How the Peace Corps Embraced Cloud for Talent Management

In the final weeks of the 1960 Presidential campaign, then Senator John F. Kennedy spoke to a group of students at the University of Michigan about commitment to public service. The speech foreshadowed the launch of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961, an organization whose mission is to promote world peace and friendship. Like […]

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Live Blogging from the Cognitive Colloquium

7:00 PM ET Embodied Cognition Session Chair: Dr. Guru Banavar, Vice President, Cognitive Computing Research, IBM Research Dr. Myron (Ron) Diftler, Robonaut Project Leader, NASA Johnson Space Center Dr. Gaurav Sukhatme, Co-Director, Robotics Research Lab, University of Southern California Paul Hermes, Entrepreneur in Residence, Medtronic Grady Booch, Chief Scientist for Software Engineering, IBM Research Some […]

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Westpac: Empowering Customers Through Digital Transformation

At Westpac we’ve set a goal of becoming one of the world’s great service companies, recognising that our customers compare us not just with the experience offered by local banks but by the global web-based businesses they conduct and experience every day. Customers of businesses across industries around the planet are empowered with greater knowledge, […]

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Catch John Kelly’s Speech at the Cognitive Colloquium in San Francisco

IBM is hosting some of the leading thinkers in cognitive computing and artificial intelligence in San Francisco on October 13 at our annual cognitive colloquium. Tune in here starting at noon Eastern Time for a live blog–kicking off with live video of a talk about the future of computing by John Kelly, the IBM senior […]

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Three Ways Cognitive Banking Will Help Manage Your Life

Computers have changed our lives over the past 50 years. Yet computing itself has not fundamentally changed, nor has banking. Until now. We’re entering a new era of computing, one we call Cognitive Computing. Cognitive Computing changes the way humans and systems interact. Cognitive systems have the ability to understand natural language in order to […]

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Here Come the Drones: Creating Buzz in the Ag Industry

I have a cousin in Kansas who raises corn and sorghum on a 1400-acre family farm. He calls himself an old-time farmer because he likes to walk his fields to see how the crops are doing. But he sometimes climbs on a powered parachute, which looks like a tricycle with an aircraft engine and a […]

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