AI

4 exciting things about the future of automating work

The future of artificial intelligence cannot be successful without the development of automation. These two processes work together, promising to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace. At the same time, many worry about the loss of jobs — and potential economic downfall — if robots and other automated technologies take over the digital marketplace. […]

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Soul Machines gives AI a human face with the help of Watson

From talking watches to AI-powered financial advisors, a world where people routinely speak to machines is shifting from science fiction to everyday reality. Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer in the realm of academic research. It is becoming extremely useful for enterprises, especially in business functions such as AI customer service. Chatbots are the obvious […]

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IBM serves up 3 IT lessons from Wimbledon

Wimbledon is not resting easy on its history of success. The organization behind The Championships, Wimbledon embraces new technology and best practices in pursuit of its goal of continuing to produce one of the greatest competitions in sports. For decades, IBM has been the proud technology collaborator. Many of the same IT principles and tools […]

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The connection between automation and obsession

If you’ve been reading analyst reports lately, you may have noticed that the discussion around business transformation is becoming more urgent. For example, we used to talk about “customer-focused” organizations, which gave way to those that are “customer-centric,” and today, we’re talking about companies that are “customer obsessed.” What’s next? Customer stalkers? Forrester has long […]

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Reducing bullying with AI-powered WatsomApp on the IBM Cloud

Bullying is a serious issue in schools around the world, and the growing popularity of social media can make it harder than ever for victims to find safe spaces. Bullying can lead to low self-esteem, isolation and depression. Even though its effects are very serious, bullying goes unnoticed by a student’s parents and teachers for […]

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Enable your smarter business with IBM Cloud

Think about the last time you traveled on an airplane. The airline’s cloud played a critical role in your experience, from the app you used to book your flight, to checking in at the kiosk, to the on-demand notifications that told you where to pick up your bags. Today, your cloud strategy needs to be […]

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Help accelerate AI initiatives with IBM Cloud Private

Forward-looking enterprises should be on the road to AI. Companies across the globe are looking to AI as a catalyst to transform their businesses and reinvent themselves as intelligent enterprises. To gain more insight around how companies are planning on using AI, the IBM Global C-suite Study program conducted a global survey of more than […]

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Mediktor uses AI supported by IBM Cloud to streamline triage of non-urgent medical cases

When you’re not feeling well, Googling your symptoms is not necessarily a good idea. There are so many sources of information online that contradict each other; how do you know which is right, if any? Reading about symptoms can make the most even-tempered person a hypochondriac. Business Insider reports that though people think that online […]

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The real impacts of automation

In a recent column at InfoWorld, Mike Gilfix, IBM vice president of digital business automation, noted that many people believe automation will redefine the workforce. That may be true, he writes, but not in the way many tend to think. It doesn’t necessarily mean fewer jobs. Gilfix writes: “In fact, the greatest impact of digital […]

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Are you putting cloud and AI to work?

Businesses are becoming smarter with the use of intelligent digital platforms. But not all digital platforms are built equally. What was your digital platform initially built for? Knowing the answer to this question will help you understand what capabilities your business will be able to adopt and adapt to in the future. Are you ready […]

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Why cloud AI is a solid bet

At Think 2018 later this month, IBM will be showcasing cloud platforms, AI-based services and how the two work together to help businesses push forward. Forbes contributor Paul Teich recently highlighted why “being a leader in AI is a significant accomplishment for a company that is in its second century.” First is the value of […]

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Why data is the key to IBM being “the enterprise cloud”

In a recent interview with CloudTech, John Considine, IBM general manager of cloud infrastructure services, made the IBM view of cloud abundantly clear. “Here’s the trick: for us, we are the enterprise cloud,” he said. Data is a cornerstone of that way of thinking, Considine said: “One of our theories leading into the cloud, for […]

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