Amy Bennett

Learn the genesis behind the world’s first cognitive DCIM solution

Written by Amy Bennett | April 27, 2018 | Energy and Utilities

Data, it’s the foundation and the DNA building blocks of technology — and the power behind the IoT.  When it comes to data, IT professionals are always concerned with knowing. How much do they have? What are the best methods to collect data? What is the absolute value? How can you leverage it to improve ...read more


USA Cycling brings IoT data and analytics to the track

Written by Amy Bennett and Rhonda Edwards | February 1, 2017 | Sport and fitness

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit joined forces with Watson IoT, IBM Analytics, and IBM jStart to incorporate real-time data analytics from the internet of things into their training. They broke their own world record and shaved more than 2 full seconds off of their results. They then went on to win Silver at the 2016 Olympic ...read more


Brady is back: how to take the air out of any future deflategate

Written by Amy Bennett | November 17, 2016 | Sport and fitness

This fall, Wilson launched the world’s first connected football. Retailing at $199.99, this remarkable item is capable of tracking throwing distance, speed, efficiency of spin and a whole lot besides. In the wake of last year’s deflategate, I can’t help wondering whether connected footballs might have stopped the controversy in its tracks. Who’s to say ...read more


IoT ruins movies: Jaws

Written by Amy Bennett | September 21, 2016 | Environment

Setting the scene Great white sharks are back and hopefully here to stay off of Cape Cod Massachusetts. In early August, there were 6 great white sharks spotted feeding on a whale carcass near Truro beaches. The day we left Cape Cod from vacation, a large shark was seen at noon only 4 ft from ...read more


USA Cycling: Top 10 things behind the IoT competitive advantage

Written by Amy Bennett | July 26, 2016 | Sport and fitness, Top 10

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit is using IoT technology to train, race and win.  Below are the top 10 things in their winning technology recipe.   1. Track power Stages Cycling is the official power meter supplier of USA Cycling. Power data is integral to cyclists and coaches seeking to maximize the athlete’s on bike ...read more


USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit: In their own words

Written by Amy Bennett and Rhonda Edwards | July 26, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness, Top 10

This blog walks you through some of the amazing photography of John Huet with a few words from the USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit team members.  Please make sure to check out our blog series about the teaming of USA Cycling and IBM. “Our sport is so unique in that it is not just a ...read more


Watson IoT and Sports: Change the Game

Written by Amy Bennett | July 20, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to impact every aspect of your life. From the quality of your sleep, to your commute and how you interact with the city and people around you. The IoT is delving deeper and revolutionizing the way you interact with sports. Athletes, sports fans and venues alike are ...read more


SilverHook: It’s plane sailing with Watson IoT

Written by Amy Bennett | June 16, 2016 | Automotive, Case Study, Sport and fitness

For those wanting to dive in to IoT, our partnership with Cisco and SilverHook is the perfect example of why you should take the plunge, and get your feet wet… SilverHook powerboats These stunning vehicles reach speeds surpassing 100 MPH in the open ocean. SilverHook Powerboats pride themselves on their advanced monohull designs. These specialized ...read more


Chain reaction: USA cycling and IBM Watson IoT

Written by Amy Bennett | June 15, 2016 | Article, Sport and fitness

Photos by John Huet. In February USA Cycling Coach Neal Henderson first announced how Team USA would use the IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) platform to help his riders. One of the first of its kind, this gold standard of sporting partnerships meant that cyclists could learn to make adjustments as they rode, using cutting edge technology to ...read more