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Saving the world – Watson Guild, NSPCC and Friends of the Earth use AI to envision a better tomorrow

Written by Aideen Cardiff and Philip Graham | October 14, 2019 | Making the World Better, Watson

Watson Guild is an initiative in the UK driven by IBM and IBM Business Partners* with the objective of developing AI solutions for social good. What makes this program special is that it’s a community of practice – where people from the IBM Partner Ecosystem come together as a group to decide on the themes, ...read more


Want fulfilling work? Find your passion

Written by Scott Abbott | September 16, 2019 | Making the World Better, Partner Perspectives, Watson

I’m a morning person. It’s really easy to get out of bed when your day has a purpose. When the work you’re doing actually means something and has the potential to change lives. Yes, we all need to make money. But when you’re fulfilling your passion, when you’re pursuing your dreams, you want to do ...read more


Kukac uses AI to make sure no student – or employee – is left behind

Written by Josh Young | August 26, 2019 | Making the World Better, Partner Perspectives, Watson

No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. —John Donne, Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions Penned nearly four centuries ago, these words still resonate, reaching through history to reiterate our need for connection — our need to be known and understood. Good literature ...read more


Ecosystem Transformation Series Part V: A Faster, Better Way to Compete and Win

Written by Jennifer Cloudt | July 31, 2019 | Cloud, Data + AI, Ecosystem Transformation...

I’m skeptical when a restaurant has too many choices on the menu. How can any one restaurant be good, really good, at making pizza, subs, steaks, Chinese food, Mexican food  and more? Most of the time they aren’t very good, just okay at best. But, I understand the logic behind the eight-page menu; they need ...read more


In Vietnam, workers can start to breathe a little easier

Written by Josh Young | July 15, 2019 | Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Partner Perspectives, Watson

You can’t tell where your path will lead to, but always make your best in every step. Roughly four years ago, Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi had a bit of a pollution problem, much like every other metropolis on the planet. “It wasn’t unbreathable, though” explains Tran Duc Nghia, Chief Technology Officer at Thinklabs. “But ...read more


Introducing Watson AI “Partner Path”

Written by Phil Graham | June 25, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Watson

While no one can doubt that AI is today’s hottest ticket, you could be forgiven for thinking that AI might not be for you. However, with the market opportunity so attractive, can you really afford not to get involved? Knowing where to start with AI can be a challenge, but with our Watson AI Partner ...read more


Copaco and IBM: Creating a new generation of business partner

Written by Justine Tan | May 13, 2019 | Partner Perspectives, Systems, Watson

Copaco has a long history of innovation with IBM. In 2016, we became the first European IT distributor to include IBM offerings in a cloud marketplace. We added IBM Connections Cloud, IBM Verse and SoftLayer to our 2tCloud platform as part of our ongoing strategy to shift toward a more solution-based market approach. In the ...read more


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


Three easy steps to marketing your Watson AI solution

Written by Micah Mingo | April 10, 2019 | Data + AI, Marketing, Watson

When you are developing a marketing strategy for your Watson AI solution, you have no quick or easy fix at your disposal. However, a recent marketing workshop run by Marketing Consultant Fiona Butler of TBT Marketing and IBM introduced a three-stage approach that should help Partners to get started. The approach begins with market segmentation, ...read more