Cognitive Computing

The Cognitive Concierge Brings Personalization to the In-Room Experience

If you’re a frequent traveler, you’ve no doubt found yourself standing in a hotel room desperately searching for light switches, setting the thermostat, locating the TV remote and more. It’s all part of a quest set up the room to your unique specifications and, more often than not, it’s far more complicated than you’d like. […]

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Making a Cognitive Difference in Global Water Issues

World Water Day, recognized annually on March 22, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis brought on mainly by globalization and the surge in population. Freshwater scarcity is a major risk to the global economy, affecting four billion people directly. Water is a natural resource that’s core to human food and energy security, […]

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Adopting Cognitive for Better One-to-One Customer Engagement

With increasing frequency, cognitive technologies are helping businesses operate in the past, present and the future all at the same time. Marketing, commerce and supply chain professionals are leveraging cognitive solutions to understand what’s happening across their businesses for specific insights about real-time activity. These “in-the-moment” snap shots are just as critical as historical data. […]

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Cognitive is the New Black at New York Fashion Week

Next fall when you’re out shopping for the hottest fashion trends, you may come across a lot of gray, brown and black tones like nickel, umber, and raisin black, and for pops of color, sea blue and maroon. Fall 2017’s dominant color palette is just one of the insights Watson unveiled from analyzing hundreds of New York […]

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Business Mobility Gets a Cognitive Upgrade with IBM Watson

Ten years ago, the iPhone and iPad did not even exist but today, it’s hard to remember life before mobile devices. When I forget my iPhone  at home, I feel anxious or like I’m constantly missing something. Let’s face it: no one feels the same way about leaving a pen behind. Mobile devices are transforming […]

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Women of Color in STEM Take Center Stage at the Oscars

When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences holds the 89th Oscars this Sunday, I’ll be rooting for “Hidden Figures” to win Best Picture, and Octavia Spencer to win Best Supporting Actress. Since both Black History Month and National Engineers Week occur in February, it would be great if during this month, the movie […]

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