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IMPACT Session Spotlight: A new foundation in understanding AI’s impact on business and IT

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IMPACT Session Spotlight: A new foundation in understanding AI’s impact on business and IT

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has moved from the domain of universities to businesses. It is easy to get lost in the new terms, not to mention the deep math, that let machines assist humans—be it phone unlocking, password protection, or detecting criminals. This talk provides a foundation for understanding AI’s entry to general IT.

The AI/ML/DL domain has moved from HPC scientists to everyday conversation.  The language and technology of Cognitive and AI solution flavors are spanning infrastructure options — System z, POWER and x86. Fold in the DL frameworks and algorithms and a whole new taxonomy and considerations needs to be understood. There is a continuum where all of these platforms can work together — be it training performance, development functionality or scoring latency.  This overview session will explain, explore, document and place the continuum of AI approaches and use cases into context for non-data scientists.

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Presented by Rick Lebsack, Executive Systems Architect, IBM

Rick Lebsack

Rick Lebsack is an Executive Systems Architect working with FSS clients supporting the IBM portfolio of servers, storage and software focused on implementing on premise and cloud solutions. Rick has held many positions in his over 35 years with IBM. He was leader of team of Systems Architects that developed The Framework for Platform Selection and the IBM-wide Fit for Purpose approach to platform positioning and selection where he continues as core team leader. Rick has written and published over 12 papers — including the two key Fit for Purpose whitepapers – and is a past president of CMG.

Rick will join us at IMPACT on February 21st from 10:15 am – 11:00 am PT.

View Rick’s presentation on Pervasive Encryption here.

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