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The Daily Think: Thursday Edition

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It’s Thursday, which means the last day of Think 2018 is upon us. You likely had a great night jamming out to either Train or The Chainsmokers and now pondering how to spend your last few hours before you jet out of Vegas.

Here are a few ideas!

1. Squeeze in a few more great sessions

Connected Vehicles: Spanning the Digital Divide to Transform the Experience

Learn how transportation leaders are addressing the challenge of transforming from manufacturing vehicles to delivering transportation experiences and services with the help of AI.

Thursday, 8:30 AM – 9:10 AM PST
Session ID: 8764A  | Theater B

You can also meet the experts from this session from 9:30-9:50 AM PST in Think Tank A2

IoT & Blockchain: Enabling the New Global Supply Chain

Join us as AT&T discusses the application of Blockchain with end-to-end IoT services to the global connected logistics market.

Thursday, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM PST
Session ID: 8774A  | Theater C

How McLane, CMHC and Kone Reinvented their Business Operations for Better ROI

In this session, you’ll hear from three business leaders about how they transformed their whole enterprises (from marketing to sales) through new, dynamic business operations processes.

Thursday, 10:30 AM – 11:10 AM PST
Session ID: 8769A  | Theater A

You can also meet the experts from this session from 11:30-11:50 AM PST in Think Tank A1

2. See a demo of Watson Assistant for Hospitality

IBM and Harman International have partnered to deliver a voice-activated cognitive concierge customer experience to consumers in hotels, hospitality venues, hospitals and offices.  This solution, which is voice-activated and powered by IBM Watson IoT, can change how patients experience the hospital, how travelers interact with the things in their hotel rooms, and how employees experience a conference room.

Check out this demo from 10:30-11:00 AM PST in Think Tank A1 in the Business & AI Campus. Add to your agenda here.

3. Watch the robot arm in action

It’s your last chance to how robotics can play a key role in cognitive visual inspection. Stop by the Business and AI campus to learn how your can identify and manage product defects to reduce manufacturing labor costs, improve the process and achieve better quality. Plus, it’s just so cool to watch.

The robot arm in action at the Business and AI campus of Think 2018

Visual inspection is the speciality for this robot arm, in action on the Business and AI campus.

4. Did you miss something? Watch the replays.

AI is smart but even it can’t help us be in two places at the same time. If you missed out on a must-see keynote or session, there’s plenty of replays available. It’s our answer to the bothersome laws of physics.

5. Catch up on Social #Think2018 and #WatsonIot

Did you share your photos? Did you see ours? It’s not too late to catch up on social! We’ve got blogs with the highlights, an on-fire Twitter account and Facebook Live sessions featuring fascinating chats this week.

The Watson IoT twitter account is the real-time way to keep up with Think 2018

It’s never too late to join the conversation at #Think2018 and #WatsonIoT.

 

 

Laura Langendorf

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