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  • Lessons on leadership from a space aviator

    Chris Hadfield transposes lessons from his experiences as an astronaut and commander of the International Space Station, into the need to prepare and react to complex change.

    Written by Divina Paredes04 May 18 07:00
  • Why you need to get on top of machine learning

    There’s a significant level of hype around machine learning – generated by tech vendors, the media, and even CIOs themselves. But putting the hoopla aside, machine learning technologies actually have real substance and as a CIO, it’s worthwhile getting on top of the trends in this area.

    Written by David Gee05 Dec. 17 16:11
  • Government takes stock of IBM Watson's future role

    ​Trials now complete, the federal government agencies that were early adopters of IBM’s cognitive computing platform Watson are considering its future use.

    Written by George Nott24 Jan. 17 17:12
  • IBM and Cisco will make Watson into a virtual workmate

    Watson might schedule your meetings someday if a partnership between IBM and Cisco Systems bears the fruit they’re hoping to grow. In the meantime, the companies hope to save employees from some of the meaningless tasks they have to carry out just to work with their colleagues.

    Written by Stephen Lawson01 July 16 02:12
  • IBM's Watson is going to cybersecurity school

    The result will be a cloud service called Watson for Cyber Security that's designed to provide insights into emerging threats as well as recommendations on how to stop them.

    Written by Katherine Noyes10 May 16 20:00
  • Why is your new product failing? Just ask Watson Analytics

    IBM's Watson has been pushing ever further into the business world in recent months, and now it's helping online merchants analyse performance and make better merchandising decisions.

    Written by Katherine Noyes03 Dec. 15 22:37
  • Weather Company forecasts more big data for IBM Watson Analytics

    IBM acquired the Weather Company for its capability to analyze and gain insights from a vast array of sensors situated on planes, trains, automobiles and other machines. CIO Bryson Koehler discusses some of the other opportunities the companies might have.

    Written by Clint Boulton18 Nov. 15 20:22
  • IBM brings Watson's cognitive computing to sports

    Under a trio of new partnerships, IBM Watson will power apps that will help prevent concussions, change the nature of training in golf and transform the game-day experience of Pittsburgh Penguins fans.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud22 Oct. 15 01:35
  • IBM launches cognitive computing consulting practice

    The new IBM Cognitive Business Solutions will draw on the expertise of more than 2,000 consulting pros who bring backgrounds in machine learning, advanced analytics, data science and development, and industry and change management.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud06 Oct. 15 19:00
  • IBM looks to let Watson Health 'see'

    IBM today moved to bolster the Watson Health platform with rich image analytics through the $1 billion acquisition of Merge Healthcare, a specialist in medical image handling and processing. It is the third health-related acquisition for IBM since the launch of the Watson Health unit in April.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud07 Aug. 15 02:28