Watson and the impact of cognitive computing

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 26, 2016 | Blog, Business

Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman and CEO began her keynote outlining what it takes to make a World with Watson. Ginni said there were three areas of impact that Watson would have: The AI platform for business The cognitive enterprise Transforming industries Ginni Rometty talks about a World with Watson 1. The AI platform for business more

OutThink limits, unleash your professional potential

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 25, 2016 | Blog, Business, Case Study...

What does cognitive mean to today’s professional? Harriet Green, General Manager IBM Watson Internet of Things, Cognitive Engagement and Education underlined the benefits that cognitive computing brings professionals. By providing the right information at right time to make productive decisions. We’re all overwhlmed with so much information and it’s hard to seapatea signal from noise, more

Harman and IBM Watson IoT team up to help improve patients’ lives

Written by Lynne Slowey | October 25, 2016 | Health and medicine

IBM and Harman: voice activation solutions intuitively engages customers Today at World of Watson, IBM and Harman have announced a partnership to bring intuitive voice-activated, intelligent assistance to hotels, offices and hospitals throughout the world. For 60 years, Harman has been a well-known provider of audio, video, lighting and control systems for prestigious venues worldwide. more

Creating heat or light: Tom Friedman at World of Watson

Written by Scott Stockwell | October 25, 2016 | Blog, Commentary / Opinion, Conferences...

Tom Friedman – Pulitzer prize winner of ‘ Thank-you for Being Late‘ spoke at World of Watson of his optimists’ guide in the age of momentum. Tom chose the title of his book because when you press the pause button on a p.c. it stops, but on humans – it starts. It gives us moments more

IBM’s Watson will predict the future

Written by Lynne Slowey | October 25, 2016 | Blog

It’s been five years since Watson won Jeopardy, and how far we’ve come. It’s is out in the world, at work, and available to everyone. Watson is available in 45 countries, covers over 20 industries, 3 billion people, and speaks 9 languages. Simply put, a world with Watson is a better place. This morning we more

IoT ruins movies: Scream

Written by Jen Clark | October 24, 2016 | Blog

Setting the scene So last night, prepping for Halloween, I bullied my boyfriend into watching Scream with me. Actually, I watched it (dutifully scribbling along and yelping occasionally with fright) while James calmly did a puzzle, made the occasional jibe about the dialogue, and Shazam-ed the background music. He’s naturally un-ruffled. When you’re mad about horror more

The Internet of Things at IBM World of Watson

Written by Chris O'Connor | October 19, 2016 | Events

2016 has been a fast-moving year in the Internet of Things space. We have seen major announcements from all the major IoT players, fascinating implementations, and the development of emerging IoT technologies like cognitive computing. It’s been a big year for IBM Watson IoT as we have made great strides rolling out new capabilities to more

IoT ruins movies: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Written by Jen Clark | October 13, 2016 | Manufacturing

Setting the scene – the fourth industrial revolution If you’re interested in the IoT you may have also heard of something called Industry 4.0 – otherwise known as the fourth industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 manufacturing is all about the increasing connectivity of smaller and smaller components, some of which are in machines on the factory more

Connect 30 IoT devices in 30 days? Now you can

Written by Karen Lewis | October 12, 2016 | Interview

Overcome your IoT implementation speed bumps with a Connect & Visualize Approach. Persistent Systems is a product engineering services company that has been in business for 25 years. Last week I sat down with Persistent Systems to gain some insight into some of the trends they’ve seen in enterprise IoT implementations, and to learn more more

Equipment maintenance in the cognitive era

Written by Krish Dharma | October 6, 2016 | Article

I recall my days as a young production supervisor (I am certainly aging myself). I would need to track down the maintenance crew every time a machine went down unscheduled and be at their mercy to get production running again. Over the last 30 years we have seen a slow evolution as we have moved more

IoT, Edge Analytics and Cognitive are supporting enhanced worker health and safety

Written by Ron Wallace | September 30, 2016 | Blog

If you have been following along in our manufacturing blog series, you will have seen have cognitive manufacturing transforms manufacturing in three focused ways – intelligent assets and equipment to reduce unnecessary down time, cognitive process and operations to drive quality and enhance decision making and smarter resources using data from individuals, equipment and locations more

Tracking the real-life IoT solution SensAround from concept to market

Written by Karen Lewis | September 28, 2016 | Interview

SensAround smart travel app – part 1 Follow the footsteps of Vimalkumar Kumaresan and his team as they bring their IoT solution to market. The SensAround solution is a new concept in improving the everyday lives of commuters and travellers based on environmental pollutant data. We’re tracking the process of a new IoT app being more