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

Written by Laura Langendorf | April 9, 2018 | Blog, Manufacturing

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, ...read more


Think Tuesday: 10 “thoughtful” moments

Written by Sarah Dudley and Laura Langendorf | March 20, 2018 | Conferences, Events

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.” – ...read more


The Daily Think: Tuesday edition

Written by Laura Langendorf | March 20, 2018 | Conferences, Events

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 ...read more


Energy providers: connecting for operational efficiencies

Written by Wired Brand Lab | November 30, 2017 | Blog, Energy and Utilities

“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 ...read more


The Genius of Customers: Innovation

Written by Deon Newman | November 15, 2017 | Continuous Engineering, Events, Robotics...

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 ...read more


Harriet Green, Hannover Fair: Perspectives on industry 4.0

Written by Harriet Green | April 25, 2017 | Manufacturing

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 ...read more


ABB and IBM partner in industrial artificial intelligence solutions

Written by Karen Lewis | April 25, 2017 | Events, Manufacturing

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 ...read more


Enabling IoT platforms to deliver business outcomes

Written by Karen Lewis | March 1, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


The Watson IoT Global Headquarters is open

Written by Harriet Green | February 16, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more