May 6, 2016

The best way to start building with Watson

Do you have a ‘big idea’ that you need help getting off the ground? That’s exactly what we provide in our technical webinar series, Building with Watson. We bring in experts to walk you through application frameworks, identify appropriate tools, and share some of our tips for building with cognitive APIs. If you can’t attend […]

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May 4, 2016

How cognitive systems will make personalized learning a reality

Over the last few months, IBM has been talking to educators around the world in preparation for a whitepaper, ‘Personalized education: From curriculum to career with cognitive systems’. Our view is that the future reality of education will be a more bite-sized and personalized experience and crafted from emerging digital services.  These services – when […]

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April 29, 2016

How content analytics helps manufacturers improve product safety and save lives

Watson reveals leading-edge indicators in text data to proactively identify Product Safety Issues before they lead to costly recalls. Manufacturing problems can have a serious impact on businesses. This is especially true when these problems manifest themselves as product safety issues causing injury, or even death. Whether it’s a car or a children’s toy or […]

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April 26, 2016

Use cognitive computing for improved social media monitoring

Social media has become an integral part of the Internet. Every business must now track the flow of public opinions about their products and determine how, or if, they should engage their communities. Even Hollywood is using social media monitoring as a business advantage. But monitoring social media, categorizing it and drawing logical conclusions is […]

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April 22, 2016

Arabic and Japanese support is now available for IBM Watson Personality Insights

Personality Insights was announced as Generally Available in February 2015. In July 2015, support for Spanish was announced. Individual developers, IBM Watson ecosystem partners, and large enterprises are building new solutions and integrating this service into existing applications across a large number of industries. Their use cases include understanding their customers at a deeper level […]

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April 20, 2016

Cognitive hits the red carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival

Every spring, the tiny neighborhood of Tribeca transforms itself into the unofficial Hollywood of the East Coast. Noted for its artists and creatives, the lower Manhattan hub is a magnet for up and coming filmmakers, artists and other visionaries. Founded by Robert DeNiro, The Tribeca Film Festival began in 2002 to celebrate the vibrancy and […]

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April 20, 2016

How to make every employee your best employee

Cognitive solutions are easily scalable, improve performance across a distributed environment, and enable data-driven decision-making You’ve tasked a couple of business analysts with a research project: to discover trends in customer churn relative to your pricing plans, competitive pressures and your product offerings over time. The guidelines you laid out were clear-cut. Both analysts have […]

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April 19, 2016

SXSW Hack winner, SamPack, uses Tone Analyzer API

The SXSW Music Hackathon, which straddles the interactive and music portions of the conference, is one of most anticipated events of SXSW as it brings together technologists and artists to create solutions for real problems in the music industry. IBM Watson was an API partner as was Quantone, a UK based music intelligence software company […]

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April 15, 2016

Glovators to gladiators: Changing the world with APIs

We met America and Penelope Lopez, the CyberCode Twins awhile back at the 2015 SF Disrupt. The Watson team was pretty impressed by their tech savvy and commitment to helping the community. Following the twins on Facebook, we knew it was about time for a check-in. Fresh from Barcelona, the young innovators share a recent […]

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