The Cognitive Concierge Brings Personalization to the In-Room Experience

If you’re a frequent traveler, you’ve no doubt found yourself standing in a hotel room desperately searching for light switches, setting the thermostat, locating the TV remote and more. It’s all part of a quest set up the room to your unique specifications and, more often than not, it’s far more complicated than you’d like. […]

This Earth Day the Sun Is Shining On Solar Homes

As we mark Earth Day on Saturday (April 22), we see greater interest in the use of renewable energy sources. Decreasing energy production costs, increased public environmental responsibility and changing incentive policies are prompting more and more consumers to consider renewable energy sources. Residential solar energy, in particular, is gaining traction around the world. A new […]

A New Generation of Networking Is Upon Us

For decades, organizations have relied on the underlying network to link systems and facilitate the transfer of information. The network’s role as an agent for IT is without question, with virtually every job, transaction and operation depending on it. But today it is the network’s role as an agent for business innovation that is far […]

The Innovative Impact of IBM Fellows

Having been appointed an IBM Fellow in 1992, I have a long perspective on the program, and immense respect for what it allows one to accomplish. What makes the IBM Fellow program perhaps most exceptional is that it was launched in 1963, by T.J. Watson Jr. This was an era where large corporations traditionally handled […]

AI for Social Good: How Man & Machine Are Making A Better World

Our world faces some sobering challenges. I see them every day in my role with IBM corporate citizenship and in my work to advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as an IMPACT 2030 Executive Committee Member. But there’s reason to be hopeful. Artificial intelligence (AI) combined with our human ingenuity is helping us “do good” […]

How Watson for Clinical Trial Matching is Accelerating the Screening Process

Innovation, by its nature is new, and having never been done before, is hard.  To do something for the first time takes much more effort and concentration than when there is muscle memory, a process, precedent to follow. To do something innovative with multi stakeholder input – provider, pharma, technology – adds another dimension of […]