1IBM’s 5 in 5: Life-Changing Advances in Education, Health Care
2Prediction 1: In Five Years, the Classroom Will Learn You
3The Future Classroom Will Cater to Each Student Individually
4Using Analytics to Help Math Students
In five years, the classroom of the future will learn about each student, helping them master the skills critical to meeting their goals using personalized curriculum. This innovation is part of IBM’s 5 in 5. Here, IBM Director of Education Transformation Chalapathy Neti points to an assessment of a student’s math performance at IBM Research headquarters.
5Prediction 2: In Five Years, Buying Local Will Beat Online
6Bringing the Web to the Shopper
7Prediction 3: In Five Years, Doctors Will Routinely Use Your DNA to Keep You Well
8Cognitive Systems Play a Role
9DNA Research at IBM
Here, Director of Computational Biology Ajay Royyuru points to a drawing of the chemical formula for DNA at IBM Research headquarters in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. In five years, cloud-based cognitive computers will routinely help doctors use DNA data to provide effective, tailored oncology treatments. The advanced systems will cull through medical literature, clinical records and genomic information to present a set of medications shown to best attack an individual patient’s cancer cells, making personalized medicine available at a scale and speed never before possible.
10Prediction 4: In Five Years, a Digital Guardian Will Protect You Online
In five years, security is going to become more agile and contextual based on a 360 degree of an individual’s data, devices and applications. A digital guardian will have your back, trained to focus on the people and items it is entrusted with, so it can make inferences about what’s normal or reasonable activity and what’s not, ready to spot deviations that could be precursors to an attack and a stolen identity.
11Passwords Losing Their Place
12Prediction 5: In Five Years, the City Will Help You Live in It
13Mobile Devices as Enablers
Mobile devices and social engagement will enable citizens to strike up a relationship with their city leaders so their voices will be heard not only on election day, but every day.