- Db2 version 11.5 adds drivers for leading AI languages to help ease AI app dev with Db2

- New natural language querying and visualization capabilities designed to help speed data search

- Updated common SQL engine make Db2 more accessible to more data sources

IBM today announced a major upgrade to the Db2 database that is designed to enable enterprises to infuse AI and data science into their database management processes to more easily build AI into applications and gain greater insights from their data.


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Watson Ads Builder Can Bring the Power of DIY Conversational Design to Brands

IBM today announced the launch of Watson Ads Builder, a self-service advertising solution that harnesses artificial intelligence (AI) designed to empower creative agencies and developers to help them build engaging, one-on-one conversations between brands and consumers across any digital property.

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Combining The Weather Company forecast data with Watson AI enables companies to harness changes in weather to help them drive business results

IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company today announced IBM Weather Signals, an AI-based tool designed to help companies predict how fluctuations in weather can impact business performance, even months in advance. With this insight, businesses can proactively adjust supply chains to help ensure accurate inventory, staffing and promotional activities aligned with anticipated changes in local weather conditions.

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Global expansion of IBM Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture taps AI, weather and IoT data so growers, food companies and agribusiness can boost production
IBM today announced the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions to help feed a growing population. For the first time, IBM is providing a global agriculture solution that combines predictive technology with data from The Weather Company, an IBM Business, and IoT data to help give farmers around the world greater insights about planning, plowing, planting, spraying and harvesting.
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IBM and Thomson Reuters today announced a joint collaboration to help banks address ever-growing regulatory requirements through the powerful combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and real-time regulatory insights. 

IBM and Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence will now offer financial institutions access to a RegTech solution delivered from the IBM Cloud that features real-time financial services data from thousands of content sources. Backed by the power of AI and domain knowledge of Promontory Financial Group, the collaboration will enable risk and compliance professionals to keep pace with regulatory changes, manage risk and reduce the overall cost of compliance.  

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Barminco, Hindustan Zinc, Petra Diamonds and Vedanta Zinc International tap into the Sandvik and IBM relationship to improve operations and safety in underground hard-rock mining
Award-winning OptiMine® Analytics with IBM Watson IoT for predictive maintenance and optimization, analyzes, learns and communicates with equipment operating thousands of feet underground
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Georgia's Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority uses IBM Watson IoT tools to help predict, identify and repair potential issues with critical equipment and machinery

IBM today announced a new portfolio of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that team artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics to help asset intensive organizations, such as the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), to improve maintenance strategies. The solution is designed to help organizations to lower costs and reduce the risk of failure from physical assets such as vehicles, manufacturing robots, turbines, mining equipment, elevators, and electrical transformers. IBM Maximo Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions collect data from physical assets in near real-time and provide insights on current operating conditions, predict potential issues, identify problems and offer repair recommendations.

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