Cognitive Computing: The Hype, the Reality

The phrase ‘Cognitive Computing’ has been slowly, but prominently, edging its way into the mainstream business culture since IBM’s introduction to Watson in 2011. Watson was a unique response-capable computing system built to compete against humans on the popular game show, Jeopardy!. Inspired by this innovative approach, many companies have since followed suit and began […]

Panasonic and IBM Join Forces to Develop Cognitive Personal Concierge Solutions with Watson

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Panasonic and IBM today announced their work together on a digital concierge service to enhance consumer experiences and expectations while traveling. The empowered consumer expects a seamless, easy and personalized travel experience. A hotel’s digital capabilities and amenities can impact a traveler’s decision about where they book […]

Cleveland Clinic, IBM Work to Establish Model for Cognitive Population Health Management

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Cleveland Clinic and IBM today announced a five-year agreement to expand the Clinic’s health information technology capabilities.  The Clinic and IBM aim to establish a model for a health system transition to value-based care and population health, and to uncover potential standards that could be replicated […]

IBM Watson for Cyber Security Beta Program Launches with 40 Clients Globally

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “IBM Security today announced that global leaders in banking, healthcare, insurance, education and other key industries have joined the IBM Watson for Cyber Security beta program. Sun Life Financial, University of Rochester Medical Center, Avnet, SCANA Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, California Polytechnic State University, University of […]

IBM Unveils Watson-Powered Imaging Solutions for Healthcare Providers

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “IBM today announced at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA 2016) it will preview new imaging solutions from Watson Health and Merge Healthcare (Merge; an IBM Company) designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring. The solutions […]

Slack, IBM Partner to Bring Watson to Developers

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “IBM and Slack are partnering to bring Watson to Slack’s global community of developers and enterprise users. Drawing on the power of Slack’s digital workplace and the cognitive computing capabilities of Watson, developers will be able to create more offerings — including bots and other conversational […]

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