March 21st, 2018
DataSkill speakers at IBM’s Think 2018
Nigel Hook, DataSkill Founder and CEO and Ed Evans, COO, join 30,000 attendees to speak at the IBM’s Think 2018.
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December 20th, 2017
DataSkill CEO speaks at Tech San Diego event in AI & Machine Learning Series
Join Nigel Hook, DataSkill Founder and CEO, at a Tech San Diego event as part of their AI & Machine Learning Series titled “What AI Taught OffShore Boat Racing”.
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October 4th, 2017
Genius of Things Summit – Boston
Join Nigel Hook, DataSkill Founder and CEO, at Genius of Things Summit – Boston. At the Watson IoT Summit he will be presenting a session entitled “Breaking speed records”.
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March 22nd, 2017
DataSkill CEO speaks at InterConnect 2017
Join Nigel Hook, DataSkill Founder and CEO, at InterConnect 2017.  He will be presenting a session entitled “Driving Intelligence to the Edge in Powerboat Racing with Watson IoT Edge Analytics”.
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March 2017
Nigel Hook becomes IBM Big Data and Analytics Hero
“When companies can really understand…their customers’ needs…they can address them more efficiently, and for less money, with less pain”
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January 18th, 2017
From Data to Disruption, IBM Watson Insights
DataSkill Founder and CEO is the featured speaker at AITP San Diego on the evening of Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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October 24th and 25th, 2016
DataSkill’s Speaking Engagements at World of Watson
Come and join DataSkill at some of their WoW events
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October 17, 2016
Dataskill CEO Founder shares why IBM S&S is fundamental to the solutions Dataskill delivers
IBM Software Subscription and Support is a very good foundation for the advanced analytic solutions Dataskill provides to our customers.
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June/July, 2016
DataSkill’s win with SilverHook Powerboats, IBM and Cisco hits the news around the globe
Featuring in over 600 articles the interactive map provides links to all.
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June 2nd, 2016
IBM and Cisco Combine the Power of Watson Internet of Things with Edge Analytics
IBM and Cisco today announced a collaboration which combines IBM’s Watson IoT with Cisco’s edge analytics. DataSkill’s work with SilverHook Powerboats was highlighted in the press release.
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March 18, 2016
From DeepMind To Watson: Why You Should Learn To Stop Worrying And Love AI
David Gilbert writing in the International Business Times uses the SilverHook story as an example of how AI is about helping companies make better decisions and operate efficiently.
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March 15, 2016
From Data to Business Value
DataSkill’s chief Data Scientist & Architect, Dimitri Popolov, PhD, will be giving a talk to the students from the linguistics communities at the University of Western Ontario.
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March 14, 2016
CeBit 2016
CeBIT 2016 for IBM will mark the beginning of a new computer era. Programmable computers will be replaced by cognitive systems. These systems are able to recognize patterns and connections in unstructured data hence to “understand” them. This is the new era of “cognitive business”, in which IBM welcomes all visitors and which will include SilverHook Powerboats and DataSkill.
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March 10, 2016
SEMPO 2016 Member Forum
Nigel Hook, CEO and founder of DataSkill, will be speaking at the SEMPO Member Forum at Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter on March 10th.
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March 9, 2016
SilverHook story appears in 2015 IBM Annual Report
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February 29, 2016
DataSkill wins Beacon Award as a Finalist in the IBM Watson Outstanding Cognitive Computing Solution category
DataSkill won a Beacon Award as a Finalist in the IBM Watson Outstanding Cognitive Computing Solution category for its work with UnityPoint Health.As Ginni Rometty, IBM’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated in her presentation at PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Orlando, DataSkill, working in the Healthcare Industry, was able to help UnityPoint Health recover missed diagnoses for insurance reimbursements using Watson.
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February 19, 2016
IBM Delivers Open Source Streaming Analytics at the Edge for Internet of Things Devices
ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced Quarks, a breakthrough technology now available to the open source community that embeds streaming analytics onto Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Analyzing data at the edge continuously, can help companies generate insights more quickly and reduce network communication costs. IBM has submitted a proposal to Apache Software Foundation to request incubation of Quarks
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February 16, 2016
IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference 2016
Nigel Hook, CEO and founder of DataSkill, will be speaking at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference, in the Leadership Exchange on the topic of Watson. Nigel is speaking with Deborah Walker, Director of Global Sales, on the Watson Sales Strategy. He details the real life success stories of how a partner identified a customer’s problem, developed a use case, delivered a successful implementation and replicated the process for continued revenue with other clients.
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January 2016
DataSkill and SilverHook appear in the cover story of the IBM Systems Magazine
“…using the IBM Internet of Things Foundation, combined with the IBM Bluemix platform, the IBM jStart team was able to help SilverHook’s partners, DataSkill Inc. and Virtual Eye, develop a real-time telematics platform to stream data from the array of the powerboat’s sensors and GPS trackers directly into a private cloud where the solution sifts through the data in real time, searching for relevant information that should be communicated to the racing team”
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October 25-29, 2015
IBM Insight 2015
Nigel Hook, DataSkill CEO and Founder, is speaking at number of events over the IBM Insight 2015 week;

