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IBM World of Watson: Transforming Industries (Live from World of Watson)

This is a live post from the World of Watson conference, hosted by IBM Watson. [RF: This is live blog post. I strive accurately to report highlights of what I hear. Please forgive typos and anything I misunderstand. Comments in square brackets starting with RF are editorial comments a

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on IBM Watson (Live from World of Watson)

This is a live post from the World of Watson conference, hosted by IBM Watson. This session is the opening remarks by Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM. [RF: This is live blog post. I strive accurately to report highlights of what I hear. Please forgive typos and anythin

IBM Watson – Crowdsourcing Questions for World of Watson (May 5-6)

I am attending the IBM World of Watson conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 5 and 6, in NYC. Many in the legal market have speculated about the role Watson can and will play. I hope to advance understanding what is possible in legal with Watson, what is likely, and the timeframe f

Cognitve Computing and IBM Watson – Marc Teerlink of IBM Presents

This is a live blog post from the 2014 ITA Collaborative Conference. Presenting is Marc Teerlink, Chief Business Strategist of IBM’s Watson Group. (Please excuse typos and typos.) Seven Principles: Disruption. It’s all about letting go. Why are we wed to all ways of work,

Meet Your New Lawyer, IBM Watson

Will IBM Watson be your new lawyer? Perhaps someday. For now, I tackle an easier question: what role can Watson play in Big Law? I speculate here so welcome comments and corrections. Last week at the International Legal Technology Association annual conference  an IBM Watson senior ma

Big Law Changing or Being Disrupted?

The legal market has seen a running debate since the economic crash: is Big Law being disrupted?  My short answer is no, it’s only changing. It’s not the three conferences in February alone on this question that prompt me to write today.  Rather, it’s the appearance

The Impact of IBM’s Watson on eDiscovery

Last week, the New York Times published a great article, IBM to Announce More Powerful Watson via the Internet (13 Nov 2013).  Will the availability of Watson in the Internet at an affordable price eventually have an impact on eDiscovery and document review? That question came to mind