Research & Innovation Executive, IBM Research - IBM Watson

Being ready for AI

Many business leaders don’t know how to deploy AI, not just in a pilot here or there, but throughout the organization, where it can create maximum value. In order to do so, there are certain questions decision-makers initially can ask themselves to achieve even better results throughout their journey to AI: How do I define […]

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COVID-19 guide to businesses: Helping your customers and partners

COVID-19 guide to businesses: Helping your customers and partners These are trying and uncertain times. Now more than ever, our global community must come together to face the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. It has been many years since the global economy has faced such counterproductive conditions that stem mainly from stalling activity in order to […]

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The Mayflower’s AI Captain goes to sea

A prototype of the Mayflower’s AI Captain will soon take to the water on a manned vessel – the Plymouth Quest – a research ship owned and operated by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory in the UK. It will be managed by the Watson-powered ‘AI Captain’, which will enable the Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) to self-navigate […]

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IBM Supercomputer Summit Attacks Coronavirus…

US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory(ORNL)  has deployed the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, the IBM built Summit, in the fight against COVID-19. Researchers from ORNLwere granted emergency computation time on Summit, using it to perform simulations with unprecedented speed. In just 2 days Summit identified and studied 77 small-molecule drug potential compounds […]

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Breakthrough language technology now available for business

To support people in their daily work, AI must understand human language. The Natural Language Processing advancements achieved in IBM’s Research labs enable computer systems to learn, analyze, and understand human language with great accuracy as it understands sentiments, dialects, intonations, and more. With such insights in hand, organizations can radically improve everything from customer […]

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IBM Research is reshaping the scene of sustainable batteries

How about a new sustainable battery solution made predominantly from saltwater that could replace lithium-ion batteries? Yes, that is exactly what IBM Research‘s Battery Lab is currently in the process of testing and further developing. These new batteries are free of any heavy metals. Combining materials science, molecular chemistry, electrical engineering, advanced battery lab equipment, […]

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Norwegian Yara and IBM expand collaboration to advance sustainable food production

Last week at World Economic Forum 2020 in Davos, Yara International and IBM, launched an open collaboration for farm and field data to advance sustainable food production. An open invite to innovative industry players How do we ensure we can feed a growing world population in the new decade? This is one of the key […]

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IBM’s five predictions: How AI will evolve in 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) have experienced groundbreaking scientific advances in recent years. The development has been wide-ranging, thus it includes everything from significant improvements in processing power and computational efficiency to new insights into language, deep learning and object identification. IBM have been leaders in AI research for several decades and have helped push many of […]

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Climate change is here – is your company prepared?

Climate-related Financial Risk, Energy Transition & Resilience… a matter of economics and survival There is no doubt that climate is changing and that this will have severe impacts on several societal levels. For many companies, climate change may mean business opportunities but at the same time also a major business challenge and thus financial risk. […]

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