Three finalists will be announced for the competition that provides a $3 million Grand Prize, $1 million 2nd place prize, and $500k 3rd place prize.
OpenText has made the official move into artificial intelligence with Magellan, and it has not shied away from the big competitor it’s going after: IBM Watson.
The collaboration will feature a challenge to developers to create cognitive apps for healthcare.
A new IBM Watson app and portal uses natural language processing and real-time data to provide shoppers with instant suggestions based on current trends.
IBM's sale will refocus Watson away from the marketing software space and align more closely to IBM's infrastructure, hybrid cloud, and core AI path.
IBM researchers first showcased this capability last year as part of Project Debater and is now moving to commercialize that capability within offerings such as Watson Discovery later this year.
With its Watson AI technologies, IBM plans to bet on both sides of the "buy versus build" debate.
New offerings from IBM include data cataloging and data refining.
Unlike some of the other industries that Watson has tried to master, sports offers a bit more predictability and data sources. IBM’s Cognitive Highlights was on display at the U.S. Open.
Will IBM's freemium model for cognitive computing work?