digital twin

By Claire Penny on October 12, 2018

Buildings with DNA: why today’s “smart” buildings were never dumb

Ask yourself these questions: when was the last time you experienced the latest and most innovative technology, at work? Is your workplace more technically equipped than your home? It is widely accepted that buildings are getting smarter. But were they ever actually dumb? Or have they just been held back by closed proprietary systems and […]

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By Sky Matthews on August 13, 2018

IBM Leader in The Forrester Wave Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

IoT success is more than a strategy–it’s a platform. In fact, it’s a Watson IoT Platform; the Industrial IoT solution designed for today, but built for your future. That future is far more than connecting devices, it’s about helping machines tell their stories. Get a complimentary copy of the Q3 Forrester Research Wave for Industrial IoT Software Platforms here The […]

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By Sky Matthews on May 21, 2018

Designing better machines: the evolution of a cognitive Digital Twin explained

Planes and pumps, buildings and bridges. Each has unique story to tell, if we have the capability to listen. That surprising truth was the basis for my keynote at Hannover Messe 2018, the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology. If you didn’t attend, I’d like to share some of the highlights. It starts with some […]

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By Steve Shoaf on April 16, 2018

Continuous Engineering Summit Europe: What does the future hold?

In my job, I spend a lot of time thinking about very complex things. Like the definition of IoT. Or the challenges of connected product engineering. Or how industries are becoming increasingly regulated. Because in my IoT world, “continuous engineering” means working with increasingly connected things in very complex systems, and developing the software that holds it […]

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By Bruce D Baron on April 11, 2018

I think I saw you at Think? Top facilities management takeaways

Think 2018 was a week to remember, and I think I saw you there? But in case I am mistaken, and you weren’t one of the 40,000 attendees at IBM THINK, here’s what you missed. It was a week of networking, learning and sharing thought leadership with a global community. I paid particularly close attention […]

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By Steve Shoaf on February 26, 2018

What we THINK about: the definition of “Internet of Things”

Not long ago, I was reading an opinion from an industry insider that suggested that “Internet of Things” should be renamed. My immediate reaction was why?  Doesn’t everyone already know what it is? Maybe they don’t. Maybe it’s like the early days of the internet. We all thought we knew what it meant: a network […]

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By Matthew Mikell on February 6, 2018

How Digital Twins foster innovation in IoT-enabled environments

Dynamic digital representations, or Digital Twins, are rapidly changing the way industries design, build and operate their products and processes. Gartner predicts, “by 2021, half of large industrial companies will use Digital Twins, resulting in those organizations gaining a 10 percent improvement in effectiveness.” Powered by the Cloud, IoT, and AI, Digital Twins enrich complex […]

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By Matthew Mikell and Jen Clark on January 4, 2018

Cheat sheet: What is Digital Twin?

Ready to start the New Year off with one of the most interesting IoT trends for 2018? Then welcome to the cheat sheet series: your no-jargon guide to all things IoT. In this installment, subject matter expert Matthew Mikell gives us the low down on digital twin. Digital twin: the background When we design machines […]

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By Matthew Mikell on December 19, 2017

Digital Twin of the Month: How turbines are taking over Texas

Our digital twin story this month is that of a wind turbine, used around the world to develop clean and sustainable energy; on some days it might even be free. During October storms in Germany these turbines “generated enough wind power at the weekend to give consumers free energy,” meaning costs fell below zero where producers had to […]

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By Chris O'Connor on December 14, 2017

Top 5 IoT trends transforming business in 2018

What a year! 2017 brought us transformation and excitement in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. It’s been a true transformation. We’ve seen almost every industry invest in IoT, and leading industries are quickly moving to implement IoT solutions that drive the bottom line. Consumer products, like wearables and connected electronics, are certainly a large […]

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By Luc Hatlestad on November 21, 2017

Experts frame continuous engineering challenges and opportunities

A panel of IBM customers kicked off the 2017 Continuous Engineering Summit by discussing the myriad ways IBM solutions are helping them scale and streamline their operations and improve productivity and outcomes. More than 400 IBM customers and partners are gathered for the three-day event in New Orleans to learn more about how continuous engineering […]

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By Wired Brand Lab on November 1, 2017

Digital Twin: Bridging the physical-digital divide

It’s impressive enough just to consider a few of the technologies coming together in next-generation autonomous vehicles—visual radar and image recognition, vehicle-to-vehicle communication, IoT sensor capabilities, and the layers of software that will orchestrate the gradual process of taking our hands off the wheel. Industry estimates predict we’ll see more than 10 million such vehicles […]

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