Q&A: Lufthansa CIO Roland Schütz on Digital Transformation in the Skies – CIO Journal. – WSJ


Deutsche Lufthansa AG is undergoing rapid digital transformation, in part to better leverage an influx of passenger data from smartphones and other devices via the Internet of Things, according to the airline’s chief information officer, Roland Schütz. Source: Q&A: Lufthansa CIO Roland Schütz on Digital Transformation in the Skies – CIO Journal. – WSJ

IARPA To Develop Early-Warning System For Cyberattacks – CIO Journal. – WSJ


The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a multi-year R&D effort to develop new technologies that could provide an early warning system for detecting precursors to cyberattacks. The agency said research partners BAE Systems Inc., Charles River Analytics, Leidos, and the University of Southern California have been hired to work on the three-and-a-half year…

IBM’s Watson won Jeopardy, but can it win business from banks? | Reuters


For IBM the irony lies in the fact that senior bank executives say they believe its artificial intelligence software could help them achieve cost-cutting goals in coming years, but are not ready to pay for Watson today. Several technology executives from large banks told Reuters that while the software may have enormous potential, they would…