Showing posts from February 22, 2016

Value-based care, Health-related data and IBM Watson Health in our connected world

Thanks to the cloud-based solutions, the power of Cognitive computing and the capabilities of Advanced Analytics, people around the world have now unmatched opportunities to improve their healthcare, living and working conditions. 
When it comes to Healthcare industry for instance, one can observe how the combination of these emerging technologies can transform and improve the access to efficient-affordable healthcare. IBM Watson Health unit since its launching in April 2015 is one of the living examples of how new technologies and paradigms con improve our living conditions in real-time through actionable data and insight.
Value-based care is an emerging healthcare model at the heart of IBMWatson Health unit where the stakes focus on: improved quality of care; controlled costs and driven better near- and long-term health outcomes for individuals. Henceforth, Watson Health will rely inter alia on Truven Health Analytics, a provider of cloud-based healthcare data, analytics and insights a…

IBM and Open Source Streaming Analytics at the Edge for Internet of Things Devices

The bet and commitment of IBM to the open source community is deeply coming forward. The company accelerates proposals, contributions, offerings and supports.The recent announcement puts in the hands of Developers and data scientists, the open source code in Quarks to build new apps that can handle massive amounts of IoT data streaming from sensors, smart meters, mobile communications and other connected devices. In fact, Quarks, that can embed streaming analytics onto Internet of Things (IoT) devices, is henceforth available to the open source community. Quark’s ability to deliver real-time analytics, to boost application intelligence, and improve cognitive systems, is useful for businesses from automotive and healthcare to telecommunications and manufacturing.
“By contributing Quarks to the open source community, innovation will move faster, and can enable businesses to move from raw data to insight-driven actions more quickly.” said Nagui Halim, IBM Fellow and Director, IBM Streams.