News and perspectives from manufacturing industry experts

What a circular economy means for the industrial products industry

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 12, 2018 | Manufacturing, Supply Chain

A circular economy could create $1.8 trillion in value by 2030. IBM's Jad Oseyran explains. more

IBM’s Martina Koederitz believes diversity will power the new data economy

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 10, 2018 | Big Thinkers, Industry Experts, Manufacturing

With a global digital network linking billions of individuals and machines, Martina Koederitz believes the world is at a major inflection point. more

With IBM partnership, USC fills the manufacturing skills gap

Written by Jordan Teicher | October 3, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Manufacturing...

The next generation of manufacturers needs to be fluent in new technologies to succeed. Universities, in partnership with technology companies, can provide that education. more

How AI improves manufacturing quality

Written by Rich McKay | August 15, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, IoT...

Artificial intelligence that can see and hear defects in manufacturing? Yes. Almost any manufactured part could benefit from AI’s gaze. more

How blockchain tracks diamonds from mine to manufacturer

Written by Rich McKay | May 9, 2018 | Blockchain, Electronics, Manufacturing...

Companies across industries are embracing blockchain technology to improve their supply chains, from diamonds and food safety to automotive and electronics. more

What is the Internet of Things?

Written by Justine Jablonska | February 9, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Explain it to a Martian...

IoT is all over the news. But what exactly is it? IBM's Thomas Bauer explains how IoT can help transform industries and improve the lives of citizens. more

The little-known story of the first IoT device

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 7, 2018 | Automotive, Electronics, IoT...

How some techies tinkered with a soda machine and casually made history. more

The clue to tracking next year’s flu epidemic? Wearables

Written by Rich McKay | February 2, 2018 | Electronics, IoT, Manufacturing...

The industry applications for wearables are enormous — from using data to create new products and services to making personalized recommendations. more

A bus that speaks sign language? Meet Olli.

Written by Rich McKay | January 11, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT...

Meet Olli, the self-driving shuttle bus that visually recognizes disabled passengers as it picks them up and will change the way we view transportation. more