In this podcast, Mark Myers (@MarkMyers360) explains the differences between typical google-type search and what a cognitive computing system like IBM Watson does. Mark gives several examples from everyday life that help illustrate how the two systems work separately and how they complement one
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Mark Myers, market segment manager for IBM Watson Explorer, says the usual "3 V's" definition of big data is too narrow. "This way of looking at the issue limits big data to a technical challenge and misses what has become the real significance of big data: finding new ways to use data to create
For the first time, IBM will make its Watson technology available as a development platform in the cloud, for a worldwide community of software application providers to build a new generation of apps infused with Watson's cognitive computing intelligence.
Speed of thought is something we like to imagine operates at a single high-velocity setting. But that’s just not the case. Some modes of cognition are painfully slow, such as pondering the bewildering panoply of investment options available under your company’s retirement plan. But some other modes
Cognitive computing is a term that probably goes over the head of most of the general public. IBM defines it as the ability of automated systems to learn and interact naturally with people to extend what either man or machine could do on their own, thereby helping human experts drill through big
Harnessing the power of big data and analytics is valuable when conducting competitive analyses. Organizations can search and analyze a range of industry information to identify trends, anticipate changes and uncover emerging opportunities. To use big data in this way, organizations need solutions
By using your data, you can "humanize" your conversations with customers, regardless of which channel they use to interact with your organization. Find out how IBM Watson's architecture may serve as a model for more intelligent engagement.