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SXSW 2016 conversation prep: Must-read articles to discuss while networking

Are you in Austin, Texas for SXSW’s interactive conference? It kicks off March 11 and runs through March 15 (the sister film and music festivals continue to the 20th). If you’re there and prepping for client meetings, or simply gearing up for networking at various parties, we have put together a reading list from THINK […]

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IBM InterConnect 2016: Outthink limits and transform your business

Over 23,000 men and women attended this year’s IBM InterConnect held at Mandalay Bay and MGM hotels in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. From general sessions to speaker events and panel debates, the discussion centered around cloud, mobile, analytics and security. As the conference progressed, IBM and its business partners outlined a changing world, and what […]

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Sir Ridley Scott on science fiction and how it influences the future of tech

Sir Ridley Scott, the director of the Oscar-nominated film The Martian, has long looked to the future in his work. From Alien (1979) to Blade Runner (1982) and now The Martian (2015), he has created compelling and highly visual narratives that make alien discoveries and artificial intelligence seem very, very real and believable. For the […]

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The top 5 tech trends at THINK Forum Japan 2015

Here’s a look at the 5 major trends discussed at THINK Forum in Tokyo, Japan, which took place on November 18th, 2015. Senior executives from numerous leading Japanese companies, representing industries ranging from healthcare, to technology, to government, gathered to discuss the following trends:1. Cognitive is not a fad:We have now entered the Cognitive Era. […]

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Watson in finance

While Watson’s victory on Jeopardy! was a stunning feat, it was just the beginning of a new way of thinking about how cognitive computing can help us live and work better.IBM is partnering with financial institutions to teach Watson the business of retail and institutional banking. The ability to work with financial services experts to […]

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