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14 Dec 2006
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*******www.ibm****/software/rational/info/innovation/?cm_mmc=agus_itesdrat-20090909-usitn220-_-n-_-nc1-_-m Neeraj Chandra discusses the trend toward creating software and products that are smart. Smart products are becoming more prevalent in our everyday lives, and these products can be seen in the business, commercial, and consumer worlds. IBM Rational can provide the technology platform on which smart products are developed, by enabling a business process tied to best practices and a standard enterprise architecture.
29 Sep 2009
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*******greenmedianews**** Evan Kopelson's first video from Copenhagen at the COP15 lobby in the Bella Center. Ten thousand journalists shut out of the conference due to overcapacity at the venue. Will Evan get in to COP15? What about the other 10,000 journalists?
21 Dec 2009
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*******greenmedianews**** Evan Kopelson reporting from the Amsterdam International Airport on his way to Copenhagen to cover the COP15 climate conferences.
21 Dec 2009
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*******www.ibm****/services/us/cio/?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-infrastructure-_-metacafe IBM offers dynamic infrastructure solutions that solve business problems in a changing environment. VO: Every day, our planet is becoming more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent. And businesses have to act quickly to meet the changing needs of customers and partners around the world. CIOs need an IT infrastructure that can keep up. One that enables them to respond to these changes as rapidly as they occur. And deliver new services with agility and speed. IBM can help CIOs build a smarter, more dynamic infrastructure. From power grids that can match supply with demand to railway systems that can predict and schedule their own maintenance, we’re already helping companies around the world improve service and reduce operating costs, such as energy and web hosting costs, by up to 50%.
19 Apr 2010
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*******www.ibm****/services/us/cio/?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-intelligence-_-metacafe Researchers at IBM analyze data to produce competitive insights that help make more informed business decisions. VO: Digital information. It’s growing at an unprecedented rate. Nearly 15 petabytes of data are created every year. That’s eight times the amount of information held in all the libraries in the U.S. And as our planet becomes more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent, this flood of information will continue. So how do we make sense of it all? IBM is helping CIOs gain control of their data…and turn it into not just organized information, but actionable intelligence. IBM has 4,000 Business Analytics consultants and 450 researchers and mathematicians dedicated to identifying trends, patterns and anomalies that help CIOs make smarter, more informed business decisions.
12 Mar 2010
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*******www.ibm****/services/us/cio/?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-change-_-metacafe IBM helps businesses navigate through turbulent times reflective of the economic environment. Business agility forces people to reinvent business by seeking new technology solutions. VO: 83% of CEOs anticipate turbulent change, yet admit they lack the ability to handle that change effectively. So what should be done? In the midst of economic uncertainty and unprecedented change, CIOs are being asked to use technology to create smarter, more agile businesses. But what if they could do even more? Can CIOs not only find ways to survive the financial crisis, but actually help businesses to thrive? Working with IBM, CIOs can identify new ways to leverage technology and invest in IT initiatives that will bring greater value to the company. Today, IBM is helping over 20,000 companies optimize their business by doing just that. The world is changing. So should business.
12 Mar 2010
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*******www.ibm****/services/us/cio/?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-work-_-metacafe IBM collaboration solutions help CIOs work smarter by connecting employees through knowledge sharing, thus improving processes for business efficiency. VO: The average employee loses 5.3 hours per week on inefficient processes. Two thirds of employees believe there are colleagues who can help them do their jobs better, they just don’t know how to find them – and 42% of people say they are forced to make decisions with the wrong information at least once a week. Turns out, the way we work isn’t working. But what if there was a way for CIOs to take the busyness out of business? There is, and IBM can help. Every day, IBM helps millions of employees from companies around the world gain instant access to people and information through collaboration solutions. Optimizing talent and technology? That’s working smarter, not harder.
16 Mar 2010
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*******www.ibm****/services/us/cio/?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-infrastructure-_-metacafe IBM offers dynamic infrastructure solutions that solve business problems in a changing environment.
17 Mar 2010
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*******www.ibm****/services/us/cio/?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-work-_-metacafe IBM collaboration solutions help CIOs work smarter by connecting employees through knowledge sharing, thus improving processes for business efficiency. VO: The average employee loses 5.3 hours per week on inefficient processes. Two thirds of employees believe there are colleagues who can help them do their jobs better, they just don’t know how to find them – and 42% of people say they are forced to make decisions with the wrong information at least once a week. Turns out, the way we work isn’t working. But what if there was a way for CIOs to take the busyness out of business? There is, and IBM can help. Every day, IBM helps millions of employees from companies around the world gain instant access to people and information through collaboration solutions. Optimizing talent and technology? That’s working smarter, not harder.
17 Mar 2010
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*******www-935.ibm****/services/us/cio/businessimpact.html?cm_mmc=agus_cioviddistr-20100219-uscxv100-_-v-_-outsourcing-_-metacafe Outsourcing to IBM can help CIOs free up much-needed time to focus on innovation and growth and ultimately improve financial performance. VO: CIOs spend 45% of their day bogged down on routine IT operations. An enormous amount of time NOT spent innovating, enhancing, developing new technologies and pushing leading-edge initiatives. Which raises the obvious question: If innovation drives businesses forward, shouldn’t CIOs spend even more time doing it? To free up much-needed time, 56% of CIOs rely on third-parties like IBM to handle day-to-day IT. With industry and tech experts in 173 countries worldwide, IBM easily manages companies’ IT infrastructures, applications and business processes. Sending IT management beyond the office not only increases efficiency and improves financial performance. It frees CIOs to focus on innovation and growth.
