Harnessing tech to save Australia’s beaches

Author: Dr Adam Makarucha, Data Scientist, IBM Systems Australia is blessed with some of the world’s most beautiful coastline. Our island nation is home to more than 10,000 beaches, ranging from a few dozen metres to hundreds of kilometres long. But increasingly, these iconic locales are slowly disappearing before our eyes. As a Data Scientist […]

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Behind this AI is the woman shaping its future: Meet Lee Hatton, UBank

Like our children—we build artificial intelligence (AI) in our own image. All is inherited: our bias, inclinations, habits, good and bad intentions are transposed into 1s and 0s, and then absorbed by these synthetic-thought thinking machines. AI is better for it. It’s true: companies leading the way in artificial intelligence have come to realise the […]

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Progress Begins with Pride | Creating an LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Culture

Fifty years ago in the early morning of June 28th, a clash between activists and police outside the Stonewall Inn in New York started an international movement for LGBTIQ+ rights. Now, many countries mark that event with a ‘Pride’ celebration in June each year. In Australia on June 26th, 1978, a small group of protestors […]

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Navigating cybersecurity standards for financial institutions

Learn how to prepare for APRA Security Standard CPS 234 Authors: Chris Hockings, CTO IBM Security A/NZ IBM Global Markets – Cognitive Solutions Unit Industry Platforms & Ruby Li, Associate Partner, IBM Security From 01 July, 2019 APRA Security Standard CPS 234 will impose new cybersecurity requirements on financial institutions. The standard aims to improve […]

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Unlock new value from data with AI and IoT

Business environments have become more demanding, ratcheting up the pressure on leaders who are already grappling with a world in transformation. Executives and shareholders demand a greater return on investment. Your staff demands more efficient workplaces and streamlined processes that make their jobs more productive and rewarding. And customers expect products that aren’t just keeping […]

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IBM is honouring women who are putting AI to work in business

UBank CEO, Lee Hatton joins our inaugural Women Leaders in AI list Author: Moragh Blyth, Head of Marketing Cloud & Cognitive, Systems and IBM Brand A/NZ As an Aussie woman working in technology in A/NZ, I can’t tell you how proud I was to learn that a fellow Australian and a New Zealander made the […]

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Women Leaders in AI

Woodside Energy’s Chief Digital Officer, Shelley Kalms joins our inaugural Women Leaders in AI list Author: Moragh Blyth, Head of Marketing Cloud & Cognitive, Systems and IBM Brand A/NZ As an Aussie woman working in technology in A/NZ, I can’t tell you how proud I was to learn that a fellow Australian and a Kiwi […]

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AI holds promise for glaucoma, a leading global cause of blindness

 Author: Bhavna Antony, IBM Research Scientist Australia Many eye diseases that cause irreversible blindness are ones that develop slowly, showing little to no sign of vision threat until it is too late. Diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma are the leading and second leading cause of blindness worldwide, respectively. They currently affect 350 million individuals across the […]

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Tackling ocean plastic and global poverty with blockchain

Author: Moragh Blyth, Head of Marketing for IBM Brand and Global Markets, Australia & New Zealand Our planet is being choked by plastic. Consider this: • Scientists predict more plastic than fish in the ocean worldwide by 2050 • A ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch,’ a massive floating island of plastic, is now 3 times the […]

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IBM is an Incident Response Leader in Forrester Wave Cybersecurity Report

Author: Pelin Nancarrow, Consulting & System Integration (C&SI) Leader – A/NZ IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software These days, it’s no longer a matter of “if” you’re going to suffer a cyber breach, it’s a matter of “when.” When the inevitable breach happens, how you respond to the breach matters. An ineffective response can add even […]

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Invention and inclusion: a two-way approach

Author: Fang (Florence) Lu – Master Inventor & Senior Solution Architect at IBM Research Patenting is my passion and inclusion is my responsibility as an inventor. We should always think about how we can include all of the population in the technology we create. Invention and inclusion work very well together, as they can work […]

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Women, Leadership, and the Priority Paradox

Author: Kylie McLean, Partner – Market Maker, Global Business Services Today, 08 March 2019, marks International Women’s Day. As we celebrate the achievements of women all over the world, it’s also a time to reflect and look towards the future. While we have made progress, there is more we can achieve together to bring about […]

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