How Can We Ensure Big Data Doesn’t Perpetuate Discrimination?

The concepts of big data and algorithms often have a mythological feel. Add some data, filter it through a mathematical formula, and voila—insight from the algorithmic gods. The detachment from the human-origin of all data is reminiscent of the famous line by infomercial legend Ron Popiel, when pitching the benefits of the hands-off cooking process […]

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Why VR Matters For Real Estate

The CBRE Group is one of the world’s largest real estate groups, with more than $86 billion in assets. It’s also interested in something most people wouldn’t associate with real estate: Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). In 2016, CBRE joined investors such as News Corp to invest in Matterport, which makes technology to […]

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How AI and Humans Are Working Together to Reduce Online Toxicity

“Creating non-toxic communities on the net is the Next Big Thing,” tweeted Walter Isaacson, president of the Aspen Institute in a post earlier this fall. Isaacson, a well-known figure on predicting trends, was pointing to a WIRED interview with Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom and others on the platform’s efforts to curb online toxicity. Instagram, and […]

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Franchesca Hashim, Global Marketing Manager, Airbnb

Fireside chat at Dreamforce 2017 with Franchesca Hashim, Global Marketing Manager, Airbnb — moderated by Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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thinkPod @ Dreamforce 2017: Maria O’Hollearn, Program Director, Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley

As part of our Dreamforce 2017 thought leadership series, Amanda Thurston, Marketing Services Leader at IBM iX, sits with Maria O’Hollearn, Program Director of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, to discuss diversity, early education, and the importance of support communities. Theme music by Andrew Atkin & Michael Simonelli, of Full Stop Art Learn more […]

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Katie DeWitt, Lead, Digital Products, Tesla

Fireside chat at Dreamforce 2017 with Katie DeWitt, Lead, Digital Products, Tesla— moderated by Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services, IBM iX. Subscribe to IBM thinkLeaders! Learn more about IBM iX

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thinkPod @ Dreamforce 2017: Reggie Wirjadi, Director of Interaction Design, Punchcut

As part of our Dreamforce 2017 thought leadership series, Amanda Thurston, Marketing Services Leader at IBM iX, sits with Reggie Wirjadi, Director of Interaction Design at Punchcut, to discuss design inspiration, agency life, and driving culture and development of creative teams. Theme music by Andrew Atkin & Michael Simonelli, of Full Stop Art Subscribe to […]

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Women in Business

Diversity is better for business and better for society. In this panel, IBM iX thinkLeaders partners with the Bluewolf Women’s Innovators Network (WIN) to present a lineup of successful Women in Business who consider what gender equality means in business and what we must do to achieve it. They discuss their unique professional journeys, and how their […]

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thinkPod @ Dreamforce 2017: Gillian Morris, Founder and CEO, Hitlist

As part of our Dreamforce 2017 thought leadership series, Amanda Thurston, Marketing Services Leader at IBM iX, sits with Gillian Morris, Founder & CEO of travel app Hitlist, who shares insights on the importance of travel, the ups and downs of startup life, and her role as a founder. Theme music by Andrew Atkin & […]

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The Future of Customized Experiences

When always-on and customer experience collide, there isn’t room for error. Personalization, proactive customer service, value and experience related to price, chatbots, speed, convenience — in this conversation we’ll explore the post-modern world of customer service experience, which brands are doing it right, and why. Speakers: – Robert Schwartz, Global Leader, Agency Services, IBM iX […]

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Behind the Screens: iX thinkLeaders at Dreamforce 2017

Join IBM iX’s Robert Schwartz, Global Leader of Agency Services, and Amanda Thurston, Marketing Services Leader, as they sit at Watson West in San Francisco in the middle of Dreamforce 2017 to discuss all the happenings at this year’s conference and share insights from this week’s thinkLeaders guests and panelists from brands like Airbnb, Facebook, […]

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Reshaping Engagement Strategy: Fueled by AI

We’re pleased to be attending the Transformational CMO Assembly this month in Denver to deliberate on this topic with an exclusive group of CMOs brought together by The Millennium Alliance. Gatherings like these take on much more importance in this time of profound change where we’re experiencing unthrottled advancement in the human + machine continuum. […]

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