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Former IBM & Kony CTO Joins rewardStyle, the Leading Influencer Marketing Company

rewardStyle, the pioneer and leader in global influencer marketing, and company behind LIKEtoKNOW.it, the first-of-its-kind influencer-driven shopping app, is excited to announce the appointment of Bill Bodin as rewardStyle's Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Bodin will play a key role in leading rewardStyle's innovative engineering endeavors and shaping rewardStyle's technological vision and future product roadmap. He will work with rewardStyle's exceptional line up of current engineering leaders to grow the…

IBM Speeds Enterprises Hybrid Cloud Adoption and Innovation by Extending Partnership with VMware

New Hybrid Cloud Offerings Help Migrate Mission-Critical Workloads to the Cloud VMworld Europe 2019, IBM announced an extended partnership with VMware to accelerate hybrid cloud innovation and adoption across global enterprises. Through new and updated technology offerings, IBM is making it easier than ever for enterprises of all sizes to more securely move VMware workloads to the cloud and leverage open technologies to modernize their business operations. Enterprises are at a critical juncture in their cloud journey…

Projetech Releases Suite of IBM Maximo Mobile App Solutions Powered by A3J Group

Suite of Mobile Applications Set to Increase Productivity of Maximo as a Service (MaaS) Amongst Current and Future Adopters Projetech, a global provider of IBM Maximo as a Service (MaaS), announced the launch of MaaS Mobile, a suite of easy-to-use mobile apps developed by their partner A3J Group, a company that connects businesses with consulting and software solutions for enterprise asset management (EAM). Designed to be compatible with Projetech's MaaS cloud offerings, MaaS Mobile apps help users perform Maximo tasks…

Samsung and IBM Bring 5G and AI-Powered Mobile Solutions on IBM Cloud for Enterprises

Joint Innovations Help Governments and Enterprises Improve Safety for First Responders, on Factory Floors and for Manufacturing Plant Workers Samsung Electronics and IBM announced at the Samsung Developer Conference, a new joint platform leveraging IBM Cloud and AI capabilities, and Samsung’s mobile offerings. The collaboration between the two companies brings together IBM’s capabilities with the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem for today’s enterprise customers. “The mobile industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation and…

MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab Releases Groundbreaking Research on AI and the Future of Work

First-Of-Its-Kind Empirical Research Analyzed 170 Million Online Job Postings, Uncovering How Jobs Are Changing IBM believes 100% of jobs will eventually change due to artificial intelligence, and new empirical research released today from the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab reveals how. The research, The Future of Work: How New Technologies Are Transforming Tasks, used advanced machine learning techniques to analyze 170 million online job postings in the United States between 2010 and 2017. It shows, in the early stages of AI…

IBM Watson Helps Lufthansa Group Optimize Its Customer Service

Lufthansa and IBM collaborate in the field of artificial intelligence (AI); new AI Studio leverages IBM Garage method IBM and the Lufthansa Group have joined forces to establish the Lufthansa AI Studio, a collaboration that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to help address the airline's business challenges, such as improving customer service. Leveraging the IBM Garage method, the Lufthansa AI Studio's interdisciplinary team consists of IBM Services professionals with diverse expertise working side by side with…

Aginity Launches Unique SQL Analytic Management Experience for IBM Db2

IBM Db2 Customers Can Now Discover, Manage and Share SQL in a Collaborative Environment Using Aginity Pro and Aginity Team Aginity, the only active analytics catalog company, announced Aginity Pro and Aginity Team now support IBM Db2, a family of data management products that helps you more effectively manage structured and unstructured data in on-premises and cloud environments. As the leading enterprise in analytic management, Aginity builds next-generation solutions that empower data analysts, data engineers, and…

IBM, Raw Seafoods Collaborate to Use Blockchain to Help Improve Seafood Traceability and Sustainability While Addressing Fraud

Raw Seafoods, Santa Monica Seafoods, and Regional Fisherman Will Digitize their Supply Chain for Scallops Using the IBM Food Trust Platform IBM and Raw Seafoods Inc. announce a new collaboration connecting global sourcing partners, retailers, and restauranteurs who will begin using IBM Food Trust platform to enhance seafood traceability. Built on the IBM Blockchain Platform, the initiative will start by digitizing the supply chain for scallops sourced from the Atlantic Sea Scallop Fishery. Workers…

Seismic Announces Leaders from IBM, SiriusDecisions, and More Will Speak at Shift 2019

Expanded Shift 2019 Program Will Include Renowned Experts on Sales and Marketing Industry Trends, an Executive Track, a Women's Social, and a Pre-Event Partner Day Seismic, the recognized leader in sales and marketing enablement, announced Seismic Shift 2019, the enablement event of the year, will include an all-star speaker lineup of more than 35 customers, partners, industry thought leaders, Seismic executives, and product experts. In its sixth year, Shift 2019 is the largest it's ever been, including many guided…

