As governments struggle to meet their citizens’ expectations, it’s time to consider a different model for providing necessary services. A new cloud solution can help governments worldwide function successfully during times of instability.
Previously we looked at how IBM is building the “Wimbledon Digital Assistant” based on Watson technology, which has been trained to answer questions about the Wimbledon championships. This conclusion describes how we dealt with two types of data that Watson needed to understand—general knowledge
This year IBM is implementing a Watson system that has been trained on the Wimbledon championships. By asking questions of Watson in natural language, users of the system can find answers to their problems – whether general knowledge or statistical in nature. This type of solution has many
The Internet of Things will create significantly more data and require significantly faster communications networks than ever before, increasing demand on producers to apply sophisticated analytical tools and methods to make sense of operational data, separate the signal from the noise and, most
In this video montage we hear what the Internet of Things means to Fingrid, Consolidated Contractors Company, Scania, Swedish Match, Yarra Valley Watter, DTE Energy and GrowSafe Systems Ltd. Can the Internet of Things mean "everything possible" to your company?
Banks need to provide personalized customer engagement and deliver customized actions to succeed in today’s competitive banking environment. But what can a bank do about an uncertain customer? How can a bank retain loyal customers and bring that extra bit of added value to the table?
Ultracyclist David Haase is lapping the competition. Using IBM Analytics, Haase is cycling 3,000 miles for the Race Across America, monitoring heart rate, distance and power output. Now he can stay on time, on path and in motion.
Analytics have consistently proven their worth in various business environments—but what about non-business areas? See how an extreme sportsman, Dave Haase, is using analytics to help power his race across America.
The Internet and our social feeds contain many articles, blogs and news items on the strides big data and analytics is making in the public sector. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and culls interesting items that provides the fodder for thought and debate.
Video analytics can turn the billions of hours of video captured by video cameras each month into data. Application of big data analytics can then provide insight that cannot be gleaned from video alone.