Cloud

How cloud technology helps offer breakthrough system access

What do you know about industrial control systems? These control systems are the nerve center of almost every operation, from mining, refining, oil and gas to waste water systems. The seemingly simple job of maintaining a specific temperature in a refinery distillation column requires a complex system that knows the position and status of every […]

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How Watson technology can help with addiction care

I’d like to share a story about an innovative solution my company, Dimensions Recovery Centers, is developing in collaboration with IBM Watson Health. Using Watson Care Manager, which is a cloud-based solution, our project is the first to apply artificial intelligence (AI) powered analytics to treating people caught up in the growing addiction epidemic. Now […]

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Save the Lawyer: AI technology accelerates and augments legal work

Law firms are under tremendous pressure to innovate to provide better value to their clients, who demand more value for their legal dollars. Providing higher-value services in turn boosts firms’ competitiveness. However, much of the day-to-day work of any legal office – whether it’s in-house counsel, a boutique firm or one of the largest legal […]

Panasonic innovates to help businesses delight customers

Providing a great guest experience drives the hospitality, travel and entertainment industries. Poor experiences affect brand loyalty and image and decrease guests’ likelihood to return to the venue, whether it’s a hotel, restaurant, theme park or stadium. Panasonic teamed with IBM to build the Digital Concierge Platform using IBM Watson technology on the IBM Cloud […]

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Big data technology helps prove value of new medicines

I love solving puzzles. I think that’s why my career has continually focused on some aspect of research. I love finding answers, but the process is exciting, too. Sometimes our clients come to us at SmartAnalyst with a vague but intriguing challenge. My job is to help them refine their questions and find the answers […]

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AI technology helps enhance global media with video

We don’t believe that the future of news-telling should be only within the purview of a few Silicon Valley startups. At Oovvuu, the plurality of media matters. There’s been an incredibly rapid period of change for media companies over the past decade. Many large media companies have been caught off guard—going from being very big […]

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Healthy aging with help from high-tech AI and IoT

People are living longer, driving the percentage of those over 65 to unprecedented highs. Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide are aged 65 and over; this will double to nearly 17 percent by 2050. With this coming age wave, there will not be enough resources to continue with current caregiving models. Higher costs and a […]

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Embracing AI to help doctors develop communities of care

Some years ago I had an experience that many people can identify with. I needed to see my primary care doctor for an issue I considered urgent but didn’t want to wait three to four weeks to get an appointment. The way I see it — you can remain part of the problem or try […]

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Boulder County: A holistic approach to social case management

I like to say that in my role as the Operations Division Director at Boulder County Housing and Human Services, I get to be a nerd who cares. I use my technology background and expertise in an organization that makes a real difference in people’s lives. So, I’m interested in exploring any technology that can […]

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Can digital roadmaps offer higher quality patient care?

If you or a loved one has ever had a serious medical condition, you’ve likely felt that our healthcare system can be quite fragmented, confusing, and at times frustrating. All too frequently, patients are forced to wait 45 to 90 minutes in a medical office, only to spend a few minutes with their clinician, who […]

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AI and cloud technology help fight opioid addiction

Fighting the opioid epidemic is my mission. More than 115 Americans die each day from opioid overdose. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—which includes prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids—is a serious crisis in the United States and beyond, affecting public health, societal well-being and economic welfare. According to the U.S. Centers for […]

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High-tech AI delivers new opportunities for athlete sponsorships

There was a time, believe it or not, when the biggest difference between mattresses was soft versus firm. Okay, maybe that’s oversimplifying a bit, but there’s no question that the market for sleep products is a very different ballgame today. One big factor—and it’s not altogether surprising—is that the mattress market has become a hotbed […]

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