• September 23, 2018

What’s Trending?

At Rocket Software, one of our core principles is always “Putting Customer and Partners First.” This is more than just a slogan: we convene an annual event called the Rocket President’s Advisory Council (RPAC) where our leadership team meets with customers and partners from all over the world to hear about issues that keep them […]

HAL 9000

Live from IBM World of Watson: don’t be afraid of the AI boogeyman

I’ve been lucky enough to sit in on a number of interesting conversations and presentations this week at World of Watson that deal with the underpinnings of cognitive technology–most notable, artificial intelligence (AI for short). And interestingly, something that came up in each of those conversations was the usual Hollywood portrayal of AI as the […]

Gears

Live from IBM World of Watson: could a cognitive system have written this for me?

A lot of the talk this week focuses on how AI and cognitive systems can help extend our abilities in healthcare, or factories, or public infrastructure. But these systems also have potential applications for non-physical pursuits. For example, marketing. In a session I attended yesterday, the speaker noted that marketers only have access to 20% […]

Live from IBM World of Watson: How Cognitive Computing Is Changing Our World

This week at World of Watson IBM is giving the world a sneak peek into the future of cognitive computing. It’s made me think about how artificial intelligence can transform our world – and how it’s already doing so. Far from the hostile AI of movies like Terminator and The Matrix, Watson illustrates how computer […]

IoT by the numbers

Live from IBM World of Watson: the cognitive Internet of Things (IoT)

Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing have only recently become a reality for the mass market due to a combination of two things–increased, low-cost computing power and an explosion of data. If you’ve been keeping up with the trends over the past five years, it’s not hard to guess where much of that data is coming […]