IBM Ranked the Worldwide Market Share Leader in AI for Third Consecutive Year

Software, Hardware and Services Boosted Ibm’s AI Revenue by 19%, With Ibm Capturing 9.2% Share of Overall AI Market in 2018 For a third year in a row, IBM has been ranked the market share leader in the IDC Market Share: Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Market Shares, 2018: Steady Growth — POCs Poised to Enter Full-Blown Production report, which ranked companies by global AI revenue in 2018. According to IDC, the worldwide AI market grew 35.6% to $28.1 billion last year as a result of announcements, initiatives and…

SS&C to Acquire Algorithmics Assets from IBM

Acquisition to expand SS&C's risk analytics and regulatory solutions SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain Algorithmics and related assets from IBM. Algorithmics provides leading risk analytic products and services for the financial services industry worldwide. The addition of Algorithmics will extend SS&C's risk analytics and regulatory offering. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter, pending the completion of…

IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek Launch The Institute for Brand Marketing

First online lessons on Advanced Marketing Technologies now available on adweek.com/ibm IBM and Adweek, LLC launched The Institute for Brand Marketing, a new program designed to educate marketers in collaboration with IBM Watson Advertising and Adweek. Available today on adweek.com/ibm, the program offers marketers complimentary interactive online courses and live educational experiences to help cultivate their skills and knowledge to advance in a disruptive marketplace. According to a recent study by the Economist…

New IBM Inventory Visibility Helps Improve Omnichannel Profitability and Customer Experience for High-Turn Inventory Industries

Supply Chain Application Optimizes Order Management Process with Single, Real-Time View of Orders and Inventory Across Entire Fulfillment Network IBM announced IBM Inventory Visibility, a modular supply chain application that helps companies in high-turn inventory industries improve omnichannel profitability and customer experience. With a single, real-time view of inventory tracking and all available-to-promise inventory across the entire fulfillment network, companies can optimize order management processes, globally.…

Primerica Taps IBM to Modernize Applications in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Implements hybrid cloud strategy that leverages containers, microservices to drive digital transformation while keeping data secured in a private cloud IBM announced that Primerica, Inc., a leading insurance and financial services company, has turned to IBM to help accelerate innovation and modernize their internal and customer-facing application development in a hybrid cloud environment. Insurance providers are increasingly turning to the cloud to accelerate expansion into untapped markets and deliver innovative…

IBM Unveils z15 With Industry-First Data Privacy Capabilities

Designed for Hybrid Multicloud Security, Cloud-Native App Development with New Instant Recovery Feature IBM announced IBM z15™, a new enterprise platform delivering the ability to manage the privacy of customer data across hybrid multicloud environments. With z15, clients can manage who gets access to data via policy-based controls, with an industry-first capability to revoke access to data across the hybrid cloud. IBM Designers, Shani Sandy (L) and Don Spangler, review last minute specifications on the new…

ŠKODA AUTO Uses IBM Watson Assistant to Help Improve the Efficiency of its Recruitment Process

Recruitment is a critical pillar to building the right human capital for an organization. With hundreds of candidates going through its recruitment process every month, car manufacturer ŠKODA AUTO selected cloud-based IBM Watson Assistant to help make the hiring of new employees more efficient and less time-consuming not only for HR professionals but also for candidates. A digital assistant guides candidates through the data entry process in a user-friendly way, helping to avoid typing errors and assisting them in the…

IBM Study: Consumers Say Auto Brand Doesn’t Matter, Cost and Convenience Do

83 Percent of Automotive Executives Understand the Strategic Value of Data, yet Only 18 Percent Are Operating on a Digital Data Platform Today According to the results of IBM's new study on the future of the auto industry, in the next 10 years, as consumers move from vehicle ownership to vehicle usage, 48 percent of consumers surveyed say that a vehicle's brand would not matter as long as the vehicle is cost effective and convenient to access. According to Automotive 2030: Racing toward a digital future, consumers are…

IBM Expands Cloud Pak for Data with New DataOps Enhancements to Help Clients Get their Data Ready for AI

New StoredIQ InstaScan offering helps streamline risk assessment, compliance and AI projects IBM announced enhancements to Cloud Pak for Data that leverage the DataOps methodology to help clients get their data 'business-ready' for AI. As corporate data continues to grow in both volume and complexity – often of mixed structures and types and from sources strewn across the enterprise – the time required to collect and organize these vast datasets into usable data for AI can stress resources and actually stall AI projects.…

IBM Developing New Cloud Services and Technology to Help Keep Data Secured from Future Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computers

New Quantum Risk Assessment and Subscription Services Available to Clients Second Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Conference organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology took a major step towards maintaining the highest level of security of its client's data and privacy in the future from fault-tolerant quantum computers. With today's news, IBM is announcing that it will begin to provide, what the industry would call, quantum-safe cryptography services on the IBM public cloud in 2020 and is…

IBM Demonstrates Commitment to Open Hardware Movement

Contributes Open Source Designs to Move Data More Quickly, Accelerating AI and Hybrid Cloud Workloads IBM announced at The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit that it will be contributing implementation rights to key technologies to the open community, further building upon IBM's long legacy of open source development. IBM is opening the POWER Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), which is critical to how hardware and software work together on POWER. With the ISA and other technologies being contributed to the open community,…