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Primerica modernizes applications with hybrid cloud and container technologies

The Primerica business regularly starts at the kitchen tables of Middle American families. Those personal conversations about finances and life insurance build trust that allows us to help families get the financial services they needed to protect themselves and future generations. Over the course of four decades, we have worked to enhance our client relationships […]

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Israeli startup builds crime reporting and city services app with Watson AI on IBM Cloud

The percentage of people reporting crimes on their own initiative is close to zero. Law enforcement officials are well aware that vital information may fail to reach them, often due to informants’ fear of exposure. Repo Cyber Ltd. is a startup company in Israel offering a mobile app for anonymous reporting to law enforcement organizations. […]

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BIOMIN helps farmers review mycotoxin risk with IBM and The Weather Company data

Mycotoxins, which are poisonous byproducts of naturally occurring mold fungi commonly growing on grain, are the single greatest natural contaminant threat in our food supply. Perhaps the single best-known mycotoxins would be aflatoxin, which was first discovered in the UK following the death of more than 100,000 young turkeys on poultry farms in England. Animal […]

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IBM Aspera powers remote editing for FOX Sports’ coverage of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

FOX Sports made history at last year’s FIFA Men’s World Cup™ in Russia by using live streaming technology for remote editing on a scale it had never achieved before. In previous years, broadcasters traditionally sent their entire editing staff and equipment overseas to the venue. By taking advantage of  IBM Aspera live streaming technology, FOX […]

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How construction worker feedback is helping shape app development for Mueller, Inc.

I always joke that my knowledge about an MVP (minimum viable product) came from HBO’s hit show, Silicon Valley, where a motley crew of developers race to create prototypes for clients. But, it’s true. When Mueller partnered with the IBM Garage to create the Material Estimator app, I knew that we’d work together to build […]

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IBM Garage helps Grupo Planetun improve auto inspection app capabilities

Investopedia describes “insurtech” (the term inspired by its commonly known cousin, “fintech”) as the use of technology to create savings and efficiency in the insurance industry. Investopedia also suggests that the insurance industry is ripe for innovation and disruption. At Grupo Planetun, we know this to be especially true in Brazil. In the Brazilian insurance […]

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Why Serima Consulting developed its smart grid solution on IBM Cloud Private

Germany is in the process of completely transforming its energy sector at a pace unmatched by other industrialized nations. Nuclear power is phasing out as renewables are gradually taking over, according to Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster. The country’s politically supervised shift in direction from nuclear and fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is […]

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How bioscientists tackle data overload to advance medical research

The International Center for Scientific Debate explains that the ability to better collect, store, organize, integrate, analyze and share biomedical data provides opportunities to advance the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Yet the greatest challenge bioscientists face is how to handle the flood of information coming from various sources and every instrument that […]

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Vodafone Idea signs 5-year cloud and AI agreement with IBM

Vodafone Idea Limited, the largest telecom operator in India, recently signed a five-year, multi-million-dollar agreement with IBM to modernize and consolidate its IT infrastructure. Through the multi-year agreement with IBM, the Indian telecom company plans to use IBM hybrid cloud and multicloud services, plus analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) security capabilities, to better engage with […]

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Performance for Assets uses cloud to increase wind farm output

Demand for wind energy is soaring. The European Union (EU) has set a target to increase the share of energy consumed from renewable sources to 20 percent by 2020. Wind energy is now the second leading form of power generation capacity in the region. To capitalize on this opportunity, wind turbine operators must maintain a […]

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Elaw uses IBM AI to automate management of complex Brazilian labor lawsuits

Brazil has strict and complicated labor laws and according to The Brazil Business, Brazilians are prone to sue their employers. It is a cultural behavior and a way to make “easy money”. With an awareness of this tendency, many companies operate illegally and wait to see if the employee is going to sue them or […]

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Financial industry adopts cloud solutions

The financial services sector (FSS) has reached a tipping point, according to an ITPro article on technology within the financial industry. “We have reached the point where banks, in particular, must consider and position themselves not just as financial entities, but as lifestyle brands too,” shared Bharat Bhushan, IBM CTO, Banking and Financial Services. The […]

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