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By Jen Clark on May 3, 2017

Innovations and research challenges in IoT

At IBM’s InterConnect event in March this year, Gabi Zodik, Director, IoT and Mobile Platforms gave a presentation entitled ‘IBM Research: IoT 2020 & Beyond.’ He was exploring what the future holds for the IoT, based on the research that IBM and our partners are undertaking together. I’m here to take a look some of […]

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By Pete Karns on March 15, 2017

IoT is reshaping the electronics industry

The enterprise technology market changes at near light speed these days, yet in the Internet of Things market, it seems to be changing even faster and in the electronics industry, possibly the fastest. Within 10 years we’ve gone from an on premise “within my data center only” approach, to an almost fanatical allegiance to the […]

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By Andrea Reale on February 23, 2017

A guide to Edge IoT analytics

Advances in embedded Systems-on-a-Chip (SoCs) have given rise to many commercial devices that are powerful enough to run full-fledged operating systems and complex algorithms. The devices embed a rich set of different sensors (e.g., cameras, microphone, or GPS), integrating more than one connectivity option (e.g., WiFi, Bluetooth, or Ethernet.) The Raspbery Pi is one example, but […]

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By Scott Neuman on January 10, 2017

IBM at CES: Making the IoT secure

Observing the incredible array of offerings on display at CES last week, it was obvious to see what is quickly emerging as common thread among IoT devices – security. This is not surprising in light of the recent news reports on hacking (Russia and the DNC as well as the Mirai Botnet and Dyn). To […]

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By Ron Wallace on November 3, 2016

IoT edge analytics is transforming manufacturing

In manufacturing the Internet of Things (IoT) is not an entirely new concept. Most production facilities have had process control systems, SCADA data and historians for decades. However, with the advent of Industry 4.0 and advances in IoT, the next wave of productivity is coming. In fact, according to a McKinsey report, IoT has the […]

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By Ron Wallace on September 30, 2016

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

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 […]

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By Karen Lewis on September 5, 2016

Deliver the right data to the cloud for deeper analysis with new edge analytics

The Watson IoT Platform Analytics team has been hard at work on a new feature enabling analytics at the edge of the network. We announced the forthcoming capabilities back in June with Cisco and several of our joint beta customers. Edge analytics are now live in the Watson IoT Platform service, allowing you to configure […]

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By Scott Amyx on August 29, 2016

Ready for the disruption from edge computing?

Technology evolves incredibly quickly—it seems that just a few years ago, companies were struggling with the idea of moving part of their operations to the cloud. Now, the cloud is seen as a primary driver of disruption in business, allowing even the smallest, leanest company to have access to incredible processing power and data insights. […]

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By Eduardo Bustamante on August 15, 2016

How IoT analytics at the edge keeps shipping lines moving

At the Port of Cartagena, time is always a factor – we are operational 24 hours a day without stopping. Strategically located as an entry point to the Panama Canal, the Port of Cartagena is one of the busiest ports in the Americas, shipping goods to almost 600 ports in 136 countries and handling over […]

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By Oystein Haaland on August 9, 2016

IoT analytics at the edge: transforming the energy industry

Savvy leaders already understand that the Internet of Things will radically reshape the way we do business in the years to come. But the extent of this transformation can’t be overstated. According to a McKinsey report, IoT brings with it a total potential economic impact of $3.9T to $11.1T by 2025. Nowhere will this impact […]

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By Greg Knowles on July 12, 2016

Bring the power of Watson IoT to the Edge

IBM is working with Cisco to coordinate analytics and data processing from the cloud to the edge to respond to conditions with low latency and throttle the flow to the cloud. Greg Knowles, IBM Program Director, Internet of Things Analytics, Watson IoT will be sharing the details at Cisco Live! Attend CiscoLive! to hear about […]

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By Scott Stockwell on June 3, 2016

Farewell to the ‘5 Whys’

On Valentine’s Day 1867 a poor carpenter and his wife welcomed Sakichi to the Toyada family, little knowing he was to become the father of Japan’s industrial revolution. Amongst his many inventions, Toyoda started the Toyota Industries company and created a concept he called the ‘5 Whys’. The 5 Whys identifies a problem’s root cause […]

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