We need a more open debate on AI and ethics in the boardroom

Author: Peter Collins, director, Centre for Ethical Leadership With spending on artificial intelligence forecast to reach $57.6 billion in 2021 — up from $12bn last year — it’s no surprise that nearly 85 per cent of executives believe AI will bring competitive advantage to their organisations. However, as the adoption of AI accelerates, the ethical […]

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RansomWorms & Bad Rabbits made many WannaCry in 2017

Author: Pelin Nancarrow, IRIS Asia Pacific, IBM Security Destructive RansomWorms wreaked havoc globally and caused massive financial losses in 2017. Attacks such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Bad Rabbit contributed to an estimated USD8 billion cost to businesses last year, taking into account downtime, ransom payments and other impacts. But it wasn’t all bad news. IBM […]

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IBM at The Masters 2018

Author Dane Gambrill, Business Unit Executive IBM Watson Media & Cloud Video – Asia Pacific Over the next few days, many of us will watch and experience the 2018 US Masters. For our region, many professional players from India, Korea, Thailand, Fiji & Australia have made the cut and will compete against some of the world’s great […]

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An evening with President Barack Obama

Author: Mike T. Smith, Managing Director, New Zealand at IBM This week I had the privilege of attending the invitation-only dinner with President Barack Obama at the Auckland Viaduct Event Centre. Barack spoke for about seventy-five minutes. It was completely captivating, and I thought to share my key takeaways. 1.      Surround yourself with diversity He mentioned […]

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IBM Think 2018: Five Things You Need to Know from Vegas

It’s been a busy week at IBM. We hosted our flagship THINK Conference in Las Vegas and welcomed some of the greatest minds in technology and business to take to the stage. Since we couldn’t all make it to Sin City, we’ve wrapped up all the key updates from CEO, Ginni Rometty kicking everything off […]

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How artificial intelligence is bringing us closer to cracking the code of epilepsy

By Stefan Harrer, Research Manager, IBM Research – Australia Imagine living a life of extreme caution with a fear of not knowing when everything could just stop, you lose control. Because you suffer from the most common serious brain disorder known to us. Epilepsy. The unpredictability of seizures cripples your ability to lead a normal […]

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Why you should ‘Go Purple’ for epilepsy on March 26th

Author: Dr Tim Littlejohn, Ph.D., Sales Learning Lead, Facilitator and Coach, A/NZ The work IBM is doing in Australia to potentially change the lives of the 250,000 Australians living with epilepsy – and millions more around the world – through the power of technology is something I hold very close to my heart. In 2007 […]

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Scientists driving our global research agenda

Author: Adrienne Sabilia, External Communications Leader, IBM Research AP & LA All around the world, scientists at IBM are pioneering, inventing, designing and creating the technology that will bring us into the next generation of computing. This year, help us celebrate the advancements of some of our scientists who are helping to transform industries, invent […]

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A (streaming) picture’s worth more than a 1000 words

Author: Dane Gambrill is business unit executive for IBM Cloud Video and Watson Media, Asia Pacific Video is now the most pervasive form of digital communication for business, and continues to be the dominant medium for media and news organisations abroad. No matter where you look, audiences are “consuming” more video than ever before – […]

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Uncover your cyber experts

Author: Pelin Nancarrow, Incident Response and Intelligence, IBM Security The solution to your cyber-security needs might be closer and more readily available than you think. Barely a week goes by without another industry report highlighting the shortage of cyber-security related professionals in Australia and New Zealand, as well as across the globe. And with the […]

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#PressforProgress: Every day is an opportunity to advance equality

Author: Gina Tesla, IBM Citizenship Vice President It’s fair to say that gender parity has become an issue that is now receiving greater attention than ever before. In some places, the conversation focuses on workplace equality for women, while elsewhere the discussion focuses on other spheres of life, such as health, safety, education, economic opportunity, […]

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Overall Best Workplace NZ for 2017 goes to Overland

By Emma Martin, Senior Consultant, IBM New Zealand Last night I joined the IBM Best Workplaces Category and League Award winners, sponsors and other IBMers to celebrate Overland Footwear, which ranked ahead of 42 finalists to receive the top honour. The Awards are based on the Best Workplaces survey, the largest and longest running measure […]

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