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A recent PwC study indicated that AI has the potential to add close to $16 trillion to the global economy by 2030, yet the technology has had an adoption rate of only 4%, according to other research reports. There seems to be no debate on the strategic value of AI to a business, so how […]

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New IBM Skills Training to Get Clients Up & Running on AI

We are at an inflection point.  Data Science and AI technologies are not just a continuum of old technologies. They represent a complete paradigm shift that take us from a deterministic world to a probabilistic world, increasing the potential to profoundly change human society, and to become a new engine of economic development. Around the world, […]

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IBM Watson is Making Connections at the GRAMMYs

A recent PwC study indicated that AI has the potential to add close to $16 trillion to the global economy by 2030, yet the technology has had an adoption rate of only 4%, according to other research reports. There seems to be no debate on the strategic value of AI to a business, so how […]

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New Certifications to Help Close the Data Scientist Deficit

In this era of swelling data, the mining of insights to predict future outcomes with greater accuracy, to automate tasks, and to recommend actions based on that data is growing increasingly critical for organizations and businesses of all sizes. Such is the role of the data scientist, the profession the Harvard Business Review dubbed the […]

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IBM at Davos: Business Leadership in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Business and government leaders, academics, and heads of international organizations from around the world are gathered in Davos, Switzerland, this week at the 49th annual World Economic Forum. IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty participated in a CEO panel discussion on Tuesday, January 22, on “Business Leadership in the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” which explored […]

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Alleviating the Burden of Diabetes with AI

How many decisions do you make per day? From the minute you wake up in the morning until you fall asleep that same evening, you likely have to make endless choices: the route you drive to avoid traffic, what you should order for lunch, when to run errands, what type of exercise you want to […]

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Promoting Fair Treatment of Persons with Disabilities with AI

International Day of Persons with Disabilities aims to increase awareness and promote the well-being of people with disabilities in every aspect of life. Fair treatment means equal opportunity to access education, find employment, receive healthcare, find information, and participate in society. Increasingly, our education, healthcare, recruitment, and information systems involve technologies based on machine learning. […]

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IBM Helps Developing Nations Harness Safe Water

Developed nations largely take clean water for granted. Open the tap, and there it is. Many developing countries, unfortunately, don’t have that luxury. Kenya, for example, has a population of approximately 46 million people, with an astounding 41 percent relying on unimproved water sources such as ponds, shallow wells and rivers. Additionally, only nine out […]

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Lexus Europe Creates World’s Most Intuitive Car Ad with IBM Watson

According to one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Alfred Hitchcock, “To make a great film you need three things – the script, the script, and the script.” What happens when you give an Oscar-winning director a script written entirely by artificial intelligence? The answer is the new ‘Driven by Intuition’ advertisement by Lexus. […]

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Fueling the HPC Transformation with AI

As the annual Supercomputing conference celebrates its 30th birthday in Dallas this week, I’m reminded how far supercomputing has come, and how exciting the HPC industry is right now. With the Big Data boom, the immense amount of information represents tremendous opportunity for researchers who have new fuel for their projects. But it also provides […]

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How Ancestry Discovers Hidden Forecasting Insights with IBM Cloud, Analytics

Ancestry has been helping people discover insights about their family histories and origins since 1983. The company, which operates the world’s largest consumer DNA network, applies both engineering and technical innovations around records research and consumer genomic data to help millions of people unearth family information – information that’s often buried deep in hard-to-find, hard-to-access […]

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Using Data and Analytics to Combat Human Trafficking

After serving as Deputy Director of Intelligence for the UK Serious Organised Crime Agency – similar to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation – I found that “retiring” really wasn’t an option for me. I couldn’t walk away from the fight against human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery. It’s just too important. And […]

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