Making bed sheets smarter with IBM

Making bed sheets smarter with IBM

January 25, 2018
Startup, Studio 1 Labs, based out of IBM's Innovation Space - Markham Convergence Centre, developed fabric sensors using AI to help monitor a patient's well-being and detect potential dangers, like respiratory distress.

Advancing global supply chains with IBM Blockchain

Advancing global supply chains with IBM Blockchain

January 23, 2018
Businesses around the world are turning to blockchain to improve their supply chains, including Everledger, a startup that teamed up with IBM to authenticate diamonds.

Improving how older generations engage with the world

Improving how older generations engage with the world

January 22, 2018
Discover key findings on the aging population and solutions that foster greater connection among older adults.

Preventing pollution with IBM Cloud

Preventing pollution with IBM Cloud

January 11, 2018
Learn how Toronto startup, Ambience Data, is using IBM Cloud to detect and prevent air pollutants that can make an impact how we live and work.

Fusion Genomics Turns to IBM Cloud to Help Support Advances Designed to Conquer Global Pandemics

Fusion Genomics Turns to IBM Cloud to Help Support Advances Designed to Conquer Global Pandemics

November 16, 2017
Advancing RNA and DNA genome sequencing for infectious disease diagnostics

IBM and Dream Payments Expand Payment Services on the Cloud to U.S. Financial Institutions

IBM and Dream Payments Expand Payment Services on the Cloud to U.S. Financial Institutions

October 16, 2017
Dream Payments platform provides mobile and digital payment services via the
IBM Cloud.

Toronto startup taps into IBM Watson for HR

Toronto startup taps into IBM Watson for HR

July 25, 2017
Learn how Knockri, a member of the IBM Innovation Space at 185 Spadina, is using IBM Watson to help assess a job applicant's personality attributes based on employer feedback, industry knowledge and scientifically backed data.

Predicting schizophrenia with machine learning

Predicting schizophrenia with machine learning

July 21, 2017
New AI and machine learning data from IBM and University of Alberta can help predict schizophrenia with 74 per cent accuracy.

Breakthrough IBM Mainframe Protects All Data All the Time

Breakthrough IBM Mainframe Protects All Data All the Time

July 17, 2017
Discover IBM Z — the first system capable of encrypting all data associated with any application, cloud service or database all the time.

IBM Canada and HHS launch new healthcare innovation hub

IBM Canada and HHS launch new healthcare innovation hub

June 27, 2017
The new accelerator will stimulate healthcare innovation among local entrepreneurs, researchers and healthcare professionals, through a collaboration between Hamilton Health Sciences and IBM.

Cost of a Data Breach Study

Cost of a Data Breach Study

June 20, 2017
Discover the factors that can affect an organization’s bottom line. This study explores the various cost factors of a breach across different industries in Canada and includes key findings on how a company may build a strong and resilient security posture.

IBM, VentureLAB and government invest in Markham innovation hub

IBM, VentureLAB and government invest in Markham innovation hub

May 8, 2017
The IBM Innovation Space - Markham Convergence Centre is a collaborative space at IBM Canada's headquarters to help startups, entrepreneurs and developers innovate great ideas and commercialize faster to drive economic growth in York Region and the Greater Toronto Area.

Can Watson, the Jeopardy champion, solve Parkinson's?

Can Watson, the Jeopardy champion, solve Parkinson's?

April 15, 2017
The IBM computer system is being harnessed by Toronto researchers in a quest to find an existing drug that might treat Parkinson’s.

New IBM cognitive demo centre at Queen's U

New IBM cognitive demo centre at Queen's U

March 23, 2017
IBM Canada | Smith Cognitive Computing Centre is a first-of-its kind collaborative space focused on AI for IBM clients and Smith students and faculty.

IBM and SecureKey bring blockchain to big Canadian banks

IBM and SecureKey bring blockchain to big Canadian banks

March 20, 2017
Canadian banks will be the first to use SecureKey's new identity authentication built on IBM Blockchain to help increase consumer privacy, security and trust.

Canadian tech teen on coding

Canadian tech teen on coding

March 13, 2017
Listen to 13-year old Tanmay Bakshi on coding with IBM Watson at this year's BCTECH Summit in Vancouver.

