Cognitive

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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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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What can cognitive IT operations do for your business?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when someone says “imagine?” For me, it’s John Lennon’s iconic song. But sometimes, the word “imagine” makes me think about new realities brought by cognitive computing and the art of the already-possible. The capabilities that differentiate cognitive from traditional systems are humanlike characteristics, including the ability to […]

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The power of the cognitive data scientist

Have you ever looked at something familiar and suddenly seen it in a totally new light? With far better clarity? I had the experience recently while preparing for IBM Edge 2016. I frequently need to explain the difference between analytics products and cognitive products, so I decided to prepare a slide. After noodling for some […]

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Cloud technology can help businesses prepare for Brexit

A majority of voters in the United Kingdom chose June 23 to leave the European Union. Business leaders in the UK and across the EU face a period of great uncertainty. While negotiations around the precise terms of the so-called Brexit have yet to begin, speculation on matters such as access to markets, movement of […]

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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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WebSphere V9 can help you navigate the sea of apps

We all love our apps. In fact, companies are swimming—some perhaps drowning—in a sea of apps. And this sea of apps isn’t going to cease anytime soon: Cisco forecasts that cloud applications will account for 90 percent of worldwide mobile data traffic by 2019. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by this wave of apps, don’t shoot […]

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Savings in the bank – Using ITOA cognitive capabilities

The IBM Global Business Services (GBS) mantra is: Help your organization fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value Digitally reinvent your operations for great efficiency Transform your entire enterprise through cognitive Recently IBM GBS put an IBM IT operations analytics (ITOA) solution to work for a large financial services customer, resulting in massive […]

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Webcast: Steering through the application management roadmap

In the webcast below, Gartner discusses the focal points of today’s digital era and what it takes for a company to be completely digitally transformed. This affects the growth of the performance management software market on a global level because it requires management and optimization of end-to-end performance of systems and applications increasingly deployed on […]

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Diverse uses and applications for Netcool

A few weeks ago I was on my way to visit a client, and it made me think about the wide variety of customers who depend on Netcool to manage their businesses. I love this part of my job, because who wouldn’t want a backstage pass at the airport to see miles of belts, motors […]

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What is the future of IT Service Management?

Contrary to some discussion threads on social media and other places, ITSM is far from “dead”. In fact, I think this is a great time to be an ITSM professional. Why? The need for efficient, transparent and repeatable processes by which organizations can effectively manage the lifecycle of their services has never been greater. With […]

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Forward-thinking: IBM Global Technology Services leads cognitive service management

IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) host and manage critical business applications for several high-profile customers in northern Europe, including banking and airline service applications. IBM GTS continue to secure new business because of their ability to quickly onboard new clients and services at scale. But GTS Nordic really leads the way in their decision to […]

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