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The aging workforce will retire soon. Is the utilities industry ready?

Written by Rich McKay | April 3, 2018 | AI, Energy, Environment and Utilities, Talent and Workforce

The aging workforce is already becoming an issue in many industries. The energy, environment and utilities industry is no exception. How can companies prepare? more

An ancient seaport meets the age of AI

Written by Rich McKay | March 15, 2018 | AI, Government, IoT

The Port of Rotterdam opened in the 14th century, handles 130,000 vessels annually—and has set its sights on becoming the world’s smartest port. IBM is working to bring this digital platform of the future to life, and open a new wave of safer, more efficient operations and new services. more

What are chatbots? And how is AI making them better?

Written by Rich McKay | March 12, 2018 | AI, Energy, Environment and Utilities, Explain it to a Martian

Not all chatbots are created equal. By powering chatbots with AI and linking with different data systems, companies can create technology that efficiently engages customers, freeing their workers to concentrate on higher value interactions. more

Can AI help stop the opioid crisis?

Written by Rich McKay | February 14, 2018 | AI, Data, Government

Public safety agencies look to AI for insights from the data deluge to help respond to the opioid epidemic. more

The clue to tracking next year’s flu epidemic? Wearables.

Written by Rich McKay | February 2, 2018 | Electronics, IoT, Manufacturing

The industry applications for wearables are enormous — from using data to create new products and services to making personalized recommendations. more

A million people die in car accidents each year. For safer roads, IoT can help.

Written by Rich McKay | January 25, 2018 | Government, IoT

How can cities help improve traffic safety and reduce the number of traffic deaths? Good data, experts say, is key. more

A bus that speaks sign language? Meet Olli.

Written by Rich McKay | January 11, 2018 | AI, Automotive, IoT...

Meet Olli, the self-driving shuttle bus that visually recognizes disabled passengers as it picks them up and will change the way we view transportation. more

For industry, diamonds have nothing on cobalt

Written by Rich McKay | December 19, 2017 | Automotive, Blockchain, Electronics...

How can blockchain help automotive and electronic companies ensure their cobalt supplies come from the right place? more

Where’s the fire? Just ask the building.

Written by Rich McKay | December 12, 2017 | Government, IoT

If these walls could talk: How IoT and wearables are helping first responders breath easier, spot damages in buildings, and monitor their health. more