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Unlock the value of your data with the right platform and right analytics

Written by Mark Swinson | October 29, 2018 | Article, Platform

You won’t need much research to discover that IoT sensors create massive amounts of data and opportunity. Yet all this data creates business “sink or swim” scenarios leaving business leaders overwhelmed: all this new data with no way to manage and understand it. That’s because finding any useful insights from IoT can be like searching ...read more


How innovative technologies help an aging population stay healthier and happier

Written by Lisa DeLuca | October 1, 2018 | Article, Blog

The developed world is grappling with the challenges of an aging population. By 2050, it’s estimated that at least 40 percent of the population in Germany, Italy, Japan and Singapore will be over the age of 60. For the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Brazil, it’s anticipated that proportion will stand at 30 percent. ...read more


3 ways to migrate your test management tools

Written by Christophe Telep | May 24, 2017 | Article, test management

In September 2016, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced ‘HPE Accelerates Strategy With Spin-Off and Merger of Software Assets With Micro Focus’. The deal closes in 3Q 2017 as noted by Gartner in their ‘HPE’s Spinoff/Merge of Its Software Businesses to Micro Focus May Create Significant Challenges for Users’ post. Existing customers might wonder what level of investment ...read more


The app is dead. And the IoT killed it.

Written by Ken Herron | March 16, 2017 | Article

What’s the last app you downloaded? Did you download it willingly, or were you ‘forced’ to download it to be able to operate a new device? The world has changed for the better because we no longer need a separate app to use our things. Thanks to the IoT, we simply communicate with our devices ...read more


You, with IBM: IBM annual report 2016

Written by Jen Clark | March 16, 2017 | Article

IBM has published its annual report for 2016: You, with IBM. The report contains detailed financial information around core investments and acquisitions, this year’s key announcements and plans for the future. Below are some key performance indicators and highlights to give a flavour of what 2016 has brought us. Read the full report for the ...read more


A guide to Edge IoT analytics

Written by Andrea Reale | February 23, 2017 | Article, Platform

Advances in embedded Systems-on-a-Chip (SoCs) have given rise to many commercial devices that are powerful enough to run full-fledged operating systems and complex algorithms. The devices embed a rich set of different sensors (e.g., cameras, microphone, or GPS), integrating more than one connectivity option (e.g., WiFi, Bluetooth, or Ethernet.) The Raspbery Pi is one example, but ...read more


An inside look at how IBM is using IoT in its buildings across the globe

Written by John DeMarco | February 9, 2017 | Article, Buildings, Case Study

Retail chains, universities, hoteliers – they all have complex real estate portfolios that they must manage, as well as multiple buildings across which they must provide a consistent occupant experience. When we talk to companies like retail chains, universities and hoteliers about how to take an Internet of Things (IoT) approach to real estate and ...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 to become an inventor: Part 3

Written by Laura Storey | December 11, 2016 | Article

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog about the journey to invention that my team and I started as part of IBM’s Patent Group Incubator Project (PGIP). We have been undertaking an experiment examining whether the hypothesis ‘Anyone can invent‘ would hold true. And so far, we’re on our way. My team’s on a roll, with three ...read more


3 ways IoT will change smart meters for utilities

Written by Matt Bellias | December 1, 2016 | Article, Energy and Utilities

The concept of a smart grid, and the smart meters that are used to measure it, predated the Internet of Things.  If we think about IoT as simply the networking of physical devices to allow them to exchange data, then energy & utilities companies building smart grids could be considered leaders of the early IoT ...read more


Where’s my stuff? How location and IoT play well together

Written by Karen Lewis | October 21, 2016 | Article

Ever wondered how to track small, high-value devices where there might be varying strengths of Wi-Fi, GPS, and cell tower signal? At its heart, the core value from IoT stems from data. A lot of people refer to data as the new gold but the reality is it’s the new oil. When oil comes out ...read more


Fantastic news for Open Source and IoT fans

Written by Karen Lewis | October 17, 2016 | Article

Node-RED visual programming for the Internet of Things (IoT) is now a JS Foundation Project An open Internet of Things industry is critical. Providing application developers with the right tools is essential, and expanding those tools to work with every IoT device, gateway, network, database, and cloud is how we will all accelerate growth of ...read more