Where and how to use the possibility of IBM Watson? Part 2


In the first part of the review uses of IBM Watson supercomputer capabilities, it was shown that Watson worked in oncology, helping to develop the personal rate treatment for the individual.

In addition, IBM Watson and still works in the field of health insurance, banking, supercomputer helps researchers find the relationship between various aspects of their work, and begins to help officials.

Health Insurance h4>
 Currently, the company uses a supercomputer capability WellPoint, Inc. This American company (135th place in the Fortune Global 500), providing services of health insurance.

The company cooperates with about 600 thousand professionals working with medical data customers. Approximately 80-90% of the data - this unstructured information. People are not always able to correctly handle such volumes of data, identify dependencies and offer the best solution.

With the help of IBM Watson, the supercomputer whose capabilities are optimized to work with Big Data, all these data are processed quickly, with the identification of the necessary links and further structuring information.

As a result, WellPoint, Inc. improves the quality and efficiency of their own medical decisions.

Financial markets (US and Mexico) h4>
 Modern financial sector - a very difficult thing to study. Each day only on WSJ (Wall Street Journal) published around 6000 articles and news about finances. Keep track of this information flow for a single person or even a mediocre company thing almost impossible.

But in order to understand where the financial market is moving, you need to handle all this data.

Bank DBS Bank decided to test the possibility of IBM Watson to optimize its performance. Measures taken by the regulators, social and governmental changes, fluctuations in the financial markets - now all this is taken into account in the bank.

In addition, using Watson Engagement Advisor, consultant from IBM Watson, to optimize the management of the bank and the customer. Personalized approach in the banking sector is no less in demand than in the medical field.

Company Banorte creates a personalized banking services with the help of Big Data.

When Banorte had fewer branches, each client knew by sight, and the bank became one of the largest in Mexico. But as the growth became less able to understand the needs of each client.

Solutions IBM ( IBM solutions ) for large data and analytics helped employees Banorte get an idea of ​​the behavior of specific clients. Now the bank is reorganizing its system and its employees can access information about which proposals are most interested in a particular client. This creates a personalized approach to service delivery.

As a result, the efficiency of the company increased by 50%. In addition, 20% return on equity is expected due to the new banking model focused on customer

Research companies / corporations h4>

According to the newspaper «The Economist», only in 2012, the company spent 603 billion dollars on various studies. The IBM Watson Discovery Advisor now helping some companies to analyze the results of such research, collect and process data, synthesize new solutions based on old solutions and new research results.

Here's интересная infographics with an example of the IBM Watson Discovery Advisor.

The State and society h4>
 Who conducted the first attempts of the IBM Watson in the field of interaction between government and citizens. On the results so far, but the potential opportunities Watson in this sector is large enough.

For example, for the citizens of IBM Watson can give advice on the use of their own finances (where to invest, where to save, and everything else).

For IBM Watson officials may submit to the Council on the work, helping to make the best decisions. How best to use the funds for road repair? What company hired to complete the repair? Which area of ​​the city needs more funds for landscaping? All that can be calculated and analyzed.

And public safety IBM Watson can also be useful in helping to identify the main areas of work for analysts and researchers working in this field.

Source: habrahabr.ru/company/ibm/blog/226611/


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