IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 8

Doggone Data
Specially trained canines can make a world of difference
for blind and visually impaired individuals. But it costs
Guiding Eyes for the Blind $50,000 to raise and train each
dog-regardless whether they are matched with a visually impaired individual. With only half of dogs completing
training or being chosen for breeding, Guiding Eyes turned
to IBM Watson* technology to analyze the traits of successful guide dogs. By using Watson on the cloud, Guiding Eyes
analyzed 500,000 medical records and 65,000 records about
dog temperaments, matching characteristics and personality
traits of trainers with dogs' temperaments and medical and
genetic data. Based on a sample of 105 puppies, Watson
was able to predict with 100 percent accuracy which dogs
would successfully complete their guide dog training.
SOURCE: IBM.COM

Check out a 360-degree virtual reality
experience from The Weather Company,
an IBM business, to learn more about the
science behind the creation of a tornado.

PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE WEATHER COMPANY

TECHBITS

Tornado Ally
Better information helps people plan ahead and stay safe
during severe weather events. So The Weather Channel,
an IBM business, created a weather explainer showing the
anatomy and creation of a tornado. This 360-degree virtual
reality experience allows users to experience a tornado from
the inside while learning about the four basic components
that help form a tornado: shear, life, instability and moisture.
To learn more, visit wxch.nl/2yE10Av.

PHOTO: COURTESY OF IBM

SOURCE: IBM.COM

PHOTO: COURTESY OF IBM

Watching Watson

Labrador puppy TJ at home in Ridgefield, Connecticut,
where he is being raised by IBM employee Lorraine Trapani
for Guiding Eyes for the Blind.

A new IBM Watson* technology-enabled cloud service
will help media and entertainment companies effectively
analyze otherwise unstructured data. Watson's cognitive
capabilities deeply analyze video and metadata, including
keywords, concepts, visual imagery, tone and emotional
context. In addition to IBM research technology, the service
incorporates Watson APIs, including Tone Analyzer, Personality Insights, Natural Language Understanding and Visual
Recognition. This combination can analyze content libraries
in detail, allowing companies to determine whether their
content is meeting the specific interests of viewers. With a
Watson-enabled service, media and entertainment companies can uncover deeper insights, make more informed
decisions and revolutionize their perceptions of content.
SOURCE: IBM.COM

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017

Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: Different Cloud Types
TechBits: Doggone Data, Tornado Ally, Watching Watson
Partner POV: Two-Platform IT: Mainframe Cloud Strategy
Trends: Safer Storage: A cloud managed service provider can help with data protection
IT Today: Accelerate Digital Transformation: Enterprise DevOps paired with the IBM z14 helps build modern applications
Cover Story: Step up to the Cloud: New IBM z14 capabilities make it easy to get started
Feature: Open and Connected: IBM z offerings help clients take advantage of the cloud
TECH Showcase: Employee Handbook: To attract and retain millennials, organizations must appeal to their unique wants and needs
Developer: Mainframe in the API Economy: Connect z/OS applications and data to the hybrid cloud with APIs
Solutions: OMC-Flash 4.8.0, Tone Software Corporation; CA Data Content Discovery and CA Compliance Event Manager, CA Technologies
Stop Run: A Strategic Activity: How hobby and career intersect for a global chess master
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Editor's Desk: Different Cloud Types
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - TechBits: Doggone Data, Tornado Ally, Watching Watson
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Partner POV: Two-Platform IT: Mainframe Cloud Strategy
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Trends: Safer Storage: A cloud managed service provider can help with data protection
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 14
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - IT Today: Accelerate Digital Transformation: Enterprise DevOps paired with the IBM z14 helps build modern applications
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 18
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover Story: Step up to the Cloud: New IBM z14 capabilities make it easy to get started
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - CT1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - CT2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Feature: Open and Connected: IBM z offerings help clients take advantage of the cloud
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - TECH Showcase: Employee Handbook: To attract and retain millennials, organizations must appeal to their unique wants and needs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 32
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Developer: Mainframe in the API Economy: Connect z/OS applications and data to the hybrid cloud with APIs
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 38
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Solutions: OMC-Flash 4.8.0, Tone Software Corporation; CA Data Content Discovery and CA Compliance Event Manager, CA Technologies
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Stop Run: A Strategic Activity: How hobby and career intersect for a global chess master
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe - November/December 2017 - 2017 Mainframe Solutions Edition
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