IBM Watson

IBM, Box Continue to Expand Strategic Partnership

Enterprises today operate in a complex global environment where employees, customers and partners are often located across every corner of the world. At the same time, they are faced with managing an array of evolving global compliance, data protection, performance and security requirements. To help people achieve more at work amid this complexity, IBM and […]

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IBM Makes Advanced AI More Accessible for Users Everywhere

Artificial intelligence will be the most disruptive class of technologies over the next decade, fueled by near-endless amounts of data, and unprecedented advances in deep learning. The rise of deep learning has been fueled by three recent trends: the explosion in the amount of training data; the use of accelerators such as graphics processing units […]

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Watson Hops On Board Human Space Flight

Enterprises today operate in a complex global environment where employees, customers and partners are often located across every corner of the world. At the same time, they are faced with managing an array of evolving global compliance, data protection, performance and security requirements. To help people achieve more at work amid this complexity, IBM and […]

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‘Ask Mercedes’ – The End of the Car Manual As We Know It

“How do I turn on my rear defroster?” and “What type of fuel does this car need?” are the kinds of questions that can send new car owners diving into glovebox for the car manual. Or, they simply start pressing random buttons, hoping for the best. Those days, however, may be over. Daimler AG and IBM have jointly developed the virtual assistant, “Ask […]

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How Watson is Helping More Puppies Become Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Guide dogs help to provide people with vision loss with independence, safety, and, perhaps equally important – companionship. These puppies with a purpose change lives for the better in many, many ways. I volunteer as a puppy raiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind because I saw first-hand how my late husband’s vision loss affected […]

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Reimagining Technology Support with Autonomous IT

The vast amount of unstructured data from servers, networks, and social media, along with highly-personalized mobile devices and “always-on” IT expectations, requires a higher standard of support – support that can seamlessly transition between environments to identify, evaluate, and resolve issues consistently. However, today’s conventional IT support still relies on plenty of manual analysis and […]

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The Future of Bollywood Fashion is Cognitive

Fashion is ever-changing. Styles that once seemed evergreen can fade away, and those looks that we thought would never make a comeback suddenly resurface. As designers, the creative space we must occupy to stay current and relevant is a delicate balance of gradual evolution and radical reinvention. Inspiration can come from anywhere – an old […]

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The Next Generation of Infrastructure Services

Today’s environment is one where business needs are rapidly changing and business cycles are accelerating faster than ever. To grow successfully, businesses are requiring improved efficiencies from the digitalization of existing processes and the ability to rapidly launch new digital offerings. Enterprises need consistent and reliable support to run their IT systems across a “supply […]

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Training Watson to Help Detect Melanomas Earlier and Faster

Kiwis and Aussies love the outdoors, especially in the summer sunshine. Unfortunately, that has resulted in the area having one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. With melanoma being one of the most common forms of cancer, early diagnosis is critical to improving survival rates. That’s why I teamed with IBM Research: […]

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How YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP Used Watson to Bring Consumers Celebrity Style

When our YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP team took part in a recent Watson Hackathon, we sought to answer an age-old fashion question: what is she wearing? Fashion followers always want to know where they can get the latest pieces to create the outfits they see and like. This curiosity is truer today than ever before since consumers now shop […]

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Age Matters

Today, most people can expect to live into their seventies and beyond. According to a US Census Bureau report, within the next 15 years the world will have close to a billion people over the age of 65, and for the first time in human history, people aged 65 and over will outnumber children under […]

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First Watson Certification Helps Developers Build, Validate Skills

In 2014, IBM launched the Watson Developer Cloud, making the power of cognitive computing available to developers across the world through a set of APIs on the IBM Bluemix platform. The results astounded even us. We’ve seen volumes of applications built by companies covering everything from personal health and fitness to travel and entertainment to […]

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