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ThKeeper uses Watson to help reduce risk and enable identity verification across borders

We live in an increasingly globalized world, where it is becoming common for people to live in multiple countries. People coming from abroad bring new skills and experiences, enriching workplaces. However, lives spent across borders can pose a challenge when it comes to identity verification, including credit history and criminal records checks. Even in today’s […]

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SilverHook Powerboats makes waves with IoT technology

Racing powerboats at high speed is exhilarating, but it’s also hazardous and mechanically complex. To get to the finish line safely, drivers and their teams rely on their intuition and expertise, but even the most experienced racers still make mistakes. For boats travelling at more than 150 miles per hour in rough seas, even the […]

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Introducing IBM Cloud Private Experiences: Find your path to AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the next big thing. It’s a present reality of IT, and it’s only becoming more important. In a recent study by MIT Sloan Management Review, 91 percent of business leaders said they expected AI to deliver new business growth by 2023. The study also showed that firms that had […]

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German rail operator use AI to fast-track responses to customer queries

A typical visit to the train station can come with some uncertainty. Is your ticket valid for the next train to Berlin? Or do peak time restrictions apply? Are there catering facilities on board, or will you need to buy something to eat beforehand? To take the stress out of traveling, DB Dialog and DB […]

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HansaWorld unlocks cognitive capabilities for clients of all sizes with cloud-based ERP

If there’s one lesson that software companies have learned over the past few years, it’s that creating a cloud version of your solutions isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. On the one hand, there are the technical challenges of taking responsibility for infrastructure and hosting, and providing a fast and reliable service around the […]

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AI concierge built on IBM Watson transforms a bank’s service desk

“Long-term sustainable growth in the banking industry seems only possible with a radical departure from a sales- and product-obsessed mindset to one of genuine customer centricity.” So says Deloitte in its 2018 Banking Industry Outlook. For the past several years, Credito Valtellinese, a medium-sized bank in Italy, has undergone a transformation program to provide high-quality […]

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Workflow automation: 25 years of tried-and-true success

1993 was a year of dynamic changes in politics and culture. It was also the year that IBM released its flagship enterprise workflow automation software: IBM FlowMark. Since then, workflow automation technology has emerged as the leading front-end solution for enterprise digital transformation initiatives. IBM continues to provide leading solutions for designing and managing workflows to […]

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Helvetia Seguros launches Watson-powered virtual assistant to support sales staff

Everyone knows that sinking feeling: to get to the information you want on a website, you’re presented with a long form with dozens of questions. It’s a real turn-off for customers. In general, around 51 percent of customers will not fill out a long form once they see it. But this is still how many […]

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On the road to AI adoption, slow and steady wins the race

About 15 years ago, artificial intelligence (AI) was still in its infancy, with few companies actively using it. But since the explosion of cloud computing and new specialized processors for advanced statistical analysis, this 60-year-old computing discipline has gotten a new lease of life. Leading-edge companies have made AI adoption a key strategic differentiator, using […]

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Watson AI powers mindcoa.ch online psychological self-help solution

A European Neuropsychopharmacology study determined that 95 percent of the people who need mental help won’t receive it, and the 5 percent that do get it receive help five to 10 years too late. The statistics are similar for the United States. Something needs to change. In some European countries, it takes half a year […]

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Mondadori Store recommends the perfect book with Mauden and IBM Watson

We all know the feeling: you head to the bookstore to search for a special gift for a loved one or the perfect next read for yourself. But lost in rows of shelves brimming with hundreds of titles, you just don’t know where to begin. Based on a cover, the blurb, and maybe the first […]

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5 common content management problems and how to solve them

Even today, the promise of content management software to make content available and accessible across the enterprise for better business outcomes is not being achieved at many organizations. With so many different document types in many formats arriving from many different sources inside and outside the organization, it is not a simple challenge. On top […]

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