In the shipping industry, where a single container can go through dozens of people and organizations, effective record-keeping is crucial. IBM and Maersk are now collaborating to help shipping companies manage their massive paper trail with blockchain.
In the first commercial implementation of blockchain technology for the private equity market, Northern Trust has collaborated with IBM to solve the problem of increasing transparency, efficiency and security in private equity administration.
With the ability to process up to 2.5 billion transactions per day, IBM z Systems mainframes are data-generating powerhouses: that’s why they’re favoured by large-scale enterprises. But massive quantities of data without intelligent analysis is the equivalent of speed without control.
From healthcare to education, IBM Watson is helping to shape the future of many data-rich industries. Now, in partnership with H&R Block, the cloud-based cognitive computing system will bring its capabilities to a process that affects almost everyone—the tax preparation process.
Across agriculture, automotive, healthcare, and beyond, IBM’s inventors filed a record 8,088 patents in the U.S. in 2016, cementing the company’s top spot on the patent charts for the 24th year in a row.
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