Use cognitive computing for improved social media monitoring

April 26, 2016 | Conversational Services

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 more

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

April 22, 2016 | Developers

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 more

Cognitive hits the red carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival

April 20, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise, Events

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 more

How to make every employee your best employee

April 20, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise

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 more

SXSW Hack winner, SamPack, uses Tone Analyzer API

April 19, 2016 | Events

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 more

Glovators to gladiators: Changing the world with APIs

April 15, 2016 | Developers

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 more

How innovative organizations are using cognitive technology to disrupt markets

April 14, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise, Cloud, Developers

According to a recent study conducted by IBM, 54% of CxOs expect more competition from outside their industry. That means, the challenger who today isn’t even a blip on the radar, could tomorrow be a significant disruptor in the market. For technology leaders in the C-suite, neutralizing that possibility means embracing a relentless focus on disruption more

The road to tech evangelism

April 11, 2016 | Archive

When you think about it, the tech world has a lot in common with old-time religion. There are impassioned camps — think Android vs. iOS or Mac vs. Windows — devoted to a particular software or hardware platform. And tech conferences that attract the faithful often embrace the fevered intensity of a tent revival. This more

Opentopic is using Taxonomy and News APIs to solve the digital marketing problem

April 6, 2016 | AI for the Enterprise

Every 60 seconds, Facebook users share 2,460,000 pieces of content and Yelp receives 26,380 reviews. Then there’s the 2 million blog posts created each day and the 1 billion websites available for us to peruse. With all of this content floating around the internet, marketers struggle to truly engage and convert an increasingly fragmented online more