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Visualize unstructured content with Watson NLU

Discovery
Disvocery

Visualize unstructured content with Watson NLU

Duration: 37 minutes

Description:
In 30 mins, learn to build an app which can process data from multiple file formats and use Watson NLU to visually summarize the content. We will leverage Watson NLU's concepts, keywords, entities and other enrichments to deliver insights on unstructured content.

Speaker:
Pavan Tummala, Offering Manager

Visual Recognition Overview and Updates

Speech and Vision Services
Speech and Vision Services

Visual Recognition Overview and Updates

Duration: 23 minutes

Description:
Gain a basic overview of Watson Visual Recognition, including tagging images, finding faces, custom training, and similar image search. Kevin Gong, IBM Watson Offering Manager, will also discuss updates made to the service, as well as creative ways our customers have been using Visual Recognition.

Speaker:
Kevin Gong, Offering Manager

Accelerate WKS model development with a rule-based approach

Discovery
Discovery

Accelerate WKS model development with a rule-based approach

Duration: 55 minutes

Description:
Machine learning is a powerful approach for teaching Watson the language of your domain, especially when you need to scale expertise. However, building type systems and annotation of training documents can be time consuming with a pure machine learning approach.

Speakers:
Stefan Tzanev, Offering Manager
Randy Haven, Solution Architect - Watson and Cloud Adoption Leader

Connecting tone analyzer to conversation

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Connecting tone analyzer to conversation

Duration: 34 minutes

Description:
Come find out how easy it is to build a Bot with Watson Services which not only can perform tasks for the user but also understand the user's tone. During this Webinar we will explain how Conversational apps can be constructed to allow for the easy interpretation of tone from the user, and also how to easily integrate with other Watson services and back end systems.

Speakers:
Dan O'Connor, Software Engineer, Watson Core Technology

Leveraging the long tail to build chatbots for a more engaging user experience

Conversational Apps, Discovery
Conversational Apps, Discovery

Leveraging the long tail to build chatbots for a more engaging user experience

Duration: 32 minutes

Description:
In this technical webinar you’ll learn how to build a chatbot using Watson Conversation and extend its function using Watson Discovery’s cognitive search to answer questions beyond modeled intents. The app lets users ask about Conversation’s technical documentation and returns answers and relevant technical documents using the language and context of questions to retrieve the most appropriate answers for the more complex inquiries. Find out how to use Watson Conversation with Watson Discovery together to build chatbots that create more engaging user experiences.

Speakers:
Chris Desmarais, Offering Manager, Watson Conversation

Visual Recognition GUI tool for building custom image classifiers

Speech and Vision Services
Speech and Vision Services

Visual Recognition GUI tool for building custom image classifiers

Duration: 47 minutes

Description:
Training Watson to see specialized images for your industry just got a whole lot easier. And Watson Visual Recognition just keeps getting smarter. Take advantage of color recognition and higher accuracies for general tagging. There’s more, so join this webcast to see how to use the latest features in your apps.

Speakers:
Matthew Hill, Senior Software Engineer
Kevin Gong, Offering Manager

Passage Retrieval & Relevancy Training with Watson Discovery

Discovery
Discovery

Passage Retrieval & Relevancy Training with Watson Discovery

Duration: 47 minutes

Description:
Knowledge workers can spend up to a quarter of the time struggling to find relevant information.

With the new Passage Retrieval and Relevancy Training beta capabilities of Watson Discovery, you can build applications to shrink this time and help users get to the information they need quickly. Passage Retrieval beta dynamically selects snippets from within larger documents based on an input query to present users with easily to display and consume results.

Speakers:
Anish Mathur, Offering Manager

How to Connect the Dots in your Domain Specific Content

Training Watson, Discovery
Training Watson, Discovery

How to Connect the Dots in your Domain Specific Content

Duration: 41 minutes

Description:
Without writing a single line of code, you will learn how to create custom models with Watson Knowledge Studio that can be used by Watson to understand text. You will then learn how to use the custom models with Watson Discovery Service and Watson Natural Language Understanding.

Speakers:
Jean Lange, Developer

Introduction to Natural Language Understanding

Discovery
Discovery

Introduction to Natural Language Understanding

Duration: 47 minutes

Description:
In this Building with Watson webinar, IBM Watson developer Joshua Elliott demonstrates how Watson's Natural Language Understanding service works by analyzing text to extract meta-data from content and provides some common use cases. For more information on NLU, visit https://ibm.co/2oLMVLV.

Speakers:
Joshua Elliott, IBM Watson developer

Easily Deploy your Chat Bot to Multiple Channels with Stamplay

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Easily Deploy your Chat Bot to Multiple Channels with Stamplay

Duration: 39 minutes

Description:
Stamplay makes it easy to chain services and deploy to messaging platforms with little to no code. See how Watson Conversation can be quickly integrated into chat platforms such as Facebook Messenger and Slack.

