Developers

Watson Build in action: Preview of a sample business plan

Share this post:

Key points:

  • The Watson Build challenge for Business Partners has kicked off
  • See how to shape your ‘Watson Build’ with a sample business plan
  • Address the types of information the judges will be looking for in the Watson Build entries

Submit your business plan summary

As I write this from my hotel room, the sun is rising over the land of the rising sun. We’re now nearly seven weeks into the Watson Build challenge for Business Partners, and at every stop in our travels the response has been amazing. We had a tremendous turnout for the recent workshops held across the United States and Europe, and this week we are in Japan experiencing the same strong interest. Next week we’ll be moving on to Asia Pacific and Latin America, so I just wanted to pause here to say thanks to all the Business Partners who have reached out to me over the last few weeks to describe their experiences—and even share some sneak-peeks of their ideas.

One Business Partner told me: “We were so energized by what we heard at the workshop, we went back to the office to brainstorm on solution ideas, and are now currently working on three very exciting proposals to include in the Watson Build challenge.

I have received so many inspiring notes like this lately, and they have only served to further fuel our focus on helping you all succeed in the Watson Build challenge. To that end, we have leveraged our experience from the Beacon Awards to create sample business plans for your reference in the planning stage. Let me emphasize that this is just a sample for your reference.

Read more on the Business Partner Voices blog.

Interested in the Watson Build Challenge?

 

Add Comment
No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.Required fields are marked *

More Developers Stories
September 19, 2017

IBM Study – C-Suite innovators say AI will make biggest impact on personalizing customer experience

We interviewed over 3,000 C-suite executives in 20 industries and 90 countries to understand their approach to AI and cognitive technology. More than half of C-suite executives surveyed think AI will give them a competitive advantage by improving customer experience and personalization. To compete, organizations are “rewiring” their operating models for speed and responsiveness.

Continue reading

September 11, 2017

Hiring Heroes: How Woodside Energy works with IBM Watson

Key points: – Woodside Energy has been working with Watson to make decades of expertise available to its engineers. – Watson ingested the equivalent of 600,000 pages of information, or 30 years of knowledge – Watson helped reduce the time spent searching for expert knowledge by 75% Learn more   Woodside Energy is Australia’s largest […]

Continue reading

September 1, 2017

How Watson is putting data at the heart of the US Open experience for millions of fans

IBM Watson is working with the US Open to deliver millions of fans with new levels of engagement and experiences. Fans can access real-time scores, analysis, statistics and video highlights across digital platforms powered by Watson. The tournament’s mobile app featuring Watson's Conversation API, enables fans to ask logistical questions in natural language, discover who is playing on what court, who won and more.

Continue reading