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‘Social Contract’ Needed to Establish Trusted Data

Nov 13, 2019 |

With data emerging as the life blood of most industries, the emphasis has shifted from organizing and analyzing big data to finding ways to establish higher levels of trust in the torrent of data generated through customer and partner interactions. Read more…

IBM Adds AI to Planning Analytics

Oct 24, 2019 |

Among the emerging enterprise applications for AI are cloud-based business intelligence tools that can be used to collect, organize and explore financial data, helping planners move beyond their beloved spread sheets to build predictive models that can be used, for example, to generate more reliable budget forecasts. Read more…

IBM’s Watson Retreat Highlights AI Shortcomings

Apr 22, 2019 |

Amid reports of declining sales and growing skepticism about the utility of machine learning for complex medical research, IBM will reportedly end sales of its Watson AI software used by pharmaceutical firms for new drug discovery. Read more…

Inside IBM’s Rejiggered Watson Lineup

Apr 5, 2019 |

Think you know Watson? Think again, as IBM has made extensive changes to the lineup of AI and cognitive products and services that bears the name of its founder. Sumit Gupta, the VP of IBM’s AI, machine learning, and HPC efforts, walks Datanami through the Watson re-positioning. Read more…

IBM ‘DataWorks’ Leverages Watson, Spark

Sep 29, 2016 |

Project DataWorks, a new initiative launched this week by IBM to advance its analytics push, seeks to forge a cloud-based analytics platform that combines different data types with its Watson cognitive computing technology. Read more…

Healthcare Professionals Get Cognitive Sooner with Watson Health Financed by IBM

May 9, 2016 |

Perhaps more than any other, the healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic upheaval. Changes in reimbursement models, continued merger and acquisition activity, regulatory requirements, and the increased focus on quality of patient care are forcing many hospitals and healthcare providers to reinvent themselves.   Read more…

IBM Watson, NBA Raptors Seek Data ‘Slam Dunk’

Feb 11, 2016 |

“With the [to be determined] pick in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft, the Toronto Raptors—with the help of cognitive and analytics technology—select….” While it may not unfold that quickly, the professional basketball franchise announced this week it is partnering with IBM to use Watson cognitive computing and analytics as part of its talent evaluation process. Read more…

Watson App Gives Big Data for Christmas

Nov 18, 2015 |

Holiday shopping anxiety? There’s an app for that.

IBM launched its Watson-based “Trend” app this week designed to keep users posted on what’s selling this Christmas and why. Read more…

IBM Buys Weather Company, Forecasts Watson Expansion

Oct 28, 2015 |

IBM, which earlier in the week announced it was launching a new data analytics service with Twitter and the Weather Company, upped the ante on Wednesday (Oct. 28) when it disclosed it would acquire most of the latter’s assets that include a far-flung weather sensor network generating huge meteorological datasets. Read more…

IBM Watson Learns Deeply, So You Don’t Have To

Jul 9, 2015 |

Advances in the field of cognitive computing are stacking up as researchers push the bounds of deep learning and related techniques like neural networks. But organizations won’t have to wait years for these advances to bubble up from academia thanks the work that groups like IBM Watson are doing to put the technology into people’s hands as quickly as possible. Read more…

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