Speakers:
Giuliano Iacobelli, CEO & Co-founder, Stamplay

Advanced Audio Transcription with Watson Speech-to-Text

Speech and Vision Services

PubNub BLOCKS: Streaming Data Enhanced with Watson

Training Watson
Training Watson

PubNub BLOCKS: Streaming Data Enhanced with Watson

Duration: 40 minutes

Description:
PubNub helps you manage your streaming data, and now it is easy to add Watson-powered machine intelligence to those streams with BLOCKS. Josh Marinacci, Head of Developer Relations at PubNub, will demonstrate how he used the Watson Conversation PubNub BLOCK to build a geology themed chatbot, Mr. Rockbot.

Speakers:
Josh Marinacci, Head of Developer Relations, PubNub

Network Visualizations with Watson Discovery Service

Discovery
Discovery

Network Visualizations with Watson Discovery Service

Duration: 46 minutes

Description:
In this webinar, we'll be demonstrating an application built on Watson Discovery Service and D3.js that helps you explore your data using a network map built on NLP metadata.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist, IBM Watson

Watson Discovery Service: A Technical Introduction

Discovery
Discovery

Watson Discovery Service: A Technical Introduction

Duration: 42 minutes

Description:
Learn how the Watson Discovery Service can help you find insights in your unstructured data with this basic tutorial. We'll cover how to get started, major features, and some advanced tips and tricks.

Speakers:
Ryan Whitnah, Technical Lead, Watson Discovery Service

Advanced Integrations with Watson Conversation

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Advanced Integrations with Watson Conversation

Duration: 33 minutes

Description:
Watson Conversation provides the engine for your chat bots, and it's most powerful when integrated with messaging and chat platforms. In this webinar, we'll talk about the best practices for connecting your Conversation setup with third-party interfaces, with a deep-dive into a Watson-powered Slack bot.

Speakers:
Ashima Arora, Software Engineer, Watson Conversation Service,
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Learning Labs to Ignite Your Next Application

Training Watson
Training Watson

Learning Labs to Ignite Your Next Application

Duration: 61 minutes

Description:
Do you want to grow your app-development skills? Or get inspired to build your next application? Discover the latest tool at your disposal, the Learning Lab, which features 91 curated online courses to help you hone your skills and 33 relevant use cases to spark your imagination.

Speakers:
Vineet Mahadik, Cloud App Developer
Benjamin Hunsaker, Front-End Engineer
Hayley Yudelman, Digital Innovations Lab

The Watson Bot Competition: Everything You Need to Know

Training Watson
Training Watson

The Watson Bot Competition: Everything You Need to Know

Duration: 31 minutes

Description:
In conjunction with our first-ever Watson Developer Conference, we are running a bot competition with $8500 in cash prizes (no need to attend to participate). Join us to hear all about the rules, technical requirements, what the judging will look like and how you can get involved.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Application Starter Kits for Developers

Training Watson
Training Watson

Application Starter Kits for Developers

Duration: 40 minutes

Description:
Get a demonstration of two new Application Starter Kits, pre-built sample applications aimed at giving you a headstart on approaching specific business applications of Watson services.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Training Watson Conversation to Detect User Intent

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Training Watson Conversation to Detect User Intent

Duration: 46 minutes

Description:
A new user interface simplifies the process of training to recognize user intents and managing the currently trained intents. See how it works with a live demo of an application built by Zach Walchuk, a developer evangelist for Watson Developer Cloud.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Enhanced NLP APIs with Watson Knowledge Studio

Speech and Vision Services
Speech and Vision Services

Enhanced NLP APIs with Watson Knowledge Studio

Duration: 33 minutes

Description:
Until now, the AlchemyLanguage suite of NLP APIs has been available as an entirely pre-trained, out-of-the-box solution. Learn how Watson Knowledge Studio will allow you to customize these services for the first time ever in this Building with Watson webinar.

Speakers:
Josh Elliot
Tanmay Sinhah

Custom Image Classifier with Visual Recognition

Speech and Vision Services
Speech and Vision Services

Custom Image Classifier with Visual Recognition

Duration: 50 minutes

Description:
Train a classifier to identify images relevant to you and your company. Join us for a live demonstration and a Q&A with one of our Watson Vision engineers.

Speakers:
Devin Harper, Development Lead, Alchemy Vision
Matt Hill, Software Engineer, IBM Watson

Conversational Systems - What They are and Where They're Going

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Conversational Systems - What They are and Where They're Going

Duration: 50 minutes

Description:
Watson has dedicated themselves to improving the technology available and the experience around building conversational applications. In this webinar, see Nick Bourdakos share his food ordering app, Fetch, and hear some of the challenges involved in building conversational applications. Learn from Brian Loveys and Dan O'Connor, Offering Managers for Watson Conversation, on how to get started and configure the new service. You'll also discover how it can ease the pain points involved when automating user interactions.

Speakers:
Dan O'Connor, Software Engineer
Brian Loveys, Offering Management

The Watson Certification Program for Application Developers

Training Watson
Training Watson

The Watson Certification Program for Application Developers

Duration: 30 minutes

Description:
Learn about IBM Watson's new certification program. This program is designed to help developers make it known that they are proficient in the Watson technologies. Hear from Richard Rodts about what the program will entail, and get all your questions answered.

