IBM Largest Ever AI Toolset Release Is Tailor Made for 9 Industries and Professions

 David Kenny

David Kenny

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today introduced new Watson solutions and services pre-trained for a variety of industries and professions including agriculture, customer service, human resources, supply chain, manufacturing, building management, automotive, marketing, and advertising.

"As data flows continue to increase, people are overwhelmed by the amount of information we have to act on every day, but luckily the information explosion coincides with another key technological advance: artificial intelligence," said David Kenny [pictured], Senior Vice President, IBM Cognitive Solutions. "AI is the tool professionals need to take advantage of the data that's now at our fingertips and tailoring general AI for specific industries and professions is a critical way to enable everyone to reach new potential in their daily jobs."

Today's news follows IBM's announcement last week of a new software service that gives businesses more transparency into AI decisions, as well as research from IBM's Institute for Business Value, which revealed that 82% of businesses are now considering AI deployments.

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