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By Laura Langendorf on April 9, 2018

Why celebrate World IoT Day? We can start with Industry 4.0

Today is World IoT Day. Established in 2010 by the IoT Council, it’s an open invitation for the Internet of Things (IoT) community to recognize and celebrate the power that IoT has to transform our communities, our businesses and our lives. And with an IoT market expected to explode to $14.2 trillion USD by 2022, […]

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By Sarah Dudley and Laura Langendorf on March 20, 2018

Think Tuesday: 10 “thoughtful” moments

Today was all about connections here at Think,  through IoT and beyond. IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, opened the day with the Chairman’s address. A common theme running throughout her talk was incredible growth in IoT devices and the opportunity that AI holds for nearly every industry. 1. “We have more IoT-enabled objects than people.” – […]

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By Laura Langendorf on March 20, 2018

The Daily Think: Tuesday edition

Welcome to Tuesday edition of the Daily Think. It’s your bite-sized list of the “must-see, must-do” at this week’s Think, the IBM event for all of us. And – while I’ve got some great recommendations – if you take nothing away from this, remember one word: Keynote. Because today, we’ve got two of the biggest […]

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By Wired Brand Lab on November 30, 2017

Energy providers: connecting for operational efficiencies

“How do you reduce operational costs and increase consumer satisfaction?” asks DTE Energy’s Gary Gauthier. He posed this age-old business quandary with the authoritative tone that suggests he may already have the answer. Electricity companies, of course, can never simply starve operations. Because blackouts, angry headlines, and business disruptions would result. But DTE Energy has applied […]

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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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By Harriet Green on April 25, 2017

Harriet Green, Hannover Fair: Perspectives on industry 4.0

What is Cognitive Manufacturing? Cognitive Manufacturing (or industry 4.0) is what happens when we combine sensors, robotics, and data capture of the fourth industrial revolution with the machine learning and advanced data analytics of Watson. It’s what happens when we move beyond current connected systems that simply gather data, to industrial machines that use data […]

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By Karen Lewis on April 25, 2017

ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions

Today at Hannover Messe 2017, ABB and IBM announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB AbilityTM, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure using artificial intelligence. The new suite of breakthrough solutions aims to help organizations […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 1, 2017

Enabling IoT platforms to deliver business outcomes

A concerted effort Achieving real business outcomes with IoT is a concerted effort. By 2020, there will be more than 30 billion ‘things’ connected to the Internet, and most will use wireless networks to send and receive their data. IoT devices are expected to generate 180 zettabytes of data annually by 2025; data that will […]

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By Harriet Green on February 16, 2017

The Watson IoT Global Headquarters is open

A little over a year ago, I announced our intention to build a world-class innovation center for IoT in Munich. Today, we celebrate the opening of that center and get to work on defining the future of this world-changing technology. We’ve come a long way When we announced the Watson IoT Global Headquarters in December […]

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