In July 2014 Apple and IBM announced an exclusive partnership aiming to redefine the way work will get done, address key industry mobility challenges and spark true mobile-led business change.
Now IBM has teamed up with US pharmacy chain CVS Health owning about 7,800 drugstores across the US. The two companies plan to harness vast amounts of patient medical information. Reports say that IBM will use Big Data to manage diabetes and obesity.
Apple operates SIRI and offers the most secure mobile devices, iPhone, iPad, and Watch.
IBM operates WATSON and the world’s largest portfolio in Big Data and Analytics.
IBM’s technology expertise is based on experiences of more than 40,000 clients, 15,000 analytic consultants, 400 mathematicians, and 4,000 analytics patents.
This seems to open up new vistas for the healthcare system.
I’m sure, Tim won’t merry Ginni but I’m not sure about SIRI and WATSON.
Big Data to manage diabetes and more