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Why move from condition monitoring to predictive maintenance? – Part 2

Written by Dan Yarmoluk and Craig Truempi | April 15, 2019 | Asset Management, Events

Several weeks ago, I wrote a blog in which I discussed the history of condition monitoring and the differences between condition monitoring and predictive maintenance. You’ll recall that we left off introducing the next evolution of maintenance: condition monitoring 4.0. The most current advancements in predictive maintenance require automation of the analysis process using AI models. ...read more


The Internet of Things requires machine learning and AI

Written by John McDonald | March 20, 2019 | AI Assistants, Systems Engineering

If there ever was a time where there was enough storage to capture it all, that time has passed. It now makes no economic sense to capture every data point, as we need only selected data points to train models. This computer assist of humans through machine learning is almost required to sift through the data from the Internet of Things. ...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


Man Plus Machine: IBM Bringing AI to Requirements Management

Written by Stella Liu | November 6, 2018 | AI Assistants, Requirements Management

As today’s systems engineers are faced with an overflow of data and a significant increase in the complexity of systems, IBM is bringing the power of Watson Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help address the need for getting requirements right the first time. Currently in beta, this move will allow engineers to improve their requirements definition ...read more


The Get Connected quiz: are you ready to transform your business?

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 30, 2018 | Blog

I hope you’ve gotten connected with me these last several weeks. I was talking to a colleague about why I wrote these. And it really comes down to one thing: IoT is taking place all around us. Are you and your company participating in the digital transformation, and impacting the physical world? Or are you ...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


There’s a new superhero in town: DATA, keeping your workers safe

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 18, 2018 | Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

Welcome to a new edition of our Get Connected series about worker safety. Today, we are going to discuss the most important aspect of your organization: your people and their ability to safely be dispatched to keep the assets in your environment running. With 178 work related accidents every 15 seconds, and 374 million non-fatal injuries ...read more


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

Written by Claire Penny | October 12, 2018 | Buildings

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 ...read more


How innovative technologies help an aging population stay healthier and happier

Written by Lisa DeLuca | October 1, 2018 | Article, Blog

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. ...read more


Introducing an assistant to help all of your technicians perform like your best technician

Written by Dr. Stephan Biller | August 6, 2018 | AI Assistants, Asset Management

The face of maintenance across every industry is changing. Organizations are struggling with loss of talent, knowledge silos, aging infrastructure, and rising maintenance costs. Today, we are announcing the launch of IBM’s Equipment Maintenance Assistant, an assistant for factory and field service technicians. This will usher in a new era of maintenance productivity, turning every technician ...read more


Are you managing your IoT devices’ software in the right way?

Written by Chris O'Connor | July 31, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Requirements Management, Systems Engineering

Enterprises today are part of a new world: a software-driven world. And while this new world has brought many great innovations, it is also forcing organizations in all industries to rethink their software development practices, to deliver new features and offerings faster. Those entities that will embrace and incorporate change most effectively, will be the ...read more


Managing Engineering Complexity: Are you ready?

Written by Chris O'Connor | July 19, 2018 | Continuous Engineering, Requirements Management, Systems Engineering

Connected – This is one of the defining words of our world today. We have never been more connected – from the devices we wear on our bodies, to our cars and houses, to the manufacturers who build our things and, lastly, to the outer world where we get to experience the fruits of our ...read more