Girls Who Code: inspiring a generation of change-makers

Written by Hannah Merry | March 21, 2017 | Blog

Reshma Saujani CEO of Girls Who Code, joined Ginni Rometty on stage at IBM Interconnect to discuss how IBM has supported the company growth and has helped young girls break barriers with the technology industry. As a politician, Reshma visited hundreds of schools and the lack of females in the IT classes made her question more

IoT is reshaping the electronics industry

Written by Pete Karns | March 15, 2017 | Blog

The enterprise technology market changes at near light speed these days, yet in the Internet of Things market, it seems to be changing even faster and in the electronics industry, possibly the fastest. Within 10 years we’ve gone from an on premise “within my data center only” approach, to an almost fanatical allegiance to the more

The genius of things: Bluemix and the Internet of Things

Written by Dr Lucy Rogers | February 21, 2017 | Blog

In December 2015 the potential of the Internet of Things had to be sold – nobody was really asking for it. Just over a year later, IBM have a shiny new IoT headquarters in Munich.  I was invited to the Genius of Things Summit as a Futurist by Watson IoT and WIRED Insider. Familiar brands more

Interview with Olivier Jouve: Director of Offering Management, Watson IoT Industry Solutions

Written by Hannah Merry | January 16, 2017 | Interview

Olivier Jouve is Director of Offering Management, Watson IOT Industry Solutions and Predictive Maintenance at IBM. He told me about what his job means, and how the Watson IoT Platform is connecting the physical world to the digital world. Let’s start with what Offering Management, Watson IoT Industry Solutions and PMQ means? Offering Management defines, more

It takes Alchemy to keep abreast of the StormWave media

Written by Cor van der Struijf | January 15, 2017 | Automotive, Blog

Let´s rewind five years. How would you respond to a request to engage in a groundbreaking project technically, knowing that the project would start rolling in only two weeks? And that the project required an in-depth and responsive analysis of social media. You would kindly decline the request, right? Fortunately, thanks to the technological advancements more

Smart homes and sensors: The CES 2017 innovation awards

Written by Lynne Slowey | January 6, 2017 | Conferences

Those of you unable to make it to CES 2017 might be wondering what trends, must haves, and innovations are on display this week. So I took a floor walk around the Tech West CES Innovation Awards to keep you up to speed with the latest developments in smart home technology. Sleep Number 360 smart more

Top five Internet of Things trends for 2017

Written by Chris O'Connor | January 3, 2017 | Business, Platform, Security

The past year has been a transformative and exciting year for the Internet of Things. We have seen almost every industry invest in the IoT and leading industries quickly move to implementing IoT solutions that are driving the bottom line. The IoT trends driving enterprise digital transformation Enterprises are driving the Internet of Things transformation. more

Europe’s largest city welcomes IBM IoT lab

Written by Scott Stockwell | December 15, 2016 | News / Press release

On 5 December, Europe’s largest city, Istanbul, saw IBM open the doors to an IoT lab in the company’s Client Centre. IBM worked with IoTxTR to create a new hub for start-ups, business partners and IBM employees to come together and build the solutions that will take advantage of the burgeoning Internet of Things. New lab, more

IoT sensors and sport – CCTV Tibet Challenge

Written by Jen Clark | November 16, 2016 | Sport and fitness

Cycling fans were able to follow October’s Tibet Challenge more closely than ever before, thanks to a live feed from cyclists participating in the event to a dedicated web platform where fans can follow their progress. Forty cyclists took part in the extreme endurance event, racing the 2,000km distance from Sichuan to Tibet over extraordinarily more

A better way to manage water with the Internet of Things

Written by Ted Jenkins | October 6, 2016 | Article

The global water challenge is incredibly complex and one that becomes more pressing as the world’s population grows. Securing ample amounts of water, ensuring it’s is secure and that it’s supplies are resilient, is a major challenge for the U.S. and countries across the globe. One of the ways municipalities and businesses are tackling these more

Building intelligent weather stations with Bluemix

Written by Karen Lewis | September 30, 2016 | Blog, Environment

The integration of the supercomputer and weather stations around the world could have a huge impact on global industry. But for individual developers wanting to get current weather conditions using Node-RED and Weather Data for IBM Bluemix service, there are several recipes available to help you take the plunge. If you are interested in building more

Revolutionary eAscot app guides blind marathon runners

Written by Jen Clark | September 8, 2016 | Sport and fitness

IBM’s Bluemix Garage has designed an app to guide blind marathon runners using audio cues when they veer too far off course. The development makes a welcome addition to other technical aids for blind elite athletes ahead of this year’s Paralympics, such as ‘Blind Cap’, a swim cap that vibrates when it is time for more