May 25, 2016

The biggest data challenges that you might not even know you have

Businesses are constantly dealing with data, whether it comes from their employees, customers, or other external sources. Smart businesses are constantly looking for ways to use data to address their business problems and differentiate themselves in the market. But there are challenges that arise when it comes to leveraging this information. Why? Because there has […]

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May 23, 2016

Accelerate your startup with the Cognitive Roadshow

In collaboration with General Assembly and HubSpot, we bring to you a cognitive roadshow across the United States. Come join us during the first and second weeks of June for interactive sessions on the state of cognitive computing. Learn about how Watson technology can help your business by enabling you and your employees make sense […]

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May 20, 2016

Watson Tone Analyzer API goes GA with improved models

Watson Tone Analyzer API goes GA with Improved Models Since Watson Tone Analyzer went beta earlier this year, our team has been busy working with sponsor users to validate and improve the service.  We’ve had a lot of great feedback, and we’re excited to launch a Generally Available (GA) version of Tone Analyzer that includes […]

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May 20, 2016

AlchemyVision and Visual Recognition have merged

A unified vision API Since AlchemyAPI joined IBM Watson in 2015 , our goal has been to maintain a platform as unified and efficient as possible for all of our users. Today, we have merged the AlchemyVision capabilities with the Visual Recognition service capabilities for a unified Watson Visual Recognition API. Combined visual recognition capabilities Multi-class […]

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May 18, 2016

Building cognitive solutions one hackathon at a time

If you’ve ever been to a hackathon, you’re familiar with the appeal of intense competition  and  hands-on technical support.. What if you could get all of those same benefits without having to travel? We put this theory to the test when we launched Watson’s first officially sanctioned online developer challenge. From February 19 to April […]

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May 17, 2016

The most popular trends in cognitive computing

With over 500 companies developing cognitive systems, we’re seeing patterns emerge around the creation of cognitive systems at the business unit, business process, and application levels.  By selecting a subset of these companies to compare, we can see a few of the leading business units and processes that are going cognitive.  We also discover how […]

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May 16, 2016

4 FAQs on getting started with IBM Watson

We get asked a lot of questions about how to start building with Watson, so we decided to compile our top 4 Frequently Asked Questions. You can use this as a guide to learn more about the technology, receive inspiration from use cases, get valuable resources, and ultimately begin building with the technology.     […]

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May 13, 2016

Watson Explorer named a leader in Forrester’s 2016 “Big Data Text Analytics Platforms Report”

The report cites Watson’s ability to seamlessly ingest and process structured and unstructured data, and perform search or analytical queries. We’re delighted to announce that Watson Explorer (WEX) has been named a leader  in the “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2016” Report which was just released on May 9, 2016. The comprehensive report compares “The […]

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May 11, 2016

ELIZA wins Watson prize at TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon

I could tell you that hundreds showed up. That the hackers drank all the soda, hogged all the wifi and pizza. In fact I did that last year and all the above would be true this year as well. However, this time I really want to focus on the talent and creativity the devs showed at […]

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