28 May 2010
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*******greenmedianews**** Evan Kopelson really did it. He gave up his luxury lifestyle and took the plunge into sustainable living. He lives in a yoga pod in a communal environment. Now the countdown to Copenhagen and the UN Climate Conference is on with just days to go. Press credentials secured thru SmartPlanet**** where his journal "The Sustainability Journey" is published, he now needs "Angel Micro-Donations" to pay for his trip to Copenhagen, where his press coverage will be published on SmartPlanet. Evan's PayPal is infogreenmediaconsulting**** and he needs your generous support now. Please help him be the people's climate change journalist in Copenhagen, because he's walking the talk on sustainability. All donations will be acknowledged by a "plug" of your website or business, or a personal Thank you on Smart Planet and Green Media News.
2 Dec 2009
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BY PAUL ROLFE You're watching multisource environment news analysis from Newsy For the first time ever, a report examines the life cycle costs of coal -- and the results might make you sick. Treehugger talked to Harvard Professor Paul Epstein when he announced his findings. “Between the land disturbance of mountain top removal, the processing, the sludge and the slurry, waste and fly-ash ponds, we estimate that this is costing the American public... somewhere between a third and a half a trillion dollars per year in health costs and in deaths.” The study says between $200 and $500 billion in extra costs created by the coal industry are passed on to taxpayers. In The Boston Globe, Epstein says policymakers should keep these impacts in mind when deciding our energy future. “The public is unfairly paying for the impacts of coal use ... Our reliance on fossil fuels is proving costly for society, negatively impacting our wallets and our quality of life.” But the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity says in a press release - this study ignores the positive effects of low-cost energy. “Thanks in large part to coal - America’s most abundant domestically-produced fuel, our nation’s electricity prices have remained relatively stable and affordable for families and businesses.” A writer for Smart Planet responds to that statement by asking -- so cheap electricity trumps environmental impact? “Hmm, I guess it all evens out then? The money I save on electricity will help me pay for the problems my electricity creates? Makes me wonder what the final price tag of climate change will be.” The Harvard study looked closely at mountain-top removal in West Virginia. Mountain top removal is a process in which the tops of mountains are removed with explosives to reach the layers of coal underneath. The study found 1.4 million acres of land have been removed from summits in the Appalachian Mountains. (video source: ilovemountains****) Communities near these mining sites have been fighting the coal companies for years. In a production from Swiftmedia funded by the Blessings Project Foundation, residents say -- they’re concerned for their health. “They’re destroying our water, they’re contaminating all our water. Ya know? They’re blowing up all our land, and they’re polluting our air. And when they do that you’re not able to live in these areas.” To put the cost in perspective - the Harvard study says if the additional costs of coal were factored into the price of electricity -- consumers could see their electric bills double... or triple. Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
26 Feb 2011
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BY SAMANTHA MCCLENDON ANCHOR JENNIFER MECKLES You're watching multisource science news analysis from Newsy The shape of your brain could indicate your political views -- that’s according to scientists at the University College London, who scanned 90 brains and found people who identify with different ends of the political spectrum have differently-shaped brains. ABC explains. “Scans revealed that the liberal students tended to have a larger region of the brain that processes conflicting information. That, say the authors, might make for tolerance to uncertainty in more liberal views. The conservatives tended to have a larger part of the brain that processes fear and identifies threats. They might be more inclined to integrate conservative views into their politics.” According to Live Science, it is not known whether nature or nurture is to blame for the difference of the brain structures. It says... “Perhaps there are differences in the brain as to why some people seem to have no interest in politics at all, or why some people line up for Macs while others stick with their PCs. All of these tendencies might be linked in some way to peculiarities of our personalities and the way our brains are put together, the researchers speculated.” And anchors on MSNBC have a little fun joking about the differences. “But look it’s interesting because we always suspected that liberals do nuance. The findings seem to say that liberals do nuance. And we always suspected that conservatives ran their campaigns run on fear. And this shows the biology of why they do this. It makes sense.” “So Glenn Beck has a massive amygdala.” “A giant, giant amygdala. 'Famine, frogs raining down!' Hey that am didn’t work out too well for him though.” “Didn’t work out too well for him at all.” TIME points out -- this isn’t the first time scientists uncovered biological differences between the two groups. It recalls a study done at the University of Nebraska that found liberals and conservatives had a difference in something called “gaze cues.” "Liberals were more likely than conservatives to follow another person's gaze, suggesting that people who lean right value autonomy more; alternative explanations suggest that liberals might be more empathetic, or that conservatives are less trusting of others.” But a writer for Mediaite isn’t convinced just yet, asking... “...what about people whose politics change over time? Are their brain parts growing, or shrinking? And what if you’re an economically conservative social liberal (or vice versa)? What kind of brain does that person have?” And a blogger for Smart Planet may have answers. “...the findings don’t mean political views are hard-wired into the brain. … The data don’t prove that these neuroanatomical differences actually cause political differences, but he suspects they might play a role.” According to the New York Daily News, the scientists acknowledge there are more categories than just liberal and conservative. Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
12 Apr 2011
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