IBM Maximo

The problem of rural internet access: How AI is helping

Written by Jim Stritzinger | AI/Watson, Cloud, Telecommunications

Nineteen million people in the United States lack high-speed internet access. Many of these people live in rural areas, where fiber, coaxial cable, DSL or any other kind of broadband infrastructure is scarce or nonexistent. This is a huge issue for rural community administrators and school officials who have been struggling to help their communities. ...read more


How to increase productivity and reduce costs with IoT and Maximo

Written by Asim Hussain and Haya Farouq Al-Fulaij | Chemicals & Petroleum, Industrial Products, Internet of Things (IoT)

Slumping oil prices and increasingly difficult-to-extract oil pose a major challenge to companies in the oil and gas industry. At Kuwait Oil Company, one way that we’re pursuing cost optimization is by embracing intelligent, Internet of Things (IoT)-based enterprise asset management (EAM) technology–not just for oil extraction and drilling, but in all our operations. Connecting ...read more


Schiphol aims to be the world’s leading digitally innovative airport

Written by Sebastiaan de Sterke | AI/Watson, Travel and Transportation

In 2017, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol moved nearly 70 million passengers and 1.8 million tons of cargo, making it the third-largest airport in Europe. That’s important, but let’s be clear: we at Schiphol aren’t aiming to be the biggest. Our ambition is to further develop Mainport Schiphol as a multi-modal hub and secure Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s ...read more