February 15, 2017

Vidyo Showcases the Next Wave of Telehealth Using IBM Watson Workspace and Nokia Solutions

One of the main challenges of remote doctor/patient consultations is access to basic health diagnostic information. When patients visit their doctor in-person, the first thing they do is have their vitals taken by a nurse practitioner. While healthcare providers are increasingly offering virtual video visits (see Kaiser Permanente’s Video Visit – powered by Vidyo), and […]

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January 31, 2017

What Not to Miss at IBM Connect 2017

There’s so much going on at IBM Connect 2017 that it can be hard to figure out where to even start. Fear not, we’re here to help. Whether you’re an IT professional, a line-of-business leader, a developer, or just somebody interested in ways to work better, there are plenty of sessions to give you a […]

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January 31, 2017

Augmented Intelligence, NOT Artificial Intelligence!

As the World Economic Forum unraveled last week in Davos, Switzerland, many leaders highlighted areas of future growth and how to shape the global economy – to promote an economy that will only serve to help improve our lives. Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, was also there discussing how IBM can contribute to this starting […]

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January 9, 2017

Watson’s Baby Brain Is Changing Everything Faster Than We Think

As artificial intelligence and cognitive computing continue to advance, we’re still just on the cusp of understanding how fundamentally they’re changing everything about the way we work and live. Machine learning has been around for generations—but cognitive is a giant leap ahead. Machine learning is great for handling the type of knowledge work that would […]

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December 19, 2016

How IBM Watson Is Transforming Human Resources

Throughout history, when a new technology promises amazing progress in work efficiency, personal safety and happiness, the public often greets this development with trepidation. If a machine can perform a task better than humans can, the thinking goes, do we still need humans on the job? There’s a particular irony to this anxiety in AI’s […]

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December 13, 2016

IBM Connect Is Back, Bigger and Better Than Ever

For the first time ever IBM Connect is being held at the heart of the tech world, San Francisco, and there are plenty of reasons for both advocates of and those new to workplace collaboration and enterprise social to get excited – including (but by no means limited to) Watson Work, an integrated set of […]

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December 5, 2016

Why Cognitive Technology Is Crucial to a Good Employee Experience

Not long ago, I heard about an employee at a large organization who posted a complaint about company policy to an internal social network. Until very recently, that complaint might have accomplished little more than allowing this employee to vent to colleagues. Fortunately, this happened at a company powering its dashboard with cognitive technology, which […]

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November 7, 2016

Why Business Intelligence and Collaboration Need Each Other

Analytics is now the name of the game, from understanding customers to landing top talent to connecting employees. However, getting and acting on insights from data is no longer a differentiator – you have to be able to do so fast, and these days that means more effectively joining the worlds of collaboration and business […]

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October 26, 2016

Being a Cognitive Business Is about Putting People First — Insights from #IBMWoW

The “Watson at Work Trends and Direction Session” at IBM World of Watson 2016 opened not with a statistic or a business case or a demo, but with a magician: cyber-illusionist Marco Tempest. His mind-bending performance was not mere light entertainment to amuse the audience before the meat of the presentation, but rather, as Inhi […]

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