Australian IBM cybersecurity engineers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to analyse network connections and employee communications at an enterprise scale. The model detects changes in users’ behaviour and can automatically triggers investigations even if the changes occur across multiple platforms. The method addresses one of cybersecurity’s biggest challenges,

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

IBM announced that Oovvuu, an Australian technology start-up, has launched a Watson powered video-on-demand news platform to connect viewers to the most relevant video and news content, while generating vital new advertising revenues for global media and news organisations. As media organisations struggle to maintain advertising revenues, news and editorial teams are

Data Republic

The growing potential to monetise data and extract business value from it means businesses and vendors must consider who owns the data collected it the process of doing business, and who has a licence to use it. Take our Which-50 reader survey and go into the draw for a chance

IBM tells a nice story about Watson and oncology in India. The country has a paucity of oncologists — roughly 2000 in fact — to cover a population of 1.3 billion. Get cancer in India and your chances of receiving specialist care are, in relative terms, almost non-existent. Enter Big

Machine learning and cognitive computing have emerged as two of the hottest topics in digital marketing during this year, and look set to dominate much of the discussion in 2017. Yet many marketers are only just coming to an appreciation of technologies that have been under development for more than

Turning its attention to the ageing population, IBM Research has created a prototype robot designed to care for the elderly. It’s been named MERA, which stands for Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant. Developed in collaboration with Rice University in Texas, IBM MERA is a Watson-enabled application designed to help assist the

video streaming

With companies busily jumping into video, the content they are creating contains vast amounts of data and insights which are largely being ignored. That’s the view of Brad Hunstable, founder of video streaming company Ustream, which was acquired by IBM earlier this year. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

The North Face

Yesterday Which-50 had some fun playing with IBM’s artificial intelligence engine Watson, in particular the personality insights tool. That exercise was inspired by a presentation delivered by Kevin Bishop, VP of customer engagement solutions, at the IBM Customer Engagement Forum in Sydney last week. Bishop outlined what role cognitive technologies