Business

The 3 Ps of customer engagements: getting started with IoT

Written by Mark Swinson | March 7, 2019 | Business, Platform

When you’re ready to make the most of your data through an IoT Platform, you have options on how to get started. This article will help you determine if you need a Proof of Concept (PoC), a pilot or a full production instance of the IoT Platform. Since forming the Watson IoT business unit in ...read more


What Reinventors Know. Part 4: The importance of culture

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz | March 16, 2018 | Business

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 ...read more


What Reinventors Know. Part 3: the importance of platform

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and | March 15, 2018 | Business

Welcome to part three of ‘What Reinventors Know’ – bringing you insights from the trail-blazing C-suite executives who are digitally reinventing their enterprises. In parts one and two, we discussed the importance of AI and working with the right partners. Today, we’ll look at how a robust, scalable IoT platform can set your enterprise up ...read more


What Reinventors Know. Part 2: the importance of partners

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz | March 14, 2018 | Business

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, ...read more


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

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and | March 13, 2018 | Business

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 ...read more


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

Written by Jen Clark | December 14, 2017 | Business

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. ...read more


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

Written by Jen Clark | December 11, 2017 | Business

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 ...read more


What “software everywhere” means for IoT product development

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 20, 2017 | Business, Connected Software, Continuous Engineering...

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! ...read more


Future of Government Services in Munich IBM IoT Center

Written by Sanjay Brahmawar | October 12, 2017 | Business

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 ...read more


6 key questions: Preparing for new lease account management changes

Written by Bruce D Baron | July 28, 2017 | Business

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 ...read more


IBM and Cisco: Understanding critical data on the network edge

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 28, 2017 | Business

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 ...read more


Capitalizing on disruption on the road to transformation

Written by Karen Lewis | February 27, 2017 | Business, White Paper

The communications industry is in the throes of a digital shake up, as over the top (OTT) digital giants and new start-ups upset the status quo. Offering new communication options and, in some cases, alternative access technologies, these digital invaders are shifting the competitive landscape, capturing revenues and hitting margins. What are the threats and ...read more