Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer science fiction. It is rapidly permeating all industries and having a profound impact on virtually every aspect of our existence. Whether you are an executive, a leader, an industry professional, a researcher, or a student - understanding AI, its impact and transformative potential for your organization and our society is of paramount importance.
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 21st year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame.
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This specialization consists of 3 self-paced courses. Each course can be completed in 4 weeks if working 2-4 hours per week. At this pace the entire specialization can be completed within 2-3 months. If working 10-12 hours per week, it can be completed within 1 month.
What background knowledge is necessary?
This specialization is open to anyone, whether you have technology background or not. It does NOT require any background in AI, Computer Science, Math or Programming.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Yes, it is highly recommended to complete the courses in the specified order.
No, there is no university credit associated with completing these courses.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
Upon successfully completing all courses in this specialization you will be able to:
- Understand what is AI, its applications & use cases, and its impact on society
- Explain terms like Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Neural Networks
- Identify various Watson AI services from IBM and what they can be used for
- Narrate several applications and real life case studies involving Watson
- Describe how AI-powered virtual assistant technology works and its applications
- Create a customer support chatbot and add it to a website