IBM Watson

FaceMe facilitates emotional connections powered by AI

Insurance claim? There’s an online form for that. Open a new account? Don’t call; fill in an application and email it back. Want a loan? Have a conversation with a chatbot. By going digital, businesses have increased efficiency and driven down costs, but people are wired for connection. For many businesses, emotional connection has been […]

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In the news: IBM, FOX Sports and the FIFA World Cup

Covering the FIFA World Cup has been a massive undertaking for FOX Sports. Between the first match on 14 June and the finals this past Sunday, 15 July, the network has broadcast all 64 matches on its FOX and FOX Sports 1 channels. To accomplish that feat, FOX Sports used IBM Aspera technology to move […]

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Vitruvian and IBM combine to kick off soccer careers in the cloud

Soccer is one of the fastest-growing sports in Canada, and the soon-to-be-implemented You are Canada Soccer campaign aims to help turn today’s young players into the stars of tomorrow. However, to drive the growth of the sport and help players improve, there’s a desperate need to develop Canada’s soccer infrastructure. Most Canadian clubs only employ […]

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Cloud-based data analysis helps media planning company make smarter decisions

There’s a lot more to running effective ads than “lights, camera, action.” In addition to creative content and messaging, advertisers must purchase media inventory to get their commercials aired by broadcasters. They also need to track their campaigns to make sure that broadcasters air each ad at the right time, and on the right channel. […]

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Buzz Radar Cognitive Command Center makes insights actionable with IBM Watson

Marketing departments have long abandoned instinct and survey-based marketing favored by the mad men of old. Marketing has evolved to a point where it is extremely sophisticated and complex, generating huge volumes of data from many different sources. CMOs increasingly have to work with CTOs to understand and wrangle this data to deliver effective strategy, […]

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Contextor adds cognitive capabilities to robotic process automation solutions with IBM Watson

Office workers often spend a good deal of their time in and out of various information systems and applications. To perform their jobs, they might be required to input the same data multiple times, copy and paste data from one window to another, or compare and check information from two different applications. In short, there […]

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With expanded partnership, IBM becomes a Salesforce preferred cloud services provider

IBM and Salesforce have announced an expansion of their cloud and AI partnership, a move which included Salesforce naming IBM a preferred cloud services provider. “Naming IBM as a Salesforce preferred cloud services provider demonstrates the power of the IBM Cloud to help companies fundamentally change the way they do business,” said Ginni Rometty, chairman, […]

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Digital Concierge powered by light and cloud is not science fiction

Imagine a showroom for the newest technology, seemingly straight out of science fiction. There really is such a place. Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America engineers communicate directly with B2B customers to understand their needs and offer practical solutions using Panasonic’s leading-edge technologies. Customers look at conceptual technology demos to see what is available, […]

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Spark disruption at the IBM Cloud and Cognitive Summits

Love it or hate it, disruption is a reality of today’s economy. Organizations have a pivotal choice ahead: spend valuable resources every year scrambling to maintain the status quo, or embrace change and become a disruptor. However hawkish it may seem, this is the business climate of today. That’s why IBM is offering clients and […]

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Cloud and cognitive are revolutionizing financial technology

What if cognitive technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, could personalize your investing experience? What if an investment scenario offered a simple but complete picture of how to reduce risk while achieving higher returns? Could games, or more precisely “gamification,” help you achieve critical investments insights that offer the promise of long-lasting value? […]

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Fun with Watson: Object recognition

Back in the old BBS days, users posted how-to guides called “fun-withs.” Fun-withs were a sort of off-label user manuals. They weren’t really official uses, but they were uses all the same. To bring back some of the old fun-with spirit, I wanted to share a few off-label guides for how to use Watson. This […]

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US Army Logistics extends cloud contract and adds Watson

The US Army’s Logistics Support Activity has extended a cloud computing agreement with IBM first inked in 2012 for an additional three years. The new $135 million contract will include Watson capabilities in addition to they cloud services and software the Army was already using. “We’re moving beyond infrastructure as a service and embracing both […]

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