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By Chris O'Connor on October 30, 2018

The Get Connected quiz: are you ready to transform your business?

I hope you’ve gotten connected with me these last several weeks. I was talking to a colleague about why I wrote these. And it really comes down to one thing: IoT is taking place all around us. Are you and your company participating in the digital transformation, and impacting the physical world? Or are you […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 18, 2018

There’s a new superhero in town: DATA, keeping your workers safe

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series about worker safety. Today, we are going to discuss the most important aspect of your organization: your people and their ability to safely be dispatched to keep the assets in your environment running. With 178 work related accidents every 15 seconds, and 374 million non-fatal injuries […]

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By Matthew Mikell on October 30, 2018

Four credentials your SaaS vendor needs (hint: it’s not their software)

I hope you’ve gotten connected with me these last several weeks. I was talking to a colleague about why I wrote these. And it really comes down to one thing: IoT is taking place all around us. Are you and your company participating in the digital transformation, and impacting the physical world? Or are you […]

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By Steve Shoaf on October 5, 2018

There’s something for everybody at the Agile Engineering Summit!

On October 15-17 in Washington, DC, IBM is hosting its 5th event focused on software and systems engineering. Known in the past as IoT Continuous Engineering (ICE) and as Continuous Engineering (CE) Summit, this event is now called Agile Engineering Summit. It will provide opportunities to find out how federal, automotive, industrial, A&D, healthcare and electronics […]

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By Lisa DeLuca on October 1, 2018

How innovative technologies help an aging population stay healthier and happier

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. […]

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By Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D on September 24, 2018

Industrial “Things” Produce “Industrial-Sized” Outcomes

Companies are instrumenting and connecting their industrial equipment, buildings and facilities, and vehicles with billions of sensors to create what is known as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The Industrial Internet of Things is generating exponential amounts of data that is creating opportunities to identify patterns that unlock new ways of working and new […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 28, 2018

Optimize your building operations from the ground up

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series. Today we are going to talk facilities management. This topic touches us all on a daily basis as we can all relate to how we experience a building. Just think about the things you pay attention to as you walk in. Is it the right […]

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By Chris O'Connor on August 23, 2018

Discover how to optimize assets with AI-powered technology

Asset-intensive companies are struggling with aging infrastructure, an aging workforce, skills gaps and a lack of asset performance visibility. They need to balance asset cost, reliability and risk. In this video edition of Get Connected, Chris O’Connor discusses how businesses can address these pressing challenges. Watch and then learn how you can optimize your asset […]

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By Sky Matthews on August 13, 2018

IBM Leader in The Forrester Wave Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

IoT success is more than a strategy–it’s a platform. In fact, it’s a Watson IoT Platform; the Industrial IoT solution designed for today, but built for your future. That future is far more than connecting devices, it’s about helping machines tell their stories. Get a complimentary copy of the Q3 Forrester Research Wave for Industrial IoT Software Platforms here The […]

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By Chris O'Connor on July 26, 2018

Service delivery is your lifeline

Welcome to the latest entry in my “Get Connected” series. Cars, washing machines, lawnmowers, fleets of trucks. No matter what assets you have, they are facing the same set of challenges: the quality of the actual asset and the quality of the service delivery of the asset have swapped places; they all break and need […]

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By Chris O'Connor on July 17, 2018

Get connected and learn how to drive your own digital transformation in our new series

2017 was the year of transformation, with almost every industry investing in IoT. At the end of the year, I wrote a forward-looking blog on the Top 5 IoT trends transforming business in 2018. And “cognitive computing” was on the list because IoT is one of the primary drivers of digital transformation this year and […]

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By Henry Broodney on June 26, 2018

Treat your hotel customers like royalty…and your data like GOLD!

I am back from HITEC , the world’s premier hospitality technology show, in rainy (just not as rainy as last year) Houston. And this show was a timely reminder of how hospitality and data are inextricably entwined. Customer expectations are as high as ever. Hotels, like so many other disrupted businesses, must constantly evolve and […]

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