Join techUK for networking drink reception | IBM Pavillion on CogX Expo | 11th June | 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Come and Join us

Technologies like AI, cloud, blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) will change the world. But only if they can be effectively trained, trusted and applied.

Join us at the IBM Pavilion to learn more.

Location: Unit 5, Coal Drops Yard, Stable Street, Kings Cross.


Jo Marke
Learning and Employee Enablement Executive

Andreas Halmboech-Tichy
Director of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences

Dr Mark Davis
Chief Medical Officer, Watson Health

IBM Pavilion

We will have a number of exciting activations, demonstrations and experts on hand to showcase IBM technology at CogX. Find us at the IBM Pavilion to experience them first-hand.

Silent Theatre
Up close and intimate;these sessions enable you to tune in to inspiring tech talk sessions led by our clients, partners and IBM experts. Headphones are used to provide an immersive experience. Silent Theatre Agenda

Accelerate your Journey to AI - A digital experience show casing five client stories that illustrate IBM's unified, prescriptive approach to accelerating your journey to AI.

Security Operations Centre VR Demo - The Virtual SOC Portal combines IBM X-Force® security research with service-level data from deployed devices across your networks to help you manage vulnerabilities discovered in your systems - More info.

Stop the Traffik - Using intelligence analysis technology to disrupt and prevent human trafficking - More info.

Golf AI - Use Golf AI to test your swing. Our  AI technology will capture your pose and let you know which professional golfer you are most like.

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Play Seat Leader board Challenge - come and sit in the F1 drivers seat and challenge your racing skills to be top of the Leaderboard.

AMRC Intelligent Kitting  - Use Watson natural speech to find where items are located, before using PowerAI Vision to ask what an item is and where to return the stock.

Develop a TJ Bot - Have some fun and code your own AI robot with TJBot, a do-it-yourself template to learn, experiment with and explore AI using IBM Watson services - More info.

IBM Citizen Care Prototype Demo -  Harnessing leading-edge technology to transform senior care. With life expectancy increasing and families dispersing more wideley, care of the elderly is a growing challenge. In response, working with IBM, a leading automated personal monitoring and alerting system provider in the Care Sector, developed solutions that combine sensors, machine learning, analytics and cloud technology to enhance the quality, transparency and accountability of care, helping individuals live independently for longer. - More info.

IBM and PKF Tax Assist Prototype Demo Working with PKF International, a global network of legally independent firms providing quality accounting and business advisory services around the world, IBM developed a Chat Tax Assistant App to allow employees to easily search relevant International Tax policy without having to search through their tax manual using the capabilities of Watson Discovery. 

Machine Learning Challenge - Join the challenge, a matching game that shows how Machine Learning helps resolve business problems faster. See how models learn based on your answers and develop to solve more complex problems every time. This game will help you understand how machine learning is used for real-time fraud detection, up-sell/cross-sell recommendations, delivery of personalised services.

This is IBM - Discover the impact IBM has on everyone, every day. This is the world we’re helping to build. This is IBM.

Meridian IT - Learn how to Apply Cognitive Solutions to Healthcare.

Barrachd - Learn how to embark on the AI journey, and help solve business challenges more efficiently.

BP3 - Robotic Process Automation, when used correctly, is a revolutionary technology with the capability to transform your business but applied, thoughtlessly, it can be the cause of more problems than it solves.

EscalateAI - Learn how one AI Tool created a 25% reduction in call volumes for London Borough of Redbridge.

Case studies

Ordnance Survey

Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s mapping agency, is guiding the country’s journey into the digital age with IBM® Storage solutions, enabling fast, reliable access to increasingly detailed geospatial data.

Stop the Traffik

With the help of IBM® i2® intelligence analysis software, nonprofit STOP THE TRAFFIK is taking an intelligence-led approach to disrupting human trafficking networks at their source.

Oxford Cancer Biomarkers (OCB)

Oxford Cancer Biomarkers worked with Meridian IT to apply IBM® PowerAI Vision to identify novel diagnostic biomarkers in tumor microenvironments, with the potential to enhance early diagnosis and treatment decisions.

