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IBM has made it no secret that it believes AI will supplant workers, and during its annual Think event this week, the IT titan revealed how it plans to help enterprise managers do the same. At the heart of this strategy is IBM's newly unveiled Watsonx product suite — essentially a collection of ML tools, hardware, models, data …

  1. Fruit and Nutcase Silver badge

    this would help IBM avoid getting locked into a walled garden

    Unlike their customers would, with IBM

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Everybody got fired by buying IBM"

  3. Gunboat Diplomat

    Watsonx won't be any different from Watson

    I remember the fanfare that came with the original Watson; a technology suite that did not improve IBM's fortunes. I can't see how adding an X will make this any different.

    IBM lost its way a long time ago and is in slow terminal decline. I'm hoping watsonx is a way to accelerate it's demise - its sad to see what has become of IBM.

    1. Steve Kerr

      Re: Watsonx won't be any different from Watson

      Although if it suggested that a bunch of middle managers and all of the upper management be dumped because it would be better to direct the company, it would be turned off so quick, you wouldn't believe someone could move so fast.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Let us know when AI replaces Arvind Krishna

    Shouldn’t be too hard.

  5. GruntyMcPugh

    So no IP in was in Watson Health, which IBM sold? Completely, 100% distinct products, no common code? Despite both being machine learning,'AI' platforms?

    Can be trained on medical data and recreate Watson Health?

  6. JacobZ

    Watsonx is a tool for creating x-employees.

    1. spold Silver badge

      Yup, fm.40nfired model. It has extensive training.

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