Big Data

Cheat sheet: What is Edge Computing?

Written by Jen Clark and Rob High | March 14, 2018 | Commentary / Opinion

Welcome, cheat sheet fans, to the latest chapter in our IoT-elucidating journey. Today, we tackle Edge Computing – the data-processing wonder that lives between application and cloud. Vital statistics Name: Edge Computing Also known as: Fog Computing IBM product: IBM Edge Solution Super power: Exploits available compute facilities on edge devices to distribute Cloud-based services – both reducing network ...read more


What Reinventors Know. Part 1: Realizing the potential of IoT with Artificial Intelligence

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and | March 13, 2018 | Business

Welcome to ‘What Reinventors Know’ – a four-part blog series dedicated to reinventing enterprises with the help of IoT technologies. We’ll share insights from the movers and shakers who are using Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things to uncover new opportunities, create new revenue streams, and leave the competition far behind. In this installment, we explore ...read more


How to equip your TRIRIGA chariot with fierce stallions

Written by Sarah Dudley | November 30, 2017 | Buildings

There’s an old metaphor originating from Plato that compares the soul to that of a chariot with a pair of winged horses. Chariots of the gods were equipped with two good horses, while us mere mortals were given one good horse and one bad, unruly horse, depicting the conflicts of the soul. Due to this ...read more


The (real) impact of big data on commercial real estate

Written by Pamela Norton | November 29, 2017 | Buildings

It’s that time of year, the TRIMax User Conference is upon us and I especially look forward to this conference every year.  This conference grows in attendance year over year.  Why is that? Largely because our clients see the value of their real estate consulting partners and peers. They enjoy learning about new business process ...read more


Republic Parking System achieves operational excellence with IoT 

Written by Jen Clark | October 5, 2017 | Conferences

Jack Skelton, Vice President of Operations at IBM, spoke at the Genius of Things event in Boston about IBM’s work with Republic Parking System, Inc., – a company providing professional parking management services to airports, cities, hospitals and private businesses across the USA and Central America. Republic has been using IoT data and analytics to ...read more


Facing the threat: Big Data and crime prevention

Written by Jen Clark | August 22, 2017 | Blog

Following last week’s horrible attacks in Barcelona, a friend asked me what IoT technology is doing to fight violent crime. While I was hardly surprised by the question, I had to admit that I didn’t know the answer. It got me thinking about the potential of big data analytics to spot patterns and trends and ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 20th July 2017

Written by Jen Clark | July 20, 2017 | Blog

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, IBM gets a coveted spot on the IoT Podcast, an MIT researcher may have solved the mystery of integrated touch with virtual reality experiences, and Google’s Expeditions app allows the public to travel virtually to over 600 destinations via a smartphone and VR headset. Bret Greenstein takes ...read more


USA Cycling brings IoT data and analytics to the track

Written by Amy Bennett and Rhonda Edwards | February 1, 2017 | Sport and fitness

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit joined forces with Watson IoT, IBM Analytics, and IBM jStart to incorporate real-time data analytics from the internet of things into their training. They broke their own world record and shaved more than 2 full seconds off of their results. They then went on to win Silver at the 2016 Olympic ...read more


Big data and the challenges in the car industry

Written by Lynne Slowey | January 12, 2017 | Automotive

Another day at NAIAS 2017, and IBM have joined Intel and KPMG to talk big data and self-driving cars. Gary Silberg, Partner and Automotive Leader for KPMG, started things off. Six years ago, before it was chic, before it was cool, I wrote a paper: Self-driving cars: the next revolution. My colleagues thought I was ...read more


The dawn of the fourth industrial revolution

Written by Sayyidul Arafat | December 6, 2016 | Business

I have come across a few articles and blogs recently about a new kind of industrial revolution that is quietly gathering pace — and starting to make its mark in some industries already. This new revolution, which has been referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, will be led by smart technologies, such as those ...read more