Cognitive

The future is all cloud and AI

Digital transformation has become an ongoing process rather than a one-time goal, with market-attuned companies continually on the hunt for the next big technology shift that gives them a competitive advantage. That next big shift is the fusion of artificial intelligence and cloud computing, which promises to be both a source of innovation and a […]

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Cognitive for the greater good at the Watson Developer Conference

Three years ago, I decided to learn how to code. A large part of the reason why I decided to embark on a career in tech was to empower myself with the ability to create an application, thereby providing value to society. I was reminded once again why I chose to go down this route […]

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Project Intu: Bringing cognitive and IoT together

A new, experimental program from IBM enables developers to imbue Internet of Things (IoT) systems — robots, drones, avatars and other devices — with the cognitive know-how of Watson. Called Project Intu, the program makes it so that developers don’t have to program each individual movement and response of an IoT system. Project Intu provides […]

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Dynamic advertising gets the cognitive treatment

Brands are spending more on native advertising than ever before — a lot more — to create targeted, minimally invasive online advertising experiences for consumers. Business Insider Intelligence reports that native advertising, which assumes the look and feel of content that surrounds it, is the fastest-growing digital advertising category. The same report also projects that spending on native advertising […]

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Augmenting versus artificial intelligence at World of Watson

“Wow” is right. More than 16,000 clients, partners, sponsors, and IBMers gathered in Las Vegas last month to witness the expanding World of Watson (WoW). Watson is five years old this year and, as highlighted in IBM CEO and Chairman Ginni Rometty’s keynote address, “A World with Watson,” it’s already making huge contributions to healthcare, […]

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Cognitive capabilities revolutionize business operations

External forces make today’s business world increasingly challenging. On the one hand, due to a continuing global financial crisis, businesses must deal with pressure to reduce costs while increasing visibility and control. They also must abide by new, stringent regulatory compliance rules. On the other hand, client expectations are changing radically. The high-touch, expert-driven models […]

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Corporate training is about to get a whole lot smarter

Video’s power to engage makes it a go-to tool for employee onboarding and training, especially among companies looking to reach large groups through a single stream. A majority of organizations surveyed by Wainhouse Research use online video for one-to-many training scenarios. But companies that merely accumulate volumes of training video, risk diminishing returns without a […]

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Is your cloud strategy ready for the cognitive era?

This morning, IBM World of Watson 2016 welcomed thousands to explore the latest developments in the cognitive era of computing. Conversations are buzzing about the intelligence that will reshape the trajectory of business. I’m here on the ground, and the energy is electrifying.  Cognitive capabilities, endless possibilities   World of Watson spotlights the future of cognitive […]

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Majesco teams with IBM to bring cognitive cloud to insurance

The insurance business is all about anticipating and preparing for what may happen in the future. That could be why Majesco, which provides core insurance software, consulting and services for providers across the world, has formed a five-year partnership with IBM to offer a cognitive, cloud-based platform to give insurers the power to develop new […]

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Hybrid cloud integration for the cognitive business

As nearly 150,000 people prepare to descend on the Bay Area for Dreamforce 2016, I’ve been thinking about why people choose applications such as Salesforce to streamline and improve their business effectiveness. The answer is pretty simple: they want to improve the way they connect to their customers and gain competitive advantage for their businesses. […]

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Cognitive computing is driving ROI on cloud

A driving force in cloud adoption is the cost savings one gets from eliminating physical servers, then migrating applications and data into the cloud. This reduces up-front capital expenditures (CAPEX) and enables budget planning that is based around operating expenditures (OPEX) and on-demand service provisioning. Undoubtedly this propels pricing competition among major cloud service providers. […]

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Kiwi.com offers flights for up to 90 percent less with a cloud-based ticketing portal

In 2012, Kiwi.com founder Oliver Dlouhy was looking for an affordable flight from the Czech Republic to Portugal. Noting the expense of the direct flight options available online, Dlouhy spent a day combing through various websites, finally purchasing two less costly flights from different airlines. The lengthy process inspired Dloughy to create a new online […]

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