Ryan Boyles

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 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


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


Designing for success: Start with who, not what

Written by Ryan Boyles | April 26, 2017 | Blog

In between the many different discussions going on in and around the IBM Booth this week at Hannover Messe, I caught up with Marcel Baron, from the IBM Global Electronics Center of Competency.  Marcel is a Senior Managing Consultant focused on Digital Strategy and Design Interactive Experience. It is Marcel who designed several of the ...read more


NAIAS: Taking humans out of the driving experience

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 15, 2017 | Automotive, Blog

This afternoon, Donna Satterfield moderated a discussion about the digital brain of cars. Donna is the VP of Auto, Aerospace and Defense in IBM’s Global Business Services group, so safety and security was top of mind for this panel. If auto makers want to take people out of the driving environment, there are many obstacles ...read more


NAIAS: Using maps and IoT to find accessible destinations For Olli

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 15, 2017 | Automotive, Blog

I had the opportunity to explore amazing map technology with an incredible Watson IoT technology partner called Mapbox at the North America International Auto Show this week in Detroit. Last year I had the change to ride Olli – a self-driving mini shuttle built by Local Motors in a 3-D printing auto micro factory. Olli features ...read more


Innovating the way we move and work with IoT

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 12, 2017 | Article, Automotive

Digital innovation is driving changes in the way we work. IBM has been at the forefront of this movement, working with clients to drive the development of technology to improve professional mobility and productivity. There are several challenges to overcome in the way that employees travel to and from work environments. Likewise, there are undeniable ...read more


How students and families can help build accessible technology

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 7, 2017 | Conferences, Education, Health and medicine

IBM had the privilege to be involved in two panels at CES on Friday, 6 January 2017, to explore topics critical to the present state of STEM education and future innovations in accessible technology. These incredibly fascinating panel sessions looked at challenges through the historical lens of the new ‘Hidden Figures’ film and by examining ...read more


Design Thinking at CES – it’s not about the tech, it’s all about people

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 6, 2017 | Conferences

Jason Kelley started the session this morning in the IBM Client Center at CES with a simple question. “What is cognitive?” He asked the audience. There were several curious IBMers and IBM clients in the audience. I spoke up: “It’s about using insights to make better decisions with data.” Another person answered: “It’s about machine ...read more


Star Wars Rogue One: what a droid can teach you about the IoT

Written by Ryan Boyles and Bret Greenstein | December 15, 2016 | Blog

A long time ago, in a movie theater far far away, I experienced my first big screen encounter with a connected, smart device. Watching the dark, swashbuckling 1980 Star Wars sequel, ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, at the age of 5 not only was the first film I watched in a movie theater, but I now ...read more


Team up and connect: an IoT soccer project for good causes

Written by Ryan Boyles | August 11, 2016 | Sport and fitness

Analysts project that by 2025, data from connected devices will yield insights driving potential economic value of as much as $11 trillion*. Yes. TRILLION. Dollars. The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) is still lofty. How do connected devices improve the lives of individuals and society to equate to such a large dollar value? ...read more