Cognitive Computing

What’s Next 2016: And what are hospitals doing about digital transformation?
Dr Mubbashir Iftikhar, head of digital transformation at KPJ Healthcare, is the latest business leader from a brick-and-mortar company to join the stellar cast of speakers at What’s Next, enthuses Karamjit Singh.
The rise of the machines has IT decision-makers stumped: Study
Investment in intelligent business systems and automation is well underway across the globe, but IT decision-makers are finding it difficult to assess the full extent of the risks, challenges and threats they pose, according to a study.
AI and blockchain boost: IBM sets up world’s first Watson Centre in Singapore
IBM is bringing its cognitive computing, blockchain and design technologies closer to the Asia Pacific region with the launch of the world’s first Watson Centre.
AI: Man vs machine, or man AND machine?
With AI fears on the rise again, IBM Malaysia CTO Freddy Lee argues that cognitive computing is merely ‘a tool to support decision-making.’
Singapore shines in IBM Watson APAC challenge
IBM has announced the 12 winners of the first IBM Watson Asia Pacific New Venture Challenge, a pitch competition targeting startups and tech companies to build new cognitive-enabled applications that can solve a variety of local industry needs.
APAC organisations can see US$65bil productivity boost with data: IDC
Organisations that can analyse all relevant data and deliver actionable information can expect to achieve an extra US$65 billion in productivity benefits over their less analytically-oriented peers by 2020.  
Is Malaysia ready for cognitive computing?
What can IBM Watson do and how will it transform the way human beings handle data? DNA speaks to IBM Malaysia’s head honcho to find out.
HLB to pioneer cognitive banking with IBM Malaysia
HLB will be using IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities to boost customer support for its 700,000 credit card customers, after it sealed a strategic partnership with IBM Malaysia.  
The C-suite and the Uber fear factor: IBM study
The ‘uberisation’ trend, or industry disruption caused by an unlikely competitor, has become a dominant concern of the C-suite, a new IBM study found.
Accenture opens IoT centre in Singapore
Accenture has opened an Internet of Things (IoT) Centre of Excellence for Resources in Singapore, which the company said would help companies transform their businesses through a combination of “deep industry experience and innovative technologies.”
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