Events

Wednesday, February 08: IBM THINK Leaders presents Digital Founders Panel — 2017 Kickoff Edition

Join us on Wednesday, February 8th from 7 – 9 pm for IBM THINK Leaders’ first event of the new year at Lifion by ADP! This 2017 kickoff event will feature a special Digital Founders Panel moderated by Robert Schwartz, Global Leader of Strategy & Design, IBM iX. The format will include 45 minutes of […]

Cannes Lions proves this is the summer of AI in advertising

The recently concluded Cannes Lions festival on the French Riviera showcased plenty of diverse uses of artificial intelligence to communicate, persuade, and further the ambitions of the advertising industry. This summer, expect creative types to plumb the winning Cannes Lions entries as inspiration for their own offerings. And expect them to use the words of […]

Sales Transformation at Scale Live Chat

What challenges face chief marketing officers who seek to excel in data-driven leadership and the creation of engaging customer experiences? On February 9th we asked a panel of experts to share their wisdom on this topic and join us for a chat, which is archived in the comment section below. Our panel included: Carolyn Baird, […]

SXSW 2016 conversation prep: Must-read articles to discuss while networking

Are you in Austin, Texas for SXSW’s interactive conference? It kicks off March 11 and runs through March 15 (the sister film and music festivals continue to the 20th). If you’re there and prepping for client meetings, or simply gearing up for networking at various parties, we have put together a reading list from THINK […]

IBM InterConnect 2016: Outthink limits and transform your business

Over 23,000 men and women attended this year’s IBM InterConnect held at Mandalay Bay and MGM hotels in sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. From general sessions to speaker events and panel debates, the discussion centered around cloud, mobile, analytics and security. As the conference progressed, IBM and its business partners outlined a changing world, and what […]

Sir Ridley Scott on science fiction and how it influences the future of tech

Sir Ridley Scott, the director of the Oscar-nominated film The Martian, has long looked to the future in his work. From Alien (1979) to Blade Runner (1982) and now The Martian (2015), he has created compelling and highly visual narratives that make alien discoveries and artificial intelligence seem very, very real and believable. For the […]

The top 5 tech trends at THINK Forum Japan 2015

Here’s a look at the 5 major trends discussed at THINK Forum in Tokyo, Japan, which took place on November 18th, 2015. Senior executives from numerous leading Japanese companies, representing industries ranging from healthcare, to technology, to government, gathered to discuss the following trends:1. Cognitive is not a fad:We have now entered the Cognitive Era. […]

Virtual roundtable recap: City Involvement on the Global Scale

Cities are playing increasingly prominent roles in global sustainability efforts. The recent landmark United Nations conference on climate change in Paris demonstrated this growing role by featuring special sessions and events for city leaders, and having city conglomerates and organizations present to build their sustainability networks and influence international diplomatic outcomes. In this virtual roundtable, […]

Indian executives see cognitive computing as a competitive advantage

During the February 4 THINK Forum Mumbai event, Ginni Rometty, IBM’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, asked the senior executives gathered two questions. Did they work for a digital company? Are they helping their company become digital? The answer to both was a unanimous yes. Businesses in India have embraced digitization, with an understanding […]

CMO Live Chat with THINK Leaders

What challenges face chief marketing officers who seek to excel in data-driven leadership and the creation of engaging customer experiences? On February 9th we asked a panel of experts to share their wisdom on this topic and join us for a chat, which is archived in the comment section below. Our panel included: Carolyn Baird, […]

Retail and Security Live Chat with THINK Leaders

Woman using mobile phone while shopping in supermarketEditor’s note: the live chat in the comments section is from January 28, 2016. As key purchasing moments increasingly move online, new opportunities for retailers to enhance their customer experiences emerge. Unfortunately, so do new opportunities for cybercrime and security breaches. Brian Kilcourse (@KilcoRSR), Managing Partner at Retail […]

CES 2016: Internet of Things moves from concept to reality

This year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas helped to prove the “Internet of things” (IoT) is no longer a buzzword but a reality, and everything from homes to cars to athletic gear will soon be connected. This is not only a technological shift, but also a business one. As IDC predicts, by 2020, […]