Artificial Intelligence

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 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 Chris Nott on 20 June, 2019

What can government learn from Wimbledon’s fabulous innovative services?

2019 marks 30 years of technology and innovation partnership between IBM and Wimbledon, a relationship underpinned by assured delivery of data and digital experience to millions around the world.  Wimbledon has transformed itself into a data driven media organization continually innovating to sustain its position as the world’s top tennis tournament.  Using the latest technologies […]

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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 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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By Anne-Gaelle Chasles on 3 April, 2019

Virtual Retail – How AI is enabling a dialogue to make customer engagement personal

Retailers are on the front line of a dramatic shift in the way customers engage with businesses. The internet and smartphones have ushered in an “always-on” culture whereby we expect to be able to find everything we want and need at the swipe of a screen, to be delivered at a time that suits us. […]

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By Chris Williams on 3 April, 2019

Who is the best teacher of artificial intelligence?

When it comes to teaching Artificial Intelligence (machine learning), who is best placed to be the teacher? The ability to pass on your knowledge to others is a great gift and the best teachers are those who not only can “do” (unlike the old adage) but also excel in doing. But what about teaching a […]

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By Andi Britt on 22 March, 2019

HR, disrupted: six things to get the board on board with AI

Welcome to our HR Modernization Playbook: Tomorrow’s people – Why HR matters more than ever in the age of artificial intelligence. Digital transformation is happening faster than ever. The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will redefine jobs, enhance employee productivity and accelerate workforce development. In fact, skills and culture – not technology – […]

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By Bill Kelleher on 17 January, 2019

The next level of collaboration between IBM and Vodafone

I’m excited to share the next level of our two decades of collaboration between IBM and Vodafone today, which accelerates our strategy to drive consistent and open Cloud management. Our two companies have entered a new strategic commercial agreement to provide clients with the open, flexible technologies they need to integrate multiple clouds. We’ve also […]

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By Roger Needham on 14 January, 2019

From hype to help – Making AI real for supply chain professionals

At this point, supply chain professionals might be getting a bit impatient with AI. You’ve likely heard how this technology is poised to revolutionise the supply chain. But as a supply chain professional, you’re not working in R&D; you’re responsible for P&L. The obvious question is: what’s in it for me and my bottom-line performance? […]

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By Andi Britt on 26 November, 2018

The moment is now: how HR will lead business growth in the AI era

Welcome to our HR Modernization Playbook: Tomorrow’s people – Why HR matters more than ever in the age of artificial intelligence. Digital transformation is happening faster than ever. The adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will redefine jobs, enhance employee productivity and accelerate workforce development. In fact, skills and culture – not technology – […]

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By Chris Nott on 22 November, 2018

Engineering bias out of AI

Notorious examples of bias in facial recognition algorithms have received a lot of adverse coverage this year.  It highlights the explosion of bias in AI systems and algorithms, but according to IBM Research, only unbiased AI will survive.  To counter such bias, companies like IBM have been making data sets and toolkits available.  An example […]

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