Analytics

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


How data management will make (or break) your IoT strategy

Written by Jiani Zhang | January 15, 2019 | Platform

Your data lives in ways that can significantly impact your business. And because data fundamentally takes on a life on its own, there are questions you need to address from the very start of your IoT journey. Below, we explore why data management is key to a viable IoT strategy, and how you can take the first steps in managing the data tidal wave. ...read more


Unlock the value of your data with the right platform and right analytics

Written by Mark Swinson | October 29, 2018 | Article, Platform

You won’t need much research to discover that IoT sensors create massive amounts of data and opportunity. Yet all this data creates business “sink or swim” scenarios leaving business leaders overwhelmed: all this new data with no way to manage and understand it. That’s because finding any useful insights from IoT can be like searching ...read more


IBM Leader in The Forrester Wave Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

Written by Sky Matthews | August 13, 2018 | Blog, Platform

IoT success is more than a strategy–it’s a platform. In fact, it’s a Watson IoT Platform; the Industrial IoT solution designed for today, but built for your future. That future is far more than connecting devices, it’s about helping machines tell their stories. Get a complimentary copy of the Q3 Forrester Research Wave for Industrial IoT Software Platforms here The ...read more


The IBM QuickBYTES interview: Combitech AB/Saab

Written by Luc Hatlestad | November 10, 2017 | Conferences, Continuous Engineering, Events...

Ahead of next 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? As newcomer to this community, I’m hoping to learn about the frontier areas ...read more


IBM Employee Wellness and Safety solution in top 20 IoT industrial applications

Written by Jen Clark and Dr Asaf Adi | October 17, 2017 | Blog

The Internet of Things Institute has selected a safety project undertaken by IBM and North Star BlueScope Steel as one of the top 20 IoT industrial applications for 2017. North Star, which produces steel for global building and construction industries, piloted IBM’s Employee Wellness and Safety solution in 2016, using connected wearable devices and analytics to help monitor ...read more


Addressing maintenance challenges using EAM

Written by Ray Miciek and Ron Wallace | June 15, 2017 | Asset Management

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) addresses the entire lifecycle management of physical assets of an organization in order to maximize value. It is a discipline covering areas such as the design, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and decommissioning or replacement of a plant, equipment, facility or some other high-value asset. A high-value asset is one that has ...read more


The cognitive drone and the promise of IoT

Written by Chris O'Connor | June 1, 2017 | Blog

In ten short years, the Internet of Things has made the leap from conceptual to actual. Early predictions for IoT that once seemed out of this world are starting to feel more like an understatement. As the IoT becomes ubiquitous, we see a steady push to adapt IoT technologies to industry-specific applications to save money ...read more


IBM brings cognition to the factory floor

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

According to Business Insider Intelligence, the growth of the installed base of manufacturing IoT devices will expand to 923 million in 2020 – that’s 3x growth from 237 million in 2015. When faced with exponential growth and demand, the quality versus quantity conundrum is an unavoidable topic of conversation. Here’s why – manufacturing IoT devices ...read more


Four high-value use cases for cognitive manufacturing

Written by Karen Lewis | April 20, 2017 | Asset Management, Manufacturing

Using cognitive to activate the next generation of production success Cognitive computing represents an emerging technology that increases productivity, yield and quality while continuously learning, improving employee actions, processes and outcomes. When combined with manufacturing technologies, it results in cognitive manufacturing. It unites millions of data points into a source that discovers patterns and answers ...read more


London Marathon: Improve your training with the IoT

Written by Jen Clark and Rich Howarth | April 12, 2017 | Sport and fitness

To many, the arrival of April means better weather, Easter and perhaps a half-hearted attempt at the couch-to-5k app. To serious runners up and down the UK, however, it means the London Marathon is upon us at last. So this is one for you runners, you brave and wondrous folk. We asked IBM-er Rich Howarth, ...read more


US Speedskating at InterConnect: Going for gold with smarter training

Written by Jen Clark | March 20, 2017 | Sport and fitness

Elite sports team US Speedskating has teamed up with IBM to get smarter about how athletes train and prepare for competitions – both on and off the ice. Together with M&S Consulting, we’ve created a voice-enabled iPad app that uses real-time performance metrics and individual insights to review each athlete’s workload and shape smart training ...read more