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Prepare for process transformation at IBM InterConnect 2017

Want a snapshot on the best sessions to attend at InterConnect 2017 to help you solve challenges with developing process and decision apps? A slew of presenters are focusing on process transformation, providing insight into all phases of business process management and decision management. Learn from examples and pick up tips for everything from business agility...  Continue reading Prepare for process transformation at IBM InterConnect 2017
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The energy and excitement is building for Devoxx US 2017 in San Jose!

[caption id="attachment_7618" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Stephan Janssen and Sandhya Kapoor at Devoxx BE 2016[/caption] As the Devoxx US conference approaches, I am not only excited about presenting Watson to such an eminent audience, but also looking forward to attending sessions on cutting edge technologies by industry leaders such as Arun Gupta, Continue reading The energy and excitement is building for Devoxx US 2017 in San Jose!
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Redefining work with Watson: Check out what’s hot at Connect 2017

[caption id="attachment_7393" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Register for IBM Connect 2017, February 20 - 23 in San Francisco[/caption] As a technology power user, you’ve seen first-hand how new software and solutions are changing the way we work. And as Watson expands its role in the workplace with new offerings, there will soon be even more ways to...  Continue reading Redefining work with Watson: Check out what’s hot at Connect 2017
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My Devoxx Journey: From the UK to Antwerp and soon Devoxx US in San Jose!

I would like to take you on an exciting and rewarding personal journey that brings together IBM Watson, the Java community and the Devoxx organization. The journey truly began during my discussions with Reggie Hutcherson at JavaOne in 2015 and with introductions to several Java champions at the conference! After JavaOne we discussed leveraging...  Continue reading My Devoxx Journey: From the UK to Antwerp and soon Devoxx US in San Jose!
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Catching an entrepreneurial wave at IBM SmartCamp in Wilmington, NC

Just look at the list of cities that are hosting IBM’s SmartCamp this year: Austin, Dubai, Mexico City, Riyadh, Sydney. That’s an auspicious group. Global. Urban. Connected. Then, down at the very bottom of the list, weighing in at ninety-eight pounds, our own scrappy, Wilmington, NC for the Southeast US! On November 11, 2016, Wilmington technology...  Continue reading Catching an entrepreneurial wave at IBM SmartCamp in Wilmington, NC
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Build and deploy conversational agents with IBM Watson Virtual Agent

IBM Watson Virtual Agent is a set of preconfigured cognitive components based on the IBM Watson Conversation service. By configuring the virtual agent with your company's information, you can quickly implement an automated chat bot that enables your customers to achieve their goals.  Continue reading Build and deploy conversational agents with IBM Watson Virtual Agent
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Lessons learned at JavaOne 2016 in San Francisco!

I was delighted when in August my manager got approval for me to attend JavaOne. It had been some time since I'd been to this important conference, and I looked forward to connecting with people I hadn't seen in years, immersing myself in sessions, perusing the exhibition floor, and just hanging out. Unfortunately, things went...  Continue reading Lessons learned at JavaOne 2016 in San Francisco!
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Devoxx US 2017: Call for papers and proposals, closes on October 11

  I'm so excited about Devoxx US coming to San Jose, California in March of 2017. As a previous presenter at Devoxx UK, I can tell you for sure that it's a developer event that's not to be missed. Many of the best and brightest developers around the globe are either attending or presenting at Devoxx...  Continue reading Devoxx US 2017: Call for papers and proposals, closes on October 11
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Master the art and science of data

[caption id="attachment_5514" align="alignright" width="640"] WoW 2016[/caption]Get four days of intensive education, training and certification during IBM World of Watson 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-27. From major keynotes to industry- and role-specific sessions to small working groups, there’s a topic and learning style for you. Register today! IBM World of Watson 2016. 1,500+...  Continue reading Master the art and science of data
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Put your startup on the fast track to growth with IBM SmartCamp

When your startup reaches a certain phase in its life cycle and you're ready to grow, it’s time to look at your options for getting there quickly. Making connections, refining your solution, ensuring you have great branding, pivoting in a new direction, finding customers and accessing capital are all areas that should be at...  Continue reading Put your startup on the fast track to growth with IBM SmartCamp
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Nordea Bank selects Bluemix as innovation platform for their start-up accelerator program

IBM has partnered with Nordea Bank to deliver IBM Bluemix as an innovation platform for their start-up accelerator program. With a focus on future banking innovations exploring technologies such as Blockchain, cognitive computing and IoT, Bluemix gives the engaged start-ups an ideal platform for rapidly evolving their ideas and taking advantage of the growing Bluemix ecosystem...  Continue reading Nordea Bank selects Bluemix as innovation platform for their start-up accelerator program