  • Advanced Analytics at UnityPoint Health, Tuesday 27-Oct-2015 11:30am-12:00pm
  • Improving Prescriptive Diagnostics and Patient Care Using IBM Analytics and DataSkill ACUMI Industry, Tuesday 27-Oct-2015 2:30pm-3:30pm
  • Applying Real Time Predictive Modeling for Powerboat Racing at SilverHook, Wednesday 28-Oct-2015 4:00pm-5:00pm

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September 22, 2015
Introduction to Watson Webinar
Join the DataSkill team on Tuesday 22nd September 2015 at 11:00am PST for a webinar entitled “Introduction to Watson Analytic Technology”.[Read More]

June 15-16, 2015
IBM CIO Leadership Exchange
Nigel Hook, CEO and founder of DataSkill, was asked to speak at the IBM CIO Leadership Exchange which took place in Chicago on June 15-16, 2015. [Read More]

April 28-29, 2015
IBM Cloud Innovation Forum
Nigel Hook, CEO and Founder of DataSkill, was asked to be a panellist at IBM’s Cloud Innovation Forum, April 28-29 in Naples, Florida.[Read More]

April 10, 2015
IBM Watson Places Strategic Investment in DataSkill
IBM Watson Group, launches “Champions for Growth”, and selects DataSkill as the first recipient. “We’re incredibly honored” said Nigel Hook, CEO DataSkill. “Last year IBM Watson launched the $100 million Ecosystem investment fund, but frankly you can get money from banks! Top Executive talent is the most precious, scarce resource. This is a game changer” stated Hook.[Read More]

February 24, 2015
IBM InterConnect 2015
Nigel Hook, CEO and Founder of DataSkill, Inc. presented at InterConnect 2015, “A New Way to Work” live to over 22,000 people.  He discussed how SilverHook Powerboats was able to use IBM software (IBM Bluemix, IoT, SPSS, and more) along with DataSkill services to make powerboat racing much more interactive for the fan, the official and the crew. For those of you who couldn’t make it live, watch the presentation and also an interview before hand on TheCube.[View Presentation]

February 22, 2015
IBM InterConnect 2015
Nigel Hook, CEO and Founder of DataSkill, Inc. has been selected to present at InterConnect 2015.  His presentation – A New Way to Work – is during the 3:30 to 5:15 pm General Session in the MGM Grand Arena on Tuesday, February 24, following the Shark Tank presentation.[Read More]

May 07, 2014
So you have DATA – Now what?
Every company collects data. According to a recent Gartner study, 30 percent of businesses will be monetizing their information assets directly by 2016. Whether that data comes from customers or other sources – companies are increasingly driving value from the accumulation of data. [Read More]

April 02, 2014
Honoring world-class enterpreneurs
In April, CEO and Founder of DataSkill, Nigel Hook, was named by an independent judging panel as a semifialist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2014 San Diego awards and progresses to next round of judging in May 2014. [Read More]

March 28, 2014
Use of Watson Analytics Software in Healthcare
Presentation to the American Health Lawyers Association [Read More]

March 20, 2014
TDWI – Emerging Technologies
TDWI San Diego held their first event of 2014 with a keynote entitled “Emerging Technologies”. Partly sponsored by Dataskill the event included 2 Panel sessions which included Dataskill CEO and Founder, Nigel Hook. [Read More]

January, 2014
IBM Partner of the Year
Dataskill is delighted to announce it has been awarded Partner of the Year IBM Software Group for 2013 by Ingram Micro. [Read More]

January, 2014
Dataskill – Named #2 Technology Solutions Provider in San Diego
Dataskill has been named as #2 technology soltion provider in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. [Read More]

April 1, 2013
More companies opt to outsource IT
Information technology is, at some point or another, a key enabler for just about any organization today — whether it’s a startup or Fortune 500 company [Read More]

February 11, 2013
Dataskill launches new ACUMI™ prototype and hires Chief Medical Officer
(San Diego, CA) – Dataskill, a San Diego-based business intelligence and predictive analytics company, just announced the launch of their new prototype healthcare solution, ACUMI™. As part of their commitment to expand in to healthcare, Dataskill also announced their appointment of William Bria, MD to its executive team. [Read More]

February 5, 2013
One of Dataskill’s customers, BillMyParents, makes front page news
One of Dataskill’s customers, BillMyParents, made front page news in the February 3rd edition of the San Diego Business Journal. Dataskill, with a team of software engineers and architects, built the engine behind BillMyParents to include design and development, ongoing maintenance, interoperability with Visa/Mastercard, governmental compliance for financial security, and SMS Alerting. [Read More]

January 29, 2013
What’s next for Watson?
Dataskill, a partner with IBM for 17 years is working with their leading edge JStart technology team and is on-track to be the first IBM Partner to help get companies Ready for Watson. [Read More]