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Core business transformation driving services growth at IBM

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Core business transformation driving services growth at IBM

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  • To introduce this offering in India, IBM Research has trained Watson Assistant to answer queries in English and Hindi to enable various government agencies and Departments to offer this service to its constituents, Gargi Dasgupta, Director - IBM Research India and CTO IBM India /South Asia, was quoted as saying in an IBM statement.

    Only Infosys and HCL Technologies have managed double-digit growth so far this fiscal year, helped by acquisitions. HCL’s acquisition of IBM products and its investments in artificial intelligence and analytics have helped it take a lead over rivals like Wipro, analysts said.

    Patel will be responsible for all strategic and operational matters related to IBM's sales, marketing services and delivery operations in the region, including in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Patel was previously IBM's global general manager for insurance and was based in the US city of Boston.

    The strategy is to identify the top two-three players in datarich sectors such as banking, telecom, retail, and government and then invest towards building large-scale data platforms that use AI. IBM is also seeing high growth in its Cloud and cognitive businesses, which include portfolios such as security, AI and the internet of things.

    IBM said this advanced version of natural language processing (NLP) for its Project Debater would have the capability to understand challenging aspects of conversational English helping organisations to get greater clarity and more insights from their data.

    Based out of Bengaluru, Kambhatla will lead Adobe's research initiatives in the region, including artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, big-data analytics and insight, and content intelligence technologies. He will report to Adobe Research Vice President. Before joining Adobe, Kambhatla was the VP of Enterprise AI at Symphony AI.

    According to a report in The San Francisco Chronicle, Facebook has cancelled the event scheduled from March 9-12 here. Over 5,000 participants were expected to attend the event. "Out of an abundance of caution, we cancelled our Global Marketing Summit due to evolving public health risks related to coronavirus," a spokesperson said.

    The country will be left with only 12 large public sector banks from 27 before, the government had announced earlier this year. For existing IT service providers, this not only shrinks the market in terms of the number of prospective clients, but also poses challenges with respect to scale as banks become larger. A reduction in the number of prospective customers will affect revenues.

    This Corporate Social Responsibility intervention by IBM engaged students through an on-campus approach in a 204 hour- long blended training model that uses online and face-face training immersions to build skills in data science and cloud computing. Students from 23 Tier-2 and Tier-3 non-technical institutions were trained by training partners TMI and iPrimed, the statement said.

    Dubai has become the world capital of blockchain development, having implemented 24 use cases across eight industry sectors -- finance, education, real esta...

    Under new CEO Chris O’Connor, who took charge in April this year, Persistent Systems has adopted a solution-oriented approach to working with clients which has resulted in an increase in deal sizes. The company now maps a client’s overall IT spends against its own portfolio to determine what the other areas are where it can contribute.

    Indian ITES major Tech Mahindra is in final stages of negotiations to acquire Born (formerly Group FMG), a global marketing & media solutions agency operating and a deal is likely to be signed soon.

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