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Learn how to unlock the value from your IoT data at the IoT Exchange

Written by Mark Swinson | March 21, 2019 | Conferences, Platform

As our clients will tell you, the most critical phase of their transformation, the one that completely changed their mindset, was the application of analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to their vast stores of data. Building on the IBM IoT Platform to unlock important insights, this strategic maneuver helped them add tremendous value to their organization. ...read more


Rethinking your business with IoT: your product “as a Service”

Written by Mark Swinson | March 7, 2019 | Connected Software, Manufacturing, Platform

In the world of IT “as-a-Service” has been a major trend over the last 15 years. Once the availability, speed and reliability of the Internet reached the point where applications could be accessed in someone elses data center, it’s made sense to look for opportunities to reduce costs. Why not you pay for what you ...read more


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


Having data versus using data from your platform

Written by Jiani Zhang | January 22, 2019 | Platform

Data is the lifeblood of the Internet of Things. However, there’s a huge difference between having data and using data. That’s why this post explores the value of smarter data. Previously, we talked about the fundamentals of data management. Analytics is the next step in the journey. Not too long ago, IoT meant “connect things ...read more


How data management will make (or break) your IoT strategy

Written by Jiani Zhang | January 15, 2019 | Platform

Your data lives in ways that can significantly impact your business. And because data fundamentally takes on a life on its own, there are questions you need to address from the very start of your IoT journey. Below, we explore why data management is key to a viable IoT strategy, and how you can take the first steps in managing the data tidal wave. ...read more


Four steps to get the most value from your IoT data

Written by Jiani Zhang | January 7, 2019 | Platform

The IoT journey has evolved over the last several years. But it is definitely a journey. Let’s look at the four steps every organization needs to master to truly realize value from their IoT efforts. ...read more


Smart, connected fabric: how AI, IoT and Mitsufuji create safer working environments

Written by Brian Massey | November 19, 2018 | Factories, Manufacturing, Platform...

How can you keep your company relevant and vital in today’s connected world? Can you leverage technology and analytics to advance overall safety for employees? When do you use IoT technology to gain insights into employee’s activities in near real time? How do you provide notifications and preventative measures for their safety? These are questions ...read more


Unlock the value of your data with the right platform and right analytics

Written by Mark Swinson | October 29, 2018 | Article, Platform

You won’t need much research to discover that IoT sensors create massive amounts of data and opportunity. Yet all this data creates business “sink or swim” scenarios leaving business leaders overwhelmed: all this new data with no way to manage and understand it. That’s because finding any useful insights from IoT can be like searching ...read more


Worker safety: what, why and how IoT and AI can help

Written by Brian Massey | October 25, 2018 | Platform, Worker Insights

Accidents in the workplace are a well-documented problem, with potentially devastating consequences for employees and employers alike. Despite clear safety regulations and procedures, risk management remains a huge challenge for employers in many industries. Today, we’ll look at the role that the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) play in addressing this issue. ...read more


Get connected: it’s as easy as IoT

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 24, 2018 | Platform

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series. We started the series with the goal of exploring how you can successfully transform and digitize your business, regardless of the industry you’re in. And we also said that we would focus on all steps of the journey, It doesn’t matter if you’re just considering ...read more


The evolution of the Watson IoT Platform: three key things you should know

Written by Matthew Mikell | October 1, 2018 | Blockchain, Platform

Thinking intelligently about the business of ‘things’ means you’re balancing short-term success with long-term strategy; you don’t want to compromise. Businesses often make the mistake of acquiring a mix of point solutions only to find themselves with multiple siloes from multiple vendors that limit interoperability, security and scale. IBM’s next evolution of the Watson IoT Platform helps you succeed by ...read more


IBM Leader in The Forrester Wave Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

Written by Sky Matthews | August 13, 2018 | Blog, Platform

IoT success is more than a strategy–it’s a platform. In fact, it’s a Watson IoT Platform; the Industrial IoT solution designed for today, but built for your future. That future is far more than connecting devices, it’s about helping machines tell their stories. Get a complimentary copy of the Q3 Forrester Research Wave for Industrial IoT Software Platforms here The ...read more