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Data Mining Tools Can Fuel the Evolution of Retail Strategies

Saloni Walimbe

May 31, 2021

A faster penetration and growth in internet usage worldwide have caused a veritable explosion in data generation in recent years. In 2006, Clive Humby, a noted data scientist, hailed data as the new oil, a phrase that is seemingly supported by  the vast amount of digital data being created, captured, and replicated over the years. According to […]


Accelerating Clinical Trials With Big Data Analytics

Keelia Estrada Moeller

April 14, 2021

We’ve seen several groundbreaking scientific discoveries and technological breakthroughs over the last few years—from the second coming of mRNA, to gene therapies and cell therapies, and of course—emerging COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. If there’s anything this pandemic has taught us, it’s the importance of science and medical research. But these groundbreaking discoveries didn’t emerge out […]


Cloud POS Adoption Skyrockets in Retail Equipped With AI-Based Capabilities

Saloni Walimbe

April 1, 2021

Until recently, the go-to solution for most brick and mortar retail stores to save their point-of-sale (POS) data, including product price lists and transaction records, was local platforms. These include a range of solutions, from on-premises PCs or servers to larger service provider network servers. However, many retailers have been making a shift towards online […]


Data Cleansing is Critical to Business Success

Phillip Ramati

April 1, 2019

Regardless of their size, businesses are increasingly reliant on data analytics to maximize profit and efficiency. But with so much data now available through all sorts of technical applications, how does a business know which numbers to trust? And what happens if a number is off by a decimal point, or a piece of information […]


IBM Research Enables Prosperity From the Tip of Africa

Adam Oxford

May 1, 2018

Downtown Johannesburg is baking in the summer heat. The city is often described as a melting pot, because, as the economic powerhouse of the continent, it attracts people, skills and investment from all over the world. On the day that we caught up with Dr. Solomon Assefa, director of IBM Research Africa, the description was […]