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Data Science: Providing Knowledge and Insights to Your Organization

This paper is the second of a four-part series for IBM. It will discuss how the CIO’s organization can advance the priorities of the business by creating an environment that enables data science productivity, frees data scientists from non-analytical activities and provides technological solutions that promote a sense of community for these valuable resources.

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Industry analyst Claudia Imhoff has identified three critical skill sets that will help CIOs build a formidable data science infrastructure.

Ready to create a playground where your data science teams can explore, innovate and flourish? Download the analyst report “Data Science: Providing Knowledge and Insights to Your Organization” and learn how.

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The AI-Cognition Evolution: Affordable New Cloud Tools Raise your Applications’ IQ Part 3: Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

As we increasingly experience the “Internet of Everything”, processing power is increasing in everything from watches to smartphones to computers, vehicles and devices we haven’t yet imagined. At the same time, the amount of data being collected into knowledge bases has given rise to artificial intelligence systems such as IBM’s Watson, which stunned the world by besting two unbeaten Jeopardy champions on national television.

What if every business could harness that kind of intelligence, which increasingly appears like real cognition? Now they can, without the need to invest millions in hardware and millions more in software. Thanks to the integration of Watson services and IBM Bluemix, every business can affordably access Watson’s AI to create applications that streamline business processes and slash the effort and cost to deliver the smartest of smart applications.

Attend this 3-part TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to hear inventor and industry expert Marek Sadowski discuss three key areas:

  • Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson
  • How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide
  • Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

Register now for these events and be one of the first to learn how to adapt the world’s leading AI platforms with simple to implement cloud tools.

About the presenter:

Marek Sadowski is a mobile full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur, who moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven by AI and Cloud. He shows live demos on how IoT and robots could get cognitive with IBM Watson.

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The AI-Cognition Evolution: Affordable New Cloud Tools Raise your Applications’ IQ Part 2: How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide

As we increasingly experience the “Internet of Everything”, processing power is increasing in everything from watches to smartphones to computers, vehicles and devices we haven’t yet imagined. At the same time, the amount of data being collected into knowledge bases has given rise to artificial intelligence systems such as IBM’s Watson, which stunned the world by besting two unbeaten Jeopardy champions on national television.

What if every business could harness that kind of intelligence, which increasingly appears like real cognition? Now they can, without the need to invest millions in hardware and millions more in software. Thanks to the integration of Watson services and IBM Bluemix, every business can affordably access Watson’s AI to create applications that streamline business processes and slash the effort and cost to deliver the smartest of smart applications.

Attend this 3-part TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to hear inventor and industry expert Marek Sadowski discuss three key areas:

  • Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson
  • How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide
  • Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

Register now for these events and be one of the first to learn how to adapt the world’s leading AI platforms with simple to implement cloud tools.

About the presenter:

Marek Sadowski is a mobile full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur, who moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven by AI and Cloud. He shows live demos on how IoT and robots could get cognitive with IBM Watson.

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The AI-Cognition Evolution: Affordable New Cloud Tools Raise your Applications’ IQ Part 1: Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson

As we increasingly experience the “Internet of Everything”, processing power is increasing in everything from watches to smartphones to computers, vehicles and devices we haven’t yet imagined. At the same time, the amount of data being collected into knowledge bases has given rise to artificial intelligence systems such as IBM’s Watson, which stunned the world by besting two unbeaten Jeopardy champions on national television.

What if every business could harness that kind of intelligence, which increasingly appears like real cognition? Now they can, without the need to invest millions in hardware and millions more in software. Thanks to the integration of Watson services and IBM Bluemix, every business can affordably access Watson’s AI to create applications that streamline business processes and slash the effort and cost to deliver the smartest of smart applications.

Attend this 3-part TechBytes series presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to hear inventor and industry expert Marek Sadowski discuss three key areas:

  • Taking Cognitive Computing to the Next Level with AI and IBM Watson
  • How IBM Watson and AI will Influence Industries Worldwide
  • Hijacking the Internet of Things with IBM Watson

Register now for these events and be one of the first to learn how to adapt the world’s leading AI platforms with simple to implement cloud tools.

