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Researching how to combat melanoma with cognitive technology

Summer began this past week in the Northern Hemisphere. As people get ready for more outdoor activities and the increased sun exposure that comes with the season, it’s important to remember to remain sun-smart. Around the world, there are over a million new cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year. While melanoma is the least […]

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Aging gracefully with cognitive technology

My grandmother suffered from an aneurysm when she was in her 80s. Not only did she survive, but she learned to walk and talk again, living well into her 90s. As a little girl, I remember thinking she was so incredible for having such determination to live the best possible life given those daunting challenges. […]

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Our birthday wish: Your thoughts on IBM Field Notes

It’s been just over a year since we started publishing our clients’ stories and insights here on IBM Client Success Field Notes. The blog was launched to provide our clients and IBM Business Partners an online home to more personally share successes, stories and lessons learned about implementing IBM technologies and solutions. IBMers have also […]

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HIMSS 2017: Ushering in the dawn of a new era in healthcare

One of the largest US healthcare conferences of the year just took place, and those of us working with IBM Watson Health showed the world how fast we’ve grown. Watson Health was launched at the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference, called HIMSS for short, in 2015. At HIMSS16, we shared our vision […]

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Rain or shine, clients harness the weather with Watson

Never say never is good advice. Years ago, I never could have imagined sitting in a waiting room with a virtual golf driving range. Or helping a retailer “own the weather” across their business with the Alps as a backdrop to our discussion. Or talking about growing grapes and almonds with a farmer in a […]

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Clients embrace cognitive collaboration at IBM Connect 2017

Redefining the work day — In today’s connected world, most everyone can relate to that feeling of being overwhelmed with multiple phone calls, texts, instant messages and e-mails all converging at once. It’s information overload; we have too many tasks, too many requests, too much data. “The average employee gets interrupted at work 11 times […]

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My first NRF Show: Retailer insights for the global storefront

The retail industry is changing at an amazing speed, which I saw firsthand last week at Retail’s BIG Show, the annual NRF convention in NYC. The trade show attracted more than 35,000 retail professionals, and I was among them as an NRF newbie. It was dazzling! #nrf17 is happening! 🙂 #marchesa @ibmretail #WatsonRetail #retail pic.twitter.com/htzB2Qn1YH […]

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Early adopters highlight on-ramps to cognitive solutions

What can you learn from early adopters of cognitive business solutions? Cognitive computing, sometimes referred to as artificial intelligence (AI), is changing the marketplace by unlocking vast quantities of data and developing deep, predictive insights. Surveying more than 600 cognitive early adopters worldwide—not just IBM customers, but also clients of the most popular cognitive solutions […]

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Clients the stars of World of Watson conference

World of Watson, the four-day IBM conference held last week in Las Vegas, was packed with cognitive innovation stories and inspiration. A large part of that were the more than 500 IBM clients sharing their real-world experiences with cognitive solutions at conference demonstrations, panel discussions and keynote sessions. Some clients were featured on the main […]

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