New innovation accelerator opens in Calgary

New innovation accelerator opens in Calgary

March 8, 2017
IBM and District Ventures launch The District Ventures and IBM Innovation Space – Calgary to bring together entrepreneurs and enterprises to solve some of Canada’s biggest business challenges.

NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation given to research consortium

NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation given to research consortium

February 7, 2017
Zhangxing (John) Chen of the University of Calgary and a research consortium from the oil and gas sector, with IBM, are using dynamic simulations to test new operations that produce more while using less.

These five scientific innovations will change our lives

These five scientific innovations will change our lives

February 1, 2017
IBM Canada's President and GM discusses the five ways artificial intelligence will change our lives in the next five years

New Cybersecurity Hub Opens in New Brunswick

New Cybersecurity Hub Opens in New Brunswick

January 16, 2017
Together with IBM, government and industry partners, the University of New Brunswick launched the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity to aid in research, training, and industry collaboration.

Cognitive Research Grows in Canada

Cognitive Research Grows in Canada

January 9, 2017
Queen's University turns to IBM Watson to support new Cognitive Analytics Development Hub for academic and medical research.

IBM R&D helps company place in Canada's top 100 list for 2016

IBM R&D helps company place in Canada's top 100 list for 2016

November 17, 2016
Read how our commitment to building partnerships and driving innovation in Canada has helped IBM rank #7 in Canada's Top 100 Corporate R&D Spenders 2016, and #5 in Canada's Top 20 Corporate R&D.

Strengthening cardiovascular research in Canada

Strengthening cardiovascular research in Canada

October 20, 2016
IBM and the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) launch a new platform using IBM Cloud and Watson Analytics to help researchers and patients manage, share and access data on heart rhythm disturbances and to further arrhythmia research and clinical practices.

Canadian neuroscientists tap Watson to accelerate drug discovery for Parkinson's disease

Canadian neuroscientists tap Watson to accelerate drug discovery for Parkinson's disease

October 12, 2016
IBM Watson Health, the Ontario Brain Institute and the Movement Disorders Clinic at Toronto’s University Health Network will embark on Canada’s first ever Parkinson’s disease research project using the recently launched IBM Watson for Drug Discovery.

IBM invests to lead Internet of Things market

IBM invests to lead Internet of Things market

October 3, 2016
IBM is demonstrating its global leadership of the global Internet of Things market as validated by industry analysts IDC in their recent survey of 4,500 business decision makers around the world.

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IBM Opens new Innovation Hub in Toronto

September 21, 2016
As part of a $54 million investment initiative with the Government of Ontario, OCE and SOSCIP, IBM has launched the IBM Innovation Space to help startups, developers and entrepreneurs speed up development with cloud and cognitive technologies.

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Bringing predictive analytics to legal clients

Bringing predictive analytics to legal clients

August 4, 2016
Discover how IBM is helping Canadian-based law firm, McMillan, develop a new software platform using IBM SPSS on Cloud to give clients greater transparency of legal transactions.

Moving beyond disaster recovery to create better resilience

Moving beyond disaster recovery to create better resilience

July 20, 2016
Discover how organizations can create data infrastructure resiliency to avoid downtime and damage to bottom lines.

IBM is betting big on cloud

IBM is betting big on cloud

July 12, 2016
IBM Cloud's senior vice president discusses the business of cloud and explains how IBM -- and Canada -- are playing major roles in the industry.

Accelerating genomic health research

Accelerating genomic health research

June 15, 2016
A precision-medicine approach will lead to opportunities for better diagnostics, prevention and more personalized treatment protocols.

Interac is bringing Apple Pay to Canada

Interac is bringing Apple Pay to Canada

May 10, 2016
Find out how Interac and Apple are making mobile transactions easier and more secure using the Interac Token Service Provider (TSP) service -- developed in collaboration with IBM, Bell and Everlink.

Three Canadian universities to help IBM Watson tackle cybercrime

Three Canadian universities to help IBM Watson tackle cybercrime

May 10, 2016
IBM Security announced the start of pioneering a year-long research project to train – and make smarter – Watson for cybersecurity. In partnership with 8 leading universities in Canada and the U.S., IBM Security aims to greatly expand the quantity of security data in the system.

