How One English Football Club Scores Points with AI

Leatherhead Football Club or ‘The Tanners’ as they are known, play in the 7th tier of English Football and are made up of delivery drivers, car salesmen and shop assistants. While it may not seem like your typical AI cohort, the club’s management began working with IBM Watson early this season to provide pre- and […]

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Saying ‘Yes’ to Business Process Automation

Despite popular belief, technological progress has always been supported and enhanced by the collaboration between humans and machines working together. Digitalization is not only about transferring data into an electronic form, but also about using these forms and finding new ways of developing them. Innovation in technology helps us to come up with new ideas, […]

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AI and IoT Help Perfect the Brew at Sugar Creek Brewing Company

Beer-making is one of the oldest and largest industries in the world. Hundreds of years ago, European Monks refined brewing techniques to create some of the most well-known varieties of ale. Then, during the Industrial Revolution, technology like hydrometers and thermometers gave brewers more control of the beer making process, yielding a more predictable product […]

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Bringing AI and Blockchain to Bear on Environmental Challenges

IBM began focusing on environmental sustainability before the first Earth Day was ever celebrated. Addressing environmental challenges requires sustained action because even as we make progress, new challenges emerge. The digital transformation of our business and our clients’ businesses is improving the degree to which we can both examine and address global environmental challenges. Today, […]

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Expecting the Unexpected at the 2019 Masters

The most compelling thing about sports is the uncertainty. Who will step up? Who will choke? How will it end? And by this criteria the 2019 Masters will go down in history as one of the most compelling sports events of all time. This year’s tournament had all the things you have come to expect […]

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How AI and Blockchain are Energizing the Media & Entertainment Industry

When people think of tech in media, their first thoughts are likely around digital platforms that bring more content to our fingertips. Now, leading innovations -– namely, AI and blockchain — are enabling media companies to take this a step further by delivering even more compelling content to broader audiences. AI is being used to […]

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Carrefour and Nestlé Partner with IBM to Extend Use of Blockchain to New Food Categories

Blockchain technology is bringing much-needed transparency and traceability to more parts of the global food supply, including lettuce, spinach, berries and, now, mashed potatoes. International food companies Carrefour and Nestlé announced this week that they will add Mousline purée, a popular instant mashed potato mix available in France, into the Food Trust blockchain network. Mashed […]

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Celebrating a Historic First: Augusta National Women’s Amateur

First held in 1934, the Masters Golf Tournament is played each spring in Augusta, Georgia. It’s an event steeped in history and tradition, hosted by the world-famous Augusta National Golf Club and with the winner receiving a coveted Green Jacket. For over 20 years, IBM has been a proud partner of the Masters, pioneering the […]

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New York Fed Creates FinTech Advisory Board

Financial Technologies, or fintech, are having so much impact on the global consumer that financial institutions and government agencies, alike, are working aggressively to get on board. Untethered and even empowered by such services as, Square, PayPal, Curb and Venmo, to name a few, increasing numbers of consumers have made fintech a part of their […]

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A New Beginning for Our Marketing and Commerce Offerings

Opportunities like this don’t come very often in a business. Last month at IBM Think, I stood on stage and told customers that we were announcing something soon, something that makes me more excited about the future than I’ve ever been. Today, that something new begins with the announcement that Centerbridge Partners plans to acquire […]

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Centerbridge Plans to Acquire IBM Marketing and Commerce Assets

Over the course of IBM’s more than 100-year history, we have continuously transformed to meet the evolving needs of our clients. Today the company is squarely focused on the emerging, high-value segments of the IT industry and accelerating our leadership in artificial intelligence (AI), hybrid cloud, SaaS, blockchain and supply chain, among other strategic technologies. […]

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How AI is Working for Today’s Supply Chain Heroes

Recently, I came across a Forbes article listing the top ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) will impact enterprises in the near future. Coming in at number two after “smarter decision making,” was a “streamlined supply chain.” While that may surprise some, it makes perfect sense to me. Because when it comes to meeting digital-era demands, every […]

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