Customer success and innovation

By Jen Clark on February 14, 2017

Fast start in cognitive innovation: IBV report summary

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 […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 30, 2016

The Internet of Grapes: How IoT and weather come together to support the global food system

Have you ever thought about the ordeal a bunch of grapes goes through before it lands in your basket? Irrespective of the crop, growers across the world have struggled to manage the consumption of inputs such as water and unpredictability of weather, making agriculture a high-risk business. Increasing threats about food security due to increasing […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 27, 2016

Moving to a new world of cognitive manufacturing systems

This article is Part 1 of a series focused on how the application of cognitive IoT is triggering business and digital transformation. By tapping the power of cognitive computing, organizations are moving from IoT vision and proof of concept to strategic deployments aimed at driving real transformation. The result is a new industrial era defined […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Olli: Artificial Intelligence for the real world, in record time

Moving fast with Olli. From concept, to prototype, through design, out into the market, and taking orders for sales of vehicles – all in less than three months. That’s what disruptive technology is about. Olli is built by Local Motors, the start-up famous for creating the first 3D printed car. However, the brains for Olli […]

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By Jen Clark on August 31, 2016

IBM and Whirlpool: an innovative partnership

IBM & Whirlpool – designed for innovation In January this year, Whirlpool Corporation announced a collaboration connecting Whirlpool home appliances with IBM Watson Services. We are excited to share a link to the final TV spot on YouTube, which will air during the US Open on Monday, 8/29, on ESPN and ESPN2 and as part […]

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By Karen Lewis on August 31, 2016

Creating a new market with the help of IBM Watson IoT Platform

A discussion with James McKenzie, CEO of PhotonStar Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and lighting represent the largest energy costs for businesses and prime targets for suppliers of Smart Building systems. Vendors claim that understanding detailed energy usage patterns and being able to control and manage consumption based on that information will deliver results to the […]

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By Chris O'Connor on June 23, 2016

Improving worker safety with wearables

According to the International Labor Organization every 15 seconds, 151 workers have a work-related accident. The global number of non-fatal occupational accidents reaches a staggering 317 million, annually. Even more concerning, 321,000 people die each year from occupational accidents. Work accidents remain a huge, cross-industry problem, despite safety regulations and procedures. Even a non-fatal injury can have a […]

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