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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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Re-Inventing Care in the Digital Era

At some point in our lives, nearly all of us will provide care for a loved one. When that person is elderly or disabled, the experience can be overwhelming. About 18 months ago, I was approached by healthcare professional Helen Dempster who, after being a caregiver for her grandfather, had an idea for how to […]

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How IBM PAIRS Helps Agribusiness Generate Better Forecasts, Yields

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 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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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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OpsMobil: Transforming Exploration with AI

Low commodity prices continue to flatten energy company profit margins, driving the search for lower cost structures and greater efficiencies. Nowhere is this pressure felt more keenly than in companies with aging assets. As wells, pipelines and facilities age, production declines and maintenance requirements grow. Producers need to implement rigorous disciplines to manage these assets, […]

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The IBM Cloud Is Moving Quickly Across Europe

The consumption of services delivered on private, hybrid and public cloud platforms has been growing for several years, and significantly outperforms the growth rates of investment in traditional IT technology. It is a model that enables greater business flexibility, ensures price transparency and faster market performance – in short, it moves organizations forward. According to […]

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How Russia Got a Flavor for Advanced Analytics

The 2016 C-suite study by the IBM Institute of Business Value has shown that the top managers from Russia and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) put the macroeconomic factors as the main external force affecting their companies. Whereas, globally the respondents put the technology and the market factors way ahead of […]

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Embracing Hybrid Cloud, AI for the Modern App Revolution

When I founded Five9 Vietnam Corp., in 2010 we had, what seemed to be a simple mission: to serve businesses across the country with superior, affordable IT services. We provided software development and offered cloud services. The more we worked with clients, the more we realized that what they really wanted was help with their […]

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Bringing Sophisticated Security and AI to the IBM Cloud

There are two major themes that bookend the enterprise conversation about cloud adoption. On one hand, businesses are compelled to move more workloads to the cloud to seize the new opportunities presented by AI, Machine Learning, IoT or even next-generation quantum computing or risk getting left behind. On the other hand, concerns about security and […]

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