Cognitive manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Written by Jiani Zhang | March 17, 2017 | Factories, Manufacturing

Talk to any manufacturing executive and odds are they have heard of Industry 4.0. Originally coined in Germany through a technology project to computerize manufacturing, Industry 4.0 has now launched into a worldwide initiative to transform this sector. Japan and China have even coined their own ‘Industrial Value Chain Initiative’ and ‘Made in China 2025’ more

Realize the potential of data in the cognitive era with Watson IoT

Written by Sayyidul Arafat | March 8, 2017 | Blog

From the time we wake up in the morning, until the time we return to bed, and everything we do in between, there are sources of data. It can be drawn from every action, interaction, the things we use, see and experience. Inter-connecting these sources of data is the ‘Internet of Things’. However, just inter-connecting more

Cognitive computing and the Internet of Things

Written by Hannah Merry | March 6, 2017 | Blog

The Internet of Things is going to help shape the future of many organisations over the next few years. IoT and cognitive capabilities can help dramatically reduce efficiency costs, leapfrog competition, and improve business models. When you combine data collected through IoT and cognitive computing, the impact on organizations will be tremendous. Cognitive computing involves 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 more

Get ready to reinvent with mobile, IoT and cognitive

Written by Karen Lewis | February 27, 2017 | Blog

This week in Barcelona, Spain, there will be more than 100,000 people gathering to attend GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2017 from February 27 to March 2, 2017. The Watson IoT Team will be there to track down the IoT news and insights from world class organizations. Mobile, IoT, and cognitive Cognitive computing is not a more

Fast start in cognitive innovation: IBV report summary

Written by Jen Clark | February 14, 2017 | White Paper

Top performers share how they are moving quickly In collaboration with Oxford Economics, the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) undertook an executive report to discover how businesses can realize the full potential of big data analytics and cognitive computing. We surveyed 6,050 C-suite executives worldwide to identify cognitive innovators and reveal what they are more

An inside look at how IBM is using IoT in its buildings across the globe

Written by John DeMarco | February 9, 2017 | Article, Buildings, Case Study

Retail chains, universities, hoteliers – they all have complex real estate portfolios that they must manage, as well as multiple buildings across which they must provide a consistent occupant experience. When we talk to companies like retail chains, universities and hoteliers about how to take an Internet of Things (IoT) approach to real estate and 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 more

The connected opera singer: Part 2, preparing a role

Written by Jen Clark | January 31, 2017 | Blog

Congratulations my silver-tongued friend, you’ve got the role of your dreams! Presumably you’ll want to show up to rehearsals with at least a passing familiarity with the notes and text, so it’s time to buckle down and get learning. Let’s see what the IoT has in store to help with the process. Setting the scene: more

From prescriptive engineering to cognitive engineering

Written by Steve Shoaf | January 25, 2017 | Blog, Continuous Engineering, Systems Engineering

My last blog post on prescriptive engineering describes a view that is admittedly aspirational, but having been recently inspired by work done by IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), I’m ready to move even further “out there”. The IBM IBV report I reference describes the stages of evolution of IoT with corresponding levels of device 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

Making sense of sensors and IoT

Written by Lynne Slowey | January 7, 2017 | Blog

This years’ CES is all about connectivity. It’s sensors, sensors, and more sensors. But has the tech industry lost its common sense when it comes to sensors and IoT? Strolling the through Tech West, just one of CES’s massive floor shows in Las Vegas this week, I was overwhelmed by the amount of smart technology more