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ThinkGov: The digital journey to connected government

Written by Marlon Attiken | June 21, 2018 | Blog, Government

The Internet of Things (IoT) impacts industries everywhere. It’s creating new opportunities to improve operations, enhance user experiences, and transform business models. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates a potential economic impact of as much as $11.1 trillion per year in 2025. Just like the commercial industry, the impact is also significant for the U.S. Federal government. And ...read more


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

Written by Sky Matthews | May 21, 2018 | Blog, Conferences, Digital Twin

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 ...read more


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

Written by Laura Langendorf | May 3, 2018 | Blog, Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

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, ...read more


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

Written by Karen Lewis | April 30, 2018 | Blog

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 ...read more


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

Written by Laura Langendorf | April 9, 2018 | Blog, Manufacturing

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, ...read more


The cost of failing to plan – why IoT requirements management matters

Written by Steve Shoaf | March 22, 2018 | Blog, Continuous Engineering, Requirements Management

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. Some 200 years later and that’s never been more true. The Internet of Things (IoT) connects humans and ‘things’, creating better user experiences and greater customer delight. It also brings along the need to manage the requirements that define ...read more


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

Written by Steve Shoaf | February 26, 2018 | Blog, Events

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 ...read more


How Digital Twins foster innovation in IoT-enabled environments

Written by Matthew Mikell | February 6, 2018 | Blog, Digital Twin

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 ...read more


Connecting hardware and software lifecycles to build the Internet of Things

Written by Dibbe Edwards | February 1, 2018 | Blog

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 ...read more


Deep thoughts, light spin, John Cohn

Written by Jennifer Barkley | January 22, 2018 | Blog

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, ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: 18th January 2018

Written by Jen Clark | January 18, 2018 | Blog

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, ...read more


#AccessibleOlli drives us forward at CES

Written by Laura Langendorf | January 12, 2018 | Automotive, Blog, Events

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. ...read more