About the presenter:

Marek Sadowski is a mobile full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur, who moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven by AI and Cloud. He shows live demos on how IoT and robots could get cognitive with IBM Watson.

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Driving Mobile Adoption for a Multichannel Healthcare and Insurance World

As the consumerization of IT accelerates, healthcare and insurance organizations are being challenged to adopt hybrid mobile solutions that let users, patients, providers and partners access – and enter – business critical information from an ever-increasing range of mobile devices. Who is driving mobile adoption, and how can your organization ensure it will be competitive?

This TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM will look at three industries that are leading the mobility parade: Finance and banking, retail and hospitality, and healthcare and insurance. Each TechBytes segment will focus on one of these key industries, and industry experts will address key questions including:

  • What market trends are shaping how mobility is being employed?
  • Are new user interface models required for an increasingly millennial user base?
  • Can BYOD work in highly regulated industries like healthcare?
  • How can organizations accelerate their mobile adoption?
  • What are the most important considerations for embracing mobility
  • Can mobile solutions truly be secure?

About the presenter

Chris Nerney is a technology writer who covers both enterprise and consumer technologies for a number of websites and organizations. Chris has written extensively about cloud computing, unified communications, enterprise collaboration, voice over IP, mobile technology, big data and analytics, healthcare IT and interoperability, healthcare finance, value-based care, data centers, converged systems, and space technology. His writing has appeared in Computerworld, CIO.com, Data-Informed, Revenue Cycle Insights, Network World, ITWorld, and many other technology publications. Chris also is an experienced writer of enterprise technology white papers.

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Driving Mobile Adoption for a Multichannel Banking World

As the consumerization of IT accelerates, banks and other financial institutions are being challenged to adopt hybrid mobile solutions that let users, customers, and partners access – and enter – business critical information from an ever-increasing range of mobile devices. Who is driving this mobile adoption, and how can your organization ensure it will be competitive?

This TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM will look at three industries that are leading the mobility parade: Finance and banking, retail and hospitality, and healthcare and insurance. Each TechBytes segment will focus on one of these key industries, and industry experts will address key questions including:

  • What market trends are shaping how mobility is being employed?
  • Are new user interface models required for an increasingly millennial user base?
  • Can BYOD work in highly regulated industries like finance?
  • How can organizations accelerate their mobile adoption?
  • What are the most important considerations for embracing mobility
  • Can mobile solutions truly be secure?

About the presenter

Chris Nerney is a technology writer who covers both enterprise and consumer technologies for a number of websites and organizations. Chris has written extensively about cloud computing, unified communications, enterprise collaboration, voice over IP, mobile technology, big data and analytics, healthcare IT and interoperability, healthcare finance, value-based care, data centers, converged systems, and space technology. His writing has appeared in Computerworld, CIO.com, Data-Informed, Revenue Cycle Insights, Network World, ITWorld, and many other technology publications. Chris also is an experienced writer of enterprise technology white papers.

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Driving Mobile Adoption for a Multichannel Retail and Hospitality World

As the consumerization of IT accelerates, retail, hospitality and other industries are being challenged to adopt hybrid mobile solutions that let users, customers, and partners access – and enter – business critical information from an ever-increasing range of mobile devices. Who is driving this mobile adoption, and how can your organization ensure it will be competitive?

This TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM will look at three industries that are leading the mobility parade: Finance and banking, retail and hospitality, and healthcare and insurance. Each TechBytes segment will focus on one of these key industries, and industry experts will address key questions including:

  • What market trends are shaping how mobility is being employed?
  • Are new user interface models required for an increasingly millennial user base?
  • How can organizations accelerate their mobile adoption?
  • What are the most important considerations for embracing mobility
  • Can mobile solutions truly be secure?

