What is Watson?

Powered by the latest innovations in machine learning, Watson lets you learn more with less data. You can integrate AI into your most important business processes, informed by IBM’s rich industry expertise. You can build models from scratch, or leverage our APIs and pre-trained business solutions. No matter how you use Watson, your data and insights belong to you − and only you.

What is Watson?

Powered by the latest innovations in machine learning, Watson lets you learn more with less data. You can integrate AI into your most important business processes, informed by IBM’s rich industry expertise. You can build models from scratch, or leverage our APIs and pre-trained business solutions. No matter how you use Watson, your data and insights belong to you − and only you.

Why Watson?

Own your insights

Only Watson gives you complete control of what's important to you. With Watson on the IBM Cloud, you maintain ownership of your data, insights, training and IP.

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IBM’s data privacy policy →

Build with your domain expertise

AI systems are only as smart as the people who train them.

From healthcare and education to finance, transportation, and energy, Watson is trained by leading experts in your field. It understands the language of your industry and taps into deep domain knowledge to help you make more informed decisions faster.

AI built for data

Watson can ingest, enrich and normalize a wide variety of data types without any additional integration, allowing you to leverage data from a broad range of sources with ease.

It also offers persistent data stores, robust data science tools, and a multitude of other features to help accelerate your company’s shift to becoming a data-driven organization.

Why Watson?

Protect your insights

Only Watson gives you complete control of what's important to you. With Watson on the IBM Cloud, you maintain ownership of your data, insights, training, and IP.

Read more about
IBM’s data privacy policy →

Reimagine your workflows

Your business processes get smarter with Watson. From healthcare and education to finance, transportation, and energy, Watson is trained by leading experts in your field, so you can quickly embed into your existing workflows. Watson understands the language of your industry and taps into deep domain knowledge to help you make more informed decisions faster.

Learn more with less data

Your data is valuable, no matter how much (or little) you have. Watson can ingest, enrich, and normalize a wide variety of data types without any additional integration, allowing you to make use of data from a broad range of sources with ease.