Energy reduction talk has focused on the data center and how cutting back server and data equipment power makes us better green citizens. But software can also play an important role. We investigate how with IBM's David Barnes.
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Cities of all sizes can improve economic development, health, and safety with smarter infrastructures. Find out how the city of Rochester has managed to keep healthcare costs 20 percent lower than the national average and how the police department in Durham reduced crime by 50 percent.
Consumers are more demanding than ever when it comes to food safety, freshness, and price. Growers, processors, and retailers are using innovative and collaborative technologies to improve safety, distribution, and revenue opportunities, while also reducing waste. Find out how specialty food retailer Fairway Market is creating a smarter food network using advanced technologies from IBM.
To help fans get the most out of watching the U.S. Open, IBM and the USTA have collaborated on sophisticated digital and on-site tools that give tennis lovers a new way to experience the game. Whether they are looking for stats, scores, or insights, fans can benefit from sophisticated data gathering and analytics to connect with the game in innovative new ways.
As customer expectations shift and business becomes more complex, companies must become more agile to cope with what IBM VP Paul Brunet calls the "new normal." See how IBM customer, American Well, is using technology to technology to build smarter business processes and new healthcare services.
When it comes to innovation, midmarket firms frequently lead the way. Take the budding field of personalized medicine, where forward-looking organizations like New Jersey's Coriell Institute are laying groundwork for a new generation of drugs that will be uniquely tailored to each individual patient. A small nonprofit with fewer than 200 employees, Coriell is leveraging IBM technology to create a next-generation "DNA bank," a critical tool for constructing tomorrow's "smart" medicines and treatments
Positec, a manufacturer of power tools for homes and commercial applications, achieves greater customer service flexibility and cuts hold times in half by using a cloud-based service to manage its call center.
Increasingly, companies are using videoconferencing technology to help employees collaborate with co-workers, partners, and customers. As a result, demand for technicians is rising, and companies are finding it difficult to retain their quality workers.
YouTube's move to a partial pay-for-view model could help relieve a dearth of good new content but it could also complicate debates in many parts of the world over payment by content providers for delivery of their material to customers.
That's what Larry Page said on Google's earnings call, referring to the conjunction of mobile and the cloud. Well, let's chart it then! We need to be thinking about an Internet where 90% of our traffic goes to 70 destinations within 40 miles of us.
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