Industry by industry, process by process
A smarter planet, while global by definition, happens on the industry level. It is driven by forward-thinking organisations that share a common outlook: They see change as an opportunity, and they act on possibilities, not just react to problems.
Since introducing the smarter planet concept, IBM has collaborated with more than 600 organisations worldwide that each do their part in making this vision a reality.
The following thought leadership presents the IBM point-of-view on the next stage of a smarter planet, industry by industry, including new challenges, new tools and a path to meeting the future head on.
Industry leaders candidly discuss their new views on growth in the wake of recession, regulation and rebuilding reputations.
Traditional providers look beyond over-the-top to the cloud, and putting their most valuable untapped resource to better use.
Electronics, automotive, aerospace
Examining the common goal of using data to enhance product innovation, develop solutions and improve customer loyalty.
Energy and utilities
For most energy and utility companies, success will be achieved through transforming the utility network, improving generation performance, and transforming customer operations.
Facing the complex challenge of becoming one globally connected system with EMRs at its core and a new focus on the patient.
Examining “smarter” in an industry that is heavily regulated, risk averse and, by its own admission, not very innovative.
Oil and gas
Industry leaders regroup in the face of changing metrics and increasing demand for the fuel that drives the world.
Retailers discuss listening and other keys to nurturing the trust of increasingly sophisticated and fickle customers.