Instrumented Interconnecteds Intelligent

David McQueeney, Vice President, Technical Strategy and Worldwide Operations, IBM

David McQueeney, Vice President, Technical Strategy and Worldwide Operations, IBM

By David McQueeney

Five years ago, IBM launched its Smarter Planet initiative, describing the era in which we currently live and operate in as the “Era of Smart,” one marked by forward-thinking leaders in business, government and society capitalizing on smarter systems to achieve economic growth, operational efficiency and sustainable development.

Since 2008, we have moved beyond the world of programmable systems to our first steps in cognitive systems – systems that exploit large data sources and can “learn.” Our Watson system may highlight this new way of operating best. For the first time, a computer has the ability to consult a broad range of human language resources, learn from historical training data, and answer surprisingly complex questions. We are forced to rethink how computers can work with humans on complex tasks, by showing the world a system that is able to respond based on what it ‘knows’ –  facts and information and training – rather than simply what words match in a simple search.

(Third in a series in support of Big Data Week.)

The Era of Smart helps to drive economic growth and today IBM brought that message to Congress in a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Science Committee’s Research and Technology subcommittees.

As Big Data and analytics continue to touch every single industry – from energy and healthcare to transportation and banking – it’s critical that the public and private sectors work together to ensure we are leveraging these new technologies to transform society and support economic competitiveness.

Data created from the beginning of time up until 2003 is comparable to the amount of data that will be created in just two days during 2013. In fact, it is estimated that by 2015, 2 million IT jobs will be created in the U.S. to help tackle the slew of data and transform it into actionable information. As the world continues to generate more and more structured and unstructured data, the need for skilled workers who can apply analytics to Big Data will continue to grow exponentially.

At the hearing, I stressed the importance of creating a new workforce, which includes support for skills development, as well as increased research in system design and software development.

Here at IBM, we’ve witnessed firsthand the power and necessity behind this new imperative for skills development and training. The IBM Academic Initiative, a program designed to supply institutions with essential training software and hardware, has added 6,000 universities and 30,000 faculty members to its program in just the past seven years. We now have in place more than 300 academic partnerships with some of the nation’s leading institutions.

Last month, IBM announced a partnership with the City of Baton Rouge and LouisianaStateUniversity. Over the next 10 years, we will work with LSU academics to develop a physical center and curriculum that will train computer science students in the application of analytics. The result is a projected 800 new jobs created in the Baton Rouge area to supply the demand for this smarter workforce.

And just today, IBM announced a new academic partnership with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to offer a graduate degree program beginning in the 2013 Fall semester. The new Master of Science in Business Analytics program is designed to develop data application and analytic skills to the future workforce.

Yet, more can – and should – be done. IBM supports legislation that will drive an agenda around skills and research, like the Department of Energy’s High-End Computing Revitalization Act of 2004. The legislation would improve high-end computing and research, as well as strengthen government and industry partnerships. We also support the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act and the Federal Work Study Program, to help students master the Big Data and analytic skills needed to compete in the global marketplace.

A stronger and smarter workforce equipped with advanced computing skills will have the tools to seize the future. With data now at all of our fingertips, we have the ability to create a planet that is the best it can be, and together with our government partners, we can continue to build a smarter planet.


Other stories in this series:


Bookmark and Share

Previous post

Next post

February 13, 2016
8:28 pm

Visit Hua Hin Explore the real Thailand. Real expert travel tips and insights on Thailand to maximize your trip experience. Transportation In Bangkok. Thailand іѕ а perfect place for vacation. There are a great deal of enjoyable things that уоu can dо in Thailand. Thailand аlso hаѕ numerous great tourist points оf interest such as Wat Arun ( Temple of Dawn), Floating Market, and Wat Phra Kaew…

Posted by: website
February 5, 2016
9:38 am

What you composed made a lot of sense. However, what about this?
what if you added a little content? I ain’t saying
your information isn’t solid., but suppose you added something that makes people want more?

I mean How Big Data Analytics and Research Will Fuel the Second Wave in the Era
of Smart

Posted by: digital marketing singapore
February 5, 2016
6:42 am ​แทงบอล แทงบอลออนไลน์ ได้มาตราฐาน ปลอดภัย มั่นคงทางการเงิน รวดเร็ว ในการให้บริการ สนุกกับการ แทงบอลออนไลน์ พนันกีฬาออนไลน์ เว็บแทงบอลออนไลน์ยอดนิยม อาทิ SBOBET M8BET 855BET MAXBET WINNINGFT USOBET แทงบอลทุกแมทช์ จากทั่วโลก ทุกถ้วย ทุกลีก บอลลาลีกา บอลกัลโซ ​แทงบอลบุนเดสลีก้า เยอรมัน ลีกดังทั่วโลก หรือ แทงบอลไทย ราคาดี แทงบอลผ่านมือถือ ได้ เปิดบัญชี ฝาก-ถอน ขั้นต่ำเพียง 500 บาท สมัครสมาชิกใหม่ ต้องการคำแนะนำ ติดต่อฝ่ายบริการลูกค้าได้ 24 ชม.

