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By Chris O'Connor on July 11, 2017

IDC MarketScape names IBM Watson IoT a Leader in IoT Platforms

An IoT platform must connect devices, must collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, dozens of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basics, it must add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and close loop automation. With these capabilities and the […]

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By Chris O'Connor on March 18, 2017

The seven deadly sins of IoT strategy and design

A thoughtful approach to IoT strategy and design can lead to unique new product and services opportunities, but designing also becomes increasingly complex when designing for the Internet of Things. Many industries are now struggling with a major challenge that electronics manufacturers have been wrestling with over the past decade or more — how to […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 21, 2017

An enterprise scale IoT Platform: Watson

Digital transformation is a journey When you embark on using IoT, you embark on a journey of transformation. The fusion of the physical world and the digital world gives us all the chance to bring inanimate objects to life – connecting them to each other, to other things, to ourselves – in order to gain […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 21, 2017

Rapid IoT development with Seebo and Watson IoT

Seebo and IBM are collaborating to simplify IoT development of smart products. A growing number of manufacturers are looking for ways to innovate and stay ahead of technological disruption by turning physical products into IoT solutions that enhance their value and increase revenue streams. In fact, consumers have grown to expect this with more and more […]

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By Tim Connors on February 7, 2017

A tale of two IoT platforms: Enabling faster prototyping of IoT and M2M solutions

AT&T, a US based multinational communications company is connecting millions of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Partnering with IBM, developers can deliver IoT innovation and insights on a hybrid cloud platform. Taking the next step forward in a long-standing collaboration AT&T and IBM have a long standing relationship which has deepened over the past twenty […]

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By Dibbe Edwards on January 12, 2017

Connected products: development for the IoT age

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum. There is huge potential; Gartner forecasts 21 billion connected things by 20201. McKinsey Global Institute has estimated that “the IoT has a total potential economic impact of $3.9 trillion to $11 trillion a year by 2025”2. We see a lot of learning, playing and experimentation around how to […]

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By Chris O'Connor on January 3, 2017

Top five Internet of Things trends for 2017

The past year has been a transformative and exciting year for the Internet of Things. We have seen almost every industry invest in the IoT and leading industries quickly move to implementing IoT solutions that are driving the bottom line. The IoT trends driving enterprise digital transformation Enterprises are driving the Internet of Things transformation. […]

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By Karen Lewis on November 16, 2016

Skyhook and Watson IoT keep your assets on track

Skyhook and Watson IoT: Using hybrid location solutions to keep your assets on track Imagine a scenario that occurs daily across the world: one hospital needs to transport an organ across town to another hospital where a transplant recipient is waiting. The receiving hospital is tracking its location to make sure everything is ready at […]

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By Chris O'Connor on November 15, 2016

IBM Watson IoT evaluated as a leading IoT platform

An IoT platform must connect devices, must collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, dozens of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basics, it must add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and close loop automation. With these capabilities and the […]

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By Will Reilly on November 11, 2016

Drones aren’t grounded – decisions on the fly with Watson

Drones have really fired our imaginations in the last couple of years. When Amazon announced it was investigating using them for home delivery we all started to envisage a future with thousands of them zipping around us all the time carrying books, clothes, tea bags and all the other stuff we buy online. And as […]

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By Chris O'Connor on November 8, 2016

Security in the era of cognitive IoT

The connectivity of things such as thermostats, medical devices, automobiles and industrial equipment presents an exciting environment for innovation and new business opportunities. As we rely on connected devices to make our lives better and easier, security must be considered from every aspect. There have been examples of security incidents associated with the Internet of […]

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By Scott Stockwell on October 26, 2016

The genius of things: everyday objects, exceptional outcomes

As the lights came up, three of IBM’s clients took to the stage to provide some of the challenges that the IoT is solving and look to future trends and directions. . Neil Gomes / Jefferson Hospital: Doctors want to ensure that every patient has the best care, and they want patients to feel calm […]

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