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How cloud technology is helping boost home ownership

Written by Jyothirlatha B | AI/Watson, Banking, Cloud...

A rickshaw driver in Mumbai. The owner of a food stall in Badlapur. A corporate executive in Chennai. As different as they are, these people have at least one thing in common: they are all now homeowners thanks to loans from DHFL. Owning a home is everyone’s dream and it’s not always easy to own ...read more


How AI technology can help make city life easier for all

Written by Kazuyoshi Nasuhara | AI/Watson, Cloud, Construction / Architecture / Engineering...

My company, Shimizu Corp., has long followed the management principles of Shibusawa Eiichi, who held that economic activity and morality are inseparable. This harmony can be seen in the experimental system we developed with IBM Research to help people, including those who are disabled, enjoy barrier-free urban exploration through voice navigation on their iPhones. We ...read more


How to outsmart bank fraud with real-time cybersecurity

Written by Carlos Olavarrieta and Oscar Flores | Banking, Cloud, Mobile...

At Banco Santander, we’re committed to protecting customer data against cyber attacks. We’re constantly adapting our security systems to meet fraudsters’ increasingly sophisticated methods of stealing customers’ login credentials, information and, ultimately, their money. But no matter how advanced our systems are, our customers are often the greatest points of vulnerability. Customers – the weakest ...read more


Businesses gain edge in digital world with high-tech consulting

Written by Mohammed Sijelmassiis | AI/Watson, Cloud, Computer Services...

My company, Sopra Steria, is a digital transformation service provider. Our 40,000 employees offer consulting, systems integration, software development, infrastructure management and business process services across 20 countries. This gives us considerable insight into the competitive issues facing enterprises in today’s lightning-fast digital world. Those of us from the IT industry used to having IT-related ...read more


How IBM Garage helps improve predictive analysis

Written by Dr. R. Todd Watkins Jr. | Analytics, Cloud, Education...

When we started working with the IBM Garage team, we never imagined we’d turn our whole system on its head, find new purposes for data we were about to discard, and improve our predictive capabilities. We developed the XComP (eXtensible Competencies Platform) system at East Carolina University (ECU) in 2011. The XComP system helps schools ...read more


How AI chatbot technology can help boost service

Written by Makoto Kuribayashi | AI/Watson, Cloud, Financial Markets

What makes a financial services organization a good bet for a customer? To start, customers look for a successful track record, a commitment to fiduciary duties and low fees. But they also value responsiveness. When customers have a question, they want a prompt answer. They want a company devoted to providing convenient, personalized customer experience. ...read more


How to lift building IQs and improve people flow with high-tech AI

Written by Samu Salmelin | AI/Watson, Cloud, Industrial Products...

At KONE, our job is improving People Flow® in some of the world’s tallest buildings in the world’s largest cities. We know that even one elevator or escalator out of service can cause major headaches for the people that count on them to get from one place to another. That’s why we started working with ...read more


Passionate teen coding phenom imagines the future with AI

Written by Tanmay Bakshi | AI/Watson, Cloud, Developer

I started coding at age five because I was interested in what was going on behind the scenes on the computer. Something as simple as how to change the color of the screen fascinated me. And I kept coding because my parents encouraged me. And now it’s a passion. A hobby. Something I just love ...read more


Analytics and AI can improve healthcare benefits decisions

Written by Monique Reece | AI/Watson, Analytics, Cloud...

Most of us are aware that advanced analytics and AI can help doctors diagnose disease and treat patients better. An area of decision support that’s been neglected, however, is healthcare benefits. This is unfortunate because benefits decisions can have serious financial and wellness consequences for every employer and its employees. Indeed, a typical family of ...read more