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The IBM Bluemix Garage: Transforming Business from the Inside Out


Living in San Francisco, it’s easy to see how quickly technologies can transform business. Cloud technologies are changing our lives every day. Through an app on my phone, I can order groceries or reach out to my doctor. To stay relevant, businesses must learn how to keep up with the rapid growth of technology. At IBM, we are leading digital transformations internally as well as with our clients and business partners. The IBM Bluemix Garage is one of the many places where this transformation is happening. I’ve been working at the IBM Bluemix Garage for almost two years, and in that time I have worked on everything from a week long proof of concept app for a startup to a yearlong project dealing with big data.

Emotions now trending. How are tennis fans feeling about that…



Emotions now trending. How are tennis fans feeling about that latest upset? Find out by checking the US Open Social Momentum meter on the IBM cognitive scoreboard. To gauge momentum, the Watson Tone Analyzer API scans Twitter to find relevant hashtags and conversations about certain players to get a feel for what they’re expressing, then translates them into moods like nervousness, excitement or frustration. So go ahead, let it out. See the social mood swings →


Who’s your US Open alter ego?  If you’re watching the US…



Who’s your US Open alter ego?  If you’re watching the US Open, you could be seeing yourself on that court. See how Watson analyzed the personalities of this year’s players and find your player personality match on the IBM cognitive scoreboard. Just enter your Twitter handle and Watson Personality Insights API will analyze past tweets to understand the way you talk, figure out your unique personality and compare it to the traits of the top players in the tournament. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a new doubles partner. Get your cognitive Personality Portrait →


The 2016 US Open cognitive scoreboardEmotion. What could be the…



The 2016 US Open cognitive scoreboardEmotion. What could be the most significant factor influencing the outcome of a tennis match. From a player’s emotional outlook and confidence level, to crowd support, and even the mood of the news. That’s why this year, IBM is giving tennis fans a new way to look at this game of emotion with the help of IBM Watson. Throughout the tournament, we’re using the Tone Analyzer API to reveal fan sentiment from social data; the Personality Insights API for player and fan personality profiles; plus the Alchemy News API to discover the current mood of the sports news —all in real time with a cognitive spin. And if you’ve ever wondered if you and your favorite player might have a few things in common, Watson can tell you that too: Watson can analyze your social feed to reveal your US Open Alter Ego in seconds, so you can at least go head-to-head in data sets.
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