Cancer as an Information Science Challenge, and Manageable Condition

As a former trauma coordinator for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, I know what it’s like to be on the front lines of patient care. It was perhaps most personal when my cousin was diagnosed with bone cancer. As a patient in the hospital in which I worked, I watched as doctors tried everything they knew […]

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Using AI to Close the Learning Gap

In classrooms of all ages and in schools around the world, teachers are met with the challenge of addressing each student’s individual needs and rate at which he or she learns. At IBM our Watson Education team is focused on leveraging AI to improve learning outcomes and implement solutions that will help all students succeed. […]

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ISC 2018: IBM Helps European Researchers Grab Hold of AI

With the debut of the IBM POWER9-equipped Summit supercomputer, the world’s smartest AI machine, IBM is putting our money where our mouth is when it comes to building data-centric systems. You see, it’s no longer about which systems are the fastest, it’s about systems that are designed to handle the massive amounts of data that […]

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Rometty at CEBIT 2018: The Era of Exponential Learning

On June 11, 2018, Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and CEO, delivered a keynote address at CEBIT 2018, Europe’s annual business festival for innovation and digitization. Her remarks addressed The Era of Exponential Learning – And What’s Required to Make the Most of It. Watch it here:

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Why Supply Chains Need Blockchain

In early 2013, a number of grocery stores in the UK were hit with a major incident when horse meat was found in beef burgers. To compound the problem, many of the grocery chains could not instantly point to the exact source, but had to launch lengthy investigations to track back through processing plants and […]

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Top 5 Unexpected Consequences of GDPR

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is finally here, promising to put individuals back in control of their personal data and harmonize data protection and privacy laws across Europe. But with the May 25 grace period deadline behind us, it’s becoming clear that the regulation will have far greater impact on business and […]

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IBM, CA Pair to Bring the Power of the Mainframe to the Cloud

For companies all over the world, the power of the mainframe is critical to the success of their enterprise transformations. As they transform toward cloud deployment models, many rely on the traditional strengths of the mainframe to maintain secure, reliable, and scalable computing. And for good reason. For example, nearly 80 percent of all enterprise […]

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Addressing Barriers in Health Equity in Cancer with Technology

Like many doctors, I became a physician to care for those who needed it most. That motivation is central to my whole career. It’s why I worked in community health centers for underserved communities in Baltimore and Washington, DC, and pushed initiatives to eliminate health disparities when I worked at the National Institutes of Health. […]

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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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Everledger’s Pioneering Blockchain Work for Diamonds

Businesses are constantly faced with pressures to meet consumer demands and yet delicately balance their business objectives. One of the major shifts is the increasing consumer demand to know more about what they purchase. Within the diamond industry, consumers are seeking more information on their stones and the assurance of authenticity. There has been a […]

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How IBM’s Biggest Business Unit Got Agile

Transformation in today’s business is rarely easy. But when changes must be made within an organization of well over 100,000 employees, it can be downright hard. That’s exactly where IBM’s Global Technology Services (GTS) unit found itself two years ago. With a rapidly expanding global ecosystem and mounting IT complexity, the unit needed a new, […]

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Accessibility: The Intersection of Innovation and Inclusion

On this seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day, let’s talk, think and learn about digital accessibility, inclusion and people with disabilities. As a researcher, I enjoy technology, especially when it comes to helping people with disabilities. Over the years, our team has invented and developed many new technologies that enable accessibility. I would like to share […]

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