Digital intelligence discussion draws 300 CIOs and business leaders.

Ginni Rometty at Thinkforum in Sydney (Credit: IBM Australia/Twitter) IBM’s global CEO Ginni Rometty visited Australia this week to promote the company’s Watson cognitive platform to top business and IT leaders. Rometty was joined on stage by technology executives from the likes of Westpac, NAB, Woodside Energy, Myer and the Department of Human Services at the Thinkforum event in Sydney to discuss the potential role for cognitive and machine learning technologies in business. About 300 of IBM’s clients were also in attendance. The forum – and Rometty’s visit – represents the latest attempt by IBM to sell business on its Watson platform, a commercial take on technology that famously beat two human champions of the US TV game show Jeopardy in 2011. Watson has some big names on board in…


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