Watson APIs

December 4, 2017

Freedom and flexibility with Speech-to-Text

When it comes to speech-to-text solutions, an out-of-the-box service isn't enough. IBM Watson's Speech-to-Text service helps provide the tooling and functionality to train Watson to learn your business.

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December 1, 2017

The future of AI Revenue: Top 10 use cases for AI in the next decade

6 AI segments will account for a significant change in revenue for AI enterprise software. These functional areas are applicable to many use cases, industries, and generate benefits for both businesses and individuals. Here are the top ten use cases which will reap financial rewards for AI technology product and service companies, and a broad spectrum of benefits for everyone else.

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November 7, 2017

Empower every employee to be your best employee

The average knowledge worker spends between 20 - 30% of their day looking for information. Issues with accessing your business-critical data might be the result of information silos, disconnected apps and cloud storage that keep the data out of reach for employees who need it. The solution is an insight engine that can understand, reason, learn and interact, like humans.

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October 17, 2017

How Watson Advertising improves decision-making and reduces costs across the marketing lifecycle

The Weather Company’s ad sales business has become IBM Watson Advertising, offering agencies and marketers a portfolio of media, data, and AI solutions to help improve decision-making and reduce costs – from media planning through measurement.

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September 26, 2017

Announcing new service changes and upgrades to Watson Tone Analyzer

We're excited to announce new changes to the Watson Tone Analyzer service that reflect user feedback. Three key changes include removing social tones, combining anger and disgust tones and outputting only dominant tones for text. These changes are active as of September 25. Learn more.

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August 18, 2017

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 the college is shaping how students learn, while saving money.

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August 10, 2017

Building better chatbots: Two questions to ask before you get started

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 questions 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.

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August 9, 2017

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.

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August 7, 2017

Australian startup Oovvuu defies shrinking advertising revenue challenges with Watson

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.

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