Tag Archives: Watson

Former IBM Exec Sridhar Sudarsan Named SparkCognition CTO

Sridhar Sudarsan, formerly chief technology officer of Watson platform and partnerships at IBM, has been appointed to the same role at SparkCognition. Sudarsan will oversee SparkCognition’s technical and product strategy in collaboration with Bruce Porter, the firm’s chief science officer, and other industry and artificial intelligence experts, the company said Tuesday. …

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IBM Vet Sanjay Brahmawar to Join Software AG as CEO

Sanjay Brahmawar, a 14-year IBM veteran, has been appointed by Software AG‘s supervisory board to serve as CEO of the enterprise software vendor effective Aug. 1. Software AG said Wednesday he will succeed Karl-Heinz Streibich, who is due to retire from the company after 14 years at the helm. Brahmawar currently serves as …

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IBM Tapped to Provide Cognitive Computing Infrastructure for Australian Defense Dept

IBM‘s Australian unit has secured an estimated $3.1 million contract to provide cognitive computing infrastructure and support to Australia’s defense department, ARN reported Monday. IBM Australia will furnish the Watson artificial intelligence platform to the department over three years under the limited-tender contract, the publication said. A spokesperson for the department …

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IBM’s Robert Kleppinger on Cognitive Computing Platform’s Use in Army Maintenance, Logistics Operations

Robert Kleppinger, a senior client partner at IBM responsible for federal government contracts, told Data Center Dynamics in an interview published Tuesday how the company plans to apply its Watson cognitive computing system to the U.S. Army’s maintenance and logistics activities under a $135 million recompete contract. “Ideally, the plan is to bring …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: AI Tool Can Add ‘Analytical Edge’ to Army Conditioned-Based Maintenance

Greg Souchack, manager of service cloud solutions at IBM, has said he believes the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform would bring an “analytical edge” to the U.S. Army’s conditioned-based maintenance efforts, Defense Systems reported Thursday. CBM programs seek to help the Army adopt “repair-when-needed” strategy to maintenance through the use of …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: Army Could Leverage AI Platform to Analyze Transportation Costs

Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s global business services unit, has said the U.S. Army could leverage the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help analyze spending on the transportation of spare parts and other shipment, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. “The Army would like to see if Watson …

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IBM Helps Army Materiel Command Evaluate Stryker Vehicles With AI Platform; Sam Gordy Comments

IBM has helped the Army Materiel Command’s logistics support activity to predict maintenance issues on Stryker armored fighting vehicles using the company’s Watson artificial intelligence technology, GCN reported Thursday. The company installed its AI platform along with other sensor technologies on 350 Stryker vehicles to evaluate manuals and work orders required for …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy: Federal Govt Should Consider Cognitive Intell, Analytics to Process Unstructured Data

Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s federal business, has said that federal government leaders should work to target artificial intelligence components such as advanced analytics and cognitive intelligence that work to help facilitate analysis of real-time data. “Cognitive intelligence and advanced analytics have the ability to mine unstructured data,” Gordy …

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