IBM and Microsoft strengthen collaboration to accelerate ddoption of generative AI

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IBM has announced a collaboration with software giant Microsoft. The partnership will focus on integrating and scaling the powerful capabilities of Azure OpenAI Service, Microsoft’s robust and fully managed AI platform.

The move will equip businesses to innovate and optimize processes via carefully curated AI applications.

IBM will intensify its collaboration with Microsoft and dedicate resources to help clients implement Azure OpenAI Service on a wider scale. Furthermore, a newly introduced offering available on the Azure Marketplace will extend the reach and power of generative AI in business applications and processes.

The addition is aimed at helping businesses identify potential benefits, formulate an adoption strategy, and target generative AI use cases that can add substantial value to their core operations.

IBM and Microsoft have unified their expertise and experience around AI to devise potential solutions that specifically address business pain points:

  • Procurement and sourcing automation: The combination of Microsoft Power Platform and Azure OpenAI Service provides a solution to automate complex sourcing and procurement processes, providing actionable supply chain insights.
  • Content generation and summarization: Financial institutions can leverage generative AI to automate the creation of personalized content for customers.
  • Streamlining Healthcare procedures: IBM Consulting uses Azure OpenAI Service to reengineer the process of ingesting and analyzing complex medical records and policy documents.
  • Enterprise search and knowledge base: IBM Consulting and Microsoft collaborated to develop a knowledge extraction tool to simplify search and data retrieval across dispersed organizational data banks.

“The collaboration between IBM and Microsoft is a testament to our commitment to an open ecosystem model that amplifies the value to our clients,” said Francesco Brenna, Global VP & Senior Partner, Microsoft Practice at IBM Consulting. “This collaboration makes it possible for clients to responsibly scale generative AI across their businesses.”

Expressing enthusiasm about this venture, Dinis Couto, GM Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft, noted, “Together, Microsoft and IBM are collaborating to deliver innovative solutions, that will help customers responsibly accelerate deployment of generative AI. As a leader in the delivery of generative AI and data solutions, we believe that partners like IBM are critical to enabling customers’ successful use of generative AI to advance business transformation.”

Notably, the partnership builds on both companies’ intent to revolutionize businesses, leveraging AI and data solutions to fuel progress and productivity. Let us know your view on this in the comments section below.

Via PR News Wire