IBM today announces a demonstration project with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to test an artificial intelligence (AI) driven intellectual property (IP) analysis tool, the IBM IP Advisor with Watson® Demonstration System. Leveraging conversational AI technology with IBM Watson Assistant, and content insight mining and guided navigation solutions with IBM Watson Discovery, the system is designed to help users more efficiently uncover and analyze relevant patent data, allowing more time for strategic, value-added tasks.
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IBM Delivers Enhanced Data Resilience and Sustainability for "New Wave" Hyperscalers with the IBM Diamondback Tape Library
Increased data density in a smaller footprint extends tape's addressable market to a new category of enterprise data aggregators
IBM is extending its comprehensive portfolio of data resilience solutions with the introduction of the IBM Diamondback Tape Library, a high-density archival storage solution that is physically air-gapped to help protect against ransomware and other cyber threats in hybrid cloud environments.
Five Reasons Why Business Automation Initiatives Fail and How to Avoid Them
Learn how Italian Luxury Fashion House Max Mara Successfully Implemented Automation to Decrease Customer Service Resolution Times by 90%
By Dinesh Nirmal | IBM General Manager, Data, AI and Automation
In our constantly evolving business environment, running a business presents plenty of challenges. Increasing customer expectations, gaps in skilled labor and constant digital disruption are driving organizations to turn to automation to enable success. Max Mara, an Italian fashion brand, turned to intelligent automation when they saw their digital sales triple during the pandemic. Using intelligent automation, Max Mara was able to better satisfy their influx of customers. Automation has been shown to have positive effects for many other organizations as well. According to the recent IBM Global AI Adoption Index 2022, which was commissioned by IBM in partnership with Morning Consult, 30% of global IT professionals say employees at their organization are already saving time with new AI and automation software.
Responsibility for AI Ethics Shifts from Tech Silo to Broader Executive Champions, says IBM Study
80% of respondents in this year's survey pointed to a non-technical executive as the primary advocates for AI ethics, compared to 15% in 2018
79% of CEOs surveyed are prepared to implement AI ethics practices but less than a quarter of organizations have acted on it
68% of organizations acknowledge diversity is important to mitigating bias in AI, but respondents indicated their AI teams are: 5.5 times less inclusive of women, 4 times less inclusive of LGBT+ individuals and 1.7 times less racially inclusive
A new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study revealed a radical shift in the roles responsible for leading and upholding AI ethics at an organization. When asked which function is primarily accountable for AI ethics, 80% of respondents pointed to a non-technical executive, such as a CEO, as the primary "champion" for AI ethics, a sharp uptick from 15% in 2018.
University of Florida and IBM Team Up to Solve Society’s Biggest Challenges
IBM’s investment advances UF’s ‘AI University’ initiative
The University of Florida announced this week a new collaboration with tech giant IBM to launch a comprehensive skills program designed to extend UF’s vision to be an international leader in artificial intelligence, data science, fintech, and other related technologies that can help solve society’s biggest challenges.
IBM and Government of Quebec Launch Groundbreaking Partnership to Accelerate Discovery with First IBM Quantum System in Canada
- The Quebec-IBM Discovery Accelerator seeks to advance discovery and solutions in energy, life sciences and sustainability using quantum computing, AI and high-performance computing
- IBM plans to deploy its first quantum system in Canada empowering Quebec's Quantum Innovation Zone
- Discovery Accelerator builds on existing semiconductor innovation ecosystem as a further step to enhance Quebec's thriving high-tech economy
The Government of Quebec and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced plans for a new partnership to further establish Quebec as a leading technology hub in the development of quantum computing, artificial intelligence, semiconductors and high-performance computing through the launch of the Quebec-IBM Discovery Accelerator. The new technology hub aims to focus on developing new projects, collaborations, and skills-building initiatives in crucial areas of research such as energy, life sciences, and sustainability.
IBM Watson Advertising Brings AI-Driven Weather Analytics to AWS Data Exchange
IBM Watson Advertising and The Weather Company offer AWS Data Exchange users access to weather data and insights to inform marketing strategies
By IBM Corporation
IBM Watson Advertising today announced the availability of data from The Weather Company, an IBM Business, on AWS Data Exchange, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. The AWS Data Exchange allows businesses to easily find and subscribe to third-party data in the cloud.
Retail Industry Reshapes with Hybrid Cloud and AI to Help Meet Shifting Consumer Shopping and Sustainability Preferences
2022 IBM/NRF global consumer study finds:
- 'Hybrid shopping' is the method of choice for over one in four consumers surveyed
By IBM Corporation
At NRF 2022: Retail's 'Big Show', the IBM Institute for Business Value, in association with the National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association, released their second global study*, "Consumers want it all," which reveals rising consumer preferences for sustainability and shopping journeys splintered across multiple digital, physical, and mobile touchpoints.