Trends and Profiles

January 2, 2019

CES Tech Talk Podcast: How is AI shaping our future?

AI platforms and solutions like Watson require a partnership between human and machine to be valuable. AI is there to augment the work we do in countless industries–helping companies reimagine their business workflows, redefine how they uncover deep insights from data, and augment human creativity and productivity.

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December 13, 2018

Five AI trends enterprises will focus on in 2019

The AI Summit is the world’s largest AI event for business and a meeting ground for global enterprises who have already found success from practical AI usage. There were opportunities for companies of all sizes and industry professionals looking to learn about AI, how it will continue to transform productivity, and what the future of the technology holds.

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January 2, 2019

How one IBMer is building Watson and inspiring passion in technology for future generations

I recently had the opportunity to record a segment for the CES Tech Talk podcast focusing on how AI is shaping the future of business. We touched on some of the biggest discussion points and trends in the field today, from concerns over workforce impact, to solving the ‘black box’ issue of AI. The podcast […]

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August 29, 2018

Meet the faces behind conversational AI

Who are the faces behind successful AI assistants? Meet one of them: creative writer for conversational AI Maya Hausammann, who crafts responses for Autodesk’s Virtual Assistant, AVA.

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August 23, 2018

Preparing for AI jobs: Why Nanodegrees are the future of education

An increasing number of people are opting for specialized online programs to help them transition to AI careers. Nanodegrees launched by Udacity cover many technology areas such as AI or data science and are taught by active industry thought leaders.

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June 29, 2018

How an IBM Watson engineer is harnessing the power of AI for the greater good

Nisarga Markandaiah, a member of the IBM Watson team, shares insight on her role as a natural language processing and machine learning software engineer, and how she’s focused on building the technologies that are shaping the world for tomorrow.

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May 30, 2018

Showing by telling: How this IBM engagement leader helps people see the future with Watson

A profile of IBMer Rachel Liddell who helps business leaders and influencers understand how Watson will change their organizations, their communities – and their lives – by telling stories about the real impact and exciting possibilities of AI.

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April 24, 2018

Decoding the brain: aiding developers with Watson

Anamita Guhagrew has combined her aptitude for technology —along with her passion for understanding the human mind —to create the tools developers rely on to change the world with Watson. We chat with her about her unique background, path in the Valley and how she sees AI changing the world, one decision at a time.

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March 28, 2018

How Watson ushers creativity through collaboration

With over 35 patents, Kelly Abuelsaad has always had a passion for creating, whether she’s been playing guitar or finding a new way to apply technology to everyday tasks. Kelly is a member of the IBM Watson and Cloud Platform team, where she helps bring AI to clients via the cloud.

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