Laura Langendorf

By Laura Langendorf and Ryan Boyles on June 20, 2018

Jump start your reinvention at the IoT Slam

Let’s start with the obvious. The Internet of Things is changing everything. What’s not so obvious, however, is how best to leverage these powerful tools in your business. Technologies like AI, IoT sensors, VR and blockchain aren’t for the faint of heart. To succeed, you need a vision, a strategy, a willingness to collaborate, and […]

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By Laura Langendorf on May 14, 2018

Nine “genius” moments with the oil and gas industry in Houston

“Everything’s bigger in Texas.” At least that’s those of us who live here like to say. Yet when it comes to the oil and gas, and the petrochemical industries, we’re pretty spot on. It started with the first oil gusher in 1901. And now, Texas produces more than one-third of the nation’s crude oil and […]

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By Laura Langendorf on May 3, 2018

Developers, what happens when you design for “system of systems”?

How many of us grasp just how connected we’re becoming? The concept of the “connected world” has enormous – and transformational – implications. Because not only are individual things becoming more connected, each “thing” is of often part of a larger system: a system of systems (SoS). Narrowing it down, how many of you engineers, […]

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By Laura Langendorf on April 9, 2018

Why celebrate World IoT Day? We can start with Industry 4.0

Today is World IoT Day. Established in 2010 by the IoT Council, it’s an open invitation for the Internet of Things (IoT) community to recognize and celebrate the power that IoT has to transform our communities, our businesses and our lives. And with an IoT market expected to explode to $14.2 trillion USD by 2022, […]

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By Laura Langendorf and SARAH DUDLEY on March 21, 2018

Think Wednesday: Seven “thoughtful” moments

Yesterday was amazing. But if anyone thought Think was slowing down … not at all! We are in the home stretch at our largest IBM event ever. Yes, it’s a bit crowded here, but it’s a crowd of people ready to be part of the new world of AI. Below are some of the highlights from our Wednesday. […]

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By Laura Langendorf on March 20, 2018

The Daily Think: Tuesday edition

Welcome to Tuesday edition of the Daily Think. It’s your bite-sized list of the “must-see, must-do” at this week’s Think, the IBM event for all of us. And – while I’ve got some great recommendations – if you take nothing away from this, remember one word: Keynote. Because today, we’ve got two of the biggest […]

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By Laura Langendorf on March 19, 2018

The Daily Think: Monday edition

After so much time, planning, and effort, Think is finally here! IBM’s first-of-its-kind event is happening this week in Las Vegas. And IBMers, industry experts, clients and partners are gathering together to learn, share, network and have fun. If you can’t join us in person, you can still join online. World-changing ideas deserved to be shared, […]

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By Laura Langendorf and Sarah Dudley on March 19, 2018

Think Monday: Six “thoughtful” moments

It is alive! Think, that is. IBM’s first-of-its-kind event kicked off today. Below, we’re sharing  just a few of the moments that made today such a great opening day. 1. Think is a sensory adventure! From the moment you walked through the Las Vegas airport, it hits you … this is a big deal. And a […]

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By Laura Langendorf on February 7, 2018

What makes you Think?

That’s always the question, isn’t it? What inspires you? What motivates you? And what will help you rise above? And now there’s an answer for you: Think. Think is a first-of-its-kind event, March 19-22 in Las Vegas. It’s 40,000 people, coming together in a unique campus setting. It’s for those who seek inspiration and education, […]

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By Laura Langendorf on January 12, 2018

#AccessibleOlli drives us forward at CES

Did you know that 15 percent of us live with disabilities? That jumps to 25 percent for people 50+. And by the time we’re 65, half of us will have one or more impairments. That’s why #AccessibleOlli was such a draw at this year’s CES with it’s very worthy mission: autonomous for all of us. […]

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By Laura Langendorf on January 8, 2018

5 smart reasons to find us at CES

What better way to start of 2018 than with this year’s CES. For the past 50 years, it’s been a proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies. This year, major expectations center around smart cars and (our favorite) the Internet of Things. Of note is the keynote by Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who will share Ford’s […]

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By Laura Langendorf on December 4, 2017

National Cookie Day, the IoT way

As if we needed another excuse to indulge during the holidays … Happy National Cookie Day! It’s the 30th anniversary of this delicious event, designed to get us baking, sharing and eating. And we do love our cookies; each year, we spend more than $550 million  … on just Oreos! Bitesized cookie history Before we […]

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