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By Ross Haffenden on March 21, 2018

5 ways energy data can help your business

Customers rarely think about their energy use, where it comes from, how much it costs. A company sends a bill each month and the customer pays it. However, there is a revolution taking place in the energy world; energy is finally becoming digitised. And we, the customer, will have access to our real-time energy data […]

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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz on March 16, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 4: The importance of culture

If you’ve been keeping up with the earlier parts of this series, you’ll know that Reinventors are agile and future-focused. Reinventors build emerging technologies into their business strategy to help achieve future strategic goals. They prepare for a future of increased intelligence and automation. They understand intrinsically that platforms are the key to better data […]

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IDC MarketSpace names Watson IoT among leaders of IoT platforms


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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and on March 21, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 3: the importance of platform

Customers rarely think about their energy use, where it comes from, how much it costs. A company sends a bill each month and the customer pays it. However, there is a revolution taking place in the energy world; energy is finally becoming digitised. And we, the customer, will have access to our real-time energy data […]

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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz on March 14, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 2: the importance of partners

In the last installment of ‘What Reinventors Know’, we explored how enterprises are leveraging AI and the IoT to uncover new opportunities. This week, it’s all about the people. Collaboration is key to successful digital reinvention, and Reinventors know it. So here’s a spotlight on how successful enterprises are innovating through collaboration – with partners, […]

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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and on March 13, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 1: Realizing the potential of IoT with Artificial Intelligence

Welcome to ‘What Reinventors Know’ – a four-part blog series dedicated to reinventing enterprises with the help of IoT technologies. We’ll share insights from the movers and shakers who are using Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things to uncover new opportunities, create new revenue streams, and leave the competition far behind. In this installment, we explore […]

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By Jen Clark on December 14, 2017

Cheat sheet: What has blockchain to do with the IoT?

Welcome to this week’s cheat sheet, your guide to the murky mysteries of IoT-related technologies. Our last installment explored the basics of blockchain: a digital ledger where transactions and contracts can be securely recorded and distributed. But what has blockchain to do with the IoT, and how does one help the other? Let’s find out. […]

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By Jen Clark on December 11, 2017

Spotlight on ‘Lawtech’: how machine learning is disrupting the legal sector

Ask a lawyer to describe their daily work, and you’ll probably hear the words ‘document-intensive’ in response. It’s an apt description. The legal profession is overburdened with paperwork. Legal rulings, past cases, contracts and myriad other papers contribute to a data proliferation that is hard to keep on top of. Unfortunately, failing to keep on […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 20, 2017

What “software everywhere” means for IoT product development

The connected world of today means that software is everywhere. Your home, your car, your workplace — anywhere you go, software is running in the background. It’s all powered by trillions of lines of code and complex systems. Think about this: a high-end car has more lines of code than an F-35 Fighter Jet…100 million! […]

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By Sanjay Brahmawar on October 12, 2017

Future of Government Services in Munich IBM IoT Center

This week I was joined by dozens of visitors for the unveiling of an exciting new part of our Watson IoT Center in Munich, Germany. The new Government Industry Lab is an extension of the industry section of the Center, which provides tangible examples of how IoT and cognitive technologies are impacting how we live […]

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By Bruce D Baron on July 28, 2017

6 key questions: Preparing for new lease account management changes

In a previous post, I covered a checklist of ‘gotchas’ to be aware of when getting ready for the new lease account management changes coming up in 2019. In today’s post, I’d like to focus a bit more on how organizations can get more from their vendors when tackling the compliance issues. The provider you choose […]

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By Chris O'Connor on June 28, 2017

IBM and Cisco: Understanding critical data on the network edge

Last year, IBM and Cisco announced a global collaboration to provide instant Internet of Things insight at the edge of the network. Together, we are enabling businesses and organizations in remote and autonomous locations to tap into the combined power of IBM’s Watson IoT Cloud and business analytics technologies and Cisco’s edge and fog capabilities to more deeply understand […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 16, 2017

Blockchain and IoT: catalysts for digital transformation

What are the nuts and bolts of blockchain? Blockchain is the biggest buzzword since IoT. It’s a technology that consists of three core building blocks: a ledger that can’t be changed a consensus algorithm – or a way for groups to agree the means for performing transactions on that ledger – how to make changes […]

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