Deploy and run AI models with Watson Machine Learning

IBM Watson® Machine Learning helps data scientists and developers accelerate AI and machine-learning deployment. With its open, extensible model operation, Watson Machine Learning helps businesses simplify and harness AI at scale across any cloud. Watson Machine Learning provides capabilities to help you:

  • Deploy models built with IBM Watson Studio and open source tools.
  • Dynamically retrain models
  • Automatically generate APIs to build AI-powered applications
  • Manage models through integration with IBM Watson Openscale™
  • Streamline model management and deployment end-to-end with an easy-to-use interface

Choose the Watson Machine Learning deployment option that’s right for you

Watson Machine Learning Server

Deploy your model in a lightweight single-node server, on-premises or in any cloud.

Watson Machine Learning Local

Bring machine-learning models to production at scale across any cloud and on-premises.

Watson Machine Learning on IBM Cloud

Deploy IBM Watson Studio, IBM Decision Optimization, and open source projects in a fully managed IBM Cloud™ service.

Watson Machine Learning simplifies and speeds deployment at scale

Moving beyond experimentation and maintaining production-level accuracy of AI models are still big challenges. Watson Machine Learning can accelerate the time to value of any model, with a projected ROI of 459 percent over three years, with payback in less than six months.¹


find optimizing, sustaining and expanding AI capabilities challenging²


of AI pioneers are investing in the process to train algorithms³

Watson Machine Learning features

AutoAI: AI lifecycle management

Gain consistency and repeatability of end-to-end AI lifecycle management with AutoAI.

One-click deployment

When you are ready, save and select services to deploy. Get started with experimentation, evaluation and deployment.

Model operations

Use a machine learning framework for saving, deploying and versioning models, and for deployment of infrastructure management.

Integrated UI end-to-end

Automate data prep, advanced data refinery and model explainability with Watson Studio and Watson Machine Learning.

Deploy any model at scale

Bring your favorite data science tools – open source, IBM SPSS® Modeler or Watson Studio.

Dynamic retraining

Enable continuous learning and automatically retrains your model to maintain model quality.

What’s new with Watson Machine Learning

On-demand webinar: Automate and operationalize AI

Learn how Watson Machine Learning and Watson OpenScale help you drive value from your AI

AutoAI playlist: Watson Machine Learning deployment

Watch tech experts in AutoAI videos, take product tours and explore hands-on labs

ESG white paper: Deploy decision optimization

Read decision optimization deployment with Watson Machine Learning.

Watson Machine Learning in action


Train and deploy deep learning models for offline OCR (optional character recognition) on mobile and embedded devices in record time

Caixa Geral de Depósitos France

Accelerate customer service by delivering faster decisions using an innovative hybrid-cloud app enabled by machine learning

KIST Europe

Explore how machine learning can automate quality management processes, reduce defect rates and save costs.