With a $1 billion acquisition of Merge Healthcare, IBM continues its aggressive pursuit of healthcare analytics opportunities.
NextUser, an open marketing automation and analytics platform, teamed with IBM Watson to use "AI and cognitive computing to drastically change marketing and make it truly personal." It's a one-two punch aimed at a knockout in online consumer marketing.
Bring-your-own-analytics has been cresting on the horizon for awhile, but IBM's unveiling of Watson Analytics has brought the idea home to roost. Delivering it in a freemium model was a stroke of genius. Let the consumerization of analytics begin in earnest!
IBM apparently thinks so, as it is developing its famous supercomputer Watson to be able to "sit-in" on key business meetings as a top idea generator.
Welltok combines mobile, social, cloud and data to help you live a healthier lifestyle.
Watson is IBM's cognitive computing invention that beat human players at Jeopardy a few years ago and achieved some other publicity stunts as well. But its days of just playing around are gone; now it's doing real work in big data and is gaining traction in the field.
Technologies like Siri and IBM Watson could have a big influence on our expectations of enterprise search in the coming years.
IBM's Watson, made famous by beating Jeopardy champions, is taking on the big data challenge faced by many enterprises.
IBM's Watson has digested more than 600,000 diagnostic reports, two million pages of medical journal articles, 1.5 million patient records and absorbed 14,700 hours of hands-on training. The new doctor is in the house.
IBM is planning to build a cutting-edge data analytics center in Columbus, Ohio, and the city wants to make it worth its while.