“This is yet another dramatic outcome from the Apple/IBM partnership, which has already established Macs to be far, far cheaper to run than Windows machines, including system purchase costs,” Evans writes. “This latest move seems likely to have a profound impact in a huge range of real world situations across multiple industries and reinforce Apple’s growing position in enterprise IT. The move means ‘made-for-business apps now have the ability to understand, reason and learn based on deep data analytics,’ according to IBM.”
“‘Watson continuously learns from previous interactions, gaining in value and knowledge over time,’ IBM said. The system can sense, create conclusions, and learn from experience,” Evans writes. “In future I imagine we’ll see Siri and Watson become even closer in their capacity.”
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