IBM Watson Comes to Armenia

IBM Watson Learning Specialist Armen Pischdotchian. (Source: Armenpress)
IBM Watson Learning Specialist Armen Pischdotchian. (Source: Armenpress)

IBM Watson Learning Specialist Armen Pischdotchian presenting at Watson Event Day. (Source: Armenpress)

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On February 11, the Watson Day Yerevan 2016 event was held, targeted towards the introduction of IBM Watson and IBM BlueMix to Armenian Tech and Business Community. There were series of presentations and demonstrations of businesses using the API Economy together with the Platform Economy, showcasing how their businesses have profited from the potential Watson has.  The presentations will be conducted by Armen Pischdotchian from IBM USA.

Business leaders, technical professionals, financial analysts, risk managers, healthcare professionals, teaching professionals, social scientists and everyone who is interested to use state of the art solutions provided by IBM Watson participated in this event.

Enterprise Incubator Foundation together with Innovative Solutions & Technologies Center in Armenia (ISTC) have initiated an advanced training on “Working with Watson Experience Manager” in Yerevan, held from February 8-11. The training was also conducted by specialist Pischdotchian.

Pischdotchian is a certified IBM Watson Learning Specialist who currently trains, and advises universities and business partners in augmenting their platform economy with cognitive solutions. The introduction to IBM Watson technologies in Armenian market is a unique chance for all those who are working with complex data analysis, and are interested in cognitive solutions. Armenia is the first country in the region, where IBM Watson ecosystem will be created to be used in academic studies and for the promotion of startup acceleration.

Armenian professors, educational professionals in the fields of Analytics, Cognitive Computing and Data Management Sciences have been participating in these trainings. They are to become IBM Watson system messengers and will transmit professional skills to their students and interested audiences.


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