October 24, 2016

UPDATED 10/25/16: Moderated by Harriet Green, IBM General Manager, Watson Internet of Things, Commerce and Education, TransVoyant’s VP of Marketing, Scott Byrnes, discusses how cognitive computing is assisting supply chain professionals to perform their jobs more effectively.

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Alexandria, VA—Today TransVoyant Inc. a predictive analytics solution provider based in Alexandria, Virginia, announced that its Vice President of Marketing, Scott Byrnes, will participate in a main stage panel discussion entitled Outthink Limits: Unleash Your Professional Potential, at the World of Watson Conference in Las Vegas on October 25. Harriet Green, IBM General Manager, Watson Internet of Things, Commerce and Education, will moderate.

The session will focus on how cognitive computing is assisting practitioners to perform specific job tasks. A prime example of cognitive computing for supply chain professionals is TransVoyant’s Precise Predictive Logistics™ (P2L™) solution, which the company released in July. P2L enables supply chain professionals to predict and avoid supply chain disruptions and make more optimal supply chain decisions using a combination of predictive analytics and cognitive computing.

The keynote panel discussion will be held in the Mandalay Bay Ballroom (Session ID: 3933A) at 1 pm Pacific Time on October 25, and will be live streamed online (https://ibmgo.com/wow16/session/enNtCv6FgmXYpb5c3).

Later that same day, Byrnes will share the stage with IBM’s Shari Diaz to detail how TransVoyant’s P2L provides companies with real time visibility of shipments and enables them to avoid supply chain disruptions resulting from severe weather, customs delays, road construction, airport congestion and a wide range of other external factors. That session, entitled Building a Smarter Supply Chain, and will take place at 6:30 PM on October 25 in the Monetizing Data Theater, Booth #567, (Session ID: 4045A).

Byrnes and IBM’s Director of Supply Chain Transformation, Matthias Graefe, also jointly presented this same topic at the SCM World Live Europe conferene in Barcelona on October 18.

To learn more about TransVoyant’s P2L solution, visit www.transvoyant.com/p2l

Follow the World of Watson conversation on Twitter @TransVoyant #IBMwow #WatsonIoT

About TransVoyant Inc.
TransVoyant is at the forefront of the predictive analytics space.  From sensors, satellites, radar, video cameras and other devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT), we collect the world’s largest repository of real-time big data—over one trillion events each day.  Our patented machine learning algorithms analyze these massive big data streams in real-time to produce live and predictive insights that help companies transform their businesses and government agencies save lives.

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