Cognitive

How Netcool Operations Insight delivers cognitive automation

In my last blog, I talked about some of the growing challenges facing operations teams looking to maximize the availability of services and applications while minimizing the cost of doing so. Enter analytics and machine learning. Why would operations teams care about them? Picture an incident first responder in an operations team – let’s call […]

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What can cognitive computing do for you?

In February 2011, viewers watched with amazement as IBM Watson went against Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, two of the sharpest and fastest thinking human beings at that time, and beat them handily at Jeopardy!. It is not just the speed at which Watson made the decisions that was impressive, but also that it used […]

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Beyond scale: How IBM is accelerating enterprise cloud adoption

The enterprise cloud market is continuing to evolve, and the industry is growing beyond just infrastructure as a service. As The Wall Street Journal reported in July, global spending on information technology is expected to reach $3.5 trillion this year, up 2.4 percent from 2016, fueled in part by the rise of new cloud-enabled technologies […]

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3 trends taking attention away from what’s running on your cloud

So much software is headed to the cloud. Gartner predicts the worldwide public cloud services market will grow 18 percent this year. That’s on top of years and years of growth. Great. But is your company getting the most out of the software you’re moving onto the cloud? Do you have the info you need […]

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Codify Academy ups enrollment with Watson-powered cognitive chatbot

Codify Academy, a San Francisco-based startup focused on developer education, has tapped a cognitive chatbot named Bobbot, which uses IBM Cloud with Watson technology, to increase enrollment and improve student experiences. Bobbot uses IBM Watson Conversation Service to answer prospective and current students’ questions in natural language. According to Codify Academy, the cognitive chatbot’s interactions […]

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From HAL to Watson: AI-driven models that boost efficiency

When I think of artificial intelligence (AI), I cannot help but think of the science fiction films that I grew up watching and the fictional AI computers they featured: HAL in “2001: A Space Odyssey” or Skynet in “The Terminator.” In those films people interacted with computers that could understand natural language and make decisions. […]

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Creating content with the help of AI

The vast majority of marketers use content marketing. According to The Content Marketing Institute, instead of pitching products or services, brands are providing truly relevant and useful content to prospects and customers to help them solve their problems. Content should be at the core of marketing. The challenge is how to meet the growing demand […]

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Watson Analytics help Southern Connecticut State University improve student success

What are the determining factors of student success? Southern Connecticut State University turned to IBM Watson Analytics Professional to find out what really is most important for keeping students on the path to graduation. A 10-year data analysis found that campus experiences played the biggest role in whether students remained at a university, transferred elsewhere […]

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How to put the IBM built-in data scientist to work for you

In modern IT operations teams, one of the biggest challenges is monitoring an increasingly complex environment—across many different tools—with fewer people. On top of that, teams face more pressure to avoid outages. And due to the immediacy of social media, outages can become very public, very quickly, negatively affecting customer sentiment of the company’s brand. […]

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Cognitive disruption: Where man and machine become one

In 2017, digital disruption is history. If you are not thinking about cognitive disruption, your business is way behind the technology curve. In the recent IBM annual survey of global CEOs, about 73 percent say cognitive computing will play an important role in the near future of their organizations, with the same sentiment echoed by […]

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Do you have a cognitive business?

Cloud and cognitive technologies are driving a revolution throughout enterprises. They’re “disruptive enablers” that produce deeper customer engagement, scale expertise and transform how organizations uncover new opportunities. Ideally, the combination of cloud and cognitive joins digital business with a new level of digital intelligence, resulting in an organization that creates knowledge from data and expands […]

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Training helps users get more out of Watson Developer Cloud

Watson has come a long way since first winning against the Jeopardy! champions in 2011. Watson was initially delivered via supercomputers, but now, with the evolution of cloud platforms, the power of Watson is pervasive and available to all via the Watson Developer Cloud. Delivered through IBM Bluemix, Watson Developer Cloud provides a suite of […]

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