What’s Watson Working On? Applied AI In The Cognitive Era – Patrick Couch

When IBM’s Artificial Intelligence technology beat the most successful Jeopardy! Champions back in 2011, it made not only headline news and IBM Watson a household name, but it also ushered in what IBM has defined as the Cognitive Era and today, AI reigns supreme on top of the Gartner hype-cycle.


  • The Cognitive Era is a reality and cognitive technologies and AI are becoming more and more established as transformative tools in a variety of industries
  • The most mature use-cases revolve around human – machine interaction, discovery services and expertise democratization
  • The greatest potential but also the most challenging area within AI-tech is various forms of machine learning techniques and technologies

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