If you love to code and are interesting in producing a publication that gives application programmers and system integrators access to the Power of Watson, this project is for you.

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Benefits to Resident


Resident will gain working knowledge of how to access the capabilities of Watson through its various APIs and programming interfaces.



This project will create a document exploring the APIs available that allow our clients to develop code to tap into the potentials provided by Watson.

Resident Prerequisites

A basic requirement for all residents is the ability to read and clearly express concepts and procedures in common English.

In addition to authoring a Redbooks deliverable, participants will be expected to create at least one technical blog post and to appear in one video to compliment the main deliverable. The blog posts can be done during the residency, or immediately after the residency ends and the participant has returned home. Participants will also be asked to help promote all deliverables created during the residency through social media.


Skills NeededRequested Skill Level
Java programming skills5
Apache UIMA4
Suse Linux administration4
AIX application development4
IBM i application development4
Knowledge of the REST API4
Prolog programming skills4

Scale is 1 = None, 2 = Limited, 3 = Average, 4 = Good and 5 = Excellent.

Documentation Skills

Documentation Skills NeededRequested Doc Skill Level
The ability to write in a clear and consumable fashion4
Knowledge of how to create diagrams to illustrate your ideas4

Scale is 1 = None, 2 = Limited, 3 = Average, 4 = Good and 5 = Excellent.

Social Media Skills

Social Media Skills NeededRequested Soc Media Skill Level
Blogging experience2
YouTube (Speaking in videos)2

Scale is 1 = None, 2 = Limited, 3 = Average, 4 = Good and 5 = Excellent.

Start Date
27 Nov 2017

End Date
22 Dec 2017

4 weeks

Residents needed

Submit Nominations by
20 Oct 2017

Residency Location
Austin TX, USA

Residency Leader
Scott Vetter

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