By Luc Hatlestad on November 21, 2017

Experts frame continuous engineering challenges and opportunities

A panel of IBM customers kicked off the 2017 Continuous Engineering Summit by discussing the myriad ways IBM solutions are helping them scale and streamline their operations and improve productivity and outcomes. More than 400 IBM customers and partners are gathered for the three-day event in New Orleans to learn more about how continuous engineering […]

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By Deon Newman on November 21, 2017

Happy connected Thanksgiving!

This week, many of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving. Lots of family, friends, food and entertaining. And when life is this busy, we all count of things going smoothly. And yet … what if you wake up Thanksgiving morning and the oven doesn’t work? Or your water heater breaks and floods your home while you’re […]

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By Binny Samuel on November 21, 2017

What does a manufacturing plant of the future look like? (Part 1)

Technology is moving at a rapid pace and your options are to transform with it or fall behind. This digital transformation looks different in every industry but the underlying goals are the same: reduce costs, improve efficiency, and increase revenues. While the future is unpredictable, the performance of your plant doesn’t need to be. As […]

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By Ray Miciek on November 20, 2017

3 important reasons to be thankful for EAM this year

It’s hard to believe two of my favorite ‘T’ events are happening in the next couple of weeks: Thanksgiving & TRIMax. In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday here in the U.S., and in anticipation of TRIMax, I wanted to talk about three things I have to be thankful for this year: customers, community, and […]

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By Jen Clark on November 20, 2017

Protecting libraries with the IoT

Here in the UK, libraries as we know them are facing profound challenges. Uncertainties about the future of print contribute to discussions around the perceived declining value of traditional book repositories. Meanwhile, ever-reducing public funding is forcing many libraries to make cuts to their services, or close altogether. But it’s not all doom and gloom. […]

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By Karen Lewis on November 20, 2017

A smarter approach to scheduling? Yes, please!

Today, even advanced businesses are using the wrong tools for the job when it comes to scheduling their maintenance and service workers. Planning and scheduling often still takes place on post-it notes, and complex projects are often managed in Excel spreadsheets – with work divided up by supervisors based on gut feel. Without proper planning […]

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By Luc Hatlestad on November 17, 2017

Watson IoT and embracing the future of health care

Few business sectors have more to gain—or lose—from technological developments than health care. That’s why so many health care organizations find themselves at the forefront of the intriguing possibilities that Watson IoT-enabled solutions can provide. Kaiser Permanente’s Andrew Hendl detailed these possibilities on day one of the 2017 IBM Continuous Engineering Summit in New Orleans. […]

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By Luc Hatlestad on November 17, 2017

The IBM QuickBYTES Interview: Datamato

Ahead of this week’s Watson IoT Continuous Engineering Summit 2017 (November 15-17 in New Orleans), we’re asking attendees for some thoughts about the event and the latest technology trends.   What are you most looking forward to at the CE Summit this year? Networking. Grabbing an opportunity to mix and mingle with technology experts, IBM […]

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By Jen Clark on November 16, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 16th November 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up – your source for the latest from the IoT bizz. This week – IBM celebrates new accolades in recognition of IBM Watson and our IoT global headquarters in Munich, Pinterest Lens provides a cool new way to get outfit inspiration based on what’s in your wardrobe, and Furbo’s AI […]

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By Jen Clark on November 16, 2017

Cheat sheet: what is blockchain?

This guide is for anyone who has ever nodded politely at the mention of blockchain, while secretly breaking into a cold sweat and praying for a change of subject. I hear you, my friend. Here to help is a no-nonsense, no-jargon explanation of what blockchain entails and what you might use it for. Blockchain in […]

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By Matthew Mikell on November 15, 2017

IoT for Insurance: Tech savvy homeowners disconnected from insurers

What do home buyers understand that their insurance companies don’t? Most Americans have begun investing in forms of ‘smart’ technology for their homes. A recent poll from HIS Markit found that last year 80 million smart home devices were delivered worldwide with an additional 130 million smart home devices expected to be shipped this year. […]

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By Deon Newman on November 15, 2017

The Genius of Customers: Innovation

The Genius of Things. It’s the perfect title for four global events we hosted in September and October. There, we brought partners, customers and IBMers together in Mumbai, Shanghai, Boston and Dubai. In four cities, with 2,100+ attendees, we were honored by the 80 clients who spoke on our behalf. So many amazing stories! That’s […]

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