The day of presentations explored avenues for collaboration between IBM and FIT. Presentations focused on three areas: using artificial intelligence to enhance consumer experiences, transforming supply chain management, logistics, and operation, and innovation in product design and development. The day concluded with breakout sessions to demo IBM’s Quantum Computing, Debater, and Visual Comprehension applications.
FIT faculty are working on a proposal to collaborate in two ways: using artificial intelligence in merchandising and bringing in IBM’s research for data analytics courses at FIT.
A second FIT IBM Day is planned for the spring semester. As faculty projects are approved, this information will be made available through the Innovation Kiosk.
PROJECT TEAM AND PARTNERS
Michael Ferraro, Executive Director of the FIT/Infor DTech Lab
Joanne Arbuckle, Deputy to the President for Industry Partnerships and Collaborative Programs