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 Roman Staszewski on February 20, 2017

Cost-effectiveness: A key consideration for IoT sensor devices

We thought you’d enjoy this thought leadership article about the critical task of assessing IoT sensors. To learn more about how IBM Watson IoT can help businesses across industries realize greater efficiency through smarter asset management, visit our website or contact a representative today. Cost-effectiveness is imperative IoT systems dramatically benefit from localized data collection. […]

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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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By Chris O'Connor on February 10, 2017

What blockchain means for you, and the Internet of Things

Why is everyone so interested in blockchain, and what does that interest mean for the Internet of Things? Blockchain is beginning to play a major part in the Internet of Things by enhancing security, enabling inclusion of low-value devices to be increasingly viable and making managing a device easier for decades to come. Blockchain builds […]

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By Stephen F. DeAngelis on February 7, 2017

The Internet of Things and really, really big data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to generate a massive amount of data. How much? “Annual global IP traffic will pass the zettabyte (1000 exabytes) threshold by the end of 2016,” reports Víctor Vilas, Business Development Manager Europe for AndSoft, “and will reach 2 zettabytes per year by 2019.”[1] What Vilas is really saying is […]

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By Sayyidul Arafat on February 2, 2017

Three questions to help you get started on IoT technology

One of the key tasks in 2017 for both IT and business decision makers is to determine if they are ready to implement Internet of Things (IoT) technology for their business. There’s a dilemma: if I invest late, I could miss the chances of gaining a technology edge over my competitors. However, if I invest early, […]

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By Franklin Morris on February 1, 2017

The road to the cognitive future runs through operations

We are still in the early days of the cognitive era, but a new study by the IBM Institute for Business Value indicates that many COOs are already taking notice and reaping rewards. By adopting intelligent analytics, businesses are transforming their operations and reporting significant ROI as a result. The benefits of cognitive computing Our […]

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By Sanjay Khatri on January 10, 2017

IoT isn’t just a connection, it’s a conversation

The immense hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed by businesses, as IDC’s latest research revealed that 31% of companies surveyed have already deployed IoT, with another 43% looking to deploy within the next 12 months. However, a recent study from the IoT Institute shows that only 25% of businesses feel that they have a […]

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By Jen Clark on January 6, 2017

Qualcomm and Harman at CES 2017

A week of news for Qualcomm Earlier this week Qualcomm unveiled its first device built on the new Snapdragon 835 chip: a pair of VR smartglasses. The Snapdragon 835 chip consumes 25% less power than its predecessors, and can enable up to five hours talk time on a smartphone after just five minutes of charging. […]

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