Cloud

Our journey to collaborative and cognitive computing

Canal Barge Company, Inc., is a midsize marine transportation company with a refreshing openness to new technologies. We’ve recently transitioned our email system to the cloud, deployed a cloud-based collaboration platform and started to explore cognitive computing, all with promising results. Canal Barge has offices up and down the Mississippi River with employees working in […]

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SilverHook and IBM Watson IoT push ocean racing to world record

On August 17, 2017, the 48-ft. SilverHook powerboat broke the endurance world record from Key West to Cuba, traveling 103 miles through the Florida Straights in 1 hour, 18 minutes and 3 seconds. Average speed was 79.23 mph and top speed 127 mph. As the captain of the SilverHook Powerboat Team, and throttleman beside driver […]

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The era of exponential impact

Someday, I want to tell my grandchildren about the work I’m doing now. I want to tell them that I was on a team that helped pioneer the cognitive era. Because I think that creating the mind—creating intelligence—might be the ultimate invention. For me, that’s the Holy Grail. And I am competitive. When I played […]

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Whirlpool Corporation: Why not move everything to the cloud?

When I buy kitchen appliances, I want them to work flawlessly. I want the refrigerator to keep things cold, the oven to cook food evenly and the dishwasher to get my glasses spotless. And I want all of them to stand up to years of daily use. I hope that the manufacturer is so focused […]

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Vacation with IBM Watson and discover a whole new world

From the very beginning, my partners and I at Walk and Explore knew that artificial intelligence would help us create something totally different from what already existed in the travel marketplace. Travel can expose you to new and amazing experiences. Yet, despite the best laid plans, if you’re new to somewhere these experiences can be […]

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Analyzing tweets to predict flu epidemics

Influenza is a serious health problem. Millions of Americans get the flu each year. It sends hundreds of thousands to the hospital and thousands die from it. If healthcare professionals could more accurately predict when and where flu outbreaks will peak, they could improve the timing of flu vaccination clinics, better communicate the need for […]

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Danish startup to the rescue with natural disaster communications solution

In the critical 72 hours following a natural disaster, the survival of entire communities can rely upon quick help from outsiders. As soon as an earthquake, hurricane or typhoon hits, the clock starts counting. Relief coordinators must take immediate action to save as many lives as they can. But, when communication networks are down or […]

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Furniture evolution: From railway delivery to a mobile showroom app

From the westward expansion of the 1800s through wars, economic downturns, and other hardships, Bernhardt Furniture Company has been an innovator in furniture design and manufacturing. The company began in 1889 with my grandfather’s entrepreneurial spirit, a saw mill and a vision to manufacture and supply sturdy oak furniture to people as far away as […]

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See what your clients really mean with Bubbletalk

Building clients through communication — At Jazzy Innovations, we’re a team of talented people who deliver fresh technology, designs, videos and ideas. One of our newest products is a collaboration tool that actually tracks emotion in client communications. When client relationships break down, it’s usually not because of quality or price. It’s usually because of […]

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