Content Director, IBM Watson IoT

Toy manufacturer replaces reliance on sketchy magic with IoT

Written by Sarah Dudley and Graeme Noseworthy | December 20, 2018 | Asset Management, Buildings, Manufacturing...

A large toy manufacturer located at the northernmost point of the planet must produce in excess of 2 billion toys* each year. To meet this incredible demand, it is critical to ensure operations, facility management, and worker safety are at optimum efficiency. To top it off, they must distribute all the toys in just one ...read more


Building momentum at TRIRIGA University – Day 2 highlights

Written by Sarah Dudley | November 29, 2018 | Buildings

McDonald’s, Miami Heat, the Smithsonian. Though this sounds like it’s describing my ideal day of tourist activities, it’s actually part of the lineup for day two of TRIRIGA University 2018! In addition to a fantastic lineup of speakers, there was also plenty of opportunity to get social. Keep reading for a summary of the highlights. ...read more


Building momentum at TRIRIGA University – Day 1 Highlights

Written by Sarah Dudley | November 28, 2018 | Buildings

TRIRIGA University kicked off bright and early this morning in Washington, D.C. With 670 attendees representing  160 organizations from 18 different countries, the room was packed for the opening keynote and panel. Everyone was eager to hear about the evolution of IBM TRIRIGA and the innovation surrounding smart buildings of the future. Here are a ...read more


Top 6 Maxi(Mo)ments from day two of MaximoWorld

Written by Sarah Dudley | August 8, 2018 | Asset Management

We’re officially in the swing of things at MaximoWorld 2018. In case you missed day one, we have all the highlights from the keynote and full day. As we kicked off day two, attendees were already anticipating a jam-packed schedule. Sessions, game shows, expo activities, and the MaxStock party were all top of mind today. ...read more


Top 6 Maxi(Mo)ments from day one of MaximoWorld

Written by Sarah Dudley | August 7, 2018 | AI Assistants, Asset Management

Day one of MaximoWorld was everything we were hoping for. The energy was palpable as everyone converged on the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin hotel in Orlando, FL. As attendees rolled in throughout Monday, everyone was greeted with hugs, smiles and invitations to drinks and dinner that evening to catch up. It truly felt like a ...read more


See it in action: robots, IoT and AI unite for optimized operations

Written by Sarah Dudley | May 30, 2018 | AI Assistants, Asset Management, Manufacturing

How can you improve quality, prevent downtime, and increase throughput in your manufacturing environment? The obvious answer. You bring in a robot (meet ARMonk, ARMie for short), the Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI). In the series of short demo videos below, ARMie will team up with a series of experts to show you examples ...read more


The Daily Think: Thursday Edition

Written by Sarah Dudley and Laura Langendorf | March 22, 2018 | Conferences, Events

It’s Thursday, which means the last day of Think 2018 is upon us. You likely had a great night jamming out to either Train or The Chainsmokers and now pondering how to spend your last few hours before you jet out of Vegas. Here are a few ideas! 1. Squeeze in a few more great ...read more


The Daily Think: Wednesday Edition

Written by Sarah Dudley | March 21, 2018 | Conferences, Events

Welcome to Wednesday’s edition of The Daily Think. It’s your bite-sized list of the “must-see, must-do” at this week’s Think, the flagship IBM conference to help you digitize and secure your enterprise. We’re well into the swings of things now but there are still many more great sessions and activities in store for you today. 1. ...read more


Think Tuesday: 10 “thoughtful” moments

Written by Sarah Dudley and Laura Langendorf | March 20, 2018 | Conferences, Events

Today was all about connections here at Think,  through IoT and beyond. IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, opened the day with the Chairman’s address. A common theme running throughout her talk was incredible growth in IoT devices and the opportunity that AI holds for nearly every industry. 1. “We have more IoT-enabled objects than people.” – ...read more


The complete guide to the benefits of CMMS

Written by Sarah Dudley | March 7, 2018 | Asset Management

In the first post  of this series on computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), we did a deep dive into how CMMS came to be and what its core capabilities are. Now that you understand the fundamentals, we’re going to dig a little deeper into the benefits of CMMS and how exactly it can transform your ...read more


What is CMMS? Absolutely everything you need to know

Written by Sarah Dudley | January 26, 2018 | Asset Management

Way back when, maintenance records were kept on paper.  People also used to use paper maps for driving directions and walked uphill to school both ways. Thankfully, times have changed and so have the way you manage your maintenance operations. At its core, CMMS is a tool that enables more effective maintenance operations – no ...read more


IBM Named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for EAM

Written by Sarah Dudley | January 3, 2018 | Asset Management

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, ...read more