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By Kal Gyimesi on August 16, 2018

110 years later, a conversational assistant is another step in automotive innovation

110 years ago, the first Ford Model T was assembled. In 1908, automobiles had already been around for decades. Yet they were still a novelty; expensive and out of reach for most Americans. But that all that changed when the first Ford Model T was assembled in Detroit, Michigan. It was a car built for […]

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By Sarah Dudley and Laura Langendorf on March 22, 2018

The Daily Think: Thursday Edition

It’s Thursday, which means the last day of Think 2018 is upon us. You likely had a great night jamming out to either Train or The Chainsmokers and now pondering how to spend your last few hours before you jet out of Vegas. Here are a few ideas! 1. Squeeze in a few more great […]

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By Sarah Dudley and Laura Langendorf on March 20, 2018

Think Tuesday: 10 “thoughtful” moments

Today was all about connections here at Think,  through IoT and beyond. IBM CEO, Ginni Rometty, opened the day with the Chairman’s address. A common theme running throughout her talk was incredible growth in IoT devices and the opportunity that AI holds for nearly every industry. 1. “We have more IoT-enabled objects than people.” – […]

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By Laura Langendorf on March 20, 2018

The Daily Think: Tuesday edition

Welcome to Tuesday edition of the Daily Think. It’s your bite-sized list of the “must-see, must-do” at this week’s Think, the IBM event for all of us. And – while I’ve got some great recommendations – if you take nothing away from this, remember one word: Keynote. Because today, we’ve got two of the biggest […]

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By Jen Clark on September 20, 2017

Presentation: new business models driven by cognitive intelligence

Last week’s IAA event in Frankfurt was the place for people passionate about the automotive industry to come together, play with new ideas, investigate new business opportunities and share their thoughts on where the industry will go next. Among them was Stefan Schumacher, IBM’s Global Director for Connected Vehicle & Mobility Services, who discussed new, […]

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By Lynne Slowey on February 16, 2017

From automotive to mobility, the future of IoT for the car industry

We joined IBM’s John Kitchingman, Vice President, Global Sales Leader for Automotive at Watson IoT’s Genius of Things event… Looking back at some of the thought leadership IBM has published over the last few years, I noticed studies that examined how the auto industry would change. From both the product and business model perspective. It’s […]

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By Harriet Green on February 1, 2017

Managing transformation in the automotive industry: Watson is here to help

Today Harriet Green, General Manager, Watson Internet of Things, Commerce and Education, joined CAR-Symposium in Bochum, Germany to share exciting updates on IBM’s work with the automotive industry. You can watch it here, or read Harriet’s summary blog below. The changing market of automotive The car industry is changing, and very dramatically. The way cars […]

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By Jacqi Levy on January 17, 2017

Is the connected car the next big ecommerce platform?

Unless you live in a dense urban area, then you probably spend a lot of time in your car. In fact, the average American spends about 46 minutes of every day in his or her vehicle. According to Mark Lloyd, Consumer Online Officer for General Motors OnStar, work and home are typically the number one […]

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