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IBM Turns to College Students to Fuel Watson Innovation

IBM WATSON CASE COMPETITION

by Angela Guess IBM reports, “Two years after Jeopardy!, IBM is putting Watson to work in ways that will forever change how business and healthcare leaders solve problems.  While company researchers are hard at work developing new commercial applications for the cognitive computing innovation, IBM is also turning to brilliant young minds in academia for big ideas on…

Taking Big Data Analytics to the Movies

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by Angela Guess A new article out of IBM reports, “Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 continued to infiltrate the Twitterverse during Thanksgiving weekend, with competition from Box Office leaders Skyfall and the newly released, Rise of the Guardians – according to the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg Innovation Lab and the IBM Film Forecaster, a…

The Super Bowl, Fan Sentiment, & Real-Time Data Analytics

by Angela Guess The Super Bowl may be over, but the implications of IBM and USC’s recent study to determine the fan-favorite quarterback will reach well beyond yesterday’s event. A few days before the game, Kevin Nosbusch wrote, “The media and sports industries have been completely transformed by technology.  Today, fans are not only Tweeting…