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AI Supercomputing and the Enterprise

In June 2008, the well-named IBM Roadrunner supercomputer blew past all competitors by clocking at compute speeds no system on the planet had achieved before. Fast forward 10 years to June 2018. IBM and the U.S. Department of Energy debuted Summit, the world’s smartest and most powerful supercomputer, capable of 200 million calculations, a million […]

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IBM, Salesforce Join Forces for AI & Connected Commerce

It’s no secret the retail industry—fueled by rapid digitization and evolving consumer expectations—has changed dramatically over the past dozen years or so. In fact, retail is a good example of an industry operating within what IBM refers to as “Chapter 2” of the digital revolution. Unlike Chapter 1, which was characterized by customer-facing innovation and […]

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Making Monitoring AI Bias a Little Easier

In June 2008, the well-named IBM Roadrunner supercomputer blew past all competitors by clocking at compute speeds no system on the planet had achieved before. Fast forward 10 years to June 2018. IBM and the U.S. Department of Energy debuted Summit, the world’s smartest and most powerful supercomputer, capable of 200 million calculations, a million […]

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Intent: the New Critical Success Factor in Creating AI

AI is a transformative and exciting technology that will no doubt reshape the way we live and work for decades to come. That said, we need to be extremely thoughtful and intentional about how we design these solutions. Those who design, develop, and deploy AI are responsible for ensuring that every solution they create has […]

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Could Autonomous Car Technology and AI Transform Homecare for the Elderly?

With backgrounds in medicine and health economics, we have long been interested in how the latest technologies can augment our ability to care for each other. Today, with the world’s population over 60 expected to more than double by 2050, growing faster than all other younger groups, the need for more innovative, scalable approaches to […]

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AI Comes to Life in London’s Barbican Exhibition

The Barbican Centre in London today opened its doors to a new “festival-style” exhibition, AI: More than Human, which explores creative and scientific developments in artificial intelligence (AI) through the years. This groundbreaking exhibition endeavors to demonstrate and illustrate the potential that AI systems hold to revolutionize our lives. Since the term “artificial intelligence” was […]

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IBM Watson Wins Prestigious Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize

Switzerland’s Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute has awarded IBM Watson the 13th Gottlieb Duttweiler Prize in recognition of the crucial role artificial intelligence will play in helping humanity address some of the world’s greatest challenges. John E. Kelly III, IBM’s Executive Vice President, accepted the award on behalf of IBM during a special ceremony on May 7 […]

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What We Learned Breaking a Guinness World Record

Setting a world record takes skill and effort. Breaking a world record takes something more. But that’s what we did several weeks ago in Guadalajara, Mexico. In mid-April, and according to the Guinness Book of World Records, our group at IBM Guadalajara conducted the world’s largest AI software development class ever held, with 775 participants […]

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Intelligent Tech Turns the Tide on Trafficking

Human trafficking and modern slavery are on the rise around the world. In its latest report, The International Labour Organisation found there are approximately 40.3 million victims of modern slavery. In the UK alone, authorities have seen the number of incidents reported rise by 36 percent in a year, with the Home Office estimating a […]

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How IBM is Using AI to Speed Partner Lead Sharing

Passing quality sales leads from our salespeople to partners is crucial to bolstering a thriving partner ecosystem, and data shows that the faster we can pass these leads on, the greater the chance of closing the deal. According to a 2017 study by IBM’s Chief Analytics Office (CAO), sales leads that are passed within a […]

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The Royal Canadian Navy Drives Change for Tomorrow’s Sailors

As the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) looks to the future and builds tomorrow’s Navy, we want to build that Navy around our sailors – inspiring them, their families and Canadians at large with a digitally-enabled organization that stands tall for Canada and Canadians. We need to take an institution, break with tradition, and embolden our […]

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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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