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Internet of Thinks: Munich IoT HQ

Written by John Cohn | May 17, 2016 | Blog

Today I’m attempting the first of a regular monthly column to the new IBM Internet of Things blog. I’m planning to use it to share my thoughts on what’s new, what’s happening and what I’ve been up to recently… And what a week it’s been, well eleven days actually! I’ve just returned from Munich, my ...read more


Why now is the right time to make the IoT investment

Written by Chris O'Connor | May 16, 2016 | Blog, Commentary / Opinion

Watch the video Like any other business decision, if you are looking at or working with IoT technologies, you’re focused on how to leverage the technology to most quickly improve business results. Almost every enterprise focusing on IoT implementations looks at a starting point of operational value. If you can get the data and bring ...read more


Coursera: a developer’s guide to the Internet of Things (IoT)

Written by Bret Greenstein | May 16, 2016 | Blog

The rapid growth and popularity of the Internet of Things has inspired many to think of ideas that will challenge the status quo. There are countless of examples of IoT businesses that were started by individuals tinkering and exploring with electronics and prototyping boards. It is through the act of connecting their device to the ...read more


IoT made easy

Written by Chris O'Connor | May 9, 2016 | Blog

A basic IoT platform must connect devices, must be able to collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, hundreds of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basic platform, we can add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and close loop automation. ...read more


Revolutionary or Evolutionary: Are you set to realise the potential of IoT?

Written by Scott Stockwell | May 4, 2016 | Article, Blog, Business...

A recent report from the Economist Intelligence Unit on the part that the Internet of Things (IoT) plays in ‘The Hyperconnected Economy’, got me thinking about large scale opportunity and what’s needed to realise it. A few years ago I worked in a company preparing to IPO. To help us prepare, the company ran a ...read more


10 ways to derive value from the Internet of Things

Written by Chris O'Connor | April 21, 2016 | Blog

The Internet of Things is complex, and figuring out how to derive value from it can be even more difficult. Use these tips for determining where to start or how to best continue your IoT journey. 1. Reimagine product development Products engineered for the IoT need to be different. What’s more exciting, the IoT enables ...read more


Creating innovative new business models with the Internet of Things

Written by Chris O'Connor | April 21, 2016 | Blog

As connected devices and data from them becomes the norm, enterprises are moving beyond selling connected, intelligent products and beyond selling new services – focusing on delivering compelling experiences over the life of a product. The Internet of Things is at the threshold of a tremendous opportunity. Connecting things with unique IP addresses has been ...read more


Getting started with Watson IoT is as easy as Pi

Written by Bret Greenstein | April 21, 2016 | Blog

The Raspberry Pi has fueled the maker culture by offering more power than many low-end devices. With millions sold worldwide, it has become a symbol of innovation and creativity for the Internet of Things. Because many engineers begin tinkering with IoT ideas on a Raspberry Pi, IBM has committed to the Pi ecosystem to deliver ...read more