Advancements in cognitive technology allow companies to better analyze predictive data, but low-tech behavioral science techniques and culture research are still essential to successful talent acquisition.
The difference between automation and artificial intelligence I get this question a lot – what’s the difference between automation and artificial intelligence? With so many technologies and trends, it’s easy to get confused. As with most technology topics, there are opinions – think of the great debate on how to pronounce GIF! With that as […]
Pressure on chief financial officers (CFOs) to enable enterprise agility and help their businesses make better decisions is intensifying. Finance organizations must now proactively manage business growth and risk. Cognitive computing can help CFOs improve operational efficiency and create the potential for faster profitable growth. According to surveyed chief executive officers (CEOs), finance is one […]
Despite the attention-grabbing headlines, suggesting the workforce may one day be replaced by an army of robots, the reality is more complex. Fewer than 5% of jobs are fully automatable, according to McKinsey – but most roles have the potential to automate a significant proportion of their activities. This is the case in IT, where […]
Wouldn’t it be fantastic to be able to rapidly develop your organization’s innovation? It’s closer than you think: your organization can take steps today for their IT talent to focus more on innovation and delivering higher value. The average company deploys 50% of its IT staff and 60% of its IT budget to simply maintaining […]
Announcing IBM Watson Recruitment What does it take to predict the future? Well, as the old saying goes, it requires us to create it.
As a craft beer enthusiast and dedicated home brewer, I get struck with some of the craziest ideas you could imagine (beer wise, that is). Just a few months ago you could find me in the middle of a freezing night knee deep in the mud, because I thought putting seaweed in a beer sounded […]
A cognitive building is not just a passive shelter, but an active monitor of the human activity within them. Buildings are the number one contributor to CO2 emissions. Worldwide, buildings consume 42% of all electricity, up to 50% of which is wasted. In addition to their impact on the environment, buildings are complex and expensive […]
There are many limits to traditional analytics—problems need to be predefined, there’s no capacity for handling ambiguity, semantics for structured and unstructured data must be known, and interaction with the end user is through formal digital means. Cognitive computing however opens up possibilities where machines can learn new problem domain, reason through hypotheses, resolve ambiguity, […]