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Watson Analytics Academic Program (WAP)

Educators can apply for access to the Watson Analytics Academic Program (WAP) for a 12-month subscription to Watson Analytics at no charge. The software not only enables students to explore datasets, get automated predictive insights, and create dashboards, it also enables them to analyze social data from Twitter to achieve a more complete view of their data.

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Members: In addition to our software and tools that are publicly available, Academic Initiative members can get hundreds of full-version software products from our Software Download Catalog at no charge. These are the same products our customers are using in their production environments, and you can make them available to your students to teach a wide range of computer science, information technology, business, and marketing topics. Learn how to download software.

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