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How Woodside Energy outthinks uncertainty with Watson

Seventy miles off the coast of Australia, in the deep waters of the North West Shelf, you’ll find what looks like a gas platform. But don’t be fooled. This massive tapestry of pipes and shafts, gauges and steel is more than a piece of machinery — it’s a prototype for a cognitive business. Saving and […]

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Momentum mounts for Kubernetes, cloud native

For any new technology, there are few attributes more valuable then momentum. In the open tech space, few projects have as much momentum as Kubernetes and cloud native application development. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) kicked off the European leg of its biannual CloudNativeCon/KubeCon event in Berlin by welcoming five new member organizations and […]

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Using blockchain, FreshTurf simplifies package delivery in Singapore

Waiting for a package to be delivered can be frustrating. Deliveries mostly happen during work hours, so customers often miss the delivery window, then worry that their packages aren’t safe. To make online shopping more convenient, the Singaporean government created a nationwide system of delivery lockers from which the public can retrieve packages ordered online. […]

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Benefits of increasing use of cloud managed services

This is the second part in a two-part interview series with Lynda Stadtmueller, vice president of cloud services for the analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. In part one, we discussed why 80 percent of US companies plan to increase their use of cloud managed services. Today, she offers perspective on the benefits that cloud managed […]

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How’s your cloud confidence?

I learned a lot at IBM InterConnect this year, but most importantly, I learned how cloud computing and having super powers are surprisingly similar concepts. I had a great time speaking with clients at the Cloud Confidence Center on the concourse. The central feature of the space was our cloud story string board, which was […]

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Girls Who Code: Inspiring a generation of change makers

Reshma Saujani, CEO of Girls Who Code, joined IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on stage at IBM InterConnect this week to discuss how IBM has supported the company’s growth, which in turn has helped young girls break barriers in the technology industry. As a politician, Reshma visited hundreds of schools. The lack of girls in IT […]

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How Watson helps H&R Block deliver engaging customer experiences

Just under three-fourths of US citizens get tax refunds every year, according to H&R Block CEO Bill Cobb. For H&R Block customers, the number is higher; it’s closer to 85 percent. Now that IBM Watson is helping H&R Block tax professionals guide customers through the filing process, the company is aiming to make that number […]

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Highlights from IBM InterConnect 2017: Day two

Yesterday, I posted a recap of the first day of IBM InterConnect. Today, I’m following up with more updates from day two in Las Vegas. If you didn’t get a chance to see the event on the ground, you can watch the conference on demand using IBMGO. The main event of the day was the […]

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Unveiling IBM Cloud Product Insights to unlock value through cloud

Today at IBM InterConnect, the team pulled back the curtain on a new tool to help you find value in your data. It’s called IBM Cloud Product Insights. It’s a product that aims to help you connect your existing middleware infrastructure to the cloud. Why is this so important? It’s anticipated that the future of […]

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AT&T and IBM partner for analytics with Watson

Today at IBM InterConnect, we learned that IBM is partnering with AT&T to support enterprise customers’ Internet of Things (IoT) with data insights. This data is huge for business customers, but is only valuable with real-time, meaningful insights. AT&T will be using a variety of IBM products including: Watson IoT Platform: to build the next […]

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Highlights from IBM InterConnect 2017: Day one

Don’t miss a second of the excitement from IBM InterConnect, the premier cloud conference. For those who didn’t get a chance to hear the news on the ground, here’s a daily recap of some of the most exciting stories at InterConnect. See some highlights of today’s conference activities below, or watch on demand using IBMGO.

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Come prove your building skills with WebSphere

Remember how awesome your building block structures were as a kid? Sure, others followed the instructions and built “by-the-book” pieces, but not you. Your designs were completely original, and therefore the greatest contraptions of all, complete with trap doors and aircraft vehicles that could transform into submarines. You didn’t know this then: that life has […]

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