IBM Expands Watson Analytics Program, Creates Citizen Data Scientists

IBM announced it is expanding its Watson Analytics academic program and delivering a new student edition to help empower citizen data scientists. IBM announced an expansion of its Watson Analytics academic program, along with a new student version of Watson Analytics.Last year, IBM rolled out an academic initiative delivering Watson Analytics to more than 400 universities worldwide. With its consumer-friendly interface and natural-language technology, Watson Analytics enables students to tap into the power of cognitive computing with an easy-to-use tool. That ease-of-use also enables professors to teach students how to glean insights from data without having to teach the ins and outs of computer science, data science or statistics.“We had this idea of trying to get Watson Analytics into the hands of those students outside the typical analytics or data…


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