IBM Watson is coming to the US Open Tennis Championships for the first time via a new cognitive concierge feature being piloted within the tournament’s official mobile apps to enhance the fan experience at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The US Open mobile app Guest Services companion will pilot a Watson-enabled discovery tool that allows fans to input natural language questions and receive immediate responses about a range of tournament topics, such as transportation and directions, food and drink options, on-site services and facilities, as well as other topics.
By tapping into the Natural Language API [...]
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company that specialize in the design, manufacturing, marketing and sales of passenger car and light truck tires, has selected OpenText to automate its email archiving and records retention. Using OpenText, Cooper will be able to more efficiently manage corporate email content and apply record retention policies that help Cooper continue to meet increasingly stringent legal and information governance requirements.
Faced with growing volumes of content and data, Cooper launched a project to replace its current system with a solution that was both easier to implement and automated the company’s [...]
Basis Technology, announced their Partnership with RapidMiner, and this technology partnership brings together state of the art Rosette text analytics toolkit to over 250,000 RapidMiner platform users worldwide. Text analysis helps reveal patterns and relationships in large volumes of textual content that are not necessarily visible to human analysts. With RapidMiner, workflows can now be automated and the results from a text mining model can be repeated consistently to solve specific problems. Typical uses for text analysis include extracting entities, concepts, and relationships from large volumes of textual content, linking them to known entities for [...]
Expert System released Cogito Studio, a product for developing customized semantic applications for text analytics, including information analysis, categorization and extraction.With Cogito Studio, the company advances its market leadership by leveraging the research and innovation of its Cogito Labs for cognitive computing. The product combines the best of both artificial intelligence algorithms for simulating the human ability to read and understand language (semantics) and deep learning techniques (machine learning) to help companies optimize the creation of applications that are advanced, intelligent and intuitive. “The new release of Cogito Studio is [...]
Rocket Software announced Rocket Discover for IBM i. Rocket Discover for IBM i is a Business Intelligence solution that empowers business users with self-service data preparation and visualization so they can easily access data that is stored on IBM I without relying on IT support. Rocket also announced the general availability of Rocket Lifecycle Manager for Mobile, a new mobile application lifecycle management solution for the IBM i platform.
Through intelligent guidance, reduced click-action paths, an intuitive browser/tablet-based interface, and an architecture that performs guided analytics capabilities, Rocket [...]
AYLIEN, Google Sheets add-on extracts meaningful data from documents. The add-on was built using AYLIEN’S own Text Analysis API and features the full capabilities of the original product. The Text Analysis API, as the original press release states, “enables developers and news organizations to extract meaningful insights” from a given text. The Google Sheets add-on extends that capability beyond developers and news organizations.
AYLIEN founder Parsa Ghaffari spoke about the motivation behind building the add-on: “The Text Analysis API is a huge step in making web documents more meaningful from a data perspective, but [...]
Kanjoya, launched Perception for Performance, the enterprise-grade solution solves the most critical challenge to the traditional performance review process the failure to deliver timely, objective, and constructive feedback that reliably improves employee performance. The performance review the single most important tool that managers use to evaluate, reward, motivate employees is flawed. It relies on personal observations and evaluations, making it vulnerable to bias and errors in judgment. Most critically, it neglects a key determinant to performance employee engagement.
Perception for Performance captures all types [...]
Lexalytics, is launching Salience for Android, the first native text analytics package for a mobile operating system. With Salience for Android, application developers can now offer mobile users sophisticated natural language processing (NLP) and analytics to any app that uses text email, SMS and chat, reviews, comparison shopping, social media, travel, hospitality and more to gain immediate insights and useful information to improve productivity and simplify day-to-day activities. By providing native text analytics, all processing stays local on the phone so analysis results never go back to the cloud, ensuring end-user privacy. With Salience for [...]