Speakers:
Richard Rodts, Program Director of Watson University Engagement

Conversational Application Showcase

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Conversational Application Showcase

Duration: 38 minutes

Description:
Now that you know the technical aspects behind building a conversational application, get a glimpse into successful applications that use the Watson services to allow your app to converse with its users.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Deploying Your Watson App to Bluemix

Training Watson
Training Watson

Deploying Your Watson App to Bluemix

Duration: 48 minutes

Description:
Need help with deploying your application to Bluemix? This webinar will provide an advanced guide for getting your app up and running on Bluemix, including GitHub integration and deploying from your local instance. Don't miss these time saver tricks from Watson experts.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Beyond the Basics for Conversational Apps

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Beyond the Basics for Conversational Apps

Duration: 48 minutes

Description:
Need help with deploying your application to Bluemix? This webinar will provide an advanced guide for getting your app up and running on Bluemix, including GitHub integration and deploying from your local instance. Don't miss these time saver tricks from Watson experts.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Training and Preparing Your Conversational System

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

Training and Preparing Your Conversational System

Duration: 46 minutes

Description:
Interested in building a conversational app? Before doing so, you'll want to understand the work required to getting that app up and running. Let this webinar and our product experts be your guide. During the webcast, our product experts will join to answer your technical questions and to walk you through live demos for the Natural Language Classifier, Dialog, Retriever & Rank and Document Conversion APIs.

Speakers:
Ashima Arora, Software Engineer, Watson Conversation Service,
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Conversational Apps Built with Watson Language APIs

Conversational Apps

Optimize Conflicting Decisions with the Tradeoff Analytics API

Training Watson
Training Watson

Optimize Conflicting Decisions with the Tradeoff Analytics API

Duration: 32 minutes

Description:
Watson Conversation provides the engine for your chat bots, and it's most powerful when integrated with messaging and chat platforms. In this webinar, we'll talk about the best practices for connecting your Conversation setup with third-party interfaces, with a deep-dive into a Watson-powered Slack bot.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Interpreting Language Using the Natural Language Classifier

Speech and Vision Services
Speech and Vision Services

Interpreting Language Using the Natural Language Classifier

Duration: 36 minutes

Description:
What is the Natural Language Classifier API? How can it enhance my current app development efforts? Join Rahul Garg, a Strategy and Offering Manager focused on NLC, for a discussion around this unique API. Then receive specific examples on how to train and call the classifier and get your use case or technical questions answered.

Speakers:

Taking Speech to a New Level of Intelligence with NLP

Speech and Vision Services
Speech and Vision Services

Taking Speech to a New Level of Intelligence with NLP

Duration: 45 minutes

Description:
Get an overview of three of Watson's most popular Natural Language Processing APIs: Speech to Text, Text to Speech and Language Translation. Discover the capabilities of each individual API, along with the unique power of combining them.

Speakers:
Michael Ludden, Developer Advocate Watson Developer Cloud, IBM Watson Aroop Pandya, STSM/Senior Certified IT Architect IBM Watson

Building an App using the News API

Training Watson
Training Watson

Building an App using the News API

Duration: 30 minutes

Description:
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Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

New Tools for Easy Dialog Scripting

Conversational Apps
Conversational Apps

New Tools for Easy Dialog Scripting

Duration: 32 minutes

Description:
Managing a conversational flow gets complicated quickly. The new Watson Conversation service includes a graphical interface so you can easily visualize the structure of your dialog.

Speakers:
Ashima Arora, Software Engineer, Watson Conversation
Steven Oh, Software Engineer, IBM Watson

Get More from Your Messages with Twilio + Watson Add-ons

Partners
Partners

Get More from Your Messages with Twilio + Watson Add-ons

Duration: 37 minutes

Description:
Learn how the Message Insights and Message Sentiment Add-ons, available from the Twilio marketplace, can streamline your mobile application building process. The natural language processing capabilities tied with the SMS messaging capabilities of Twilio make it easier than ever to understand input from your customers.

Speakers:
Billy Chia, Senior Product Manager, Twilio Marketplace
Anna Chaney, Watson Applied Research
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Building a Conversational App Using Watson Language APIs

Conversational Apps

Building a Conversational App Using Watson Language APIs

Duration: 42 minutes

Description:
Throughout 2015, we saw tremendous growth in the creation of and interest in conversational apps. As such, we're kicking off the year by providing an overview of the four services that can help you build a conversational interface for your application: Natural Language Classifier, Dialog, Retrieve & Rank and Document Conversion.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Conversational Applications in Everyday Life

Conversational Apps

Conversational Applications in Everyday Life

Duration: 36 minutes

Description:
Now that you know the technical aspects behind building a conversational application, get a glimpse into successful applications that use the Watson services to allow your app to converse with its users.

Speakers:
Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist

Application Starter Kits for Developers

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In the episode of Building with Watson, get a demonstration of new Application Starter Kits, pre-built sample applications aimed at giving you a headstart on approaching specific business applications of Watson services.

Watson Conversational Systems - What We've Learned and Where We're Going

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In this webinar, learn from developers who have worked with the services about the challenges involved in building a conversational application and get a look at some of the breakthroughs in conversation technology, that are removing the roadblocks in this process.

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