Cognitive computing

The cognitive impact on technology: An investor’s viewpoint

Hardly an industry today can escape disruption. New technologies and business models compel CTOs and IT leaders to seek innovative ways to stay ahead of the digital transformation curve. But they face challenges understanding the role and impact of cognitive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning when integrating them into their existing […]

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Is your organization undergoing a hybrid cloud evolution?

In the last few years, cloud computing has evolved considerably, motivating CTOs and other IT leaders to rethink their enterprise cloud strategy. They want to modernize their IT environment and shepherd their organizations along a path to digital transformation. Besides reducing costs, they also need to consider whether a cloud infrastructure is efficient and flexible, […]

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Building trusted relationships one transaction at a time

People have exchanged goods and services for centuries.  Over time those transaction-based relationships have evolved and spawned a full supply chain discipline, often with multiple trading partners involved. The result: complexity. And complexity can introduce opportunities for discrepancies, disputes, fraud or corruption. These various issues become more prevalent as complexity increases, because not everyone within […]

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Cognitive computing to the rescue

You’ve rolled out the first stages of your IoT deployment, and you’re collecting data like never before. Surely you’re on the cusp of a new era of generating bold new insights for your organization! But you have no idea how to glean these bold new insights. You’re straining the compute, memory and storage resources that […]

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Unlock the full potential of flash storage technology

Most often, when we consider the challenges resulting from relentless data growth and escalating demands for increased IT system performance, we think of storage. But networks must bear the same burdens, and the challenges posed by exploding data volumes and ultra-low latency become most acute where servers and storage meet – the Fibre Channel storage […]

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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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Why blockchain is good for business

You’re probably hearing a good deal of hype these days around blockchain and how it is the technology behind the bitcoin cryptocurrency. But is blockchain technology something you should have on your radar? The answer is an emphatic “yes.” Not only is this technology advancing rapidly, but blockchain also offers a new way of implementing […]

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Three current storage trends that will surprise you

The pace of change in storage has never been faster. From the mid-1990s to a few years ago, storage area network (SAN)-based disk systems doubled capacity every couple of years and got faster, but otherwise stayed the same. It was relatively simple to plan for the future. In 4 years, you could purchase one new […]

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Inside the Client Centers pt. 2: The personal touch

In part 1 of our “Inside the Client Centers” series, we explored the expertise available inside IBM Client Centers across the world, and introduced you to our engineers, architects and inventors busy introducing the latest products and offerings to clients. As a program manager at the Client Center in Poughkeepsie, I see many clients from […]

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