cognitive computing

Cognitive Innovation in Healthcare & Life Sciences

Cognitive computing is disrupting the healthcare and life sciences industry in an unprecedented fashion. Healthcare executives understand the potential of cognitive technology in accelerating innovation and how it can enable enhanced patient care, advanced discoveries and better decisions for providers around the world. Cognitive systems with their ability to understand, reason, learn, and interact, can […]

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Identifying API Use Cases in Healthcare and Life Sciences

APIs enable organizations to share data and applications using easily accessible standards and platforms. They are more than basic tools for application developers and data scientists. They represent a new form of business model innovation, bringing together disparate functionality to create completely new customer experiences. What’s more, they redefine the nature of partnerships, allowing companies […]

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How cognitive systems will shape the future of health and wellness

Technical innovations using cognitive systems are making an impact across a wide range of industries – from the first self-driving vehicle Olli to Hilton’s Watson-enable robot concierge Connie. And while these uses have the potential to simplify the way things work, there’s another area where the benefits of cognitive systems can make a far broader […]

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World of Watson: October 24-27, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

Unleash your company’s cognitive potential at IBM World of Watson 2016, which replaces IBM’s Insight Conference. In a world awash with data, World of Watson will equip you with the capacity to extract knowledge from your data, enhance personal expertise, and outthink the needs of the market at amazing speeds. Become a cognitive business, and […]

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Power of cognitive computing in making people live healthier

By as soon as 2018, some 30 percent of healthcare systems will be relying on cognitive computing and running cognitive analytics against patient data and real-world evidence to personalize treatment (source). Both healthcare and life sciences industry are focused towards providing a healthier future to patients through care delivery and drugs. Healthcare and life sciences […]

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IBM World of Watson 2016: Call for Speakers

A cognitive business needs people who can access, analyze and gain actionable insight from every kind of data from any source, so everyone can find new ways to improve businesses processes and transform. As our world becomes more cognitive, so has IBM Insight. This year, Insight will be the cornerstone of World of Watson 2016. […]

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Cognitive Computing: Enabling breakthrough discoveries for the life sciences industry

Life sciences companies are embracing the power of cognitive computing to fuel breakthrough discoveries and better manage the tsunami of data they are looking to mine for insights.  In our complex healthcare ecosystem, volumes of seemingly unrelated, disparate data need to be brought together to deliver actionable insights. As more and more data is becoming […]

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A game changer for life sciences

Cognitive computing for life sciences can be a game changer. Here’s why. Over the last few weeks the papers have been filled with stories about computers beating the very best in the world at the very hardest board game in the world. Now I don’t profess to be knowledgeable about this ancient strategy game or […]

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Hyper Acceleration of Personalized Medicine: Part 2

Part 1 of this blog provided an overview of drivers accelerating the transformation of healthcare to personalized medicine.  This blog provides more detail on how IBM is helping facilitate this transformation. IBM’s role in accelerating discovery Vendors like IBM have key roles in facilitating this transformation. From investing in technologies including IBM Watson, cloud, Spark, […]

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Hyper Acceleration of Personalized Medicine: Part 1

In a dozen years since the completion of the Human Genome Project, the healthcare industry is moving rapidly to develop treatments that can be tailored to the unique genetic code of each patient.  One catalyst for this transformation to personalized treatment is the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) systems.  The first human genome sequenced cost US […]

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Tapping the Untapped Medical Knowledge

“Knowledge is a precious social asset” ~Haruki Murakami Knowledge is indeed a precious social asset. Unfortunately this asset is often trapped within minds of individual experts and storage, such as books or digital media. As a result, this asset is often have high depreciation value. Even if it is available, it is difficult to use […]

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Enabling the Path from CIO to CEO: Three Reminders as You Meet & Greet at HIMSS 2016

  If you’re a senior IT executive about to connect with old and new friends in Las Vegas, how about adding your personal career aspiration to your upcoming attendance goals? Given findings referenced on Korn Ferry Institute’s CIO to CEO: Barriers and Success Factors, “… Evidence is now emerging that the top CIOs are moving […]

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