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By Jen Clark and Rob High on March 14, 2018

Cheat sheet: What is Edge Computing?

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 […]

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By Chris O'Connor on June 28, 2017

IBM and Cisco: Understanding critical data on the network edge

Last year, IBM and Cisco announced a global collaboration to provide instant Internet of Things insight at the edge of the network. Together, we are enabling businesses and organizations in remote and autonomous locations to tap into the combined power of IBM’s Watson IoT Cloud and business analytics technologies and Cisco’s edge and fog capabilities to more deeply understand […]

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By Scott Stockwell on June 7, 2017

Harriet Green’s keynote at IoT World Forum: Unlocking the full value of IoT

Cisco held their Internet of Things World Forum in London’s historic Tobacco Docks on May 22-24, 2017. Harriet Green, IBM’s General Manager Watson Internet of Things (IoT), Customer Engagement and Education took to the stage on the second morning to share IBM’s experience in realising the value of the Internet of Things – the core theme […]

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By Karen Lewis on May 25, 2017

Blockchain: four use cases transforming business

Sky Matthews, CTO, Watson IoT, IBM, presented to a full house at the IoT World Forum, 2017, London, speaking about blockchain – arguably one of the hottest technologies around today, especially in IoT. Matthews discussed blockchain fundamentals and provided example customer experiences to illustrate how blockchain is being used to transform business networks in a […]

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By Scott Amyx on August 29, 2016

Ready for the disruption from edge computing?

Technology evolves incredibly quickly—it seems that just a few years ago, companies were struggling with the idea of moving part of their operations to the cloud. Now, the cloud is seen as a primary driver of disruption in business, allowing even the smallest, leanest company to have access to incredible processing power and data insights. […]

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By Oystein Haaland on August 9, 2016

IoT analytics at the edge: transforming the energy industry

Savvy leaders already understand that the Internet of Things will radically reshape the way we do business in the years to come. But the extent of this transformation can’t be overstated. According to a McKinsey report, IoT brings with it a total potential economic impact of $3.9T to $11.1T by 2025. Nowhere will this impact […]

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By Amy Bennett on June 16, 2016

SilverHook: It’s plane sailing with Watson IoT

For those wanting to dive in to IoT, our partnership with Cisco and SilverHook is the perfect example of why you should take the plunge, and get your feet wet… SilverHook powerboats These stunning vehicles reach speeds surpassing 100 MPH in the open ocean. SilverHook Powerboats pride themselves on their advanced monohull designs. These specialized […]

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By Chris O'Connor on June 3, 2016

Cisco and IBM: What’s possible in IoT

Today, in a typical industrial deployment, only 1% of IoT data is actually analyzed. This is because of legacy processes and drawbacks in current IoT platforms that make it too expensive and slow to analyze the other 99% of data Let’s take a look at a typical oil platform to understand why most data goes […]

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