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Cognit to host IBM Watson workshop

Workshop will help developers to create solutions based on Watson AI

Cognit to host IBM Watson workshop
The workshop will give developers a full day of immersion in cognitive computing, says Jabri.

Cognit, the exclusive provider of IBM's Watson technology for Middle East and North Africa, is set to host a workshop for developers to showcase innovation with Watson.

The company, which is joint venture between Mubadala and IBM Watson, will hold the ‘Build with Watson' workshop on 1st May at is offices in Abu Dhabi.

The workshop aims to foster a regional ecosystem of entrepreneurs, start-ups and app developers that will be able to harness Watson capabilities to develop pioneering ideas.

The one-day session will include hands-on experience for building out ideas using IBM's Design Thinking. Selected solutions will be provided marketing support and global exposure on IBM Marketplace and accolades on IBM's digital channels and events.

Previous editions of the cutting-edge workshop have delivered successful sessions to over 150 business partners world-wide.

Amal Al Jabri, general manager, Cognit, commented: "Cognit aspires to incite talent and reinforce the development of technology skill-sets that will further the diversification of the UAE's economy. Developers and entrepreneurs from across the region are encouraged to attend and be immersed in a full day of cognitive computing education.  Participants will have their ideas reviewed by Cognit and IBM Watson Subject Matter Experts for timeline, insights and tips to achieve ‘user-centric' success. I look forward to welcoming these talented individuals."

Participants can register for the session here: https://www-01.ibm.com/events/wwe/grp/grp311.nsf/Registration.xsp?openform&seminar=A9AKWDOE&locale=en_US

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