Scott Stockwell

Watson IoT blog wins big in AMCP dotCOMM Awards

Written by Scott Stockwell and Lynne Slowey | August 4, 2017 | News / Press release

We’ve had some exciting news this week at the Watson IoT blog. We’ve been awarded Platinum and Gold awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) in their dotCOMM awards. We’d like to send a huge thank you to all of our contributors, and to the team that supports them. But above all, we’d like ...read more


TU Automotive announce Olli as ‘Best Auto Mobility’ winner

Written by Scott Stockwell | June 7, 2017 | Automotive

  If you’re in the auto business, you’ll likely have heard of TU-Automotive. They work at the intersection of consumer electronics, mobile and IoT with a focus on connectivity, mobility and autonomous vehicles.  And as more and more of our transport moves in this direction, it’s a key area. On June 6 in Novi, Michigan, the ...read more


Harriet Green’s keynote at IoT World Forum: Unlocking the full value of IoT

Written by Scott Stockwell | June 7, 2017 | Events

Cisco held their Internet of Things World Forum in London’s historic Tobacco Docks on May 22-24, 2017. Harriet Green, IBM’s General Manager Watson Internet of Things (IoT), Customer Engagement and Education took to the stage on the second morning to share IBM’s experience in realising the value of the Internet of Things – the core theme ...read more


Check in to new cognitive hotel rooms and check out connected experiences

Written by Scott Stockwell | April 19, 2017 | Buildings, News / Press release

Remember the last time you stayed in a hotel? Did you remember what time the restaurant opened for breakfast? Were you able to work the thermostat for the air conditioning? And after that long-haul flight when you woke up at silly o’clock, did you struggle to find the switch for the bedside lamp and turn ...read more


InterConnect: The intelligent workplace of the future

Written by Scott Stockwell | March 22, 2017 | Conferences

IBM’s Brian Dalgetty, Offering Executive for Watson IoT welcomed Brett Lancaster, Ricoh’s Global Sales Director for Managed Information Services and Harman International’s Kevin Hague, VP Technology Strategy to join him on the stage. The panel came together to discuss the intelligent workplace of the future, how intelligent agents can help us do our work better, ...read more


InterConnect: Mythbusters – how Watson works

Written by Scott Stockwell | March 22, 2017 | Conferences

Have you ever wondered how Watson, IBM’s AI works? Attendees at IBM’s InterConnect 2017 were able to find out from Rob High Jr. IBM Fellow, VP, CTO Watson, IBM Academy of Technology. Rob kicked off by defining the characteristics of what IBM sees as AI before busting a myth or four. Cognitive systems understand human ...read more


IBM, Watson, and the Royal Bank of Canada

Written by Scott Stockwell | March 21, 2017 | Conferences

Ginni introduced Bruce Ross, Group Head of Operations at the Royal Bank of Canada mentioning that both he and the organisation are pioneers. Bruce is the head of both technology and operations at the no. 1 bank in Canada. Legacy is a massive strength GR: How has banking changed? BR: Clients are looking for more ...read more


A framework for Industry 4.0

Written by Scott Stockwell | February 10, 2017 | Blog, Factories, Manufacturing

We’re surrounded by more and more connected devices we’re calling the Internet of Things. We can turn our heating on from our phones on the commute home. Pegs can tell us when to bring the washing in so it doesn’t get wet. Cars know the hazards  ahead and warn us before we get there so ...read more


CES starts crowd-sourcing cognitive self-driving vehicle accessibility

Written by Scott Stockwell | January 6, 2017 | Automotive, Conferences

In June 2016, Local Motors introduced Olli, the first self-driving vehicle to tap into the power of IBM Watson. At CES this year, Local Motors and IBM have joined forces with the CTA Foundation. Together the three organisations will start the journey to find new ways to expand Olli’s accessibility – expanding the ability to ...read more


BMW Group to start research with IBM in Munich IoT HQ collaboratory

Written by Scott Stockwell | December 15, 2016 | Automotive, Blog

Cast your mind back to 1963 when a car called ‘Herbie’ stared in ‘the Love Bug’. Herbie was an automobile that could drive himself and ‘knew’ what his race-driver Jim wanted. Hop a few years forward to 1982 and ‘KITT‘ (Knight International Two Thousand) driven by Michael Knight had very much the same futuristic capabilities. ...read more


What’s in a complete toolbox for asset management?

Written by Scott Stockwell | December 15, 2016 | Asset Management, Events

The International Maintenance Conference in Bonita Spring, Florida this week has record numbers in attendance with over 1,000 maintenance, asset and reliability professionals. The expo hall is also overflowing with nearly 100 suppliers of leading solutions specializing in asset management, reliability, condition monitoring, innovative technologies, useful products, and vital services. In salute to the nature ...read more


Europe’s largest city welcomes IBM IoT lab

Written by Scott Stockwell | December 15, 2016 | News / Press release

On 5 December, Europe’s largest city, Istanbul, saw IBM open the doors to an IoT lab in the company’s Client Centre. IBM worked with IoTxTR to create a new hub for start-ups, business partners and IBM employees to come together and build the solutions that will take advantage of the burgeoning Internet of Things. New lab, ...read more