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Is Health Advocacy the Next Great Challenge for Watson in Healthcare?

Watson is growing up. And like a child nurtured by parents with extremely high expectations, IBM’s cognitive computing offspring, better known as Watson, is undoubtedly destined for greater achievements than playing Jeopardy! or helping investment bankers get even richer – despite the fact that most modern-day human beings can’t help being drawn into playing engaging, competitive computer-aided or generated games and lots of us want to make as much money as possible, with or without the assistance of silicon-based intelligence.

Still, one can’t help but imagine what Watson progenitors, with assistance from industry partners, can gen up in the various IBM development labs across the globe. For instance, is it possible that Watson can be “educated” to help solve the financial ills of our bloated healthcare system here in the U.S. and perhaps even contribute to improving health outcomes? Continue reading

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Information Governance + Watson = Smarter Planet

While Data and Information Governance appears to be a major theme for 2011 that both technology buyers and sellers can rally around, too many user organizations are woefully unprepared to exploit those solutions in a way that would provide benefits to the entire organization. Watson offers the potential for organizations large and small to leverage its capabilities to process enormous amounts of content across the enterprise very quickly. How will IBM exploit and unfold Watson’s potential? Continue reading

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Big Blue Vision for the Future of Information Management, Part II: Notes From the IBM STG Analyst Event 2010 (and Tweets with Analysts from IBM Connect)

Aside from learning more about the impressive storage and server portfolio IBM has assembled in the last few years and its branding and initiatives around optimized solutions, I can sum up most of what I learned at the STG event and what I’ve gleaned from my analyst friends at Connect in one word: ANALYTICS.

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Reflections on ARMA 2010

It appears the timing may be right for Records and Information Management (RIM) professionals to emerge as key players in the battle to tame organizational data and help entities of all sizes realize the benefits of the information they have at their disposal. But it will take more than technology to accomplish the task.

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