Posted Jul. 31, 2017 at 7:53 a.m.

Premium Lock Reports: IBM layoffs hit Watson Truven Health group, including RTP

Published: 2017-07-31 07:53:05
Updated: 2017-07-31 07:53:05

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Watson Health, one of IBM's bests for the future of the tech giant on cognitive computing and artificial intelligence, is laying off workers in its Watson health group. Among those losing their jobs are some workers in RTP, according to reports from employees....

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IBM doesn't really count contractors, even though they do 90% of the work. The statement about them being hired on full time is hilarious. IBM rarely converts contractors, but will surely terminate employees and bring them back as contractors. I really don't know how IBM is still in business.
Pretty bad strategy on IBMs' part to think Watson is the end all do all when AI is still in its infancy and there is nothing a computer can do which it is not programmed to by smart people.
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