Automotive design problems? AI helps find solutions

Written by Yoichiro Komatsu | AI/Watson, Automotive, IBM Garage

Today’s automobile development process is highly complicated. In the past, vehicles were just a combination of mechanical pieces. Now, automobiles are a multi-faceted combination of mechanical parts, electronics and in-vehicle software. As automotive designers, Honda R&D must continuously adapt our development processes to handle these complexities. Many design problems actually occur early in the development ...read more


How IT technology promises to boost success for Honda

Written by Masahiro Honda | Cloud, IBM Garage, Internet of Things (IoT)...

The auto industry is currently experiencing a major disruption. Hybrid, electric and autonomous vehicles are changing the face of the industry completely. Similarly, customer expectations and behavior are also undergoing a sea change. As part of this paradigm shift, Honda faces competition not just from traditional industry competitors, but also from within the technology domain ...read more


Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster

Written by Sean Bennett | Banking, Blockchain, Financial Markets

Blockchain solutions make financial services fairer, faster by Sean Bennett originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse. My company, Stronghold, is a financial services provider of native blockchain solutions. When my co-founder and I saw the rise of blockchain platforms, we felt that most were focused heavily on the technology and too far removed from real-world use ...read more


AI speeds document discovery, giving law firms a leg up

Written by James M. Lee | AI/Watson, Cloud, Professional Services

Here’s some food for thought on where technology fits into the legal profession. First, ask a hundred lawyers why they chose their calling. Then ask 100 clients how they want their law firms spending their time and racking up billable hours. The chances are that neither group mentioned the time-consuming drudgery of the early discovery, ...read more


AI insights from Behr help consumers pick their paint palette

Written by Tanuja Singeetham | AI/Watson, Retail, The Weather Company

Behr Paint Company offers more than 3,000 colors in our paint collection. We find that consumers often get confused when it comes to picking the right color for their project. They’re overwhelmed with choice, causing a kind of analysis paralysis. Often, people don’t take on or complete a painting project because of their struggle to ...read more


AI helps companies meet new data protection challenges

Written by Karl-Oskar Brannstrom | AI/Watson, Government, Professional Services

In an ideal world, rules should be based on principles—on what’s right, not what’s easy. In Europe, a good example of that maxim in action is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a set of rules adopted in 2016 designed to protect privacy and personal data for citizens living in the European Union (EU) and ...read more


The problem with proxy voting—and how Blockchain can help

Written by Todd Cooper | Blockchain, Government

“The problem with proxy voting—and how Blockchain can help” by Todd Cooper originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse. Corporate governance controls how publicly held companies behave. It guides how decisions get made, from setting broad objectives to the smallest internal controls, and helps protect the interests of all the company’s stakeholders, such as shareholders, management and ...read more


How AI helps Japan Airlines personalize the travel experience

Written by Takayuki Okamoto | AI/Watson, Cloud, IBM Services...

For airlines, the sheer volume of flights and travelers can sometimes make it difficult to provide a personalized customer experience. When airports are busy and flights are full, passengers sometimes feel that the airline simply sees them as objects to be transported from point A to point B. In response, Japan Airlines decided to set ...read more


Applying commercial tech to the global health supply chain

Written by Jamey Butcher | Cloud, Government, Healthcare...

At Chemonics, we believe that those who have the least deserve our best. For more than 40 years, we’ve strived to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. In 2015, we won the $9.5 billion USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. Our mission was twofold. ...read more