Cognitive

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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Cognitive tool helps professionals discover food trends

Like fashion, the world of food is ever-changing. What was trendy last month may not be in favor next month. For chefs, producers, retailers and food services companies, knowing what’s current is a vital part of staying relevant. That’s why Barcelona-based Reimagine Food, an international hub devoted to boosting food innovation, developed SmartFoodS, a discovery […]

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CurrentCare offers the benefits of assisted living at home with Watson IoT

Forget cameras, microphones, and wearable devices. There’s a better way to monitor the well-being of loved ones who might need assistance. Instead of intruding on their privacy, their houses can check that they’re all right using passive sensors. Inspired by a number of energy monitoring projects, including one to reduce energy poverty for residents in […]

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Social media sentiment analysis paints a clearer picture of the political environment

According to Pew Research Center, social media opens up new ways for people with similar interests to find, share and talk about news, including news about politics, with friends and colleagues. This means social media can get somewhat chaotic during election time. Cognitical is a cognitive solution from the Cloud Therapy team that conducts sentiment […]

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I have this problem that – what was I saying?

Here in 2017, I have a problem that I didn’t have growing up in the suburbs in the 1960s, nor did it bother me in college in the 1970s, or even when I moved to New York City to seek my destiny in the 1980s. In fact, I couldn’t even conceive of this problem back […]

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How Watson helps H&R Block deliver engaging customer experiences

Just under three-fourths of US citizens get tax refunds every year, according to H&R Block CEO Bill Cobb. For H&R Block customers, the number is higher; it’s closer to 85 percent. Now that IBM Watson is helping H&R Block tax professionals guide customers through the filing process, the company is aiming to make that number […]

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Taking cognitive to the next level in gaming, fintech and Kubernetes

Imagine you’re playing a video game, but instead of getting frustrated by waiting while the game catches up with you, it keeps pace. It learns your behaviors and suggests weapons that you want, or tips that you need (because you can’t get past that type of puzzle without a cheat). It’s like playing with your […]

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Bluemix, Watson and bot mania: The cognitive era plays hard at SXSW 

The IBM activation this past week in downtown Austin earned it the number three slot in AdWeek’s compilation of the top eight topics that had attendees buzzing at South by Southwest. No wonder. IBM at SXSW 2017 enticed developers to the golden age of cognitive by amping up its Bluemix services offerings, specifically around the […]

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Cognitive app eases the discomfort of measuring pain

As healthcare costs continue to rise, governments, healthcare providers and insurers must find more efficient ways to maintain quality and improve outcomes for patients. They’re moving away from traditional reliance on acute and primary care delivered by specialist physicians at hospitals and clinics toward a model in which patients and their families manage their conditions […]

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Cognitive computing and analytics come to mobile solutions for employees

The Drum caught up with Gareth Mackown, partner and European mobile leader at IBM Global Business Services, at the Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona to ask him about how mobile solutions are becoming more vital for not only an enterprise’s customers, but also employees. “Today, organizations are really being defined by the experiences […]

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IBM Datacap Insight Edition – at the forefront of Cognitive Computing

Wow!  What any exciting time to be part of IBM and the information technology industry.  Over the next few years, IBM will lead in the explosive growth of Cognitive Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and IBM Datacap Insight Edition will play a major role in this next generation of computing. Approximately 80% of data in […]

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