IBM: Smart Recycling

Plastic Bank and IBM are working with blockchain to exchange waste for digital credits, helping the environment and communities in need. When you understand the potential of new technology, you can put smart to work.

Read more

Masterclass webinar series: Customer service and AI

Before making the decision to begin the Conversational AI journey, you must understand the drivers and approaches for building a conversational solution. This will help you to define your strategy. 

Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition

This Dummies book helps give you an overview of the various technologies that make up AI, where they have come from, and what AI has evolved into today. Cybersecurity is another field that has evolved over the last few decades - it’s no longer just about fending off hackers and quarantining viruses. Dive into the world of cybersecurity and learn how AI is being applied to the battle.

Spectrum Discover Free Trial

Sign up for a free trial and experience the game-changing benefits of metadata management at scale for your IBM Cloud Object Storage and IBM Spectrum Scale data stores.

IBM’s Roadmap to Modernising Government Services

Read this Thought Leadership Whitepaper to find out how UK Government Services can be modernised. With modernised systems in place, the government can effectively and efficiently deliver on key missions ranging from healthcare and education to home security and law enforcement.

New Statesman: AI in Public Sector

Read this article from the New Statesman to understand the barriers and benefits of AI and new technology in the Public Sector.

SC Magazine Analysis Brief: Marrying SIEM and AI

Survey Says: AI is the future of SIEM - more than 50% of enterprises planning to use AI with SIEM by the end of 2018.

Customer Service Assessment

Dramatically enhance customer satisfaction and empower agents, all while reducing support costs by integrating AI virtual assistants, live agents and customer data into a single intelligent platform. Take 5 minutes to answer 8 questions and find out how your customer service stacks up, and get the next steps to transform your business with AI.

How can Cloud enable Government services to fit into peoples' lives?

Learn how an effective multi cloud strategy in UK Government can reduce costs, speed up provision of services, increase agility and improve cyber security. All for the benefit of those living in the UK.

Bloor Research Report: The New Reality for Government

For IT and digital leaders in Government a tipping point is approaching where the capabilities available with its current use of IT resources will no longer match the needs demanded.

Business Partners

Meridian IT has been a leader in the UK’s enterprise technology sector since 1979 because we’ve always put people first. To help our clients to succeed, we need to be confident that our own team has what it takes. That’s why we’ve focused on building up the strongest commercial and technical services teams in the business. 
Our UK business is designed to be agile and responsive, constructed around five key teams who specialise in Infrastructure, Cloud Services, Security, Software and AI. By bringing all these competencies together into a cohesive delivery model, we can provide true end-to-end solutions to meet almost any requirement.

Organisations that get more value from their data outperform their competitors. It’s as simple as that. However, finding insights in an ever growing mountain of data isn’t always that simple. That’s where Barrachd comes in.  We offer an unrivalled pool of expertise in every key area of data and advanced analytics.  From creating complex planning solutions to automating business intelligence; from transformational data warehousing to predictive analytics and AI, we make sure our customers can unlock the real value in their data.

Escalate AI builds simple to complex IBM Watson Natural Language chatbots at the lowest possible price by using our Bot Builder Integration platform and are highly-skilled farshore development team.  Our platform speeds up chatbot build by up to 4x and allows easy integration of all chat channels, 3rd Party chat solutions, customer integrations and all vendor chabots.

We support chatbot / human chat conversations using EscalateAI our SaaS which allows for smooth handoff between human and bot – it also supports more complex IBM Watson APIs such as Tone Analyser, Language Translator and Speech to Text and Text to Speech.

With clients ranging from Finance to Local Government, Retail to Security, EscalateAI provides the latest AI technology at the best possible price.

BP3 delivers transformative solutions that help enterprise-level organizations improve overall performance by connecting people, processes and technologies. We provide business process, decision management and analytics software and services to Fortune 500 businesses in the financial services, retail, healthcare and energy sectors. Our Brazos Platform has been powering thousands of digital transformations and customer experiences since 2007 and solves complex business problems for businesses all over the world. Recognized as a “best place to work” by Fortune Magazine and The Austin Business Journal, BP3 is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in London, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen.