cloud

Four credentials your SaaS vendor needs (hint: it’s not their software)

Written by Matthew Mikell | October 8, 2018 | Blog, SaaS

Advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Quantum Computing (QC) are rapidly redefining the capabilities within everyday applications and helping companies leapfrog their larger competitors. Many SaaS vendors embed these new and innovative technologies in their applications.  However, if you’re responsible for selecting new technology, you should consider that choosing the ...read more


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


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


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

Written by Chris O'Connor | September 6, 2017 | Asset Management, Manufacturing, News / Press release

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 ...read more


Immersive analytics: the reality of IoT and digital twin

Written by Matthew Mikell | July 13, 2017 | 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, ...read more


The future has arrived for intelligent operations

Written by Karen Butner | June 21, 2017 | Manufacturing

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. ...read more


InterConnect keynote: Ginni Rometty, Watson cloud

Written by Hannah Merry | March 21, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


Keynote: Welcome to InterConnect 2017

Written by Lynne Slowey | March 20, 2017 | Conferences

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 ...read more


WaterBot: connected for safe water

Written by Karen Lewis | March 20, 2017 | Robotics

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 ...read more


Bragi interview: How to turn a beautiful idea into reality

Written by Karen Lewis and Ryan Boyles | March 2, 2017 | Interview

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 ...read more


A guide to Edge IoT analytics

Written by Andrea Reale | February 23, 2017 | Article, Platform

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 ...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