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Three ways AI will transform your customer experience strategy

Author: Jarrad Swain, Marketing Manager, IBM Watson, IBM Australia and New Zealand The role of the CMO is evolving into ‘Chief Experience Officer’. Chief Marketing Officers lead the charge for understanding the needs of the customer and delivering differentiated brand experiences for clients. At the recent AI Inspiration Series held in Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney, […]

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Industry 4.0 helps manufacturers to innovate

by Elinor Swery, Solutions Architect at Soul Machines The days of high margin manufacturing are dwindling. As the manufacturing sector faces a more complex consumer landscape and reduced access to resources, the need to innovate is ever growing. Companies from a range of industries, from automotive to consumer products, are focusing on achieving cost reduction […]

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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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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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Join Tinker, the TJBot, in the Swift Playground

Say hello to Tinker the TJBot. Tinker was created by IBM research and is a virtual robot who lives all by himself in a small screen. However, like Pinocchio who only ever wanted to be a real boy, all Tinker wants is to be a real robot. Working with the kids in your life you […]

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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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AI in motion

Edited by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead, IBM A/NZ Journalist, Art Buchwald, said “the best things in life are not things, they are moments” – of running, walking, splashing, resting, laughing, crying, jumping. Moments happening in the world can unfold at time scales from a second to minutes, occur in different places, and involve people, […]

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Need an AI primer for 2018?

Curated by Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead A/NZ Our IBM Power Systems team recently spoke to some of the leading thinkers in Artificial Intelligence to discuss the best way to get your business started in AI. The results were a fascinating video series which covers topics from what is AI to what is its real […]

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The original story telling machine

Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead A/NZ A recently rediscovered article in Life magazine, has uncovered a research project that used an IBM computer to generate original stories in the early 1960s. The computer was the IBM 650 Magnetic Drum Data Processing Machine and it predates IBM’s Watson by more that 40 years. In […]

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Artificial Intelligence helping drivers get back on the road faster

Written by: Gary Dransfield, CEO Insurance, Suncorp Data has always been at the core of the insurance industry, whether it be for calculating premiums, responding quickly to disasters or accurately determining liability for claims. Typically, when a customer interacts with an insurer, it’s because they’ve gone through a highly stressful incident like a car accident, […]

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The human face of Artificial Intelligence

Written by: Isuru “Issy” Fernando. IBM’s leader on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing in New Zealand. New Zealand’s national carrier Air New Zealand is known for reimagining customer experience and using technology in unexpected ways. They have consistently achieved global recognition as one of the top airlines in the world. Air New Zealand has now […]

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IBM + MIT =

Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead IBM A/NZ IBM + MIT = our inner geeks are dancing for joy at the news that IBM is partnering with the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Our plans are to set up a 10-year, US $240 million investment to create the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab […]

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