Posted by: website
February 5, 2016
6:36 am

คาสิโน คาสิโน คาสิโนออนไลน์ ทางเข้าคาสิโน เว็บคาสิโนออนไลน์ เล่นคาสิโนผ่านมือถือ มีเกมส์คาสิโนออนไลน์ยอดนิยมมากมาย อาทิ บาคาร่า สล็อต รูเล็ต เสือมังกร ไฮโล กำถั่ว เล่นผ่านเว็บคาสิโนชื่อดัง ปลอดภัย ได้มาตราฐาน เช่น Gclub, Holiday , Royal1688 ,Genting,Princress crown , Sbobet และเว็บคาสิโนออนไลน์ชื่อดังอื่นๆอีกมากมาย ภาพเสียงคมชัด ฝากถอนไม่จำกัด บริการตลอด 24 ชม.

Posted by: website
February 5, 2016
4:38 am

escort geneva Escort in Geneva Switzerland. Find nice and beautiful girls in Geneva, Lausanne. All pictures are 100% genuine.

Posted by: website
February 4, 2016
10:59 am

website HD ve mobil uyumlu binlerce porno izle, hergun guncellenen porno icerigiyle kaliteli ucretsiz porno videolara ulasmak artık daha kolay.

Posted by: website
January 30, 2016
5:37 am

Tv Serials Watch all indian tv serials episodes in HD quality video, ia an online video portal you can watch your favorite episode videos, gossips, reviews and interviews.

Posted by: website
January 30, 2016
5:31 am

libri pdf Un ebook thriller da scaricare, bestseller pdf libri download.

Posted by: website
January 20, 2016
9:10 am


Posted by: psiphon for pc
January 12, 2016
3:04 am

amateur The most typical kind of porn who has viewed by a large audience made up of old and young, female and male all across the globe is Sexual Pornography. The key goal sexual porn video is usually to sexually and physically arouse the viewer and draw their attention that is certainly compulsive naturally. The real reason with the success of sexual pornography and free adult video library available online can be due to the reality that is hidden in the videos. They have the opportunity to attract people an incredibly positive way and even teach better and innovative ways of uniting which are safe to employ and helpful to experience.

Another Type of free porn available on the web known as violence pornography. Violence free porn is ideal for the individuals who check for exotic pleasure clubbed with trauma, tears, aggression and hostility. The target audience of violent free sex video library are certainly few because hardly any people normally takes the many fighting and brutality. Violence free girl is simply for adult population where people seek explicit material to have pleasure.

Posted by: website
January 10, 2016
9:06 pm

Awesome read! Truly useful for shaping the future. buy instagram mentions

Posted by: Get more Instagram Mentions
January 8, 2016
4:28 am

NYC Asian girls Is this your first time to tour New York City? Are you raring to visit different fun and exciting places but just don’t know who to take to? Who would better offer companionship and tour services than our beautiful models? If you are looking for the best tour guides in town then VIP Models is your best choice. Our girls know NYC like the back of their hands. They can take you to the best clubs, the most luxurious shopping places, the best spas and the most incredible entertainment sites and don’t forget if you are looking for a tour guide to the hottest bars and night spots in town then we got you all covered.

Posted by: Link
January 8, 2016
4:19 am

NYC Asian girls

Posted by: Link
January 6, 2016
7:43 pm

This was a fantastic article about data and business.

Posted by: Franklin Tn Insurance
January 6, 2016
9:12 am

Telvehdc News Telvehdc News provides you all latest bollywood entertainment news, sports, education etc. Our main is focus to provide all things happening in india.

Posted by: website
January 5, 2016
10:49 am

internet marketing nashville RankdLocal allows businessses to maximize revenue through internet marketing with local SEO, brand development, and web design.

