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Corporate training is about to get a whole lot smarter

Video’s power to engage makes it a go-to tool for employee onboarding and training, especially among companies looking to reach large groups through a single stream. A majority of organizations surveyed by Wainhouse Research use online video for one-to-many training scenarios. But companies that merely accumulate volumes of training video, risk diminishing returns without a […]

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Improving video engagement with an assist from Watson

Living in the golden age of video is a blessing and a curse. There’s more video content than ever to choose from, but we can spend more time deciding than actually watching. It’s a frustrating experience for consumers, but it’s especially worrisome for video content providers. As a result, media and entertainment companies are shifting […]

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Majesco teams with IBM to bring cognitive cloud to insurance

The insurance business is all about anticipating and preparing for what may happen in the future. That could be why Majesco, which provides core insurance software, consulting and services for providers across the world, has formed a five-year partnership with IBM to offer a cognitive, cloud-based platform to give insurers the power to develop new […]

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Cloud-based Project DataWorks aims to make data accessible, organized

Increasingly, data is a form of currency in business. Not just the data itself, but the ability to find just the right piece of information at just the right time. As organizations amass more and more data reaching into petabyte sizes, it can sometimes become diffuse, which can make it hard for someone to quickly […]

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Cognitive cloud is helping transform customer care experiences

Customers now expect fast access to information and increased personalization across their choices of channels and devices. Expectations are growing for proactive, personalized insight using client understanding and preferences. As new products and services come to market at an increasing rate, customer care agents must be ready to answer questions and add value to the […]

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4 ways weather prediction transforms insurance

Weather is a key component understanding of how customers feel, act and react. Weather prediction is a perfect example of using massive amounts of data to gain actionable insights. That’s especially true for insurance companies, which must respond to weather events and the damage they cause. If insurance companies had a timely and detailed understanding […]

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Cognitive cooking for diabetics with Chef Watson

Diabetes affects “382 million people worldwide, and that number is expected to grow to 592 million by 2035.” With the global diabetes care market projected to reach $122 billion by 2022, Cognitive computing, cloud technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are poised to help diabetics worldwide achieve a better quality of life and outcomes […]

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Watson analyzes ‘Harry Potter,’ makes some astute character observations

Throughout the Harry Potter series of books, the characters continually find abilities within themselves that they didn’t know they had. In that same vein, we’re finding new, surprising applications for cognitive computing seemingly every day. We know IBM Watson can help students learn. By connecting to Watson through the cloud using Bluemix, students in Texas […]

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SXSW: 4 takeaways for developers

Bringing together some of the brightest and most creative minds in technology, Austin’s SXSW Interactive conference is a developer’s paradise. While it covers a broad range of topics and interests, a few trends stood out among the rest, and IBM was at the pulse of what’s hot. From serious gaming to virtual reality, we offered […]

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Watson meets the Dublin Chamber of Commerce

I recently had the pleasure sharing details of Watson’s capabilities available on IBM Bluemix with attendees at an event hosted by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce in Ireland. At the event, themed “Cognitive computing: Disrupt or be disrupted,” attendees learned about industries where technologies such as mobile, cloud and analytics have enabled organizations large and […]

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Medical Minecraft – Cognitive computing in games

There are games galore accessible and played from multiple devices and platforms. These are developed for and played by people of all ages for fun, to improve decision making,, learn domain specific skills through serious games and learning to name a few. This article takes a different perspective and examines the future of gaming leveraging […]

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Emergence of cognitive systems in the post-digital world

Nothing is more difficult to undertake, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its outcome, than to take the lead in introducing a new order of things. For the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old and lukewarm defenders amongst those who may do well under the new. […]

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