Why aggregated data with the right cognitive tools can lead to new insights that transform entire industries

When asked what the most important consideration is for successful digital transformation, IBM’s Doug Robinson says digital transformation itself is “just a step” towards what should be the ultimate goal – becoming a “cognitive enterprise”. For all the jargon in the world of business transformation, Robinson, Managing Partner for IBM Services at IBM, distils the […]

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From stolen credentials to vulnerability exploits – are you ready to counter emerging threats?

Author: Stephen Burmester, Asia Pacific Regional Leader, X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS), IBM Security The cyber threat landscape is constantly evolving. As countermeasures negate the effectiveness of one type of attack, malicious actors move to another threat vector. It can seem like an endless game of tit-for-tat, but by knowing what threats to […]

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Building Energy Analytics for Cooling and Heating is helping to fight climate change

Author: Dr Arun Vishwanath, Senior Research Scientist, IBM Research One of the defining challenges facing our society is climate change. Reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are at the core of this challenge. At IBM, we take climate change seriously, having stated for over a decade that this issue calls for meaningful action on […]

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Artificial Intelligence to help in the fight against diabetes

Jessica Ball’s life changed in March. The 33-year-old, from Hervey Bay in Queensland, has been living with diabetes for 12 years. Balancing her blood glucose levels as a busy mother with three young children is a continuous struggle. Some days, she takes about four insulin injections; other days, she may need up to eight to […]

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94,000 frog calls and counting: How crowd-sourced science could help heal the planet

Author: Justine Jablonska, Content Director, IBM Industries Godzilla’s dark eyes are deeply set atop his head, giving him near 180° vision. His skin is a bright green. He loves eating insects and is a skilful climber. And like all Australian Tree Frogs, Godzilla has a distinctive croak: an earthy bark somewhere between a seal’s and […]

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Australian bushfire support

All IBMers are heartbroken to witness the devastation caused from the horrific bushfires impacting much of Australia, and we want to acknowledge and thank the heroes of the fire services across the country as well as the Australian Defence Force, who have put their lives on the line to protect people, property and wildlife. It […]

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Introducing the world’s most powerful supercomputers

Authors: Anton Blanchard, DE OpenPOWER and Linux Kernel Hacker and Michael Neuling, Linux Kernel Developer, IBM Systems Australia The world of supercomputing has never been more dynamic, exciting and innovative than now. In this ever-changing technological environment, IBM has proven itself as a leader in supercomputing, creating better results for businesses and influencing humanity profoundly […]

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Meet the beauty start-ups shaking up the cosmetics industry

The beauty industry is constantly changing. Trends come and go, taking with them different colours and styles. One minute, everyone has heavily contoured cheek-bones; the next, customers prefer nude lips and natural curls. Ingredients, manufacturing and distribution processes change at a similar rate. Olivia Panzic knows first-hand that it can take some surprising directions. Making […]

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Why businesses need to take inclusion more seriously

Discrimination can happen to anyone: inclusion and diversity in the workplace is about so much more than race and gender. Like heartbreak or the middle seat on a 17 hour Perth to London red-eye, there’s not much chance you’ll really understand how discrimination feels until it comes to call on you directly. However, the possibility […]

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Power outages decline with AI and high-res weather forecasting

Advances in computing power are enabling utility companies to better manage problematic vegetation and more effectively predict and respond to disruptions caused by weather. Detailed weather forecasting and artificial intelligence are being used to curtail power outages caused by severe weather amid concerns that extreme weather events are becoming more frequent due to climate change. […]

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Unlocking insights in data to fuel digital reinvention

Author: Doug Robinson, Managing Partner, Global Business Services, IBM Australia & New Zealand On 12 November, at the IBM Cloud Innovation Exchange, Shelley Kalms, Chief Digital Officer, at Australia’s Woodside Energy, joined me to explore the 20th edition of the IBM Global C-suite Study:  Build your trust advantage: Leadership in the era of data and AI […]

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Living on the Edge – from home to space!

Author: Dev Mookerjee, Technology Leader, Red Hat Synergy, Asia Pacific, IBM Global Markets I don’t quite remember when I first heard the phrase Edge Computing, it was probably three or so years ago – but I do remember how I felt when I heard it. I went through the four stages of teaming (with apologies […]

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