Posted by: website
January 5, 2016
10:46 am

te huur aan zee te huur aan zee een platform voor huur en verhuur van locaties aan de Belgische kust…

Posted by: website
December 31, 2015
12:35 pm

​holiday deal COMPARETRAVELMARKET is a new way of finding the very best and hot new holidays deals out there. We have multiple Travel Agents and Operators who advertise their best offers through our website, so you the customer get the best deals and saves those all important pounds £££’s…

Posted by: website
December 31, 2015
1:54 am

​pnfevents The best florist and event planner of Delhi. Make your occasion the most memorable one with Phool n Flowers. For all your social functions, parties, corporate functions and decoration needs, contact Mr. Amit Sahu…

Posted by: website
December 25, 2015
10:24 am

NYC Dating Service Gorgeous New York Asian escorts agency provides 5 Star NYC Asian escort service in NY NJ, Call: (212) 300-5333 Now, All Nature Busty New York escorts models.

Posted by: website
December 18, 2015
4:27 am

Employment news All Educational Updates, Manabadi Results,Notifications, Admit Card, and Rojgar Samachar, Sarkari Naukri, Govt Jobs…

Posted by: website
December 17, 2015
1:46 am

Thank you for this wonderful information. It was really helpful.

Posted by: Merlin Santa
December 9, 2015
1:01 pm The Girlfriend Activation System Helps Guys Create Real Connections With Amazing Women. Men often get a bad rap for being commitment phobic, and the general perception seems to be that men only want one thing: to “score” with hot chicks…

Posted by: website
December 9, 2015
10:53 am

ทำตาสองชั้น ทำตาสองชั้น

Posted by: website
December 9, 2015
10:50 am

สมัคร winningft แทงบอล พนันบอล แทงบอลผ่านเว็บ พนันกีฬาออนไลน์ วินนิ่งเอฟที บริการรับเดิมพันกีฬาออนไลน์ ทุกชนิดกีฬา อาทิ ฟุตบอล บาสเก็ตบอล เบสบอล เทนนิส สมัครแทงบอลออนไลน์ เลือก WinningFT แทงบอลผ่านมือถือ บริการตลอด 24 ชั่วโมง

Posted by: website
December 9, 2015
5:24 am

taxi from bangkok to hua hin Thai Happy Taxi – Best taxi from Bangkok to Hua Hin, Pattaya, Koh Chang. 326 likes · 4 talking about this. Taxi from Bangkok to Pattaya, Hua Hin, Koh…

Posted by: website
December 8, 2015
7:38 am

ecommerce Download Free Premium WordPress Themes & Scripts…

Posted by: website
December 8, 2015
7:34 am

content marketing tips Technology biz. Taking technology to the peak for the enlighten of the world.

Posted by: website
November 27, 2015
5:49 am

Hey I totally agree with the author big data i would say not only big data but also digital market as any marketing campaign without a digital marketing would be like a car with a punctured type. For any information on digital marketing please visit my website-

Posted by: Murali Rajesh
November 21, 2015
1:27 am

אימון מכירות בלאגן בשיווק, אין מכירות? בעיות גבייה? ועוד… אתה זקוק לכח עזר! בית לעסקים היינו בית לחברות ייעוץ עסקיות. יש לנו קשר ישיר למגוון של חברות ייעוץ בכל התחומים ואנו נעזור לך למצוא את היועץ המתאים ללא עלות וללא התחייבות מצדך.

Posted by: website
November 21, 2015
1:22 am

העלמת צלוליטיס הלגה רקנטי היא מפתחת שיטת Helga לטיפול בבעיות עור כגון: פצעי אקנה בפנים, בגב, בישבן, כתמים בפנים -פיגמנטציה (כתמי שמש, כתמי גיל, כתמי תרופות, כתמים הורמונליים, נמשים ), נימי דם, קרטוזות, צניחת העור, קמטים, רפיון פנים וצוואר,הצערת העיניים (עיגולים כהים ושקיות מתחת לעיניים ) טיפולי פנים מתקדמים, חורים, חטטים, צלקות בפנים, כתמים בפנים אחרי פצעים, צמצום נקבוביות פתוחות, פתרונות לעור פנים יבש, שומני, חוספס. צלוליט, הצרת היקפים ושומנים תקועים לאחר לידה ועוד.

Posted by: website
November 21, 2015
1:21 am

צלוליט הלגה רקנטי היא מפתחת שיטת Helga לטיפול בבעיות עור כגון: פצעי אקנה בפנים, בגב, בישבן, כתמים בפנים -פיגמנטציה (כתמי שמש, כתמי גיל, כתמי תרופות, כתמים הורמונליים, נמשים ), נימי דם, קרטוזות, צניחת העור, קמטים, רפיון פנים וצוואר,הצערת העיניים (עיגולים כהים ושקיות מתחת לעיניים ) טיפולי פנים מתקדמים, חורים, חטטים, צלקות בפנים, כתמים בפנים אחרי פצעים, צמצום נקבוביות פתוחות, פתרונות לעור פנים יבש, שומני, חוספס. צלוליט, הצרת היקפים ושומנים תקועים לאחר לידה ועוד.

