Artificial Intelligence

By Samuel Fry on 3 October, 2019

Artists on Artificial Intelligence

IBM is working with Lumen Art Projects to develop knowledge sharing between artists and technologists. Companies everywhere are collaborating to solidify their competitive advantage. This is something that our report on ‘Becoming a Cognitive Enterprise’ describes, as companies are developing these collaborations as a way of reinventing their businesses, expanding their expertise or competing in […]

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By Jill Robinson on 14 August, 2019

IBM’s Internship program is helping Marwell Zoo improve its recycling with smart technology

Marwell Zoo, home to more than 140 species in a range of innovative and sustainable exhibits, is owned by Marwell Wildlife, a global conservation charity. The zoo welcomes more than half a million visitors each year and wants to encourage them to help save the planet, too. “We all know we should recycle,” said Duncan […]

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By Arlene Helbert on 24 July, 2019

How AI is transforming the e-commerce customer experience

As little as ten years ago, most of us did not yet own a smartphone. The idea of self-driving cars, drones and augmented reality devices still seemed like the notions of far-fetched science fiction. Fast forward a decade, and few could have predicted how quickly the pace of innovation and change would increase. From Amazon […]

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By Alastair Rodgers on 19 July, 2019

What can retailers learn from Wimbledon’s fan engagement?

Like retailers, Wimbledon are in an industry going through unprecedented change where the ability to recognise – and address – market disruption is more critical than ever. Wimbledon are not only a sports tournament, they see themselves as a data-driven media business where being first to share insights and high video quality content is a […]

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By Chris Nott on 15 July, 2019

What can government learn from Wimbledon’s one chance to deliver?

In this third and final blog post on what government can learn from Wimbledon, I discuss how Wimbledon uses cloud to meet huge fluctuations in demand for its digital platforms and how it ensures its services are accessible for fans throughout The Championships.  My previous posts in this series explore innovating fabulous services and use […]

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By Chris Nott on 24 June, 2019

What can government learn from Wimbledon’s AI video highlights?

In part one of this series of three blog posts, I explored how IBM and Wimbledon innovates to deliver a fabulous digital experience for fans.  In this second part, I look at what government can learn from Wimbledon’s use of artificial intelligence (AI) in automating the video production of match highlights. Automating video production Consumer […]

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By Holly Cummins on 20 June, 2019

The Future of Work is (More) Fun – Part 2

Automation eliminates toil When the printing press was invented, it almost immediately eliminated the arduous practice of copying books by hand. (Before the printing press, writing out the pages for a single bible would take around three months.) This life-changing mechanization accelerated with the industrial revolution, and many labour-intensive tasks were automated. This included factory […]

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By Holly Cummins on 20 June, 2019

The Future of Work is (More) Fun – Part 1

The Future of Work is (More) Fun With traditional industries and roles being disrupted by technology, it’s tempting to feel uneasy. But with it has come the rise of new collar employment, the reduction of toil with automation, the replacement of bureaucracy with collaboration and creativity. These changes are part of a general trend of […]

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By Chris Williams on 17 June, 2019

IBM serving up ace AI at Wimbledon 2019

Wimbledon is the tennis tournament every player dreams of winning and one of the highlights in the sporting calendar.  As the world’s leading tennis tournament their brand focus is “in pursuit of greatness” demonstrating their continual desire to strive to be the best while also acknowledging that is a continual journey. For the last 30 […]

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By Mark Davies on 14 June, 2019

IBM and the NHS: Working in Partnership

As a new generation of technology is changing our lives there are no shortage of opportunities for technology to revolutionise the National Health Service (NHS). But it’s not just about getting the current systems working better for the 1.4 million NHS staff and over a million patients the NHS sees every day. As I discussed […]

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By Chris Nott on 13 June, 2019

Becoming a data driven government – Part 2

In the first part, I described the motivations for government to be data driven and the challenges to achieving this at enterprise scale. Success factors I see five major areas that need to change for Government departments to become data driven. Skills and culture The most significant change comes when business leaders recognise the advantages […]

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By Chris Nott on 10 June, 2019

Becoming a data driven government – Part 1

22% of governments have adopted cognitive computing by piloting or operating services versus 26% in other industries according to a recent survey by the IBM Institute for Business Value. Cognitive government We have seen Government successfully move on-line in recent years to deliver multi-channel services to citizens, often by using technology platforms. Historic siloed applications […]

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By Michael Conway on 6 June, 2019

AI and Banking: Competing with total trust and zero bias

A recent article in The Times highlighted that only half of UK companies have a clear AI strategy in place. There is huge potential for companies across industries to leverage the power of AI to improve their business. The banking sector is no different. But for all its benefits, what makes AI ethical? How do […]

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By Dan Bailey on 15 May, 2019

Pitching for Success: Deepening Customer Engagement with AI

News reports tend to sensationalise the existing state and future potential of AI technology, leading to unrealistic expectations in the business community and generating unfounded concerns in wider society. Thanks in part to the hype surrounding AI, many C-level executives are unsure how they can add value to their organisations with the technology. Recent research […]

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By Chris Williams on 3 May, 2019

Artificial Intelligence – a team sport

What does it mean to deploy artificial intelligence into your business and what makes an AI project successful? These are some of the many questions we will be tackling in depth at our upcoming event on the 21st May at The Groucho Club, but until then, here are some topics you might wish to consider. […]

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