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IBM Watson to Fuel Ecosystem of Developers in the Cloud, Sparking New Era of Cognitive Apps

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For the first time, IBM will make its Watson technology available as a development platform in the cloud, for a worldwide community of software application providers to build a new generation of apps infused with Watson's cognitive computing intelligence. The move aims to spur innovation and fuel a new ecosystem of entrepreneurial software application providers – ranging from start-ups and emerging, venture capital backed businesses to established players. Together with IBM, these partners share a vision for creating a new class of cognitive applications that transform how businesses and consumers make decisions.

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03 Jun 2014 IBM Announces Watson Mobile Developer Challenge Winners
14 Nov 2013 IBM Watson’s Next Venture: Fueling New Era of Cognitive Apps Built in the Cloud by Developers

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  • IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem

    IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem of Developers for Building Cognitive Apps in the Cloud

    Date added: 13 Nov 2013

    Michael Rhodin, Senior Vice President, IBM Software Solutions Group explores new IBM Watson-powered apps with Jeff Margolis, CEO, Welltok and Brooke Aguilar, VP, Global Business Development, Products Team, Fluid. For the first time, IBM will open up Watson as a development platform in the cloud, for a worldwide community of software application providers to build a new generation of apps infused with Watson's cognitive computing intelligence. (Credit: Jack Plunkett, Feature Photo Service)

  • IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem

    IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem of Developers for Building Cognitive Apps in the Cloud

    Date added: 11 Nov 2013

    Jeff Margolis, CEO, Welltok and Brooke Aguilar, VP, Global Business Development, Products Team, Fluid discuss their companies' new "Powered by Watson" apps. A pioneer in the emerging field of Social Health Management, Welltok has developed an app that will create Intelligent Health Itineraries for consumers. These personalized itineraries, sponsored by health plans, health systems and health retailers, will include tailored activities, relevant content and condition management programs, and will reward users for engaging in healthy behaviors. Consumers who use Welltok's app -- CaféWell Concierge powered by IBM Watson – will participate in conversations about their health with Watson. By leveraging Watson's ability to learn from every interaction, the app will offer insights tailored to each individual’s health needs. (Credit: Jack Plunkett, Feature Photo Service)

  • IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem

    IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem of Developers for Building Cognitive Apps in the Cloud

    Date added: 12 Nov 2013

    Douglas Taylor, VP Products, MD Buyline discusses MD Buyline's new Powered by IBM Watson application. This provider of supply chain solutions for hospitals and healthcare systems has developed an app to allow clinical and financial users to make real-time, informed decisions to improve quality, value, outcomes and patient satisfaction. Hippocrates powered by IBM Watson will provide users with access to a helpful research assistant that provides fast, evidence based recommendations from a wealth of data, to ensure medical organizations are making the best decisions for their physicians' and patients' needs. (Credit: Jack Plunkett, Feature Photo Service)

  • IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem

    IBM opens Watson to Ecosystem of Developers for Building Cognitive Apps in the Cloud

    Date added: 12 Nov 2013

    Brooke Aguilar, VP, Global Business Development, Products Team, Fluid, demonstrates her company's Powered by Watson application. Fluid, which builds online shopping experiences for retail businesses to drive customer engagement and conversion, has developed the Fluid Expert Personal Shopper powered by IBM Watson. The app calls upon Watson's ability to understand the nuances of human language and uncover answers from Big Data. Consumers who use Fluid's app will interact with rich media and dialogue with Watson, as their newfound “cognitive, expert personal shopper.” The Fluid app incorporates the information users share and questions they ask to help them make smart, satisfying purchases by putting the most knowledgeable sales associate in the hands of consumers, every time. (Credit: Jack Plunkett, Feature Photo Service)


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John Natale
IBM Media Relations
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jdnatale@us.ibm.com

Lia Davis
IBM Media Relations
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lia.p.davis@us.ibm.com