Posted by: website
October 14, 2015
8:36 am

E-sync security dealing security alarm systems chennai and burglar alarm system manufacturers, dealers, distributors and suppliers. we give wide range of Fire & Burglar Alarm, Our mission is to provide complete, effective, comprehensive security alarm system solutions to our clients at lowest cost chennai.To know security alarm systems chennai call us@ 7299004295.

Posted by: security alarm system in chennai-esync
September 12, 2015
10:43 am

When I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new surveys are added- checkbox and after this whenever a comment is added I purchase four emails with the exact same comment. Could there be in whatever way you possibly can remove me from that service? Thanks!

Posted by: wudang kung fu
August 7, 2015
10:58 am

Fit for Life. Hair loss in women is more common than you may think. However, it is rarely discussed due to embarrassment and the negative feelings associated with the condition. Although experiencing hair loss may be an unwelcome shock, the quicker help is sought, the more likely it is that the condition can be prevented from worsening. Please click here my link

Posted by: website
August 1, 2015
9:31 pm

It is not my first time to go to see this web site, i am visiting this web site dailly and take good information from here all
the time.

Posted by: artikel bagus
June 15, 2015
6:04 am

Emtv helps us to provide updated Papua new guinea( PNG ) news, PNG Videos, PNG Article, PNG business, PNG technology, PNG weather, PNG Real Estate, PNG Fashion News, PNG Hollywood movies and other PNG News as well.

PNG Entertainment News

Posted by: emtvnews
May 15, 2015
10:31 am

Thanks , I’ve just been searching for information approximately this topic for a while and yours is the best I’ve came upon so far. But, what about the bottom line? Are you positive in regards to the source?

Posted by: check it out
March 15, 2015
7:43 pm

This section authorizes legal counsel in an approaching dissolution continuing to recuperate fees werre acquired by
his from either even the other party or their own client.

Posted by: Redding Estate Planning Lawyer
March 14, 2015
10:27 pm

Making certain the divorce aattorney thhat is right is found by you indicates locating one
who makes you fel not uncomffortable throughout the approach.

Posted by: Redding Family Law Attorney
March 14, 2015
3:49 pm

Divorce attorney fees don’t range from the prices of judge fees
filing forms, process machine fees and alkso other related expenses.

Posted by: Roy
March 13, 2015
2:16 pm

Divorces are nott allowed to not be difficult, your divorce attorney can appreciate this tough approach that you’re going through.

Posted by: Sharyl
March 13, 2015
4:15 am

Foor instance, inn some instances, an ex-wife may exaggerate her spouse’s
assets so that she can collect costs that are legal inn a
divorce cases.

Posted by: Redding Divorce Attorney
March 3, 2015
6:11 am

Cloud Computing is now booming around the world. All IT companies are in need of cloud computing analyst or big data analyst. So for freshers final year projects is the show case to show their talents to recruiters. Final year students are advised to do their final projects in Cloud computing. Java Projects in Chennai

Posted by: venki
February 17, 2015
11:58 am

Button on the bottom ideal corner.

Posted by: Rosalinda
November 5, 2014
1:19 am

intresting post

Posted by: cctv distributors
October 4, 2014
1:56 pm

It’s essential to have a clean skin before applying a tanner.
You can buy swimsuits in floral and island prints to add more fun to your look
at the beach. Suede is less durable than other varieties of Buffalo Leather and is cheaper because many pieces of suede
can be split from a single piece of the hide.

Posted by: tan
September 28, 2014
11:16 am

That green or white bar of soap in the shower might be fine for the rest of the body,
but the drying effects of these products can strip the penile skin of its natural moisture,
leaving the skin red, rough and sore. Advertising takes a certain amount
of knowledge and definitely consistency. With little time in their busy schedules, they are turning
to alterations to get the perfect an attractive
look from their wardrobes.

Posted by: Lamar
September 26, 2014
5:30 am

A small alteration to your appearance can have a massive effect on the overall
quality of your life. These types of surgeons are
often targeting patients with big budgets who are ready to shell
out the big sum of money just for looking better.
What are the qualities that make a good plastic surgeon.

Posted by: Plastic Surgery Hawaii
September 22, 2014
2:49 pm

This piece of writing is really a good one it assists new the
web visitors, who are wishing for blogging.

