cognitive systems

3 things to do in Q3 to get ready for AI

AI, Digital transformation, Workload & resource optimization

Science fiction movies have been warning us for decades that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to rise up and take over the world. As it turns out, those movies were right; AI is poised to take over the world. The business world. More accurately, the organizations that are able to adopt, implement and maintain AI ...read more


Welcoming H2O Driverless AI to the PowerAI ecosystem

AI, Machine learning, OpenPOWER...

There is the old saying that “it takes a village,” and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to building the best solutions for companies on the journey to AI. No one company has all the answers and with new technologies emerging daily, it is important to partner with the right trailblazers. IBM Power ...read more


IBM POWER9 scale-out servers deliver more memory, better price performance vs. Intel x86

Cloud computing, Power servers, Power Systems

IBM recently began shipping its next-generation Power Systems servers incorporating its newly-designed POWER9 processor. These POWER9-based scale-out systems, including S914, S922, S924, H922, H924 and L922, provide leadership capabilities in non-accelerated compute spaces such as in-memory databases, advanced analytics and cloud environments. POWER9 scale-out servers are cloud-ready and include built-in PowerVM virtualization capabilities, enabling you ...read more


What’s new with TechU in Orlando?

AI, Blockchain, Deep learning...

For over two decades, IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) events have delivered technical training for IT professionals on IBM Systems technologies and products. Each year we work to improve the content to meet the evolving needs of IT practitioners. These events are built for you! At TechU events, you can take advantage of focused, in-depth ...read more


From here to AI: Beyond the hype

AI, Cloud computing, Power servers...

Lessons from the Gartner Symposium I asked over 500 people two simple questions during our recent Gartner Symposium panel: “Who is implementing deep learning or machine learning technologies in your company?” “Who thinks these technologies are drivers of innovation, but have no idea how to get started?” The media coverage of artificial intelligence (AI) would ...read more


Closing the data quantity – data insights gap

Digital technologies are rapidly emerging as disruptive forces for businesses across a range of industries. In retail, for example, digital is fundamentally changing the way consumers communicate, collaborate and choose products and services. To win in their respective marketplaces, IT leaders need to find fresh ways to be relevant with tech-savvy customers, partners and employees ...read more


Keeping the air-conditioning running in the cognitive era

The heat is on—and for many people throughout the world, keeping the air-conditioning running is critically important this time of year. IBM cognitive analytics is playing an expanding role in keeping utilities running—and providing customers with power, even during high-demand periods of electricity use. Global energy demand is set to grow 37 percent by 2040. ...read more


A new era for technology

In recent years, a confluence of changes has created an unprecedented disruption in businesses and enterprises, leading the technology industry to evolve and transform dramatically. The most significant changes are the following: enterprises have higher expectations of what technology can do for their businesses, the CIO is now seen as a technology consultant, and business ...read more


The race for cognitive insights at the speed of thought

Mainframes

Attention: Once upon a time there was so much data no one knew what to do. Then cognitive innovation came along and unlocked all of the data secrets and everything was perfect.  The end. Sounds familiar, right?  In its longer form it goes like this: By 2011, the human race had generated 1.8 zettabytes of ...read more