February 29, 2016

From a wine advisor to a virtual assistant: How cognitive is improving your life

Interested in building with Watson, but not quite sure how yet? We curated some use cases of companies that have integrated cognitive into their solutions. If you want to know more about any these use cases and receive tips from these companies, check out their webinars. Expert Wine Advisor   VineSleuth’s Wine4.Me In-Store Wine Advisor takes […]

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February 29, 2016

My 3 takeaways from this year’s IBM InterConnect

I left IBM InterConnect 2016 with a sense of excitement for what companies are doing with the technology IBM and its partners are advancing. This event is IBM’s premier cloud and mobile event which in the era of cognitive business brings together the entire portfolio from cloud, mobile, security, Internet of Things and DevOps. Because I […]

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February 25, 2016

Startup junkie advice for both entrepreneurs and enterprises

Not every startup CEO can say they were able to grow their business to a point where they were acquired. Even fewer can say they did it twice. But that is exactly the case for AlchemyAPI Founder and CEO Elliot Turner. Turner launched his first startup, MimeStar, a software development company focused on network intrusion […]

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February 22, 2016

Tone check your communication with Watson

    How many times have you sat in front of your laptop and read over your email worried about how your email would be interpreted by the recipient? Or spent hours and hours working on a press release, concerned that the tone may not be aligned with your target objective? These are just a […]

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February 17, 2016

Watson A.I. XPRIZE,
a cognitive computing challenge

The partnership between humans and technology has produced some of society’s most groundbreaking modern achievements. Today as we enter into the next great era of technology driven by advancements in A.I. and Cognitive Computing that can learn, think and understand like humans, we’re seeing firsthand the power these technologies hold when it comes to making […]

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February 15, 2016

How design thinking is improving our business and products

When people think of IBM, the words “technology,” “analytics,” “software, or “business” may come to mind. Maybe even a mainframe or a blue suit pops up. IBM is known for certain things, such as researching and selling enterprise-level technology. But what about design? Since former–CEO Thomas J Watson Jr. declared, “Good design is good business” […]

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February 12, 2016

Using targeted marketing to improve the shopping experience

Over the past decade and a half, successful web retailers have been able to tailor their marketing toward the individual consumer, providing a level of personalization all shoppers—both offline and on—have come to expect as standard across the industry. Shoppers have come to expect the tailored marketing that algorithms can deliver to them when shopping […]

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February 11, 2016

5 ways to turn data into insights and revenue in 2016

In 2016, more than 30% of all companies are expected to pursue data management, advanced analytics and cognitive computing to stay competitive and drive revenue. But except for a handful of leaders (like LinkedIn, Netflix, Nordstrom, Target and Verizon), most companies are still struggling to close the gap between data collection, insights and action. Experts predict […]

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February 9, 2016

Go Moment is enhancing your hotel experience

Consider this scenario: You have just checked into your hotel, after a long flight and are ready to put your feet up and relax. You arrive to your room and realize that you need extra towels for your family. You know calling the front desk will mean waiting on hold for a few minutes, and you don’t feel […]

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