Carol Smith

AI for IA’s: Machine Learning Demystified

Friday, March 24 10:15 am – 11:00 am

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Section Summary

What is machine learning? Is IA relevant in the age of AI? How can I take advantage of cognitive computing? Learn the basics of these concepts and the implications for your work in this session. The speaker will give examples of machine learning use and will discuss the challenges inherent in in AI.

About the Speaker

Carol Smith is a business-minded designer who challenges teams to make informed decisions. In her 16-year user experience design career she has successfully led projects for large corporations, government agencies and non-profits.
Carol earned her M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University. She is Senior Design Manager for IBM where she manages a team of designers creating and improving Watson products including Watson Discovery services and Watson Knowledge Studio.
Carol is an active UX community organizer and enjoys mentoring those new to the field. She has presented over 70 talks and workshops around the world and has collaborated with UX luminaries on a variety of topics. Carol lives in Pittsburgh, PA and enjoys outdoor activities with her family, running and participating in IBM’s soccer and rowing teams.