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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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A chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content

[caption id="attachment_7560" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Create a chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content[/caption] Once upon a time, we all used RSS feeds for technology news. I remember the days of painstakingly locating each blog/publication's RSS or ATOM feeds, and then adding them to my favorite RSS reader software. The RSS reader allowed me to...  Continue reading A chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content
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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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developerWorks newsblast is back, baby!

If you haven't watched the newsblast before and that exclamation point was completely lost on you, it's our weekly, less-than-5-minute video roundup of tech trends and stories with great show notes including related links and resources for developers. We have fun with production, spending a little more creative time on it than on our meat-and-potatoes video content....  Continue reading developerWorks newsblast is back, baby!
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The DevOps Adoption Playbook – DevOps coaching from IBM’s Sanjeev Sharma

In professional sports, the coach’s playbook is highly sought after and considered sacred. All the teams' plays are in there, and if an opposing team gets hold of the playbook, well let’s just say the game would be played like an open book. Fortunately for you, software development isn’t a professional sport and Sanjeev...  Continue reading The DevOps Adoption Playbook – DevOps coaching from IBM’s Sanjeev Sharma
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IBM brings machine learning to private cloud

IBM recently announced that it is bringing IBM Machine Learning to the private cloud. IBM has extracted the core machine learning technology from IBM Watson and will initially make it available where much of the world’s enterprise data resides: the z System mainframe, the operational core of global organizations where billions of daily transactions are processed. This...  Continue reading IBM brings machine learning to private cloud
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Don’t miss the latest technology news in our developerWorks January newsletters

It's 2017 and the new year is rolling in quickly with all sorts of interesting news on the technology front. Blockchain, Graph databases, chatbots and Node-RED, we cover it all here at developerWorks! And to make your busy day a bit easier, I've curated some articles from our January-February newsletters to short-cut you to the...  Continue reading Don’t miss the latest technology news in our developerWorks January newsletters
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Looking into the IoT crystal ball: Internet of things predictions for 2017

As I plan for what we’ll try to cover in the Internet of Things (IoT) hub for developerWorks in 2017, I culled through several lists of analyst predictions for IoT. I organized my thoughts around 5 key components of any IoT implementations, which one analyst report described. Here are my key takeaways and insights for...  Continue reading Looking into the IoT crystal ball: Internet of things predictions for 2017
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Blockchain and the future of the software engineer

[caption id="attachment_7455" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Blockchain and the future of the software engineer[/caption] Blockchain has permeated the headlines for quite some time now. Perhaps you’re familiar with it only peripherally. Perhaps you’ve dipped your toes in the technology and pondered it as a viable solution. Perhaps you think it’s nice and sweet and it doesn’t concern you....  Continue reading Blockchain and the future of the software engineer
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From brick and mortar: Why hybrid cloud is the cornerstone of IT

Have you heard? Hybrid cloud is the new norm. It's the cornerstone of IT on the path to digital transformation. How do we know this? In 2016, IBM® Center for Applied Insights published findings from their survey of 500 IT decision makers worldwide with organizations that have implemented hybrid environments. The survey revealed that 7...  Continue reading From brick and mortar: Why hybrid cloud is the cornerstone of IT
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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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Join us on YouTube Live for Enterprise DevOps: It Takes a Village, February 9th!

When talking about enterprise DevOps transformation, many people look for a silver bullet—a magic wand that will convert an old, inefficient organization into a high-performing, DevOps-enabled IT team. But in truth there is no single silver bullet. DevOps takes a village. This DevOps village, like a real village, consists of physical infrastructure, as well as...  Continue reading Join us on YouTube Live for Enterprise DevOps: It Takes a Village, February 9th!
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Graph Databases: The right technology for the right time

[caption id="attachment_7344" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Graph 101: An Introduction to Graph Databases webinar on February 23rd![/caption] The core components of traditional databases, such as tables and columns, obfuscate the natural relationships between data points. Users of these databases struggle with creating a meaningful entity relationship diagram – even though that’s how the data originated. The Need for a...  Continue reading Graph Databases: The right technology for the right time
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Introducing command line tools for Watson Visual Recognition

The Watson Visual Recognition service is a powerful tool that enables you to leverage cognitive computer vision to extract information from any image library. You can even go beyond standard object classification and use what are called 'custom classifiers' to train the Watson service to recognize specific items or conditions of your choosing. For example,...  Continue reading Introducing command line tools for Watson Visual Recognition