Hidden Figures and IBM Past, Present and (our) Future

The recent Fox movie hit, "Hidden Figures", proves once again math indeed can solve the problems of the world.  Lead by a cast including Taraji Henson, Octivia Spencer, Kevin Costner, Janelle Monae and other award winners, this movie is packing in audiences of all ages, races, genders and other diverse characteristics showing how math...  Continue reading Hidden Figures and IBM Past, Present and (our) Future

Cognitive and data science education workshop was a huge success

This past Sunday October 23rd we held our "1st Annual" Evolving Education with Cognitive and Data Sciences workshop before World of Watson. We knew this was a hot topic, but kicking off an event at 9am on a Sunday in Las Vegas had us questioning our sanity. We're competing with football on a Sunday morning....  Continue reading Cognitive and data science education workshop was a huge success

Skills for the Enterprise – do your students know the System behind the App?

Where do those thousands of transactions behind a credit card swipe, ATMs, airline reservation apps and banking apps go? What makes it run so quickly and reliably? Most likely...an IBM z System™ -- today 96 of the world’s top 100 banks, 23 of the 25 top US retailers, and 9 out of 10...  Continue reading Skills for the Enterprise – do your students know the System behind the App?