supply chain

How the world’s first smartwatch inspired cutting-edge AI 

Between 2000 and 2001, IBM Research made headlines when it launched an internet-enabled designer watch running Linux, an open-source operating system. Dubbed WatchPad, its aim was to demonstrate the capabilities of the then-novel OS for mobile and embedded devices.

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IBM launches blockchain for high-end textile for transparency of the supply chain

A new solution for the textile industry use blockchain allows users to track the entire spectrum of fabric manufacturing.

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What’s in your food? A new technology platform shows early signs of promise

Food authentication is emerging as an important field, and at IBM Research we are applying a multidisciplinary approach in collaboration with industry and academia to address this global challenge.

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Charity Models Supply Chain Performance with IBM

I’ve always sought out challenging applied research problems and am particularly attracted to applications of technology in the social sector. That’s why I was thrilled to work on a supply chain-focused project with the non-profit organization St. John’s Bread & Life (SJBL) within IBM’s Science for Social Good program in 2017. Based in Brooklyn, SJBL […]

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Supply chain finance on blockchain debuts in India

Just a year ago, the concept of blockchain was still in its infancy; at about seven years old, the open source platform serving the bitcoin network was still an “underground” technology, understood by few from both a consumer and developer perspective. Around that time, IBM joined 90 other tech and finance companies on the Open […]

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