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