34 episodes

Join Malcolm Gladwell, author and host of Revisionist History, and hosts from your favorite Pushkin Industries podcasts, for Smart Talks with IBMas they talk to visionaries who are creatively applying technology in business to drive change, and transform their industries.

This season on Smart Talks with IBM, we’re diving back into the world of artificial intelligence, but with a focus on the powerful concept of ‘open’ - its possibilities, implications, and misconceptions. We'll look at openness from a variety of angles and explore how the concept is already reshaping industries, ways of doing business, and our very notion of what's possible.

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Smart Talks with IBM Pushkin

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Join Malcolm Gladwell, author and host of Revisionist History, and hosts from your favorite Pushkin Industries podcasts, for Smart Talks with IBMas they talk to visionaries who are creatively applying technology in business to drive change, and transform their industries.

This season on Smart Talks with IBM, we’re diving back into the world of artificial intelligence, but with a focus on the powerful concept of ‘open’ - its possibilities, implications, and misconceptions. We'll look at openness from a variety of angles and explore how the concept is already reshaping industries, ways of doing business, and our very notion of what's possible.

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    New Season of Smart Talks with IBM Coming Soon

    New Season of Smart Talks with IBM Coming Soon

    Smart Talks with IBM returns with a new season on Tuesday, June 25th. This season, we’re diving back into the world of artificial intelligence, but with a focus on the powerful concept of “open,” and how it applies to AI. Host Malcolm Gladwell will invite curious colleagues from Pushkin Industries to explore how openness is already reshaping industries, ways of doing business, and our very notion of what's possible.
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    • 1 min
    The Power of Collaboration: How IBM Teams Up with Microsoft

    The Power of Collaboration: How IBM Teams Up with Microsoft

    Entire industries are being reshaped around the new capabilities of generative AI. In this special bonus episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Tim Harford leads a conversation between two leaders in the field. Srinivasan Venkatarajan is the Director of Global Partner Business at Microsoft, focusing on Azure Data & AI and Azure OpenAI. And Chris McGuire is the General Manager of the Global Microsoft Partnership for IBM. 
    They discuss the efforts by IBM and Microsoft in the generative AI space, how this relationship has been providing value to clients, and why collaboration is necessary for technological progress.
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    • 11 min
    AI in Healthcare: How Generative AI Is Expanding Fertility Treatment

    AI in Healthcare: How Generative AI Is Expanding Fertility Treatment

    As artificial intelligence progresses, healthcare providers are exploring how the technology can be used to offer personalized care at scale. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Dr. Laurie Santos sits down with Alice Crisci, co-founder and CEO of fertility-care provider Ovum Health. 
    They discuss the barriers to healthcare access, the ways in which AI can be leveraged to expand the reach of healthcare providers, and how Ovum Health’s partnership with IBM and their use of watsonx has been enhancing the patient experience.
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    • 34 min
    Salesforce & IBM: Revolutionizing Experiences with Generative AI

    Salesforce & IBM: Revolutionizing Experiences with Generative AI

    The capabilities of artificial intelligence are increasing at a breakneck speed. Companies must leverage generative AI to transform everyday customer and employee experiences. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Jacob Goldstein sits down with Susan Emerson, Senior Vice President of Product: AI, Analytics & Data at Salesforce & Matthew Candy, Global Managing Partner of Generative AI at IBM Consulting. 
    They chat about the latest evolution of the two tech innovators’ decades-long relationship, explore the opportunity AI presents for customer experiences, and break down how better experiences will remove friction for all.
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    • 39 min
    Generative AI: Its Rise and Potential for Society

    Generative AI: Its Rise and Potential for Society

    In order to stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace, businesses need to adapt to the potential of generative AI. In this special live episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell is joined onstage at iHeartMedia’s studio by Dr. Darío Gil, Senior Vice President and Director of Research at IBM. They chat about the evolution of AI, give examples of practical uses, and discuss how businesses can create value through cutting edge technology.
    Watch the video version of the conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOwM__St6aU 
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    • 52 min
    Responsible AI: Why Businesses Need Reliable AI Governance

    Responsible AI: Why Businesses Need Reliable AI Governance

    To deploy responsible AI and build trust with customers, businesses need to prioritize AI governance. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell and Laurie Santos discuss AI accountability with Christina Montgomery, Chief Privacy and Trust Officer at IBM. They chat about AI regulation, what compliance means in the AI age, and why transparent AI governance is good for business.
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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Bethmacdon ,

Feeling Smarter

Enjoyable pod! Show has engaging guests that share insightful subject matter expertise while still being listener friendly. Would recommend for non-technical people trying to learn more about the space.

ottobobo ,

Bad Company

Malcolm Gladwell is a great host. But he can’t save the toxic ship that is IBM.

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