Ovum now sees an emerging trend that can complement or replace MPLS-based VPN services. The growing use of Ethernet, Internet, and wireless network services has now become part of the corporate network mix and demand for connectivity has created hybrid WAN services as a very viable network option.
To support its business, the company built a network of artificial intelligence bots, named after real-life employees, which manage the claims, enrollment and customer service experience via its mobile app.
With an exponential increase in data flows, there’s been a significant shift in the type of intelligence top Pentagon officials demand, said Ron Carback, defense intelligence officer for cyber at the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Rometty said that Watson Health is meant to help physicians, researchers, insurers and patients use big data, analytics and mobile technology to achieve better health outcomes, calling the business unit IBM’s “moonshot” in healthcare.
A new initiative called Healthcare NExT will combine work from existing industry players and Microsoft's Research and AI units to help doctors reduce data entry tasks, triage sick patients more efficiently and ease outpatient care.