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watsonx Pulse - AI News Alert - Dec. 5th

By NICK PLOWDEN posted Tue December 05, 2023 12:37 PM

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From the Newsroom

watsonx.governance is now GA

watsonx.governance is the next step in our watsonx story and brings aspects of trust and explainability, with new features to govern LLMs. watsonx.governance is the introduction of one unified platform to govern both Generative AI and Predictive ML.

Meta and IBM Launch AI Alliance

AI Alliance Launches as an International Community of Leading Technology Developers, Researchers, and Adopters Collaborating Together to Advance Open, Safe, Responsible AI. The AI Alliance is focused on fostering an open community and enabling developers and researchers to accelerate responsible innovation in AI while ensuring scientific rigor, trust, safety, security, diversity and economic competitiveness. By bringing together leading developers, scientists, academic institutions, companies, and other innovators, we will pool resources and knowledge to address safety concerns while providing a platform for sharing and developing solutions that fit the needs of researchers, developers, and adopters around the world. 

IBM Advances Geospatial AI to Address Climate Challenges

IBM announced new efforts that apply its geospatial AI technologies, including IBM's geospatial foundation model developed in collaboration with NASA, to climate efforts including analysis of urban heat islands in the United Arab Emirates (UAE); reforestation across Kenya; and climate resiliency in the United Kingdom (UK).

IBM Study: Businesses Work on Adapting to Generative AI, Hybrid Cloud

Of organizations that use hybrid cloud, 68% have established formal, organization-wide policies around generative AI, The Harris Poll working on behalf of the IBM Institute for Business Value found in a news report published in November. The Cloud Transformation Report, released Nov. 20, tracked trends in the intersection between hybrid cloud, generative AI, sustainability and tech skills.

The survey was conducted virtually, with 3,018 IT and business decision-makers in 12 countries and across 23 industries participating in May and June 2023.

Community Stories

A look into IBM’s AI ethics governance framework

In a new case study featuring IBM, Gartner talks about how to establish a governance framework to streamline the process of detecting and managing technology ethics concerns in AI projects.

AI hallucinations: What causes it and how to control it 

In this video, Martin Keen explains the different types of "LLMs hallucinations", why they happen, and ends with recommending steps that you, as a LLM user, can take to minimize their occurrence.

watsonx.data - Presto, Prestissimo & Beyond....

This session at watsonx Day 2 will establish an understanding of watsonx.data, our usage of open source engines such as Pretso and Prestissimo, and share positioning and future roadmap of watsonx.data and how it plays in the larger watsonx ecosystem.


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Learn GenAI Series

IBM's Generative AI Fundamentals Specialization - Available on Coursera

Unlock and leverage the potential of generative AI. Learn how you can use the capabilities of generative AI to enhance your work and daily life.

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