Like many organisations, Guiding Eyes for the Blind have been collecting data for decades in the hope that one day it would provide significant benefit - including volumes of complex genetic mapping, medical records, and journals and logs from thousands of puppy raisers, foster parents and trainers. Their hope - is that through data and insight they can lift the success rate of their guide-dog breeding program.
Every now and then you hear a story about a local organisation that leaves you thinking “I never knew they did that!” That was the case for me and a hundred of my closest friends at the IBM Finance Forum recently, where Paul Ryan, the Chief Financial Officer of the Australian Museum, gave us insight into their business, their mission, and how they tackle the difficult challenge of planning, budgeting and forecasting for the age of dinosaurs and beyond.
IBM Research and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are currently working on using visual analytics to increase the accuracy of skin cancer diagnosis.
How many mornings do you get to wake up and say to yourself, "Today, I'm going to make the world a better place!"? Today is that day.
Bancroft are putting mobile applications securely in the hands of classroom teachers, clinical staff and school administrators to better engage with students and improve the learning experience.
Using analytics to identify people at risk