1/09/2017

First try at IBM Watson Analytics

IBM offers a wide array of Cloud products.  Today, I'm getting started with IBM Watson Analytics:

https://www.ibm.com/us-en/marketplace/watson-analytics

After a quick sign on and verification process, access within minutes.  30 day trial period.

Register:
Activated Account:
 
Email confirmation:

 Open IBM Watson Analytics:

Sample pre-loaded Dataset (CSV):


Ask Questions:


Typed a question:


Results:

Clicked on Bar Chart:

Added fields:

Discoveries:

Format:

Visualization types:

Share:

Online Documentation:

Analytics Engine:

Importing:

Import Complete!:

 New Data Source:

 Discover new data set from Airbnb:

Results:

So we got our feet wet on IBM Watson Analytics.  Created an account.  Viewed the default sample file.  Imported a data file from Analytics Exchange.  Didn't write a single line of code.  Completely interactive.  Based in the Cloud.  One nice feature, the ability to "Share".

This tool is designed for data interrogation for the Business User.  Seems like a solid product.

Thanks for reading~!