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By Sky Matthews on May 21, 2018

Designing better machines: the evolution of a cognitive Digital Twin explained

Planes and pumps, buildings and bridges. Each has unique story to tell, if we have the capability to listen. That surprising truth was the basis for my keynote at Hannover Messe 2018, the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology. If you didn’t attend, I’d like to share some of the highlights. It starts with some […]

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By Laura Langendorf on May 3, 2018

Developers, what happens when you design for “system of systems”?

How many of us grasp just how connected we’re becoming? The concept of the “connected world” has enormous – and transformational – implications. Because not only are individual things becoming more connected, each “thing” is of often part of a larger system: a system of systems (SoS). Narrowing it down, how many of you engineers, […]

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By Karen Lewis on April 30, 2018

4 reasons you’ll love the new IBM Maximo Developer Center

Attention all Maximo Asset Management developers and business partners How do you make a world-leading EAM solution even better? Pump up the ecosystem’s volume, that’s how. IBM is on a mission to engage, inspire, educate and support the IBM® Maximo® app developer community. We’ve been busy talking to partners, clients and IBM technical staff. To […]

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By Bret Greenstein on April 26, 2018

Reimagine your customer’s experiences with Watson Assistant and IFTTT

The launch of Watson Assistant in March was about the “what if” that an AI-based digital assistant brings to today’s businesses. Namely: what if you could create truly personalized experiences for your customers? What if you could drive engagement with your users while ensuring privacy and trust? What if you could create experiences that learn with your […]

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By Laura Langendorf on April 9, 2018

Why celebrate World IoT Day? We can start with Industry 4.0

Today is World IoT Day. Established in 2010 by the IoT Council, it’s an open invitation for the Internet of Things (IoT) community to recognize and celebrate the power that IoT has to transform our communities, our businesses and our lives. And with an IoT market expected to explode to $14.2 trillion USD by 2022, […]

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By Deon Newman on March 20, 2018

What if your brand was truly connected?

At IBM, we’ve built a business by asking the big “what ifs”. And in my role, I spend most of my time thinking about the connectedness of things, and how AI and IoT are truly changing everything. With those two thoughts in mind, today I’m pleased to bring you a world of unlimited – and […]

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By Steve Shoaf on February 26, 2018

What we THINK about: the definition of “Internet of Things”

Not long ago, I was reading an opinion from an industry insider that suggested that “Internet of Things” should be renamed. My immediate reaction was why?  Doesn’t everyone already know what it is? Maybe they don’t. Maybe it’s like the early days of the internet. We all thought we knew what it meant: a network […]

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By Matthew Mikell on February 6, 2018

How Digital Twins foster innovation in IoT-enabled environments

Dynamic digital representations, or Digital Twins, are rapidly changing the way industries design, build and operate their products and processes. Gartner predicts, “by 2021, half of large industrial companies will use Digital Twins, resulting in those organizations gaining a 10 percent improvement in effectiveness.” Powered by the Cloud, IoT, and AI, Digital Twins enrich complex […]

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By Dibbe Edwards on February 1, 2018

Connecting hardware and software lifecycles to build the Internet of Things

Traditional software development practices and tools can’t scale up to support the accelerated delivery cycles and iterations of products designed for the Internet of Things. You need modern tools and practices designed for the IoT to succeed. In the past, traditional development methodologies were waterfall and led in one direction: from design to deployment, with […]

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By Jennifer Barkley on January 22, 2018

Deep thoughts, light spin, John Cohn

Who says technology has to be so serious? Sure, advancements like quantum computing, blockchain and artificial intelligence are intense, no-nonsense innovations that are changing the world. Yet, there’s also a lighter side of tech. Especially when non-techies get excited and inspired by life-changing technology. That’s what “The Desk” is all about. “The Desk” a new, […]

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By Jen Clark on January 18, 2018

IoT weekly round-up: 18th January 2018

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, net neutrality is in the news once again as Senators plan to oppose the FCC’s recent decision to scrap it. Meanwhile, cryptocurrencies are going belly-up, and there’ll soon be new speech recognition technology designed for children’s voices. Senate leaders back plan to restore net neutrality On 14 December, […]

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By Laura Langendorf on January 12, 2018

#AccessibleOlli drives us forward at CES

Did you know that 15 percent of us live with disabilities? That jumps to 25 percent for people 50+. And by the time we’re 65, half of us will have one or more impairments. That’s why #AccessibleOlli was such a draw at this year’s CES with it’s very worthy mission: autonomous for all of us. […]

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