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Watson in Healthcare


Source: IBM 8 July 2014
Watson in Healthcare

Watson, named after IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, was built by a team of IBM scientists who set out to accomplish a grand challenge – build a...

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The NHS and IBM’s Smarter Healthcare Vision


Source: IBM 7 July 2014
The NHS and IBM’s Smarter Healthcare Vision

The people of the UK place a high value on the NHS but also place increasing demands on the care and services it provides. The NHS is moving into...

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IBM & Healthcare infographic


Source: IBM 7 July 2014
IBM & Healthcare infographic

Creating collaborative, more efficient, integrated healthcare systems to deliver coordinated, personalised and patient-centred care...

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Generation IP:2025


Source: YouTube 1 July 2014
Generation IP:2025

Welcome to Generation IP:2025 by Virgin Media Business -- an in-depth study carried out in conjunction with The Future Laboratory - which provides...

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  • @smartertrends check out the interactive film relating to the bbc article on the workplace of 2025 http://t.co/sMeVJELy

Elevated Bike Lane System Proposed for London


Source: TreeHugger 17 June 2014 Featured
Elevated Bike Lane System Proposed for London

Landscape architect Sam Martin proposes Skycycle, a separated, elevated system of bike lanes for London. According to the Daily Mail, he...

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Smarter Asset Management: Physical assets are fundamental.


Source: IBM 8 May 2014
Smarter Asset Management: Physical assets are fundamental.

Assets are under pressure to remain operational for longer periods, where maintenance or shutdown overruns mean lower productivity. More than ever...

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The Future of Utilities Special Report 2014


Source: Market Force 29 April 2014
The Future of Utilities Special Report 2014

In 2014, Marketforce surveyed over 200 senior figures from across the UK utilities sector to better understand...

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IBM START 2012 Highlights


Source: YouTube 31 January 2014
IBM START 2012 Highlights

This year's IBM Start Summit 2012 focused on Sustainable Infrastructure. The aim was to take four real infrastructure issues from...

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UK should have 10 million homes with solar panels by 2020, experts say


Source: The Guardian 30 January 2014 Featured
UK should have 10 million homes with solar panels by 2020, experts say

Ten million homes in the UK should have their roofs covered with solar panels in the next six years, if the country is to fulfil its renewable...

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AutoGrid, and its big data energy analytics, grow up


Source: Gigaom 28 January 2014
AutoGrid, and its big data energy analytics, grow up

Picture how Netflix and Amazon are using big data to predict and recommend the movies you want to watch and the products you want to buy...

Government launches £100,000 community energy competition


Source: BusinessGreen 27 January 2014
Government launches £100,000 community energy competition

The government has today launched a new competition to encourage the development of community energy projects, promising a £100,000 prize to the...

A lack of trust is standing in the way of sustainable collaborations


Source: The Guardian 23 January 2014
A lack of trust is standing in the way of sustainable collaborations

In a recent survey we asked sustainability professionals about the major challenges they face and the theme of collaboration, in various guises...

GPS-powered sun tracker skylights direct natural daylight indoors


Source: Tree Hugger 23 January 2014 Featured
GPS-powered sun tracker skylights direct natural daylight indoors

Even with the most advanced lighting products, there's a tradeoff. You can have bright lights, you can have energy-efficient lights, you can have...

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Vattenfall to invest £150m in Kent offshore wind farm


Source: BusinessGreen 4 November 2013
Vattenfall to invest £150m in Kent offshore wind farm

Vattenfall's plans to extend its 90MW Kentish Flats offshore wind farm have taken a major step forward after the company gave the green light to...

#AssetManagement Q&A: Questions and Answers


Source: Smarter Trends 13 October 2013
#AssetManagement Q&A: Questions and Answers

On April 30th @ 11am Smarter Trends hosted a Live Twitter Q&A (#AssetManagement) based on How can organisations...

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London to host Formula E all-electric racing finale


Source: BusinessGreen 30 September 2013
London to host Formula E all-electric racing finale

London will play host to the final race of the inaugural Formula E all-electric racing series.

UK urged to back EU biofuels cap


Source: The Guardian 9 September 2013 Featured
UK urged to back EU biofuels cap

The government is being urged to back moves to curb the use of biofuels in Europe amid concerns they are causing hunger in poor countries and...

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Seven steps to a Smarter City; and the imperative for taking them


Source: The Urban Technologist 9 September 2013
Seven steps to a Smarter City; and the imperative for taking them

As I’ve worked with cities over the past two years developing their “Smarter City” strategies and programmes to deliver them...

Smarter development of healthcare tech needed to curb costs, deliver care more effectively Read more: http://me


Source: Med City News 8 September 2013
Smarter development of healthcare tech needed to curb costs, deliver care more effectively  Read more: http://me

In every industry but one, technology makes things better and cheaper. Why is it that innovation increases the cost of health care...

Mind The Carbon Gap


Source: The Energy Collective 8 September 2013
Mind The Carbon Gap

If you’ve ever been on the tube in London both the sign-writer and the conductor will have reminded you to ‘mind the gap‘. The gap in question...

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