Subscribe to RSS Feeds via OpenWhisk

OpenWhisk is a “serverless” execution environment that follows an event driven model, where user code is automatically executed in response to an external event. An example of an external event can be a database update, pushing code to Github or even a simple HTTP request from a web or mobile application. Rather than manually listening for events and calling OpenWhisk when an […]

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Water Mission

The IBM jStart team is partnering with Water Mission to develop a real-time data alerting and analysis dashboard to instantly view the nonprofit’s existing and future global operations. Water Mission, a nonprofit engineering organization that provides sustainable safe water, sanitation and hygiene solutions for the global water crisis, manages the operations of more than 2,000 safe water systems around the […]

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Conversational Commerce and Bots

You may have heard a lot about bots lately. But what are they, and how do they relate to conversational commerce? First, conversational commerce is a term recently introduced by Chris Messina. We define conversational commerce as “Conversational Commerce is a new way for people and businesses to interact in a world driven more and more by text messaging and […]

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Helping Powering Potential Inc. understand impact of technology at Tanzanian schools

The IBM jStart team is helping the Powering Potential organization better understand how students are using computers supplied to schools in the East African nation of Tanzania by analyzing data collected from log files.   Powering Potential Inc. (PPI) is a non-profit organization that supplies technology to enhance education at secondary schools in rural Tanzania.   They supply these schools with a […]

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