The CDO: Helping to Harness the Power of Data

Data used to be viewed by businesses as exhaust — a necessary but relatively useless output of projects that became a nuisance to store and maintain. Advances in analytical, and more recently cognitive, technology have changed that mindset for good. Data is now an asset that can be applied to benefit all aspects of an […]

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How AI and Machine Learning are Aiding Schizophrenia Research

In the U.S. about 20 percent of adults suffer from a mental health condition, ranging from depression to bipolar disorder to schizophrenia, and about half of those with severe psychiatric disorders receive no treatment. While early identification, diagnosis, and treatment for patients with psychosis tends to mean improved outcomes, there continues to be significant barriers […]

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Reimagining Technology Support with Autonomous IT

The vast amount of unstructured data from servers, networks, and social media, along with highly-personalized mobile devices and “always-on” IT expectations, requires a higher standard of support – support that can seamlessly transition between environments to identify, evaluate, and resolve issues consistently. However, today’s conventional IT support still relies on plenty of manual analysis and […]

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Protecting Data in the Cloud Era

The world is facing a data breach pandemic. Last year alone, more than four billion data records were lost or stolen, a 556 percent increase over 2015.¹ Of the more than nine billion records breached during the past five years, only four percent were encrypted – or securely scrambled – leaving most of that data […]

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Making Blockchain Real for Business with IBM and Hyperledger Fabric

New technologies with the profound power to change entire industries come about only once or twice in a lifetime. I was fortunate to be working at IBM in the early days of e-business and WebSphere and saw the powerful impact the Internet had on the way we share information. This accelerated with mobile and cloud making […]

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The Future of Bollywood Fashion is Cognitive

Fashion is ever-changing. Styles that once seemed evergreen can fade away, and those looks that we thought would never make a comeback suddenly resurface. As designers, the creative space we must occupy to stay current and relevant is a delicate balance of gradual evolution and radical reinvention. Inspiration can come from anywhere – an old […]

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