Explore the world of quantum

Quantum computing has the potential to be transformative because of its ability to solve complex world problems. Business, science, education and government could change in fundamentally new ways. Explore the strange and exciting world of quantum computing below. What is quantum computing? Recently WIRED challenged IBM’s Dr Talia Gershon (Senior Manager, Quantum Research) to explain […]

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Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Written by: Rich McKay, Content Producer, IBM Industries Irritation, the mother of invention? Yes, according to IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson. “What commonly happens in the invention process is that people are driven by the constant irritations and annoyances of life,” Hobson said. “And traffic lights appear to have a malicious intent whenever you approach […]

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Addressing Barriers in Health Equity in Cancer with Technology

Written by: Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP, Chief Health Officer, IBM Watson Health Like many doctors, I became a physician to care for those who needed it most. That motivation is central to my whole career. It’s why I worked in community health centres for underserved communities in Baltimore and Washington, DC, and pushed initiatives to […]

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Notice something missing?

Author: Janine Sijercic, Human Resources, Corporate Health & Safety/ Talent Acquisition ANZ Chances are, you know someone who has needed a transfusion. Cancer patients, trauma victims, surgery patients, newborn babies and birthing mothers all have need, but blood supply is running dangerously low. The Red Cross needs A, B and O blood reserves, and we’re joining […]

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Make a Difference Day

Author: David Provest, Client Technical Advisor, Global Markets What can our future leaders create in a single day? On Friday, the 1st June we decided to find out. We welcomed into our Sydney design studio over 50 high school and university students to celebrate IBM’s ‘Make a Difference Day’. The Sydney event was one of […]

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Incumbents are back!

Author:  David La Rose, Managing Director at IBM Australia and New Zealand Having spent half my career working outside of Australia in China, Japan and most recently Europe, I can confidently say that digital disruption has taken its toll on some of the largest, most well-known brands across the world. Industry after industry has been […]

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Westpac changes engines in flight in the IBM cloud

Author: Piet Bil, IBM’s managing director for Westpac When it comes to cloud adoption, perhaps no other sector has embraced it with the same gusto as the banks. Across all industries, banking is the most aggressive and largest adopter of cloud – accounting for as much as 16% of total global cloud expenditures. By 2019, […]

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Birth of a Digital Assistant: Meet Cora

Today customers want a choice of how, when and where to do their banking – from the 24/7 accessibility of mobile and digital to personal and in branch banking. Banks face the pressure of competition and the need to improve customer experience with faster service, reduced wait times and first-time problem resolution, all while reducing […]

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AI + Automation

The following is an extract of a speech given as part of the CEDA 2018 Innovation and Disruption Series by Deborah Walker, Automation Leader, IBM Australia & New Zealand. The surge in the adoption of artificial intelligence has been met with excitement, amazement and for some, fear. According to IDC worldwide spending on artificial intelligence […]

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Celebrating excellence

This week at the Hi-Tech Awards, the New Zealand technology community celebrated excellence across a number of areas: Software, Agritech, Services, Hardware, Public Service, and many others. It was an absolute honour to be among them representing IBM NZ as the winner of the award for Best Contribution by an Internationally Headquartered Company. I’m incredibly […]

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Innovation that’s good for the world

Author: Isuru Fernando, Country Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Leader, New Zealand Much of the recent discussions on AI has painted a dark picture thanks to science fiction films and other popular culture, resulting in some fear and many misconceptions. Thankfully, the recent AI Forum of New Zealand research report has gone a long way towards […]

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IoT is on the front line in the fight to save South African rhinos

Author: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead IBM A/NZ South Africa is home to nearly 70% of the 29,500 rhinos left on planet Earth. There are approximately 48,000 black rhino and 20,000 white rhino surviving in the wild. Every day, three rhinos in South Africa are killed. Protecting these beautiful animals from poachers and extinction requires […]

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