By Anna O'Brien on April 24, 2017

Did you know IBM does Aviation Maintenance?

If you are really being honest, you will answer that question in the negative. But, IBM does maintenance/enterprise asset management, Maximo for Aviation is built on the highest rated maintenance/EAM platform in the world – Maximo. “Maximo solutions are well proven in the industry, as they have had the leading overall market share in their […]

By Hamsa Srinivasan on April 24, 2017

The value of enterprise asset management in three use cases

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and efficiency Regardless of your industry, your company likely wants to maximize asset performance, streamline operations, increase productivity, boost efficiency and reduce costs. Here are a few ways an integrated asset management approach can help you meet those goals: For buildings, you can reduce energy costs by as much as 20% […]

By Sarah Dudley on April 21, 2017

A leading facilities management company brings 24,000 buildings and 1.2 million assets to the Cloud

With an expanding footprint across five continents, a leading facilities management client moved their enterprise asset management (EAM) solution to a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model to cut costs and improve the client experience. The decision to move to a SaaS model can be driven by a variety of motivations, such as: “I need to reduce fixed […]

By Dan Bigos on April 20, 2017

Predictive maintenance is just one of IBM’s IoT for Manufacturing strengths

Many companies make a claim to the predictive maintenance market. Many more than you might imagine. In fact, IoT Analytics in its Predictive Maintenance Market Report 2017-22 has identified at least 110 technology firms that have worked on predictive maintenance implementations. These firms address various parts of the overall predictive maintenance solution – condition monitoring […]

By Jen Clark on April 20, 2017

IoT ruins movies: The Mummy 

Setting the scene: The Mummy I wouldn’t fancy a job as one of The Mummy’s archaeologists. Or even your run-of-the-mill treasure-seeking opportunist along for the ride, for that matter. The working environment is all wrong, for one thing. Enclosed tombs with shaky ceilings, booby traps and an atmosphere of questionable chemical composition make for an […]

By Karen Lewis on April 20, 2017

Four high-value use cases for cognitive manufacturing

Using cognitive to activate the next generation of production success Cognitive computing represents an emerging technology that increases productivity, yield and quality while continuously learning, improving employee actions, processes and outcomes. When combined with manufacturing technologies, it results in cognitive manufacturing. It unites millions of data points into a source that discovers patterns and answers […]

By Jen Clark on April 20, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 20th April 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. Unsurprisingly, this week is full of Facebook news from the two-day F8 event on 18-19 April, the most interesting of which is the possibility that one day we will be able to publish emails, tweets and messages directly from our thoughts. Read on for the latest. A flood of […]

By Phillip Tracy on April 19, 2017

The top 5 industrial IoT use cases

The industrial IoT has already proven its versatility with deployments going live in various enterprises, showing off dozens of different use cases. But a few key uses consistently present themselves within the same trade, and even throughout different industries. It’s important to note that Internet of Thing use cases will continue to expand in the […]

By Kim Kemble on April 19, 2017

Closing the gender gap: Girls who code

As a long time IBMer and a girl who used to code, I have been transfixed – and reawakened – to the importance of gender diversity in the tech industry. This was my “AHA!” moment at InterConnect 2017. I graduated in 1982 with a Computer Science degree from Georgia Tech. Although it seemed like I […]

By Scott Stockwell on April 19, 2017

Check in to new cognitive hotel rooms and check out connected experiences

Remember the last time you stayed in a hotel? Did you remember what time the restaurant opened for breakfast? Were you able to work the thermostat for the air conditioning? And after that long-haul flight when you woke up at silly o’clock, did you struggle to find the switch for the bedside lamp and turn […]

By Karen Lewis on April 19, 2017

Hannover Messe 2017: Experience the fourth industrial revolution with IBM 

Hannover Messe is the world’s most important industrial show. With billions of sensors in the world connecting equipment to IT systems, and artificial intelligence producing insight about their performance and operating environment, we are entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In the years ahead, every aspect of work and life will be transformed by cognitive systems. […]

By Phillip Tracy on April 19, 2017

Industrial Internet of Things use cases: The IIoT at sea

The Industrial Internet of Things has found its way to sea, with connected sensors and unified platforms designed to provide increased visibility for crews. Ships have been equipped for some time with sensors that collect data. Now, that data can be optimized and sent in real time to captains, their colleagues, other ships in the […]