cognitive analytics

By Luc Hatlestad on November 8, 2017

The IBM QuickBYTES interview: the Boeing Company

Ahead of next week’s Watson IoT Continuous Engineering Summit 2017 (November 15-17 in New Orleans), we’re asking attendees for some thoughts about the event and the latest technology trends. What are you most looking forward to at the CE Summit this year? My favorite part of the event is always the Voice sessions, where I […]

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By Ron Wallace on August 3, 2017

Delivering continuous return on investment (ROI) with IBM Maximo

Discover how the world’s largest contact lens manufacturer, Vision Care, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is keeping an eye on innovation by standardizing on IBM Maximo to reduce costs, make compliance improvements, and drive continuous improvements and share best practices. Vision Care, part of Johnson & Johnson, is the world’s largest contact lens manufacturer. […]

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By Jen Clark on July 4, 2017

Cognitive inspection: IBM Visual Insights

The adoption of automation and IoT technologies within the manufacturing industry has led to speedier production, better asset management and significantly reduced downtime. But inspection processes, which are often fully manual and reliant on staff availability and expertise, can cause something of a bottleneck. Cognitive capabilities can help reduce inspection time and improve consistency in […]

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By Jen Clark on May 3, 2017

Innovations and research challenges in IoT

At IBM’s InterConnect event in March this year, Gabi Zodik, Director, IoT and Mobile Platforms gave a presentation entitled ‘IBM Research: IoT 2020 & Beyond.’ He was exploring what the future holds for the IoT, based on the research that IBM and our partners are undertaking together. I’m here to take a look some of […]

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By Jen Clark on February 8, 2017

Insights from IBM’s Global C-suite Study: White paper review

The phenomenon of disruptive innovation has grown from a rarity to a regular occurrence, as new entrants to the bottom of a market swiftly rise up to oust established providers. In the face of this new competition, a White Paper examines how C-suite executives (CxOs) are using cognitive computing to tackle the threat to their […]

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By Franklin Morris on February 1, 2017

The road to the cognitive future runs through operations

We are still in the early days of the cognitive era, but a new study by the IBM Institute for Business Value indicates that many COOs are already taking notice and reaping rewards. By adopting intelligent analytics, businesses are transforming their operations and reporting significant ROI as a result. The benefits of cognitive computing Our […]

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By Jen Clark on January 26, 2017

The connected opera singer: Part 1, auditions

OK, confession time. My name is Jen, and I’m an opera singer. I’m also a self-confessed geek with a penchant for word play, which explains why you can also find me writing blogs about the IoT. Working as a singer means I’m usually either auditioning for a contract, learning a role (or licking my wounds […]

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By Jen Clark on January 25, 2017

IBM and the Sports Innovation Lab

IBM has joined the Boston-based company Sports Innovation Lab as a founding partner, helping to bring technological insights to the sports and fitness industries. The Sports Innovation Lab was launched by former NFL linebacker and entrepreneur Isaiah Kacyvenski, four-time U.S women’s hockey Olympic medalist Angela Ruggiero and former Forrester VP of Research, Josh Walker. Its […]

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By Jen Clark on November 23, 2016

Wild Ducks November podcast: Meet Olli, the first self-driving cognitive vehicle, from Local Motors

The Wild Ducks podcast series gives us a chance to get to know technology’s hell-raisers: restless, creative people who are using technology to change the world in a major way. In November’s Wild Ducks podcast, presenters Bernhard Warner and Jeffrey O’Brien talk to Local Motors CEO Jay Rogers about the impact of Olli, the world’s […]

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By Franklin Morris on November 16, 2016

Incorporating weather data into IoT is a game changer

Weather has long been a source of headaches for businesses across all industries. Extreme conditions can cause power outages and supply shortages, leading to production delays. Changing resource availability, due to a blizzard or hurricane, will often raise operating costs. Severe storms shut down facilities, interrupt communications, transportation and power systems. And let’s not forget […]

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