Asset Management

Boost operational resilience and improve ROI with condition-based asset maintenance that can grow with your business

Written by Joe Berti | May 13, 2020 | Asset Management, Chemicals & Petroleum, Energy and Utilities...

IBM has extended our Maximo platform to provide a single integrated suite of capabilities that will help you maintain resiliency and business continuity – even under rapidly changing conditions. This single, reliable platform suite not only streamlines installation and administration, it also enhances the user experience. ...read more


Working on the edge: ensure safety with IoT and edge computing

Written by Robert Thoss | May 5, 2020 | Asset Management, Factories, Manufacturing...

Workplace dangers have existed since the dawn of human enterprise. But the way we handle the risks has changed. Responsibility for safety has, in most instances, shifted from the worker to the employer. Rules, processes and policies now protect the workers, and if the correct precautions aren’t followed, the employer is held liable for damages. This is why it’s morally and legally incumbent upon every organization to employ the most up-to-date technology possible to ensure the safety and security of every worker. ...read more


Building smarter and safer health care facilities

Written by Dean Willard and Ishan Sehgal | May 5, 2020 | Asset Management, Facilities, Health and medicine

IBM is working with business partners, clients, competitors, government agencies and others to develop some of these technologies. Together, we expect to solve many of the monumental challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...read more


5G network transforms the industrial, transportation and commercial landscape with real-time AI and accelerated response times

Written by Gabriel Vizzard | February 25, 2020 | Asset Management, Conferences, Events

5G reduces response times from over 100 milliseconds to less than 10 milliseconds – far quicker than the current 4G environments. This transmission speed, coupled with today’s cloud computing at the enterprise edge, delivers not only rapid network response times but also brings cloud, AI and analytics to the edge. The convergence of these technologies and the heightened response times make industrial IoT truly viable. ...read more


Arrow Colorado Open Lab: How to bridge the OT/IT knowledge gap for end-to-end IoT solutions

Written by Rebecca Sendel | February 25, 2020 | Asset Management, Conferences, Events

Arrow and IBM launched the first in a series of Open Lab events focused on end to end IoT engagements. The lab itself echoes the great outdoors of its Denver setting. Its guests work against a backdrop of Aspen trees which are known for their interdependent root systems. Echoing this theme of interdependency and ecosystem, about 40 of our partners were invited to present offerings, demonstrate solutions and work through exercises that sparked discussion, fostered understanding and put opportunities and potential roadblocks on the table for discussion. ...read more


Empowering the Technician of the Future to support your operational continuity

Written by Bruce D Baron | February 10, 2020 | Asset Management, Safety, Worker Insights

When you attend the Maximo Academy at IoT Exchange, you’ll experience firsthand how IBM Maximo — the global leader in enterprise asset management — is tackling these monumental changes for employees and their organizations. See how artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics are used to allow technicians to perform maintenance only when and where it’s needed. ...read more


Increase your business success with a personalized digital reinvention journey

Written by Andrea Martin | January 23, 2020 | Aerospace, Asset Management, Automotive...

Our experts at the IBM Watson IoT Center understand this challenge. So they’ve developed a special opportunity for those who want to understand digital innovation. They’ve created a customizable, intensive journeys that inspires visionary thinkers to plan and then launch a better future for their organizations. This personalized immersion journey is now available to you at the IBM Watson IoT Center in Munich. ...read more


Adoption of BIM and Maximo: Bridging the asset data gap between build and operate

Written by Scott Yates | January 21, 2020 | Asset Management, Buildings, Construction...

One Midwest-based airport was in the unique position of staring down an almost complete renewal of their entire site, including terminals, parking lots and support buildings. That prospect, coupled with the known gap I’ve just mentioned, would be enough to keep any Facilities Director up at night. ...read more


Is Christmas spirit still the North Pole’s greatest asset?

Written by Sarah Dudley and Graeme Noseworthy | December 11, 2019 | Asset Management, Buildings, Engineering

Read how the North Pole relies on insights from data, IoT, AI and Christmas spirit to ensure that every child on Earth has a holiday to remember. ...read more


AI-powered pumps deliver big ecological and economical benefits

Written by Bruce D Baron | December 9, 2019 | Asset Management, Buildings, Real Estate

Remarkably, one of the smallest elements of building operations can be altered to achieve an immediate and profound impact on operating costs. One installation using both Design Envelope pumps and Pump Manager was able to optimize pump operations to achieve annual pump energy savings of 87 percent. A university in China was able to reduce energy consumption by 78 percent. These results would not have been possible without our visionary use of artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics. ...read more


Let’s discuss your greatest asset at IoT Exchange 2020

Written by Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D | November 18, 2019 | Aerospace, Asset Management, Conferences...

You’ll find professional advice, demonstrations of new techniques, opportunities to exchange your ideas with experts, and more career-enhancing activities at IBM IoT Exchange 2020. ...read more


The great shift change will bring great advancements to the future technician

Written by Bruce D Baron | November 14, 2019 | Aerospace, Asset Management, Automotive...

Baby boomers and early-stage Generation-X workers are retiring so quickly that one-third to one-half of all existing employees are predicted to leave the workforce between 2015 and 2022. This great shift change (or crew change) is happening around the world. The most extreme impact will be felt in labor-intensive, asset-intensive industries like oil and gas, utilities, transportation and manufacturing. ...read more