Mendix Invited to Present at IBM’s Flagship World of Watson Event

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Mendix Invited to Present at IBM’s Flagship World of Watson Event in Las Vegas

Attendees will discover how to harness the power of Watson cognitive services to build and deploy intelligent, context-aware and proactive business apps using Mendix

BOSTON October 19, 2016Mendix, the fastest and easiest platform for Rapid Application Development, has been invited to present at the IBM World of Watson conference on the topic of building Smart Apps. The session, “Unleashing Digital Innovation: How Anyone Can Build Smart Experiences Using Watson Services,” is scheduled for Monday, October 24th at 11:00 a.m. PDT. 

watson-mendix-alert-gfx“There’s unmet potential for IT teams to leverage cognitive services to deliver new products, customer experiences and operational efficiencies,” said Johan den Haan, CTO at Mendix. “The challenge is that utilizing intelligent APIs in the context of business processes is complex and requires scarce skills. During the session, we will share how Mendix’s rapid application development approach democratizes cognitive science, enabling developers of any skill level to use Watson services in building Smart Apps.”

The session will cover:

  • How cognitive services enable business applications to be intelligent, context-aware and proactive
  • How Erie Insurance built an application with Mendix that uses Watson AI to reduce the learning curve for new underwriters and to enable senior personnel to focus on higher-impact activities
  • A live demo to show how to integrate the IBM Text to Speech service into an app in less than three minutes

Mendix is the only low-code development platform that runs on IBM Bluemix and provides out-of-the-box connectors to IBM Watson Services. Without writing any code, developers can seamlessly leverage Watson services (e.g. AlchemyVision, Concept Insights, Text to Speech, Visual Recognition and Dialog) in their applications simply by dragging and dropping objects in the Mendix platform. In addition, Mendix enables one-click deployment to any IBM Bluemix environment (public, dedicated, local and hybrid) for enterprise-grade application deployment and operations.

For more information on using Mendix in conjunction with IBM Watson and Bluemix to build Smart Apps, visit the Mendix booth #668 at IBM World of Watson or visit:

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Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in enterprise low-code, is fundamentally reinventing the way applications are built in the digital enterprise. With the Mendix platform, enterprises can ‘Make with More,’ by broadening an enterprise’s development capability to conquer the software development bottleneck; ‘Make it Smart,’ by making apps with rich native experiences that are intelligent, proactive, and contextual; and ‘Make at Scale,’ to modernize core systems and build large app portfolios to keep pace with business growth. The Mendix platform is built to promote intense collaboration between business and IT teams and dramatically accelerate application development cycles, while maintaining the highest standards of security, quality, and governance — in short, to help enterprises confidently leap into their digital futures. Mendix’s ‘Go Make It’ platform has been adopted by more than 4,000 leading companies around the world.