WorldOfWatson2016

Highlights of this year’s IoT blog: 2016 round-up

Written by Jen Clark | December 28, 2016 | Blog

‘Tis the season for reminiscing and looking back on what’s been an…interesting… 2016. Actually, it’s not all been bad. It’s the first year of IBM’s IoT blog, for one thing. Since May, anyway. It’s been a busy time for us, with announcements, conferences and more than a few exciting developments in the world of IoT ...read more


What did Dr Lucy Rogers ‘make’ of World of Watson?

Written by Dr Lucy Rogers | November 10, 2016 | Blog

Dr Lucy Rogers is a maker and engineer, and judge of BBC TV’s series Robot Wars. She joined IBM at World of Watson, and here’s what she thought of the tech, the talks, the self-driving car, and the cognitive noun… It was clear from everything I saw at World of Watson that IBM has some ...read more


The future of IoT: reflecting on a week at World of Watson

Written by Will Reilly | November 7, 2016 | Blog

IoT and Watson The Internet of Things (IoT) all starts with the ‘thing’ – a car, a thermostat, a toaster, a watch, a plane, a building.  One of the aspects of IoT that I love the most is how tangible it is.  We use things every day all the time They are a fundamental part ...read more


The cognitive guide

Written by Scott Stockwell | November 2, 2016 | Blog, Health and medicine

This year’s World of Watson in Las Vegas brought together companies from around the world already taking advantage of cognitive computing in the  Cognitive Concourse. Among them, Carnegie Mellon University showcased their app to support the visually impaired. I met with Dragan Ahmetoric, a postdoctoral fellow of the Robotics Institute, to hear about an exciting ...read more


The cognitive chocolatier

Written by Scott Stockwell | November 2, 2016 | Blog, Events, Retail

The Cognitive Concourse at this year’s World of Watson in Las Vegas, brought together companies from around the world, already taking advantage of Watson’s cognitive capabilities. With somewhat of a sweet tooth, it didn’t take long for me to spot ‘the cognitive chocolatier’ stand and head on over. I met with Dan McKenney from Nunu ...read more


Do you ‘really’ know your customers?

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 27, 2016 | Blog, Marketing, Retail

Spencer Morris, senior data scientist at InMoment. InMoment have an ‘experience hub’ that champions the voice of the customer. The company handles 2750,000 customer experiences every day. Forrester have reported that ‘improving the customer experience is the surest way to win, serve and retain customers’. Spencer Morris, SVP Data Insight at InMoment explains the power ...read more


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital launches cognitive rooms

Written by Jen Clark | October 26, 2016 | Health and medicine

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Inc., three facilities with more than 900 acute care beds and part of Jefferson Health in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is working with IBM to launch cognitive hospital rooms powered by IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) designed to enhance the patient experience and help bring deeper levels of personalized, agile ...read more


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


Ginni Rometty: A world with Watson

Written by Lynne Slowey | October 26, 2016 | Blog

World of Watson continues today with a keynote speech from IBM Chairman, President and CEO, Ginni Rometty. “In five years, there is no doubt in my mind that cognitive computing will impact every decision. Bringing cognitive capabilities to digital business will change the way we work and help solve the world’s biggest problems.” Ginni was ...read more


The genius of things: everyday objects, exceptional outcomes

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

As the lights came up, three of IBM’s clients took to the stage to provide some of the challenges that the IoT is solving and look to future trends and directions. . Neil Gomes / Jefferson Hospital: Doctors want to ensure that every patient has the best care, and they want patients to feel calm ...read more


John Cohn’s Webinar on the Internet of Things: connecting the world

Written by John Connolly | October 26, 2016 | Events

While 90 percent of businesses know the term ‘Internet of Things’, many companies are looking to discover how they can take advantage of this groundbreaking technology to provide valuable client-centric outcomes. John Cohn, IBM Fellow in the Internet of Things Division and chief scientist of design automation, will discuss IBM’s point of view on how ...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