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Travel commerce platform Travelport and IBM are developing two new initiatives that separately apply IBM’s blockchain and Watson Analytic technologies. Travelport will employ IBM Watson’s data platform to personalise customer experiences with new tools and traveler recommendations. This initiative involves the companies working together to generate enhanced travel experiences by

Understanding the value of the integration of IoT and blockchain is easy to do especially when we think about different asset tracking use cases. For example, shipping pharmaceuticals or various food substances often requires that the individual units are refrigerated and kept at specific temperatures until such time that the

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Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, CSIRO’s Data61 and IBM have formed a consortium to build a new blockchain-based digital platform to manage digitised contracts, exchange data and confirm the authenticity and status of legal contracts. Known as the Australian National Blockchain (ANB), the consortium says the new platform will represent

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The total number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) sensors and devices is set to exceed 50 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 21 billion in 2018. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research Called, The Internet of Things: Consumer, Industrial & Public Services 2018-2023, the

ADMA’s popular CEO Jodie Sangster is on the move and the digital sector’s most influential industry association is searching for a new leader. Sangster will join IBM Watson after seven years at ADMA. Which-50 has spoken to a number of people over the last few days who say AADL (the

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The Cross Channel Campaign Management (CCCM) market is still growing but five vendors stand out, according to a new Forrester Wave report. The “leaders” category includes Adobe, IBM, Oracle, SAS and Salesforce in the Forrester Wave Cross-Channel Campaign Management Q1 2018 report. In a seperate Forrester report, Adobe and Salesforce

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IBM, Adobe, Sitecore and Liferay alone feature in the leadership group for the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms. Big names like Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, OpenText and Acquia are positioned in the challengers segment of Gartner’s report. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help us improve Which-50 by taking our

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Shipping giant Maersk has teamed up with IBM to develop a blockchain-based system designed to streamline global trade. The two companies have formed a joint venture — 51 per cent owned by Maersk — to commercialise the blockchain platform they began working on in June 2016. The companies want to

Which-50 covers a diverse range of stories with the aim of bringing practitioners insights from the entire digital ecosystem. This breadth of coverage is reflected in the two lists below, our most read articles and our most shared articles for 2017. In-depth coverage of specialist topics dominated our most popular

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David La Rose is the new Managing Director of IBM Australia and New Zealand. He replaces Kerry Purcell, who will return to a senior leadership role in IBM Japan. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter With a career spanning 28 years in IBM, La Rose has held senior executive