Data Analytics for Everyone

Cognitive computing has entered the business enterprise as an important tool. The term “cognitive computing” refers to a computer’s ability to function as though it were thinking like a human. The most well-known example of this is the IBM product, Watson. Named after Thomas Watson, the founder of IBM, it is the culmination of years of research on big data and artificial intelligence and gained fame for easily trouncing two human champions on the quiz show Jeopardy. Watson is now roaming the halls of the Opus College of Business as well. We are using a version known as Watson Analytics in our Physician Leadership College and our Executive MBA. Watson Analytics has three major cognitive components: data analytics, natural language processing and predictive capabilities. Our students enter operational data into…


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