cognitive business

Watson has a new gig…Meet IBM Watson Business Coach

Earlier this month, the “60 Minutes” news program on American TV ran a segment on Artificial Intelligence (AI). IBM Watson was featured prominently in the story that was seen by 12.4 million television viewers. AI or cognitive computing, as we call it here at IBM, has now made it into the mainstream. And, the demand […]

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Cognitive + Fantasy Sports: Edge Up Sports transforms fantasy football

Edge Up Sports is redefining fantasy football with a new app that brings cognitive capabilities to the fingertips of savvy sports fans. The company started in 2014 and launched its app to a closed group of 1,300 users in September 2015. They’re now opening the app to the general public for open beta testing. According […]

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Cognitive + Education: Pre-K through pay

New technologies are changing the face and future of education. As we shared last week, IBM is working with Sesame Workshop to evaluate how best to bring personalized learning to young children. Truth is, a number of our clients are working tirelessly to bring technology advances to the world of education at all levels. The […]

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Cognitive + Education: Changing the future of back to school

Viewing education through a cognitive computing lens­­­ — As we enter the Cognitive Era, it’s natural to ask “How can cognitive technology improve our daily lives?” The IBM Center for Applied Insights focused a cognitive computing lens on education in particular, and produced a white paper called The future of personalised education. The paper recognizes […]

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Five steps to becoming a cognitive business

While speaking with IBM cognitive business clients over the past year, I’ve started to see some trends. Some of our clients have eagerly embraced cognitive computing, some are just starting their cognitive journeys, and others are curious how to begin. In all cases, it starts with critically looking at your business. Here are the key […]

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Cognitive + Sports Science: World-class training for weekend athletes

Chasing the world’s fastest athletes — Brian Moore is relentless. Moore has spent 16 years using technology to dissect the magic that sets the world’s best athletes apart from the rest. As a leading PhD sports scientist in Ireland, Moore has worked with dozens of Olympic medalists and more than 1,500 NHL, MLB, PGA, British […]

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Cognitive + Travel: Unpacking Millennial travel expectations

Cognitive + travel — WayBlazer is a startup company that answers the question “What can cognitive computing do for the travel industry?” The WayBlazer Travel Artificial Intelligence Engine takes traveler requests like “I want a kid-friendly hotel in Ireland with access to a great golf course,” then blends a custom cocktail of weighted hotel recommendations […]

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SparkCognition on why cognitive business is booming, part 3

Amir Husain is the founder and CEO of IBM Business Partner SparkCognition. Matt Young, IBM Client References program director, recently interviewed Amir about Cognitive Business. The following is the last in a three-part series on the interview. We’ve heard about Amir’s background, and his take on cognitive computing in security and the Internet of Things […]

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SparkCognition on why cognitive business is booming, part 2

Amir Husain is the founder and CEO of IBM Business Partner SparkCognition. Matt Young, IBM Client References program director, recently interviewed Amir about Cognitive Business. The following is the second in a three-part series on the interview. First, we heard about Amir’s background and his take on cognitive computing. Now, we pick up with where […]

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