(Bloomberg) -- International Business Machines Corp. is encouraging software developers to build applications on its artificial-intelligence system Watson, looking to data analytics to help reverse falling revenue.

IBM will host a mobile developer challenge that urges programmers to create consumer and business apps powered by Watson, Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty said in a speech today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In three months, the company will choose three prototypes to receive design consulting and support to develop commercial apps.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access