Posted by: Cassandra
August 23, 2014
9:30 am

I have read so many articles or reviews on the topic of the blogger lovers
but this post is genuinely a nice article, keep it up.

Posted by: San Ramon Costa Rica
August 19, 2014
1:06 am

Thanks for sharing such informative post.

Posted by: SEO training in Chennai
August 15, 2014
2:11 pm

Hmm is anyone else experiencing problems with the images on this blog loading?
I’m trying to determine if its a problem on my end or if it’s the
blog. Any feed-back would be greatly appreciated.

Posted by: copper plumbing fittings
May 18, 2014
9:16 am

hello!,I like your writing so much!

Posted by: Restore My Vision Today Review
February 10, 2014
9:26 am

hey there and thank you for your information – I’ve certainly picked up something new from right here. I did however expertise some technical issues using this web site, since I experienced to reload the site many times previous to I could get it to load properly. I had been wondering if your web hosting is OK? Not that I’m complaining, but slow loading instances times will sometimes affect your placement in google and can damage your high quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Well I am adding this RSS to my email and can look out for much more of your respective intriguing content. Make sure you update this again very soon..

Posted by: free credit reports
December 24, 2013
7:31 am

This paragraph is fastidious and fruitful for all new PHP related web programmers; they have to read it and perform the practice.

Posted by: more resources
December 21, 2013
3:39 am

This is the right blog for anyone who wants to find out about this topic. You realize so much its almost arduous to argue with you (not that I actually would wantHaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic thats been written about for years. Great stuff, just great!

Posted by: Julee Meshanko
December 14, 2013
6:20 am

Great info for getting data analysis……

Posted by: SEO Training in Chennai
November 6, 2013
4:41 am

Good stuff, getting some knowledge for Data Analytics and Researches

Posted by: Digtal Marketing Training in Chennai
August 7, 2013
1:19 pm

I do believe all of the ideas you have introduced on your post. They are very convincing and will certainly work. Nonetheless, the posts are too short for beginners. May you please lengthen them a bit from next time? Thanks for the post.

Posted by: shows
August 1, 2013
2:16 am

Whats Taking place i’m new to this, I stumbled upon this I have found It absolutely helpful and it has helped me out loads. I’m hoping to contribute & aid other customers like its helped me. Great job.

Posted by: excellent web design
July 31, 2013
10:36 pm

Great write-up, I am normal visitor of one¡¦s website, maintain up the nice operate, and It’s going to be a regular visitor for a lengthy time.

Posted by: Juicing
July 31, 2013
10:32 pm

Thanks , I have just been looking for information approximately this subject for a long time and yours is the greatest I’ve came upon so far. However, what in regards to the conclusion? Are you positive in regards to the source?

Posted by: pertaining to search
July 31, 2013
8:51 am

Thanks for another great post. The place else may anyone get that type of information in such a perfect way of writing? I’ve a presentation next week, and I’m at the look for such information.

Posted by: engine optimization victory
July 31, 2013
12:00 am

I am in fact delighted to read this webpage posts which
contains plenty of useful information, thanks for providing these kinds of information.

Posted by: Jaime
July 27, 2013
3:06 am

Oh my goodness! an amazing article dude. Thanks However I’m experiencing problem with ur rss . Don�t know why Unable to subscribe to it. Is there anybody getting an identical rss problem? Anybody who is aware of kindly respond. Thnkx

Posted by: Melony Santillanes
July 25, 2013
4:52 pm
July 23, 2013
12:33 pm

Once I originally commented I clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any means you possibly can remove me from that service? Thanks!

Posted by: Davis Dean
June 14, 2013
4:45 am

Thank for sharing this useful information
Software testing training institutes in chennai

Posted by: mathan
June 12, 2013
6:58 am

This is very much interesting. Thanks for sharing this useful information.
India facts

Posted by: mathan
2 Trackbacks
May 29, 2013
9:45 am

[...] governments need to once again put Big Data atop their growing to-do list. Big Data and its corresponding analytics can make governments smarter, its operations more efficient, and its citizens safer and more [...]

Posted by: How Governments Are Rolling Up Their Sleeves on Big Data « A Smarter Planet Blog
May 3, 2013
10:05 am

[...] the ability to generate, share, store and access increasing amounts of data – Big Data – the challenge soon becomes one of management and analysis. Left alone, the mountains of [...]

Posted by: Decisions on Demand: How Big Data Analytics is Transforming the Way Industries Run « A Smarter Planet Blog
Post a Comment