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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

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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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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Reimagining the Fan Experience Through AI

Digital technology has created an expectation among consumers for unique, personalized experiences. Sports teams, performance venues, competitions, major sporting events and award shows are under intense pressure to go beyond staging live entertainment by providing a personalized and interactive fan experience, whether a user is on their couch or in a 100,000-seat stadium. One great […]

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A New Way to Accelerate Your AI Plans

Building artificial intelligence (AI) systems involves more than learning how to perform a specific task from data; it requires a strong data foundation and infrastructure architecture. This foundation, as my colleagues have said on this blog many times, assists organizations large and small as they scale the Ladder to AI. As CDO of this great […]

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IBM Melds Data Science, Business Intelligence on the Cloud

As enterprises turn to artificial intelligence (AI) to beef up business performance and drive competitive advantage, IBM is working to make analytics, data science and machine learning – the core of AI – more accessible and easy for any organization, large or small, via the cloud. It’s no surprise that large organizations understand the value […]

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Winning with AI

Since the year 2000, 52% of the companies that make up the Fortune 500 have disappeared. They have been acquired, succumbed to performance atrophy, or declared bankruptcy. In this hyper-competitive marketplace, winners and losers are being declared every day. And while artificial intelligence (AI) can be the valve to these pressures, for many, drafting a […]

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IBM DeepSense Collaboration to Advance ‘Blue’ Economy in Canada

The global ocean economy is predicted to increase to US $3 trillion by 2030, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). With the world’s longest coastline, Canada is in an enviable position to capitalize on this growth. Yet, without data-driven insight to integrate and leverage new technologies, Canadian industry will continue to […]

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These Days You’re Far From Alone When in the Field

If you’re a company that provides physical products or services, then you probably have engineers out in the field inspecting, servicing and maintaining those products. The role of so-called field engineers are by definition highly mobile, and apps are making a huge difference to these workers. Early apps consolidated workflow, logistics and job-related information. This […]

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