Intelligent CIO North America Issue 6 - Page 8


US biopharmaceutical giant deploys Intel AI Tech to enable new treatments

AbbVie , a global biopharmaceutical company based in Illinois , is leveraging Artificial Intelligence ( AI ) and Natural Language Processing ( NLP ) for research translation , improving collaboration and search capabilities to enable the discovery of new treatments for patients . With 47,000 employees around the world , AbbVie serves more than 30 million patients in 175 countries . With a geographically diverse team collaborating on numerous projects at the same time , AbbVie ’ s researchers need to be able to access critical data in a variety of languages .

To solve this problem , AbbVie created its own domain-specific translation and search tools , leveraging AI .
Brian Martin , Head of Artificial Intelligence at AbbVie , said : “ We built Abbelfish Machine Translation and AbbVie Search to accelerate and scale the work of our researchers , reducing the time it takes to discover and deliver transformative medicines and therapies for patients . We ’ re looking to leverage Intel technology in a new way to deploy these capabilities at scale across the enterprise .”
The enterprise found commercially available language translation services failed to provide the most accurate translations for their highly domain-specific biomedical text , making it difficult to collaborate and ensure access to the latest research – a challenge felt across the research industry by researchers who speak English as a second language .

Chinook offers Nozomi Networks security solutions to customers

Chinook , a leader in building automation and facilities consulting and commissioning services , is offering its customers in the government , healthcare , transportation and defense sectors advanced cybersecurity solutions to protect industrial and critical infrastructure facilities across North America . It is offering Nozomi Networks ’ complete portfolio of OT and IoT security solutions , as it expands its cybersecurity technology offering to include network visibility , threat detection and operational insights for effective prevention and faster responses to operational threats .

Wanda Lenkewich , Chinook ’ s President , said : “ Facilities that fully leverage their OT ( BAS , fire alarm , security , SCADA etc .) systems deliver tremendous returns when it comes to energy and operational savings , the safety and comfort of occupants and lower total cost of ownership .
“ At the same time , the network connectivity that enables these systems , also introduces new and growing cyberthreats .
“ Partnering with Nozomi Networks allows Chinook to support clients with an integrated , comprehensive cybersecurity solution that ensures cyberthreats are actively discovered , monitored and managed .”
Recognized as a market leader in OT and IoT security , Nozomi Networks is valued for superior operational visibility , advanced OT and IoT threat detection and strength across deployments . Nozomi Networks solutions support more than 17 million devices in thousands of installations across energy , manufacturing , mining , transportation , utilities , building automation , Smart Cities and critical infrastructure .
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