World of Watson

Watson and the impact of cognitive computing

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 26, 2016 | Blog, Business

Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman and CEO began her keynote outlining what it takes to make a World with Watson. Ginni said there were three areas of impact that Watson would have: The AI platform for business The cognitive enterprise Transforming industries Ginni Rometty talks about a World with Watson 1. The AI platform for business ...read more


The Internet of Things is changing the world

Written by Lynne Slowey | October 25, 2016 | Blog

Today at World of Watson Harriet Green, General Manager, Watson Internet of Things, Commerce, and Education, introduced the theory that the Internet of Things will change the way we all live and work. It’s a big statement – but not an over-statement, and she used her WoW keynote speech to explain why. Sensing the change ...read more


Harman and IBM Watson IoT team up to help improve patients’ lives

Written by Lynne Slowey | October 25, 2016 | Health and medicine

IBM and Harman: voice activation solutions intuitively engages customers Today at World of Watson, IBM and Harman have announced a partnership to bring intuitive voice-activated, intelligent assistance to hotels, offices and hospitals throughout the world. For 60 years, Harman has been a well-known provider of audio, video, lighting and control systems for prestigious venues worldwide. ...read more


IBM’s Watson will predict the future

Written by Lynne Slowey | October 25, 2016 | Blog

It’s been five years since Watson won Jeopardy, and how far we’ve come. It’s is out in the world, at work, and available to everyone. Watson is available in 45 countries, covers over 20 industries, 3 billion people, and speaks 9 languages. Simply put, a world with Watson is a better place. This morning we ...read more


Why everyone should be crazy for bots

Written by Anne Ahola Ward | October 25, 2016 | Robotics

Bots are the new “It” thing. Also known as chat bots, a web robot, or an Internet bot, bots are merely applications that are able to run automated tasks much faster and more efficiently than a human would. Everyone seems to have gone crazy for bots, and while the tech may seem new to most ...read more


How can the IoT use blockchain?

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 24, 2016 | Blog, Events

What is blockchain? Blockchain is a shared ledger technology where any party in the business network can see THE system of record, the ledger. With traditional contracts, each party has their own systems of record and shares selected pieces of information with each other. This can be inefficient, expensive and leave them vulnerable. This has ...read more


World of Watson: register now

Written by Liza Cooper | August 16, 2016 | Conferences

You are cordially invited to the World of Watson event on October 24th through the 27th at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, USA. See what the future will bring This event will showcase the cognitive power of Watson and the potential that it brings for the future. See how data, analytics, and Watson can change your ...read more