Content Director, IBM Watson IoT

By Sarah Dudley on January 3, 2018

IBM Named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for EAM

We are pleased to announce that IBM was named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software. In a market that is very mature, it is exciting to be named a leader in this space. Leading in completeness of vision When IBM thinks about what it means to have a complete vision, […]

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By Sarah Dudley on December 8, 2017

It’s alive!! 5 ways buildings are taking advantage of the IoT

After spending a few days at TRIMax immersing myself in all things around facilities management and buildings of the future, one thing was clear. I need to take my building out for a coffee and pick its brain. Our buildings carry so much information about how they are used and we’ve only just begun to […]

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By Sarah Dudley on December 1, 2017

Save money by getting rid of the space you don’t use

When it comes to space in a building, there are three key types. There are spaces that make your business money, such as labs or offices. There are spaces that cost you money, like a cafeteria. But, the most egregious waste of space is that which sits unused. It is both an expense and an […]

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By Sarah Dudley on November 30, 2017

How to equip your TRIRIGA chariot with fierce stallions

There’s an old metaphor originating from Plato that compares the soul to that of a chariot with a pair of winged horses. Chariots of the gods were equipped with two good horses, while us mere mortals were given one good horse and one bad, unruly horse, depicting the conflicts of the soul. Due to this […]

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By Sarah Dudley on September 25, 2017

A behind-the-scenes look at the technology behind your electricity

I think most of us can agree that electricity plays a pretty significant role in our lives. It gives us light, powers our electronics, and makes it possible to binge on Netflix when we feel the urge. At work, it powers machines that manufacture the goods and services we use everyday. When we lose electricity […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 10, 2017

Track asset performance using real-time health scores

As we learned in last week’s post from Kansas City BPU, providing clean, safe water to a large community is a cumbersome task. This post will dive into how one regional water supplier tracks asset performance using real-time health scores. Using data from IoT sensors, they can produce a sustainable, reliable water supply for their community, and […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 4, 2017

4 ways to prepare for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

You’ve very likely heard of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the impact it is having, and will continue to have, on businesses and consumers alike. According to Gartner, 8.4 billion connected devices will be in use in 2017, up 31% from 2016. This number is expected to reach 20.4 billion by 2020 and includes devices such […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 3, 2017

How enterprise asset management helps provide safe drinking water

We all need water to live. We also need water to be safe and dependable. Going behind the scenes of the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) at MaximoWorld, we are able to understand the complexity of what it takes to keep these services running smoothly for more than 100 years. Quality and low cost reign supreme […]

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By Sarah Dudley on August 2, 2017

How SunCoke Energy minimizes downtime to fuel their customers with coke, coal, and power.

As technology reaches every corner of the globe, the world becomes more instrumented, interconnected, and intelligent than ever before. While companies in every industry now have the potential to achieve new levels of digital transformation, energy companies, in particular, are showing increased investments in analytics, mobile, and  Internet of Things capabilities to help reduce costs, […]

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By Sarah Dudley on July 26, 2017

Keep amusement park rides running safely with Asset Management

It’s a hot, sunny summer day and you’re at the amusement park with your family. Your kids have been looking forward to it all week and you’re just praying nobody gets sick on the roller coaster rides – including yourself. You pay one week’s salary for 3 sodas and hotdogs and then head over to […]

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By Sarah Dudley on June 14, 2017

Top market pressures driving manufacturers to the IoT

There are pressures in every industry to move towards new technologies that enable increased efficiency and cost savings. It is no different in manufacturing. Manufacturers are historically risk-averse, which makes it more challenging to convince them of the need to take the leap into the era of cognitive manufacturing fueled by the Internet of Things […]

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By Sarah Dudley on May 19, 2017

Increase office space efficiency with IoT

Did you know that it costs between $4,000 – $14,000 per year for a workspace for one employee? For a small company of only 100 workers, you’re looking at over a million dollars. For companies with employees in the thousands or hundreds of thousands, that number quickly turns into hundreds of millions, if not billions. […]

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