October 31, 2011 – IBM is bringing its quiz show winning supercomputer Watson into the classrooms of two of the top business schools in the country in an effort to stoke the importance and possibilities of business analytics learning in higher education.

In a symposium Monday with the MIT Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School, Watson was the centerpiece of an academic discussion on ways academics can and will transform business analytics. Students also took on the computer in an exhibition of its game show question answer aptitude.

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