As part of the course, the students of the Social Media Management and Product Development Training Class 03-16 tour in the main office of IBM Philippines last 24 May 2016. Composed of military personnel from different branches of service and non-uniformed personnel from different offices of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the students were able joined the discussion on IBM’s modern social media technologies that includes cloud data, analytics and cyber security.
IBM also gave insights of their latest technology called “IBM Watson”, which uses cognitive computing rather than the conventional way of computer programming. IBM Watson is not only able to store massive amount of information, but able to analyse these information to suggest highly accurate options for a better decision making. Lecturers include Mr. Thomas Neil B Wagan, IBM’s External Relation Lead; Mr. Frederick R Aurelio, IBM’s Digital Service Line Lead and Mr. James Joseph B Oliver Jr, Security Manager of IBM Philippines.