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By Chris O'Connor on September 6, 2017

Army Re-Ups with IBM for logistics, savings and vehicle health

When the government saves money, we all win. Over the last four years, the U.S. Army has avoided about $15 million per year in operational costs by paying only for the cloud services it actually consumes. Working with IBM since September of 2012, this partnership has enabled the Army to create significant operational efficiencies across its […]

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By Matthew Mikell on July 13, 2017

Immersive analytics: the reality of IoT and digital twin

In Internet of Things (IoT), I’ve come across the phrase ‘immersive analytics’ actively used by analytics vendors to describe the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and other new display technologies to support analytical reasoning of sensor data. While the analytic vendors hope to add an interactive view, they don’t understand the elements of an asset, […]

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By Karen Butner on June 21, 2017

The future has arrived for intelligent operations

Supply chain executives across all industries have been developing digital strategies over the past several years. They are aggressively addressing integrated technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT) on mobile, collaborative and cloud-based platforms. These executives are applying predictive analytics even more rapidly to all supply chain processes, including asset, inventory, fleet and energy management. […]

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By Phillip Tracy on April 18, 2017

Smart trains and the connected railway

To learn more about how IBM Watson IoT can help you improve operational efficiency, view this webinar on the value of predictive maintenance and enterprise asset management  or contact a representative today. The Industrial Internet of Things has had a major impact on the transportation industry with the advent of innovations like autonomous vehicles and improved […]

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By Hannah Merry on March 21, 2017

InterConnect keynote: Ginni Rometty, Watson cloud

How cloud is changing business and the world IBM’s Chairman, President and CEO took to the InterConnect Stage to discuss how the Cloud is changing both business and society. She states that IBM’s cloud is the platform for the next era of business as it can help companies do things never done before. It enables […]

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By Lynne Slowey on March 20, 2017

Keynote: Welcome to InterConnect 2017

On stage at InterConnect 2017, Chris Moody, VP and GM, Data & Enterprise Solutions, Twitter, kicks off the session. As Twitter turns 11, Chris reflects on the transformative power of cloud technologies. ‘It has never been more possible than it is today, to change kids and technology’, he begins. ‘Anyone can change the world.’ ‘Like […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 20, 2017

WaterBot: connected for safe water

Water, water everywhere, but is it safe to drink? The nation’s public water systems are stressed. How utilities respond to this challenge and get support for increasing rates will require careful planning, strategic prioritization, appropriate rate structures, public outreach, and effective communication with all stakeholders. Replacing service lines nationwide would cost billions of dollars. If […]

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By Karen Lewis on March 2, 2017

Bragi interview: How to turn a beautiful idea into reality

After yesterday’s Enabling IoT Platforms session at MWC 2017, we had a chance to interview Bragi’s Founder and CEO, Nikolaj Hviid, and Darko Dragicevic, Executive Vice President Partners and Solutions. Bragi, a hot new startup focused on the future of cognitive and hearables, is living proof of how to take a beautiful idea and make […]

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By Andrea Reale on February 23, 2017

A guide to Edge IoT analytics

Advances in embedded Systems-on-a-Chip (SoCs) have given rise to many commercial devices that are powerful enough to run full-fledged operating systems and complex algorithms. The devices embed a rich set of different sensors (e.g., cameras, microphone, or GPS), integrating more than one connectivity option (e.g., WiFi, Bluetooth, or Ethernet.) The Raspbery Pi is one example, but […]

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By Amy Bennett on February 1, 2017

USA Cycling brings IoT data and analytics to the track

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 […]

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By Scott Neuman on January 10, 2017

IBM at CES: Making the IoT secure

Observing the incredible array of offerings on display at CES last week, it was obvious to see what is quickly emerging as common thread among IoT devices – security. This is not surprising in light of the recent news reports on hacking (Russia and the DNC as well as the Mirai Botnet and Dyn). To […]

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By Sanjay Khatri on January 10, 2017

IoT isn’t just a connection, it’s a conversation

The immense hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed by businesses, as IDC’s latest research revealed that 31% of companies surveyed have already deployed IoT, with another 43% looking to deploy within the next 12 months. However, a recent study from the IoT Institute shows that only 25% of businesses feel that they have a […]

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