TechRepublic’s article on IBM’s World Watson Conference, October 2016
“Insight is the new currency for success,” said Bob Picciano, senior vice president at IBM Analytics. “And Watson is the supercharger for the insight economy.”
Picciano, speaking at the World of Watson conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, unveiled IBM’s Watson Data Platform, touted as the “world’s fastest data ingestion engine and machine learning as a service.”
The cloud-based Watson Data Platform, will “illuminate dark data,” said Picciano, and will “change everything—absolutely everything—for everyone.”
…..The power processor does 1 million calculations, a million times per second…
The notion of being able to work on data together, to share across the business, is a huge opportunity to accelerate insights and uncover things that weren’t able to because of the silos within the organization that prevented working on common information,” said Ritika Gunnar, vice president of offering management for Watson Data Platform
From the standpoint of any occupation it seems that all we want is now available. How do you prepare to listen and hear the transformed words and activities in your daily practice?