This week marks the one year anniversary of the IBM Watson computer system succeeding at Jeopardy!. Since then, IBM has gotten a lot of interest in Watson. Companies want one of those. But what exactly is Watson and what makes it unique? What does it mean to have a Watson? And, how is commercial Watson… Continue reading Are you ready for IBM Watson?
Next in my discussion of big data providers is IBM. Big data plays right into IBM’s portfolio of solutions in the information management space. It also dove tails very nicely with the company’s Smarter Planet strategy. Smarter Planet holds the vision of the world as a more interconnected, instrumented, and intelligent place. IBM’s Smarter Cities… Continue reading Four Vendor Views on Big Data and Big Data Analytics: IBM