Age Matters: Preparing for the Billion Elder Future

Today, most people can expect to live into their seventies and beyond. According to a US Census Bureau report, within the next 15 years the world will have close to a billion people over the age of 65, and for the first time in human history, people aged 65 and over will outnumber children under […]

What it Will Take for Us to Trust AI

The early days of artificial intelligence (AI) have been met with some very public hand wringing. Well-respected technologists and business leaders have voiced their concerns over the (responsible) development of AI. And Hollywood’s appetite for dystopian AI narratives appears to be bottomless. This is not unusual, nor is it unreasonable. Change, technological or otherwise, always excites […]

How Knowledge-Based Analytics Can Drive Drug Discovery for Life Sciences

Data-driven analytics is far from a new concept in healthcare. From improving population health and disease management, to advancing precision medicine initiatives, data-driven analytics have laid the foundation for more targeted care for decades. But in today’s information-overloaded environment, where the data is only as powerful as the insights generated from it, the key actually […]

Advancing AIDS Treatment Through Machine Learning

According to estimates, 17 million people worldwide are currently being treated for AIDS – that’s more than ever before despite the fact that the number of people being infected with the virus has gone down. The secret is the ‘cocktail’ that is helping AIDS patients live longer, which is essentially increasing the population of AIDs […]

Amping Up the Fan Experience

Today’s tech savvy sports and entertainment fans expect a fully immersive event experience from the moment they leave their homes. Creating the ultimate fan experience means meeting fans where they are, providing them with a platform to interact seamlessly and securely, and giving them fast, uninterrupted access to rich, analytics-driven content, personalized for their needs […]

Transforming Retail this Holiday Season with Cognitive Computing

Holiday shoppers have an infinite digital world of products available for viewing at their fingertips. Stepping into a brick-and-mortar store seems to have lost its appeal. In reality, 85 percent of customers still preferred to shop at physical store last year according to Time Trade. Though that’s positive news for brick-and-mortar retailers, many brands still […]