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Watson AI is Debatable

Oct 15, 2020 |

An AI system under development by IBM researchers seeks to move its Watson platform beyond chess matches and game shows, combining natural language processing (NLP), listening comprehension and the ability to model human dilemmas to create an agile debating machine. Read more…

Data Science, ML Platform Leader Board Shuffled

May 13, 2020 |

A roster of technology hyper-scalers and a batch of up-and-comers make the latest rankings of the leading data science and AI and machine learning platforms.

Market tracker Omdia’s list of AI and ML development platforms was topped by IBM and Microsoft. Read more…

‘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…

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