Tom Mitchell here. I am the VP of Sales for Flagship Solutions Group. Flagship’s CEO, Mark Wyllie, and I attended World of Watson this week and I thought it was significant enough to share the attached with you, our customers.

IBM’s vision is coming to be a reality in this cognitive era we are in.  We saw first-hand how IBM, partners, businesses, and consumers alike are taking advantage of the capabilities of Watson.  The use cases are endless.

IBM has set up a website called IBMGO where you can view various videos including Ginni Rometty’s keynote address. Please take a moment to explore the videos as they will help you understand IBM’s vision, roadmap and how you can best utilize Watson in your environment.


The following text was taken from the October 27th message entitled “Live from World of Watson – Conference highlights”

Wow — what a week!

World of Watson 2016 brought together an elite group of thought leaders, academics, data scientists, engineers, inventors and business leaders. All of them leaders in the new cognitive era. In her inspiring keynote address, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty talked about how IBM Watson has now reached critical mass. Watson is building deeper human bonds, scaling human expertise and transforming industries. Who knows what amazing innovations we will see at next year’s World of Watson?

See today’s highlights ?

Hello, OnStar — Meet Watson

General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra says Watson will make cars safer, more connected to your personal life, and give you back precious time by understanding your priorities.

Solving next generation education needs

US Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. says IBM is helping to solve the mismatch between technical skills required by employers, and the level of science, technology, engineering and mathematics taught in US schools.

Healthcare will be predictive, not reactive

By analyzing millions of data points, Watson will help prevent chronic conditions such as asthma attacks, before they happen, said Dr. Yitzhak Peterburg, Chairman of the Board, Teva.

Watson is saving lives

University of Tokyo Professor Satoru Miyano shared how Watson Genomic Analytics technology is helping to save the life of cancer patients in Japan.

Making music with Watson

Grammy-winning music producer Alex Da Kid uses Watson to tap into the “mood of the world” to garner insights from popular culture and help inspire the creation of music.

Rocking out at Rocktoberfest!

Attendees celebrated the final night of World of Watson with an exclusive performance from Grammy-winning rockers and Las Vegas hometown heroes Imagine Dragons.

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