Your business is making decisions only on 20% of the information you have access to, this since 80% of your information is unstructured and up until now not able to be fully utilized. It is about time we start to make decisions for our company based on all information we have, not only 20%. All else would be quite stupid, wouldn’t it? Continue reading Why is unstructured data so important?
I wanted to elaborate on some business examples and in this post you will find two examples: Product Information Cognitive Enrichment and how to utilize Natural Langauge in Customer Relations Continue reading Business Benefits of Natural Language Understanding
The competition in understanding natural language from unstructured text is thickening. Let us see how Watson Natural Language Understanding and Google Natural Language API compare to each other. Let us start with a head to head comparison with a real example. Continue reading Google Natural Language vs Watson Natural Language Understanding
Using the short-tail, long-tail and human-tail method described in this post will result in a chatbot that can save wast amount of time and help people focus on the quality work instead of frequently re-occurring task. Also, chatbots are companions, not human replacements. Continue reading Short-tail, long-tail and human-tail chatbot
The 11th of May 1997 IBMs supercomputer Deep Blue beat the current world champion, Garry Kasparov, in chess. IBM Research released a little re-cap of the event and what has happened over the years up until today and Watson, that was launched to fame in similar manner, by winning Jeopardy in 2011. Continue reading 20 years ago IBMs Deep Blue beat Kasparov in Chess
Since publishing the post on what languages Watson supports and how much Watson actually cost, those posts have generated outstanding most visits on this blog. Since Watson is constantly updated I thought it was time to update those posts since the Watson language post is from Dec 2015 and the Watson price / cost post is from August 2016. Continue reading Watson Language and Price Update
Is Chef Watson included in IBMs new Watson Ad product? Can I buy Chef Watson? Can I use an API all consume the brilliance of Chef Watson? Or was it just a gimmick to be used as marketing for IBM? Continue reading Commercial use of Chef Watson with Watson Ads
I have wanted to share this for a while and it never seemed to be the right moment. Well, here it is! This is an IBM Watson-powered cognitive financial companion for your complex financial life. The video walks you through a day in your life with your financial lifestyle companion. Continue reading We built a Watson Powered Financial Companion
What is Watson Beat? It is a cognitive technology that makes original music inspired by songs you play for 15-20s. Sounds bananas I know, but this could really be a game changer since Watson Beat creates music completely without bias and trends. Continue reading Watson Beat – a computer that creates music
Since Watson is a cloud service, security and data privacy are important. This paper on Watson, Watson Developer Cloud, Bluemix and Softlayer is a great overview that should bring some clarity and comfort on the topic.
Watson Developer Cloud Services Security Overview