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Company Outlines Path Towards Quantum-Centric Supercomputing with New Hardware, Software, and System Breakthrough

By IBM Corporation

IBM IBM today kicked off the IBM Quantum Summit 2022, announcing new breakthrough advancements in quantum hardware and software and outlining its pioneering vision for quantum-centric supercomputing. The annual IBM Quantum Summit showcases the company's broad quantum ecosystem of clients, partners and developers and their continued progress to bring useful quantum computing to the world.

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Solution includes new Analytics Content Hub to bring together business intelligence solutions from multiple vendors

By IBM Corporation

IBM has announced new software designed to help enterprises break down data and analytics silos so they can make data-driven decisions quickly and navigate unpredictable disruptions. IBM Business Analytics Enterprise is a suite of business intelligence planning, budgeting, reporting, forecasting, and dashboard capabilities that provides users with a robust view of data sources across their entire business. Along with IBM Planning Analytics with Watson and IBM Cognos Analytics with Watson, this suite also includes a new IBM Analytics Content Hub that helps streamline how users discover and access analytics and planning tools from multiple vendors in a single, personalized dashboard view.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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- 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.  

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