contemplate the benefits of forging new partnerships, meet up with IBM executives and more. Here are a few highlights from the day: Morning ...read more

PartnerWorld at Think Monday recap: Insight, inspiration and celebration

Written by Jacqueline Woods | February 11, 2019 | Cloud, THINK

Today was an exciting opening day for PartnerWorld at Think. If you are here with us in San Francisco, you know that the day began with insightful strategic talks from IBM executives, continued with engaging sessions with tech and business visionaries, and concluded with a celebration of Business Partner excellence. Here are a few highlights ...read more

Get SaaSy, at Think 2019

Written by Jacqueline Woods | January 30, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, THINK

Thousands of Business Partners, clients, developers and technical enthusiasts are joining us in San Francisco for our annual Think 2019 Conference and Expo, February 12 – 15, 2019. I’m excited to share with you the opportunities available for you to learn more about IBM Software as a Service (SaaS) at Think. Be sure to make ...read more

Let’s Get SaaSy: Be curious, be bold…it’s a competitive world

Written by Jacqueline Woods | December 11, 2018 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials

It’s a fiercely competitive world. SaaS is no longer optional—it’s how the winners are competing. Now imagine this: A successful business is focused on rapidly achieving business outcomes for its clients and exploring its options to do so. The business may wish to adopt and design new technology, deliver next-generation client solutions or use the ...read more

Celebrating 20 years of excellence: 2019 IBM Beacon Awards

Written by Jacqueline Woods | October 25, 2018 | Ecosystem Essentials, THINK

IBM Business Partners are intensely committed to the future. That’s what makes the IBM Partner Ecosystem one of the strongest programs of its kind. It’s that time of year again to shine a spotlight on your exceptional new solutions through the 2019 IBM Beacon Awards program, the highest recognition given by the IBM Partner Ecosystem. ...read more

Busca.Legal – Systax eases the complexity of tax compliance through AI in the Watson Build Challenge

Written by Jacqueline Woods | July 11, 2018 | Data + AI, Partner Perspectives, Watson

Named 2017 Watson Build Latin America Geography Champion, Busca.Legal – Systax secured its win with Busca.Legal Tax Classifier – TC, an online platform designed to support tax classifications in Brazil. Busca.Legal – Systax uses cognitive computing to help corporations and tax professionals process international trade more efficiently, simplifying a very complex system and helping to reduce human error.Accounting ...read more

SenzIT capitalizes on AI capabilities through the Watson Build Challenge to advance its Evidencer solution

Written by Jacqueline Woods | July 9, 2018 | Data + AI, Partner Perspectives, Watson

Overloaded with cases, today’s courts are eager to employ new solutions for streamlining processes. Many are turning to e-court solutions that can help efficiently archive content from court proceedings and eliminate manual, paper-based workflows. SenzIT began developing its Evidencer solution to address these e-court needs. But the company quickly recognized that incorporating cognitive capabilities, such ...read more

Watson Build feature: How T.D.I. incorporated AI into its Smart Zoo app to help zoos survive

Written by Jacqueline Woods | July 6, 2018 | Data + AI, Partner Perspectives, Watson

T.D.I. Co, LTD was the 2017 Watson Build Japan Geography Champion. The solution that secured the win for T.D.I. is called “Smart Zoo,” and it creates special memories for visitors by providing new experiences and enriching customer journeys before, during and after visiting a zoo. Smart Zoo is unique in that users can chat with ...read more