By Claire Penny on October 12, 2018

Buildings with DNA: why today’s “smart” buildings were never dumb

Ask yourself these questions: when was the last time you experienced the latest and most innovative technology, at work? Is your workplace more technically equipped than your home? It is widely accepted that buildings are getting smarter. But were they ever actually dumb? Or have they just been held back by closed proprietary systems and […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 9, 2018

Get a full view of energy consumption and patterns across your enterprise

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series. In my last blog, I talked about facilities management and improving your building’s operations. Today, I am going to continue on the buildings theme and discuss a hot topic for any building owner or occupant: energy consumption. Do you know your building’s current and expected […]

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By Ashok Kumar on October 8, 2018

Are MES systems dead? How IoT and AI are transforming the shop floor

Manufacturing is changing due to advancements in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). With  consumer demand for customization driving new requirements for speed and agility, many manufacturers are struggling to keep up. On top of this, more competition and increased demand is putting higher pressure on manufacturers to increase overall plant performance.  […]

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By Matthew Mikell on October 8, 2018

Four credentials your SaaS vendor needs (hint: it’s not their software)

Advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Quantum Computing (QC) are rapidly redefining the capabilities within everyday applications and helping companies leapfrog their larger competitors. Many SaaS vendors embed these new and innovative technologies in their applications.  However, if you’re responsible for selecting new technology, you should consider that choosing the […]

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By Steve Shoaf on October 5, 2018

There’s something for everybody at the Agile Engineering Summit!

On October 15-17 in Washington, DC, IBM is hosting its 5th event focused on software and systems engineering. Known in the past as IoT Continuous Engineering (ICE) and as Continuous Engineering (CE) Summit, this event is now called Agile Engineering Summit. It will provide opportunities to find out how federal, automotive, industrial, A&D, healthcare and electronics […]

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By Bruce D Baron on October 3, 2018

Introducing IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management SaaS

Today, we announced the launch of IBM Maximo Enterprise Asset Management SaaS, the newest offering for clients looking to combine the power of the cloud with their enterprise asset management platform. What does this mean for our clients? In short, we’re continuing to invest to bring simplicity, security, manageability, and reliability to your computerized maintenance […]

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By Ryan Boyles on October 2, 2018

QuickBYTES interview with Amy Silberbauer: What is Agile Engineering?

Ahead of the Watson IoT Agile Engineering Summit 2018, to be held October 15-17 in Washington DC, we asked our speakers for some thoughts about systems engineering and agile practices. I met Amy Silberbauer, our first speaker, to ask for her take on agile. ‘Agile is not your grandmother’s agile anymore’ – Amy Silberbauer, IBM […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 2, 2018

Do you have the needed data around yield, throughput, and quality to make sound operational decisions?

Here is a bold idea – your machines, your connected systems, your factories all diagnosing themselves and predicting needs before they affect production. What do you think when you read that? Are you thinking early and accurate identification of defects, improved production, optimized throughput, less waste and no product recalls? You should. Because that is what […]

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By Binny Samuel on October 1, 2018

Data Integration is still the biggest hindrance to Industry 4.0

Manufacturing plant operators have been working for years on data integration infrastructure in the plant floor. Yet despite the effort, availability of the right data for use cases continues to be an unresolved challenge for the success of Industry 4.0 programs. So what’s the issue? This isn’t because plants aren’t collecting data. In many cases, […]

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By Matthew Mikell on October 1, 2018

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

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 […]

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By Lisa DeLuca on October 1, 2018

How innovative technologies help an aging population stay healthier and happier

The developed world is grappling with the challenges of an aging population. By 2050, it’s estimated that at least 40 percent of the population in Germany, Italy, Japan and Singapore will be over the age of 60. For the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Brazil, it’s anticipated that proportion will stand at 30 percent. […]

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By Steve Shoaf on September 26, 2018

The top three reasons to attend IBM’s Agile Engineering Summit

Calling all developers, architects, integrators and testers! IBM’s Agile Engineering Summit is coming to Washington DC, and we’d love to see you there. From October 15 – 17 we’ll be delivering hands-on labs and in-depth technical talks with everything you need to know about the latest technologies. Here are the top three reasons to attend. […]

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