About the presenter:

With 11 years of experience writing about business and technology trends for both media outlets and companies, Taylor Mallory Holland understands how mobile technology can reshape industries and provide new opportunities to streamline workflows, improve employee collaboration, and reimagine the customer experience. She is passionate about helping business leaders understand the impact emerging technologies can have on communication, operations, and sales and marketing, and she enjoys breaking down complex technology jargon to make the business case for innovation.

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DevOps in the Cloud: Accelerating Time to Business Value (Part 3)

In an age where there’s an app for everything, reducing the amount of time from ideation to deployment can deliver a real competitive advantage. For many organizations, the adoption of agile methodologies and DevOps practices have changed the way that organizations view IT and development teams, and have yielded measurable results and proven ROI.

This TechBytes series takes a quick dive into three areas of DevOps – an overview of methodologies; testing approaches; and automation of release practices – and delivers actionable advice on how organizations can best turn DevOps into bottom-line value.

About the presenter:

As an offering manager for IBM’s Continuous Testing portfolio, Marianne Hollier brings her nearly 20 years of testing, quality assurance, and quality engineering experience to shape and define the test automation and service virtualization offerings that IBM brings to market.

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DevOps in the Cloud: Accelerating Time to Business Value (Part 2)

In an age where there’s an app for everything, reducing the amount of time from ideation to deployment can deliver a real competitive advantage. For many organizations, the adoption of agile methodologies and DevOps practices have changed the way that organizations view IT and development teams, and have yielded measurable results and proven ROI.

This TechBytes series takes a quick dive into three areas of DevOps – an overview of methodologies; testing approaches; and automation of release practices – and delivers actionable advice on how organizations can best turn DevOps into bottom-line value.

About the presenter:

Eric Minick, leads the product management team to identify the path forward for our continuous delivery offerings at IBM, and shares that vision with their clients.

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DevOps in the Cloud: Accelerating Time to Business Value (Part 1)

In an age where there’s an app for everything, reducing the amount of time from ideation to deployment can deliver a real competitive advantage. For many organizations, the adoption of agile methodologies and DevOps practices have changed the way that organizations view IT and development teams, and have yielded measurable results and proven ROI.

This TechBytes series takes a quick dive into three areas of DevOps – an overview of methodologies; testing approaches; and automation of release practices – and delivers actionable advice on how organizations can best turn DevOps into bottom-line value.

About the presenter:

As IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO, DevOps Technical Sales and Adoption, Sanjeev Sharma is responsible for leading the worldwide technical sales community for DevOps offerings across IBM’s portfolio of tools and services, working with IBM’s customers to develop DevOps solution architectures for these offerings, and for driving DevOps adoption.

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Dial Tone Reliability: Optimizing Hybrid Telco Infrastructure through ITSM

Today, consumerization of IT drives user expectations for new apps, richer analytics and support for every device under the sun, IT teams are under increasing pressure to deliver better than “five nines” for virtually every application imaginable, and to do so under a data deluge that shows no signs of abating. And the need is real; The Ponemon Institute estimates the average outage lasts about 90 minutes and costs $450,000!

Attend this TechBytes series, presented by Slashdot Media and sponsored by IBM to learn how enterprises of all kinds are taking advantage of the latest in middleware tools to increase business agility, accelerate decision-making, and embrace hybrid environments to meet increasing user demand while reducing operating costs overall. Attendees will learn:

  • How to leverage analytics to increase efficiency while improving reliability
  • Benefits of becoming proactive rather than firefighting application performance issues
  • How to apply cognitive predictive analytics to stop costly IT outages before they start.
  • Where to start when beginning to leverage ITSM in your environment
  • Why Telcos and other companies providing “dial-tone” reliability are utilizing advanced analytics tools in their ITSM portfolio to ensure uptime for even the most dynamic network infrastructure

Register now to hear expert speakers discuss how operations insight, analytics, and automation can work together to give your CIO peace of mind and keep your users happy.

About the presenter:

Denis Murphy, is an offering manager for IBM Cloud with responsibility for Telco offerings. Denis’ current focus is on OSS solutions for Cloud based networking including NFV solutions. Prior to this role he was the product manager for network performance management product line, addressing Enterprise & Telco markets.

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