A Metered Cloud-Services Charging System

The Emerging Technology (ET) team works with a diverse range of software components, languages and systems, and with a very varied customer base. The work undertaken by the team ranges from blue-sky research where the main output is technical and scientific papers, to proof-of-concept and first-of-a-kind software, through to providing expertise to enhance existing customer systems and processes. One example […]

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Conversational Commerce and Speaker Recognition, Part II

In part I of this post I discussed the applicability of speaker recognition in conversational commerce. It focused on the use of speaker recognition techniques to enable voice authentication in a conversational commerce prototype. This follow up post discusses how we can leverage the same speaker recognition techniques to provide continuous authentication. Continuous Authentication Continuous authentication is the process of […]

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GaianDB ET innovation is core component in upcoming IBM Beta Product

Gaian Database – also known as GaianDB – originated in 2006 from a patented idea in IBM Hursley Emerging Technology Services (ETS) that defines a connection strategy for building a scale-free network. This became a reality in 2007 when GaianDB design and development started, funded jointly by MoD/DoD under the International Technology Alliance (ITA) fundamental research programme, and there have […]

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The case for machine learning in network security analysis

Security tends to scale badly with complexity. As information, applications and systems become more sophisticated so to do the challenges faced in assuring Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. The role of machine assistance is emerging as one of the most important areas in data science, much of which is underpinned by techniques from machine learning and statistics. Using these techniques we […]

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Visualization libraries optimization developing rich dashboards

As you are going through the last analytic mile in your project to visualize and expose powerful insights to Line of Business users, you will undoubtedly need to leverage visualization libraries to display consumable and rich metrics, allowing your users to make the right decision, at the right time, within context. As it is often said, a picture is worth […]

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World-class research alliance in Distributed Analytics and Information Science

We are delighted to have recently won another 10 years of basic science research as part of an $80M world-class IBM-led academia and industry consortium. The focus of this basic science research program is on Distributed Analytics and Information Science (DAIS) and is another International Technology Alliance (ITA) consortium comprising both US and UK collaborators. The formal name of the […]

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Last Mile of Dashboard Development

In a world where “Big data is the new natural resource”, it is a must to create applications taking advantage of this new knowledge-full resource. Brave people started venturing into this unknown world, They are using new and exciting tools like Notebooks or Spark engines. However, developers are still banging their heads against a wall when time comes to build […]

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