Tangerine’s new mobile app has ties to IBM Watson

Tangerine’s new mobile app has ties to IBM Watson

May 9, 2016
Learn how a solution created out of IBM Watson's partnership with Genesys is now part of Tangerine’s new Mobile Banking App for iOS, helping the company better engage consumers.

Canadian Innovation Made Possible With IBM

Canadian Innovation Made Possible With IBM

April 15, 2016
Discover how IBM, together with its partners, is driving innovation in Canada to help build a strong economy.

From left, Rob MacIsaac, president & CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences and Dino Trevisani, president of IBM Canada, interact with Pepper the Robot, powered by IBM Watson, at the announcement of the IBM and Hamilton Health Sciences innovation initiative.

IBM and Hamilton Health Sciences Spearhead Homegrown Innovation

March 8, 2016
IBM and Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) announce a collaborative research initiative that will accelerate the development and commercialization of new healthcare innovations in Canada to improve healthcare outcomes.

Ontario partners with IBM and Ontario Centres of Excellence to boost innovation

February 24, 2016
IBM's $24.75 million in-kind investment will give ambitious firms across Ontario access to leading cloud and cognitive technologies.

IBM Report: Securing the C-suite

February 17, 2016
Discover what over 700+ C-level executives are concerned about regarding the true cybersecurity adversaries and how to effectively combat them.

IBM teams with MLSE and Raptors on cognitive solution for player evaluation

February 10, 2016
Introducing a first of its kind cognitive solution called IBM Sports Insights Central, designed to transform sports teams' talent evaluation processes

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IBM and MLSE Team to Bring Cognitive Technology to the Toronto Raptors (US)

IBM and MLSE Pair on Cognitive Slam Dunk for Toronto Raptors (US)

Toronto Raptors gain new team-mate with IBM MLSE Cognitive Solution (US)

IBM and MLSE Pair to Deliver Cognitive Slam Dunk to Toronto Raptors (US)

Prime Minister announces $12M for new water tech partnership

January 14, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Government of Canada will fund $12 million to IBM partner, the Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC), to build the next generation of water technologies.

Watson and the rise of cognitive computing

January 11, 2016
IBM's VP of Cognitive Computing Research, Guru Banavar, explains advances in cognitive computing and how humans will interact with machines on CBC's The Exchange.

Canadian Veterans Transition Military Skills to Data Analysis

December 4, 2015
IBM Canada launched a Veteran’s Employment Accelerator pilot program in conjunction with Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Transition Services to provide Vets with free analytics training to help them become advanced data analysts.

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Queen's university students compete in contest to incubate retail analytics innovations

December 1, 2015
The Queen’s School of Business in collaboration with IBM launched an annual business case competition to incubate industry specific advanced analytics business cases to drive industry adoption for business decision making.

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How much does data breach cost Canadian companies?

December 1, 2015
With the ongoing rise of data security breaches, IBM Canada’s President, Dino Trevisani explains how cyber crime is acting as today’s greatest threat, and what Canadian companies need to do about it now.

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IBM Teams Innovate for Right to Play

December 1, 2015
Tina Traini, Right to Play International, discusses the company's participation in a two-day hackathon using IBM Bluemix in support of developing a solution to challenges faced by three locally-based community not for profit partners.

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How can your organization better prepare for a security incident?

November 17, 2015
Read the latest security research from IBM X-Force to learn the top four cyber threat trends of 2015.

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Think Before You Toll

November 16, 2015
IBM's Jean-Francois Barsoum, Senior Managing Consultant, Smarter Cities, Water and Transportation, Innovation, Research & Development, provides examples of successful congestion charging and the three lessons we could learn from them

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What does it mean to be a cognitive business?

November 12, 2015
IBM Canada's President, Dino Trevisani, shares his views on the continued growth of big data and how organizations are and should be harnessing it.

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IBM and the Ottawa Senators Revolutionize Fan Experiences

October 26, 2015
IBM's behaviour-based, predictive analytics technologies will be used by the Ottawa Senators professional hockey club to better understand fans, personalize communications, enhance in-stadium experience, and increase ticket sales.

