Developers will soon be able to access Watson’s power via the cloud.
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Two new Watson-related cognitive technologies are expected to help physicians make more informed and accurate decisions faster and to cull new insights from electronic medical records. ibm.co/184SZTU
Thanks to today’s social channels, consumers are smarter, better connected and more empowered than ever before. An operator of boutique hotels is responding by using analytics to better understand its customers, and then personalizing each touchpoint to deliver individualized services.
Nothing breaks down walls and brings people together like caring for a critically ill child. And IBM and Boston Children’s Hospital have teamed up on the world’s first Cloud-based global education technology platform to transform how pediatric medicine is taught and practiced around the world.
Developed in IBM labs in Cambridge, the new platform — called OPENPediatrics — is designed to give doctors and nurses the knowledge and skills they need during intensive care situations by way of an interactive, digital and social learning tool that will improve the exchange of medical knowledge on the care of critically ill children no matter where they live.
“Take a closer look at any large city today and you’ll find another city pulsating within it, made up of interconnected systems of many different functions and activities.”
Keeping Melbourne, Australia’s iconic tram network running smoothly and on time is no easy task. It requires a unique combination of smarter infrastructure technology that helps the company understand what is happening with over 91,000 pieces of equipment and a personalized approach that keeps passengers informed and satisfied.
The analysis of data is becoming widespread in sporting events like the US Open — from picking the most effective players to enhancing the viewing experience for fans.
Fueling better farming is a practice known as precision agriculture, which uses extensive data from a farmer’s field and plan the planting, irrigation and harvesting of crops. This sophisticated weather prediction technology from IBM Research, nicknamed Deep Thunder, is an example of a new generation of cutting-edge technologies that penetrate complexity by capturing and making sense of large quantities of data.
To help clients adopt enterprise-class cloud solutions faster, IBM has acquired SoftLayer Technologies, Inc., one of the world’s largest privately held cloud computing infrastructure providers.
With SoftLayer, IBM will be able to deliver an industry first: marrying the security, privacy and reliability of private clouds with the economy and speed of a public cloud. SoftLayer offers a breakthrough capability that provides a cloud “on ramp” for born-on-the-web companies, government and the Fortune 500.
The access to unprecedented amounts of data in today’s interconnected world creates an opportunity for deeper insight, earlier intervention and more informed decision-making. And as Seattle Children’s Hospital is discovering, the ability to deliver precise answers to support a medical diagnosis using this data could go a long way toward more effective care for its young patients.