cognitive computing

What goes into the right storage for AI?

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cognitive analytics are having a tremendous impact in areas ranging from medical diagnostics to self-driving cars. AI systems are highly dependent on enormous volumes of data—both at rest in repositories and in motion in real time—to learn from experience, make connections and arrive at critical business decisions. Usage of […]

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When AI server infrastructure performance hits the wall

Gaining new insight to grow the business is a strong driver for adding artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning to an organization’s IT capabilities. Organizations that don’t adopt these cognitive technologies to gain an advantage risk losing out to the competition. Many take the first step by experimenting with AI software on their existing infrastructure. […]

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Cost-efficient high-performance new-generation IT

New-generation IT management systems help to increase the usable capacity of your existing data centers, without the need to add more servers. It’s not uncommon to double or triple your computing capacity delivering faster answers and greater insights at lower cost. The key is a software capability called cluster virtualization. It is common in high-performance […]

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How cognitive computing will revolutionize the retail industry

Did you know that 91 percent of retail executives familiar with cognitive computing believe it will play a disruptive role in their organization? Even more significant: 94 percent intend to invest in it, according to the IBM Institute for Business Value’s recent report, “Thinking like a customer.” Is your business in that faction? The retail […]

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5 tech buzzwords every business leader should know

Love them or loathe them, buzzwords are everywhere in IT. Technology changes, and suddenly, new buzzwords pop up in the IT lexicon. But understanding the actual technology behind the buzzwords — and how it can bring value to your business and your clients — can help to keep you on the cutting edge of the […]

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Four key forces that are impacting digital business

Digital technologies are ushering in a new era of business, but is your organization ready for the change? Customer expectations are high: users want personalized, real-time, omnichannel experiences. Traditional industry boundaries are shifting as a result of market changes. New technologies come out every year, and businesses at times struggle to adapt to the rapid […]

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Reinventing IT infrastructure in the cognitive and cloud era

IBM invests heavily in innovation for IT infrastructure as part of its overall innovation agenda. Why? Because we know that traditional IT infrastructure and systems won’t be enough to drive businesses forward — our business or yours. As I discussed in a previous In the Making blog post, the role of IT leaders is changing. Roles […]

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Top five New Year’s resolutions for CIOs

Again, we find ourselves on the precipice of a new year, facing the prospect of making resolutions for 2017. CIOs are no different; they resolve to hone in on measures that will add business value to their organizations. Here are some New Year’s resolutions for CIOs to consider for 2017. 1. Work as closely as […]

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3 Ws you need to know: WebSphere at World of Watson

What do tennis superstar Serena Williams, legendary singer Bob Dylan and the greatest game show host of all time—Alex Trebek—have in common? They’ve all talked to Watson, the machine that launched the era of cognitive computing. At IBM World of Watson 2016, you can too. More than 20,000 people will have the opportunity to see […]

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