Ryan Boyles

Ensuring worker safety for the technician of the future

Written by Ryan Boyles | September 20, 2019 | Asset Management, Conferences, Safety

The National Safety Council hosted their annual NSC Congress and Expo event in San Diego, California from September 9 to 11. This event is the world’s largest safety, health and environmental confab, serving the billion-dollar occupational safety and health market. The IBM Maximo® team was there to talk about the technician of the future. We ...read more


What is the value of a human?

Written by Ryan Boyles | September 10, 2019 | Asset Management, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing

Recently at MaximoWorld, I spoke with Ray Miciek of Aquitas Solutions about connected technology and how it’s helping employers relieve their staff of low value tasks. ...read more


The cobbler’s children have no shoes: Why engineers must adopt AI now.

Written by Sky Matthews | August 30, 2019 | AI Assistants, Engineering, Requirements Management...

It’s great to build AI into what we create, but we now need to use that same technology to improve our process for creation. This is why IBM offers a line of solutions for engineers -- solutions that incorporate IoT and AI engineering techniques. ...read more


How the Port of Rotterdam is using IBM digital twin technology to transform itself from the biggest to the smartest.

Written by Ryan Boyles | August 29, 2019 | Digital Twin, Engineering, Systems Engineering

Quick Bytes host, Ryan Boyles, spoke with Louis ter Voorde of Axians about its transformation project and how digital twin technology helped them use test scenarios to improve their operations. ...read more


Do you know what business you’re really in?

Written by Ryan Boyles | August 27, 2019 | Asset Management, Business, Video

Watson IoT provides cognitive capabilities for smarter performance. With the addition of AI (artificial intelligence), KONE can help predict and suggest resolutions to potential equipment problems. Sensors have been installed in elevators and escalators, to send a constant stream of reliable, timely information using IoT (Internet of Things). ...read more


A difficult road lies ahead for civil engineers

Written by Graeme Noseworthy | August 6, 2019 | Asset Management, Engineering, Government

IBM® Maximo® has been used by many different industries for decades. Recently, IBM introduced a specialized version to help protect critical civil infrastructure through preventive and targeted maintenance. ...read more


How do you supply clean water to a city beneath the sea?

Written by | July 19, 2019 | Asset Management, Energy and Utilities, Interview

IBM Maximo is the world’s leading enterprise asset management solution. Waternet has depended upon their EAM installation for over 15 years. ...read more


Quick Bytes Live Comes to the Engineering Academy at IoT Exchange

Written by Ryan Boyles | March 27, 2019 | Events, Systems Engineering

Learn from leaders like Walter van der Heiden of Willert Software. Network with peers. Connect with the IBM IoT Engineering community. Get hands-on experience, see real-world results, and prepare yourself to implement innovative solutions that will help you conquer the complexity of your lifecycle management process. ...read more


QuickBYTES Q&A: Bruce Douglass, Chief Evangelist, IBM Internet of Things

Written by Bruce Douglass | October 24, 2018 | Commentary / Opinion

I’m Bruce Douglass, Ph.D and Chief Evangelist for IBM Internet of Things. My role is to travel the globe spreading joy in technology, specifically in the systems and embedded software spaces. I help customers use modeling to improve their time to market, quality, products and increase customer satisfaction because they’re doing a better job in ...read more


QuickBYTES interview with Amy Silberbauer: What is Agile Engineering?

Written by Ryan Boyles | October 2, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Events, Systems Engineering

Ahead of the Watson IoT Agile Engineering Summit 2018, to be held October 15-17 in Washington DC, we asked our speakers for some thoughts about systems engineering and agile practices. I met Amy Silberbauer, our first speaker, to ask for her take on agile. ‘Agile is not your grandmother’s agile anymore’ – Amy Silberbauer, IBM ...read more


Jump start your reinvention at the IoT Slam

Written by Laura Langendorf and Ryan Boyles | June 20, 2018 | Events

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 ...read more


10 Quick Quotes from the Continuous Engineering Summit

Written by Ryan Boyles | November 28, 2017 | Conferences, Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

The Continuous Engineering Summit in New Orleans is a wrap! It was exciting community event focused on education and knowledge sharing. And we want to offer many thanks to the more than 400 engineering and technical professionals who joined us at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, in the heart of the French Quarter. Here ...read more