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IBM Cloud Functions powers the “Internet of Garbage”

The “Internet of Garbage” doesn’t refer to all the ridiculous and inane things one might find on social media. It’s literally about garbage trucks with sensors. GreenQ has installed sensors on trucks to gather real-time data to optimize the waste collection process. When a waste bin is picked up, the sensors on the truck measure […]

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SAB Holding improves project profitability with SAP on IBM Cloud

Dealing with disparate information systems is the bane of every project manager’s existence. How can you create reports on time or see the big picture when you have to pull data from one system and manually compare it to another? You’re at a distinct disadvantage when you don’t have the insights you need. Such was […]

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Creating content with the help of AI

The vast majority of marketers use content marketing. According to The Content Marketing Institute, instead of pitching products or services, brands are providing truly relevant and useful content to prospects and customers to help them solve their problems. Content should be at the core of marketing. The challenge is how to meet the growing demand […]

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DataLift 360 serves up optimized ads with the help of IBM Cloud

The ultimate goal of advertising is to spark interest and elicit a of meaningful reaction from the audience. In the offline world, there is an abundance of ads because they’re not targeted. Think about a newspaper. Half of the pages are printed ads that most people don’t look at. Digital marketing has the potential to […]

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Poseidon Project teaches effective crop irrigation using IBM Cloud

According to Planet Herald, one of the top five environmental challenges of our time is lack of clean, fresh water. UNICEF has shared some startling worldwide facts: 1,400 children die every day from disease linked to poor water 768 million people use unsafe drinking water 2.5 billion people lack sanitation facilities Many people take clean […]

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Australian digital-only bank improves the customer home loan experience

In the world of digital banking, bigger isn’t always necessarily better. Australian digital-only bank UBank is aiming to disrupt the banking industry to deliver a simpler, better, smarter customer experience. Founded in 2008, UBank has been consistently pushing the boundaries of traditional banking, including introducing the first online home loan application in Australia. Today, the […]

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Moodpeek measures mobile reputation with a Bluemix-based PaaS solution

According to Mobile Business Insights, mobile devices are the primary means of accessing digital information for consumer and business use. How are mobile users accessing information? Ninety percent of the time, it’s through mobile apps. Smart Insights states that consumer preference for mobile apps rather than mobile sites should be considered when defining a mobile […]

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EVRY and IBM partner to accelerate cloud adoption

For some businesses, cloud adoption has been a complex process. It isn’t something they feel confident doing alone. They usually need some help. Located in Oslo, Norway, EVRY ASA is a business solutions and consulting company that serves financial institutions, national public sector entities, municipalities and health authorities in the public and private sectors. EVRY’s […]

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VCAS improves outcome for crime victims with a cloud-based case management system

In October 2007, Fiona Pilkington and her disabled daughter Francesca Hardwick died in a car fire Pilkington herself set. She saw no other way out of their unbearable circumstances. Over a 10-year period, the family was harassed and bullied by groups of local children. The system failed the Pilkington family. Police missed opportunities to record […]

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Mobile app helps visitors navigate a 1000-year-old Swedish castle

Wenngarn is a small village community with about 500 residents, located 30 minutes outside of Stockholm, Sweden. The homes are built around the Wenngarns slott (Wenngarn Castle), and the community is centered on the baroque castle just like it was during the Middle Ages. Visitors to Wenngarn can enjoy the beautiful grounds and rich history […]

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eZanga outsmarts the bots with IBM Cloud

According to a recent CNBC study, in 2016 alone, 20 percent of total spending on digital advertising was wasted. The study predicts brands will lose about $16 billion globally to online advertising fraud in 2017. Online marketing firm eZanga was founded in 2003 to combat fraud traffic so advertisers and publishers could thrive without cutting into […]

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Sleep easier with a baby-movement monitor built on Watson IoT

The Mayo Clinic confirms what parents already know: sleepless nights are a rite of passage for most new parents. Their baby might go back to sleep on his or her own, but if it’s a young infant who is hungry or needs a diaper change, it’s not likely. By the time weary parents hear their […]

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