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D. Henschen
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1/10/2014 | 4:50:08 PM
Discovery Advisor In a Class By Itself
I don't see Watson Analytics as a Tableau and Roambi competitor. Those tools visualize data. Watson Analytics is a data-visualization tool connected to a much more powerful, cognitive engine that can also interpret questions and context from both structured and unstructured information. Costs are probably also worlds apart, but that's another topic.
danielcawrey
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1/10/2014 | 11:06:07 AM
Nice Combination
I think that the mix Watson uses of big data and artificial intelligence could be really key for some businesses. IBM must be specifcally targeting particular companies, though, since this is likely a very expensive solution for a company to buy. 


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