IBM Watson Analytics Day
The Information Science & Technology Center (ISTeC) and the College of Business are excited to offer a hands-on experience with IBM Watson Analytics guided by expert staff from IBM. During this workshop, they will be offering free licenses for IBM Watson Analytics to students, faculty and researchers at CSU.
The Watson Analytics Hands-On Workshop is an event designed for professors and students to experience the revolutionary approach to analytics that uses smart data discovery. During this workshop, you will learn from Watson Analytics experts how you and your students can use guided data exploration, automated predictive analysis, and effortless dashboard creation.
Below are a few introductory videos and articles with great examples of the power of Watson Analytics in use right now. As you read the articles, note the ability of new technology to revolutionize the way we conduct research. We hope that you will join us at the workshop on Thursday November 10th, 2016. Click here for registration.
When: November 10, 2016
Where: CSU Morgan Library Event Hall
9:30-10:00 AM Networking
10:00-11:00 AM Introductory Lecture
11:15 AM-12:15 PM Box lunch
Hands-on training in Computer classrooms in Library: see how easy it is to get insights about your data with Watson Analytics
Classroom 1: Researcher/Faculty: 12:30-2:15 PM
Classroom 2: Students: 12:30-2:15 PM
(If there is demand, a second round of classes may be added from 2:45-4:30PM
Please indicate on the registration form if that is a better option for you if it opens up.)
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What Watson Analytics Means for the World and You: Want to know what people are saying about Watson Analytics? Check out these highlights from the Watson Analytics Signature Moment held in New York on 14 Oct. 2015. Watch it Here
Watson Analytics on 60 Minutes: IBM’s latest and greatest technology was recently featured on an episode of 60 Minutes. The show revealed the artificial intelligence (AI) behind Watson Analytics and demonstrated the practical application of the program in cancer research. The future of Watson Analytics’ capabilities is limitless with new uses being discovered daily. Watch it Here
8 ways IBM Watson Analytics is transforming business: IBM says Watson represents a new era of computing — a step forward to cognitive computing, where apps and systems interact with humans via natural language and help us augment our own understanding of the world with big data insights. Here are eight examples of organizations using Watson Analytics to transform their operations. Read More
IBM Watson: The inside story of how the Jeopardy-winning supercomputer was born, and what it wants to do next IBM Watson wowed the tech industry and a corner of U.S. pop culture with its 2011 win against two of Jeopardy’s greatest champions. Here’s how IBM pulled it off and a look at what Watson’s real career is going to be. Read More