Where do we begin with Watson? Many people and organizations who look to adopt and use the Watson technologies will often struggle at first. They struggle with the idea of getting started using IBM Watson and the cognitive technologies. Some of it is the common fear of the unknown, some of it is just not knowing... Continue reading What is a Watson Boot Camp?
I like writing blogs, and I find that the inspiration for many of my blog posts is the fact that I hate answering the same question twice. So when I was recently asked to help out a customer who needed some help in dealing with Bluemix support, I found myself answering a similar question to... Continue reading Getting Bluemix information for support and automation
Machine learning. Visual recognition. Speech-to-text. Cognitive computing. All in action at the Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Continue reading Behind the Code: Watson at The Masters
With IBM Watson’s analysis of IoT data sent to the IBM Cloud, technicians can solve potential elevator and escalator issues before they happen. Continue reading A billion people a day. Millions of elevators. No room for downtime.
The way that we think about AI is colored by popular culture and science fiction. AI promises to create a vastly more productive and efficient economy and if properly harnessed can vastly improve our lives. But what is the future of AI and Play? There are many representations in science fiction of the intersection of... Continue reading The intersection of artificial intelligence and play
Watson Customer Engagement is proud to announce the Watson Customer Engagement (WCE) DevCenter on IBM developerWorks. IBM developerWorks has had a long and successful history of supporting and enhancing the developer experience (DX) for IBM Products. Configuration and customization through an offerings extensibility plays a key role in the ability of a business... Continue reading The Developer Experience in Watson Customer Engagement
Data. Beautiful, clean, concrete data. Some of us love data. But, believe it or not, there’s a contingency of people out there who aren’t very fond of data. They’d rather have the data be parsed, processed, analyzed, and cleanly outputted into a human readable story. That’s where companies like Narrative Science, Automated Insights, Yseop, and others step in.... Continue reading And the Nobel Prize goes to… a computer?!
Acknowledgments: This blog was written by Fehmina Merchant, Sivakumar Anne, and Aleksandr Petrov. Special thanks to John J. Thomas and Allen Kliethermes for their valuable inputs. (Note: This post showcases features that are currently in beta and may be subject to changes by general availability.) Machine learning is all about building algorithms and models that can learn... Continue reading Watson machine learning within IBM Data Science Experience
Join IBM CEO and Chairman, Ginni Rometty and Salesforce CEO, Marc Benioff at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas to hear more about how the two companies are creating joint solutions to make it easier for customers to extract new value from both CRM and enterprise data sets. Continue reading Breaking: @Benioff joins Rometty at IBM InterConnect
Do you have a passion for technology and learning? Are you a cognitive technology enthusiast? We know achieving code mastery takes practice. So what better coding challenge than to add a little bit of fun, comradery and friendly competition along the way? Here at IBM, we sponsor a variety of challenges and hackathons covering cognitive,... Continue reading Developers, achieve code mastery through challenges!
Once upon a time, we all used RSS feeds for technology news. I remember the days of painstakingly locating each blog/publication's RSS or ATOM feeds, and then adding them to my favorite RSS reader software. The RSS reader allowed me to stay up to date on all topics I was interested in. The Google Reader,... Continue reading A chatbot using Facebook, Slack, and Watson for customized content
IBM recently announced that it is bringing IBM Machine Learning to the private cloud. IBM has extracted the core machine learning technology from IBM Watson and will initially make it available where much of the world’s enterprise data resides: the z System mainframe, the operational core of global organizations where billions of daily transactions are processed. This... Continue reading IBM brings machine learning to private cloud
The Watson Visual Recognition service is a powerful tool that enables you to leverage cognitive computer vision to extract information from any image library. You can even go beyond standard object classification and use what are called 'custom classifiers' to train the Watson service to recognize specific items or conditions of your choosing. For example,... Continue reading Introducing command line tools for Watson Visual Recognition
“Watson is going through 1,000,000 documents a week. People can’t do that. You can’t hire enough people to do that.” Continue reading Ginni Rometty’s keynote at FinTech Ideas festival
Despite the exponential growth in chatbots across various applications and messaging platforms, there are still several challenges to overcome when delivering a successful chatbot. One of the key challenges is the ability of the chatbot to understand the wide variety of inputs from the users. In an earlier blog on training a... Continue reading Is Your Chatbot Ready for Prime-Time?
We are proud to announce that Watson Developer Cloud is releasing for general availability its next generation Visual Recognition base tagging service that greatly expands on its capability to automatically recognize content of images. This release is a substantial improvement in the coverage and accuracy of image labeling. The service provides on average,... Continue reading Available Today: New Watson Developer Cloud Visual Recognition Service