IBM Global Business Services

2,706 Added | 3 Magazines | 34 Likes | 82 Following | 1,394 Followers | @ibmgbs | Managed by Jack Mason @jackmason, Global Businesss Services, Digital Strategy & Experience Design

AI Will Turn Graphic Design On Its Head | Backchannel

<b>Graphic design used to require</b> physical work. To compose letterheads, business cards, brochures, magazines, books, and posters, you hunched over a …

Graphic Design

A new ARKit app from Houzz brings 500,000 objects to moveable life

With the launch of iOS 11 today from Apple, one of the most anticipated developments is the rush of new augmented reality apps that will be hitting the market, leveraging Apple’s new ARKit development platform. Houzz, the design and home renovation community, is among them, with a new version of …

Augmented Reality

Ginni Rometty on the End of Programming

<i>IBM Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty was interviewed on Sept. 13 in New York City by</i> Bloomberg Businessweek <i>Editor Megan Murphy. Following are</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Logitech Quadrupled Its Profits–With One Big Design Idea

Flourishing stock. Beautiful, useful products. And plenty of room to grow. Just five years ago, the story couldn’t have been more different.<p>Two years ago, Bracken Darrell stood at a whiteboard and drew a tree.<p>As Logitech’s CEO since 2013, he sketched out a quick presentation for me that he’d …

Innovation

IBM: The Next Generation Wants A Solution, Not A Product

IBM has been incorporating a range of collaborations and partnerships into its strategy.<p>Is this a reflection of the market demanding solutions to …

Innovation

Under Armour Is Now The Largest Digital Health And Fitness Company On Earth

Under Armour used to be known primarily for its moisture-wicking t-shirts. In the 21 years since the company was established in founder and CEO Kevin Plank’s grandmother’s basement, the company has expanded its product line extensively to include hats, pants, shoes, gloves, bags, and the like.<p>In …

Digital Health

Remarkable New HTC Vive VR Standalone Gets Named In Trademark Leak

HTC has already announced that the Vive is getting a standalone version but thanks to LetsGoDigital we know that it could be called the HTC Vive Focus. The system will be built around Google’s Daydream, which is confusingly the same brand it uses for the headsets you pop a smartphone in. But Vive …

Virtual Reality

Who Will Build the Health-Care Blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

There are 26 different electronic medical records systems used in the city of Boston, each with its own language for representing and sharing data. …

Bitcoin

Free Courses on Design from the Famous California Design Firm IDEO Start This Week

A quick fyi: This week, the famous California design firm IDEO has launched two free courses--a 7-week Introduction to Human-Centered Design and a …

Design Thinking

IBM's quantum computer conducts record breaking chemistry simulation

IBM yesterday announced its researchers had taken the next step toward providing a viable quantum computing solution to understanding the universe. The company’s scientists used a seven-qubit processor to conduct a successful simulation of a beryllium-hydride molecule, the largest ever performed on …

Quantum Mechanics

IBM Immersive Insights

Project Overview<p>“We are biologically optimized to see the world and the patterns in it in 3 dimensions. The more dimensions we can visualize …

UX Design

IKEA's new augmented reality app could totally change the way we shop

Ever purchased a piece of furniture, only to find out later it didn’t fit the style or size of the room? Swedish furniture maker IKEA is tackling …

Augmented Reality

Top 9 Customer Experience Trends to Stay Competitive

This column is authored by Kalpana Arya, Content Expert with Techpillar<p>In the modern scenario, businesses strive to create the best experiences for …

Customer Experience

Apple shows off breathtaking new augmented reality demos on iPhone 8

Apple today showed off a handful of new augmented reality demos to show the efficacy of its new ARKit platform and power of the new camera and A11 Bionic chip on the just-announced iPhone 8 and iPhone X. The demos, which ranged from gaming to sports, showed off high-fidelity visuals placed …

Augmented Reality

9 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design, According To Ideo, Microsoft, Autodesk, MIT, And More

“Our profession is in between ‘utopia and oblivion.’ It will be oblivion if we continue focusing on minor aesthetic problems.”<p>The world is changing faster than ever–socially, technologically, environmentally, politically, and economically. In the midst of these shifts, designers have the crucial …