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Understanding Any Human Motion Anytime, Anywhere on IBM Bluemix

October 22, 2015
Toronto-based start-up, Kiwi, is making its motion sensor technology for wearable tech providers easier, faster and more affordable using IBM's platform-as-a-service, Bluemix.

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Queen’s and IBM Analytics Competition: What can Analytics do for Canadian Retailers?

September 25, 2015
Analytics is changing the game for retailers, letting them act in the moment and fuel every interaction. To find out what can analytics do for Canadian retailers, IBM is delighted to announce the Queen's School of Business and IBM Analytics Competition which runs from September 26 - November 21 for Queen's business students.

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Engaged Hotel Workers = Happy Guests

September 22, 2015
Talent analytics and surveys enabled Toronto-based FRHI Hotels & Resorts to gain valuable insights into the underlying behaviors and practices of its top-performing teams and properties, and illuminate the link between employee engagement, enablement and customer satisfaction.

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Salesforce recognizes IBM with Partner Innovation Award

Sept. 15, 2015
At Dreamforce 2015 in San Francisco, IBM's work with Telus to help the communications provider unify myriad legacy systems, gain a single customer view, transform the client experience and cut costs, was recognized as an innovative industry solution.

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Know Your Workforce to Better Drive Your Business

Sept. 2, 2015
Employees are essential to an organization's business performance; but to be successful, they require the right skills and capabilities. Discover how leading CHROs are using data-driven analytics to not only address key business issues, but also to help better understand their workforce dynamics to drive better business results.

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IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Report Quarterly

August 25, 2015
Latest findings show the growing dangers of cyber-attacks that originate from the "Dark Web" through the use of the Tor network, in addition to new tactics criminals are using in ransomware attacks.

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Collaborate, innovate, incubate, commercialize key to restoring Canada’s eminence

August 21, 2015
IBM Canada President shares perspective on how to accelerate ‘made in Canada’ innovation out of the labs into commercialization, leveraging the scale of global industry.

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IBM Opens First Canadian Bluemix Garage in Toronto

August 5, 2015
IBM's first Canadian -- and third global -- Bluemix Garage helps local enterprises of all sizes rapidly design and develop applications using IBM Cloud technologies with design thinking methodology and agile development capabilities.

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IBM Helps the Ottawa Police Service become Cyber Secure

July 30, 2015
After encountering a cyber attack, the Ottawa Police Service chose IBM to build their cyber resiliency with leading-edge cloud technology and new state of the art defenses.

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City of Surrey rolls out Watson-Powered App for City Services

July 21, 2015
Ottawa-based Purple Forge, an IBM Watson Ecosystem partner, worked with the City to develop an app that encourages citizens to ask Watson questions about municipal issues.

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What's Hot in Insurance IoT?

July 17, 2015
Advanced IoT technologies like telematics are transforming the insurance industry to help companies increase consumer loyalty and gain a competitive advantage.

10th Anniversary 10 years 45 projects

IBM Alberta Centre for Advanced Studies: Celebrating 10 years of unstoppable research and innovation

June 24, 2015
Accelerating discovery of solutions to real-life challenges in environment, healthcare and natural resource management using cloud, big data and high performance computing.

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Accelerating Cognitive Research to Fight, Prevent Brain Disorders

June 22, 2015
Baycrest Health Sciences partners with IBM to accelerate cognitive research and aging.

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Capturing hearts, minds and market share

June 8, 2015
How connected insurers are improving customer retention.

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ThinkData Works & Bluemix: Open Data Innovation

May 28, 2015
Data is not only changing the way we work, it’s revolutionizing the way we go about our daily lives.

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Determining how much to spend on your IT security: The Canadian Perspective

May, 2015
This IDC report offers guidance for setting the appropriate size of your security budget as well as helping to weigh the growing options from on-premises to managed services to cloud.

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For nurses, it's about patients, not paperwork

May 14, 2015
Mobile apps, designed by nurses for nurses, will allow more time treating and caring for patients and less time on cumbersome administrative tasks and manual systems.

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