IBM’s Watson won Jeopardy, but can it win business from banks? | Reuters


For IBM the irony lies in the fact that senior bank executives say they believe its artificial intelligence software could help them achieve cost-cutting goals in coming years, but are not ready to pay for Watson today.

Several technology executives from large banks told Reuters that while the software may have enormous potential, they would struggle to convince top managers, laser-focused on quarterly results, to sign off on investments that do not offer an immediate payoff.

Source: IBM’s Watson won Jeopardy, but can it win business from banks? | Reuters

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