Bolton College used IBM Watson to build a virtual assistant that enhances teaching, learning and information access
Bolton College in the United Kingdom used Watson Conversation service to build "Ada," a virtual assistant that enhances teaching, learning and student access to information. The chatbot can already respond to over 2,000 questions across multiple domains. With this implementation of a chatbot, Bolton College is shaping how students learn, along with saving money for the institution.
Cybercrime is projected to cause $6 trillion in damages by 2021. There is no way to manually read and analyze the huge volumes of unstructured data that security analysts need to process. Watson's AI allows systems to continuously learn by constantly analyzing billions of data points to detect patterns and even predict attacks before they occur, helping clients analyze threats up to 50% faster.
Chatbots are the new apps, offering scalable, instantaneous, 24x7 interaction that is difficult to achieve with human agents. Learn how an IBMer built a chatbot that could answer question about herself — an interactive, conversational resumé of sorts. Through trial and error, she found two important considerations to take into account when building a chatbot.
The Chatbot Never Sleeps: How We Created a Chatbot Integration with Mendix That Enables 24/7 Customer Service
Chatbots are an essential way to let users interact with brands. They speak the same languages we do, answer questions and offer instant support, 24x7. Use Watson Conversation to rapidly build a chatbot that dramatically improves and automates customer engagement. Here's a step-by-step guide of how we created a chatbot using Watson Conversation with Mendix.
In the fight against shrinking ad dollars, fake news, ever smaller editorial and news staff and increasingly dominant social media platforms, Oovvuu is using Watson to better connect viewers to the most relevant video and news content, generating valuable new advertising revenues for media and news organizations. Their platform can match up to 1000 videos to relevant news articles in less than a second — a 2400% increase over manual methods.
AI is the future of cybersecurity – How Watson helps detect threats faster and better protect your organization
Not having complete context and a holistic, real-time view of cyber threats puts an organization at a huge risk. Global ransomware attacks will exceed $5 billion in damages this year, up from $325 million in 2015. Learn how AI is being used to transform the cybersecurity industry and help analysts identity threats and resolve them faster than ever before.
Watson Discovery News is like having a large team of tireless researchers vigilantly seeking opportunities and threats in news and blog content, only faster, and with more precision. Watson's NLP-enriched news search sources from more than 100,000 outlets, with 300,000 new articles added daily, in real-time. Build powerful news queries in under five minutes.
ABC recently profiled 13-year-old Canadian tech prodigy Tanmay Bakshi who started using computers at five, launched his first app at nine, and has been working with IBM's cognitive APIs for a few years now. In 2013 he built "tTables," an app to help kids learn multiplication, a huge achievement for a child who loves to code but is largely self-taught.
Cognitive computing is already redefining the retail industry worldwide. 91% of retail executives familiar with cognitive computing believe it will play a disruptive role in their organization. Opportunities for cognitive insights in the retail industry will continue to grow in the near future. Learn more.