How is Watson Discovery cloud search?

Watson Discovery is an award-winning cloud search and AI  search technology that breaks open data silos and retrieves specific answers to your questions while analyzing trends and relationships buried in enterprise data. Watson Discovery applies the latest breakthroughs in machine learning, including natural language processing capabilities, and is easily trained on the language of your domain. Unlike competitors, a Watson Discovery search app can be deployed on any cloud or on-premises environment.

Watson Discovery is different from traditional search

Traditional enterprise search and search engines don’t provide employees and customers with exact answers. They can’t understand the nuances of phrases and acronyms in your industry and accurately search through your complex documents in a timely manner. 

Watson Discovery’s cloud search solves these challenges. It delivers specific answers to your queries while also serving up the entire document and supporting links, allowing your employees and customers to make informed decisions with confidence.  

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Why Watson Discovery?

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First look at new Watson Discovery features

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How to deploy custom models with Watson

Understand how to enhance Watson Discovery’s AI search capabilities by creating custom models specific to your domain.

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Get started with the Watson Discovery for free

Experience our free forever Lite Plan to try before you buy. The Lite Plan is available to users for as long as they need.

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Transform your business with AI search

Learn how AI search meets employees’ need for information and helps them get work done smarter and faster.

A Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Insight Engines

IBM was named a ‘Leader’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Insight Engines 2019. Watson Discovery doesn’t just extract information – it crawls complex business documents serves up answers with context, leading businesses to insights impossible to derive otherwise.

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Watson Discovery is a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Insight Engines 2019
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Leader in AI Search

IBM Watson Discovery is named a 'Leader' in “The Forrester Wave™ Cognitive Search Q2 2019 report, receiving the highest scores possible in information ingestion, intent intelligence, relevancy intelligence and tuning tools criteria.

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Use cases

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Empowers 4,600 employees

Prudential, a leading life insurance company, is using Watson Discovery to scale expertise across their financial consulting teams.

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Understands 62 complex products and services

Bradesco, one of Brazil’s largest banks, is using Watson Discovery to give personal attention to 65 million customers.

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Reduces time spent on research by 75%

Woodside, Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, is using Watson Discovery to reduce time spent researching problems by 75%.

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