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What’s the worst holiday gift for an IT pro?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year–a time for vacation, spending time with loved ones, online shopping and giving thoughtful gifts. For IT teams across the globe, it’s a time when the performance of their applications, mobile websites, networks and technology is of utmost importance. Any service interruptions have the potential to cause public more

Beyond Jeopardy!—How Watson is helping to build businesses

Digital transformation, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

In 2011, Watson made a dramatic public debut on the Jeopardy! television game show. Using IBM Power Systems and analytics software developed with open frameworks like Apache Hadoop and UIMA, Watson showcased a cutting-edge ability to understand complex natural language questions and sift through vast libraries of unstructured human knowledge. And Watson proved to know more

Cognitive inspires new digital experiences through the API economy

Dormant data is piling up. Internet of Things devices are producing data at a remarkable rate, and a growing number of APIs are making it possible for us to access, integrate and analyze it. It’s estimated that by 2020, 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on the more

Enhanced weather analytics helps power companies keep the lights on

Digital transformation, Power Systems, Real-time analytics

“How’s the weather?” is an everyday question. But that question can generate potentially devastating answers in today’s energy-hungry world. When temperatures soar or lightning strikes, energy and utility companies may have to scramble to meet air conditioning power demands or restore electricity to thousands of businesses, homes and families. According to a study of US more

Supercharging the hotel front desk in the cloud

Cloud computing, Power Systems

Here at Go Moment, we help some of the best-known hotels in the US—including Hilton, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza and Best Western—keep their customers delighted at all times. Our flagship “Ivy” platform is a virtual personal assistant that engages guests by text message, asking them to rate their experience and offering help or promotions. Ivy parses more

The API economy Is fueling cognitive business

Big data & analytics, Digital transformation

If you attended Insight, either in person or via Insight Go, you hopefully had the chance to catch the Systems & Architecture Super Session entitled, “From Challenges to Shared Vision: The Path toward a Comprehensive Big Data Analytics Solution.” To hear more on this, please join me on November 11th at 11 AM EST or more

Improving operational decisions in healthcare with data

Real-time analytics

As big data abounds from sources all around us, the healthcare industry is poised to act on this data and deliver better service to patients, caregivers, and practitioners. In the United States, there is a dramatic increase in the meaningful use of EHR technology (see along with the need to move from Stage 1: more

IBM Systems comes to Vegas for Insight 2015

Real-time analytics

Most people think of Vegas as the place to take a chance at the casino, see a theater performance, dine at world-renowned restaurants or look down from the Stratosphere—but it’s also one of the top conference destinations in the United States. Why not do it all? In a few weeks, the world’s premier analytics conference, more

How BPM is providing healthcare as unique as your DNA

There are over 7.2 billion people on this earth, and every single one of us is unique. Yet, since the beginning of modern medicine, medical practices and standards have been based on a one-size-fits-all system. In reality, our different genetic makeups often result in very different reactions to the same medical treatments. These differing reactions more