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Introduction

IBM recently announced the availability of IBM Watson Studio, a single, cloud-based environment providing a suite of tools to leverage data and build, train, and deploy machine-learning and deep-learning models at scale.

Highlights

  • Watson Studio embeds Data Refinery, which allows for seamless self-service data access and data prep without switching between products.
  • Watson Studio also embeds Watson Knowledge Catalog, AI-driven data catalog functionality that allows users to quickly and easily find the data they need while maintaining governance controls.
  • Watson Studio's strength is its platform approach. With data science, deep learning, data prep, and data catalog all in a single platform, users can access and leverage governed data for input into models without transitioning between interfaces or products.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the data governance capabilities in Watson Studio and its embedded Data Refinery and Watson Knowledge Catalog functionality.
  • Compares the IBM Watson Studio offering to its predecessor, IBM DSX.
  • Highlights the capabilities of the Watson Studio environment that help enterprises comply with data protection directives.
  • Identifies the core audience of end users that would typically engage with the Watson Studio offering.
  • Evaluates the key governance challenges that arise from scaling and operationalizing data science within the enterprise.

Key questions answered

  • How is IBM Watson Studio different from the IBM DSX workbench offering?
  • Why does the data science workflow in the enterprise need access to a pool of well-governed data?
  • How can Watson Studio help enterprises comply with data privacy and data protection directives such as GDPR, which require the anonymization of personal data?
  • Why does a single-platform approach to data science and data catalog help bolster efforts in data protection and data privacy compliance?
  • How do the Data Refinery and Watson Knowledge Catalog offerings fit under the umbrella of the Watson Studio product offering? Are they available as standalone products?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • A collaborative ecosystem enabling self-service data science
  • Data Refinery enables ready access to quality, prepped data
  • Watson Knowledge Catalog enables key governance features

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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