Data Analytics

The Next Enterprise Platform

“What ultimately makes a platform worth using in the long run are the applications that run on it.” – Ben Thompson, Stratechery Platforms drive commerce. Whether in technology or other industries, the creation, acceptance and adoption of platforms spur innovation, efficiency, and productivity. Consider the U.S. Interstate Highway System, which dates back to the 1950’s, […]

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University of Oklahoma Taps AI to Strengthen Student Retention Rates

Graduating from a four-year college in four years should be an achievable goal, but only just over 40 percent of students are able to reach this milestone. A critical driver for achieving on-time graduation is first-year retention. But for public institutions, like the University of Oklahoma (OU), the national average of full-time, first-time students who started […]

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Bringing the Power of Deep Learning to More Data Scientists

New AI technologies like machine learning and deep learning are fitting ever more snugly into the shifting enterprise landscape. Deep learning in particular is being adopted by an increasing number of enterprises for expanded insights and with the aim to better serving their clients. Thanks to more powerful systems and graphics processing units (GPUs), we […]

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Revealing the ‘Hidden Figures’ of STEM

Watch this short video on the making of the inspirational, Hidden Figures, a movie based on the acclaimed book of the same name that chronicles the early lives of three remarkable African American women who helped NASA calculate man’s first orbital flights around Earth.

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Amping Up the Fan Experience

Today’s tech savvy sports and entertainment fans expect a fully immersive event experience from the moment they leave their homes. Creating the ultimate fan experience means meeting fans where they are, providing them with a platform to interact seamlessly and securely, and giving them fast, uninterrupted access to rich, analytics-driven content, personalized for their needs […]

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Building Bridges with the Next Generation of Problem Solvers

As the Summer Olympic Games in Brazil recently drew to a close, one of the event’s most historic competitions came to mind: the marathon. The long hours, intense training, and laser focus leading up to the race look to be well worth the effort as each runner crossed the finish line and achieved a long-held […]

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Who Knew U.S. Drivers Crossed Their Legs While Using Cruise Control?

When engineers here at Honda R&D were discussing where to locate the “engine start” button in their vehicles, they learned that several US drivers accidentally pressed the engine start button with their knees. This was a big surprise for us, because it’s only possible if you put the car into cruise control, take your feet […]

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Social, Mobile, & Cloud, Just the Latest In History of Sports Innovation

Technology unlocks the history of sport. It is also the key to understanding sport’s future. Modern sport has been driven by three overlapping aspects of innovation: participation technology, spectatorship technology and media technology. Today’s digital era unites all three. In Victorian England, “participation technology” allowed sport to move beyond pockets of parochial play and settle […]

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Wimbledon Aces Digital Experience for Fans Around the World

For two weeks every year, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club transforms from a private tennis club in a leafy London suburb to the host of one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world: the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. Since 1990, IBM has been the Official Supplier of Information Technology and consultant […]

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Connecting Collaboration and Cognitive for Better Customer Service

No matter how fast technology changes, there are certain things that don’t change. When it comes to customer service Japan is famous for its high standard of respect, politeness and personal assistance to every customer. Japan is also known for innovation and unique approaches to customer service in retail, hospitality, transport and many more, including […]

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Getting Onboard the Future of Transportation Today

We have all been imagining a future with self-driving vehicles for a while now, but the truth is you don’t need to leap years ahead to find them. Transportation industry leaders have made some incredible technology breakthroughs that have brought us much closer to the reality of driver-less vehicles. The technology is here, but how […]

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How to Architect a Cognitive Future for Business

Erewhon (1872). Metropolis (1927). The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). Star Wars (1977). War Games (1983). The Terminator (1984). Short Circuit (1986). A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). I, Robot (2004). WALL-E (2008). Ex Machina (2015). Many of these titles probably sound familiar to you. For a long time now, the […]

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