Design Thinking

Predictive Analytics And Machine Learning AI In The Retail Supply Chain

In retail, supply chain efficiency is essential. Inventory management, picking, packing and shipping are all time and resource-intensive processes which can have a dramatic impact on a business’s bottom line.<p>The problem is these are complex processes, particularly when it comes to large scale …

Machine Learning

Auto Industry Turns to Cognitive to Redefine Vehicle Safety

September 11, 2017 | Written by: Ben Stanley<p>Categorized: Cognitive Computing<p>Share this post:<p>My first car was a ’65 Chevy Impala, which I bought from …

Cognitive Computing

Why Culture Doesn't Just Beat Strategy, It Must Be The Strategy

Culture – and its application to strategy and results – is now a core focus of great organizations that “get it.” Volumes of research from global consulting firms coupled with my own experiences as a business owner and consultant point to the fundamental belief that there is a distinct correlation …

Leadership

Google shows off ARCore functionality with a series of GIFs

While Google's ARCore project may have started as a response to Apple's ARKit, it's already been the catalyst for a number of unique (and fantastic) …

Augmented Reality

iPhone 8 Augmented Reality Feature To Revolutionize Customer Experience

All eyes will be on Apple this week when it announces its new iPhone to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the original model. Over the last decade, Apple has changed how we think about and interact with mobile devices, and it has had a huge impact on everything from basic communication to shopping, …

Augmented Reality

RED finally explained how its magic holographic display works

Pro camera maker RED came out of nowhere a few weeks ago with a Hydrogen One smartphone of its own, which is supposed to deliver features not …

Augmented Reality

IBM’s Watson AI is learning to understand nuance and context

IBM is blazing a trail when it comes to how robots interact with humans. The company recently upgraded its Watson AI with a ‘Tone Analyzer’ service that allows it to understand nuance and tone of text. By analyzing word choice, emoji use, and context the AI is learning to understand how we talk to …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM is pouring $240 million into a new AI research lab at MIT

There is no stopping artificial intelligence, but IBM and MIT figure they can speed up its development with a healthy infusion of cash and a brand …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s how RED’s holographic smartphone display will work

Cinematic camera maker RED has a smartphone on the way – the Hydrogen, which boasts a great video camera as well as a “holographic display” that we know relatively little about, despite MKBHD getting some hands-on time with the phone ahead of its release. Now, we know more because RED CEO Jim …

Augmented Reality

Consulting 'Bob': How To Tell If You Need A Customer Experience Transformation Initiative

No matter how big or small your company may be, it’s common to think of customers in the aggregate, as a group, as a category, or as a set of categories.<p>Certainly, this kind of groupthink (or thinking-of-group, I suppose), is necessary, because considering factors in the aggregate affords you the …

Customer Experience

Pixie review: find your lost items in augmented reality with affordable Bluetooth trackers

Pixie is one of the most accurate Bluetooth trackers available on the market. These tiny Bluetooth transmitters triangulate the location of your …

Augmented Reality

The product design challenges of AR on smartphones

With the launch of ARKit, we are going to see augmented reality apps become available for about 500 million iPhones in the next 12 months, and at least triple that in the following 12 months — as we can now include the numbers of ARCore-supporting devices from Google.<p>This has attracted the broader …

Augmented Reality

State-of-the-art scanning technique digitizes humans, sticks them in VR

Why it matters to you<p>The new technique may make virtual worlds even more immersive with lifelike human models.<p>Using an array of high-resolution …

Virtual Reality

Drones will watch Australian beaches for sharks with AI help

Humans aren't particularly good at spotting sharks using aerial data. At best, they'll accurately pinpoint sharks 30 percent of the time -- not very helpful for swimmers worried about stepping into the water. Australia, however, is about to get a more reliable way of spotting these undersea …

Drones

Artificial intelligence will create new kinds of work

WHEN the first printed books with illustrations started to appear in the 1470s in the German city of Augsburg, wood engravers rose up in protest. …

Artificial Intelligence