analytics

Smarter Farms: Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

Bringing the power of Watson to farmers Agriculture, a $2.4 trillion industry, is a foundation of economies worldwide. Factors such as climate change, population growth and food security concerns have propelled the industry into seeking more innovative approaches to protecting and improving crop yield. As a result, artificial intelligence is steadily emerging as part of […]

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FEED 2018: Applying Data Analytics to Earth and Environmental Science

The workshop Fragile Earth: Theory Guided Data Science to Enhance Scientific Discovery (FEED 2018) will take place August 20, as part of the Knowledge Discovery and Data mining conference (KDD 2018) in London. The FEED 2018 co-chairs and -organizers all welcome you to join us! FEED 2018 will bring together the research, industry, and policy […]

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IBM’s Spark scientists show off their latest code at Summit

Since its inaugural event in 2013, thousands of developers, scientists, analysts, researchers and executives from around the globe have trekked to the Spark Summit to talk about how the open source processing engine known as Apache Spark can apply big data, machine learning and data science to deliver new insights. With more than 1,000 contributors […]

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Monitoring Parkinson’s disease with sensors and analytics to improve clinical trials

One year ago, IBM and Pfizer announced a partnership, Project BlueSky, aiming to develop a system to improve how clinical trials are conducted for Parkinson’s disease (PD) drugs in development. Over the last 12 months, the interdisciplinary team from both companies has made great strides in building and deploying new technology to automatically assess the […]

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Cognitive and Contextual Analytics for IT Services

 New Issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development Our ability to monitor and collect data about IT (information technology) services, ranging from cloud and hosted-IT delivery models to maintenance services, has grown to unprecedented levels over the past few years. Our latest issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development emphasizes new […]

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Watson defining this era’s fashion zeitgeist

Fashion is a multi-billion-dollar industry with social and economic implications, worldwide. And this year’s Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) was an opportunity for IBM Research to showcase how cognitive technology can transform how fashion designers engage and connect with their customers. This is the third year IBM has partnered with City of Melbourne for MSFW […]

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Security intelligence

Special Issue of the IBM Journal of Research and Development Cybersecurity is among the most important and pressing challenges of our times. The inadequacy of perimeter-based security controls in protecting enterprises is demonstrated in the increase in the scale, scope, and frequency of cyber-attacks confronting enterprises today. As noted by guest editor and IBM Fellow […]

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Cricket Fans Score Big with Data

All-rounder James Faulkner was scoring well before his double wicket maiden that clinched Australia’s 2015 Cricket World Cup finals win over New Zealand. He was scoring with data, or maybe more appropriately, with #ScoreWithData, IBM’s social media insight into players, teams, matches, brands, cities, and fans during the Cricket World Cup – which is played […]

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