Protecting libraries with the IoT

Written by Jen Clark | November 20, 2017 | Commentary / Opinion, Education

Here in the UK, libraries as we know them are facing profound challenges. Uncertainties about the future of print contribute to discussions around the perceived declining value of traditional book repositories. Meanwhile, ever-reducing public funding is forcing many libraries to make cuts to their services, or close altogether. But it’s not all doom and gloom. more

Cognitive energy with Woodside

Written by Karen Lewis | April 27, 2017 | Events

Woodside, Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, is scaling the knowledge of engineers working in control rooms 70 miles offshore. Recognized globally for their success in oil exploration, development, production and supply, this 62-year-old organization has been breaking ground for years, and not just with their drilling rigs. The strategy behind Woodside’s success is in more

CES 2017 wrap-up: Saturday 7th January

Written by Jen Clark | January 7, 2017 | Conferences

CES 2017 is well under way, and we’ve been on the ground soaking up everything IoT-related from the annual tech bonanza. Here are some of today’s highlights: Education, education, education A major theme at today’s sessions was the way VR and AR can impact education. This afternoon’s conference Beyond the Looking Glass showcased the tech more

How students and families can help build accessible technology

Written by Ryan Boyles | January 7, 2017 | Conferences, Education, Health and medicine

IBM had the privilege to be involved in two panels at CES on Friday, 6 January 2017, to explore topics critical to the present state of STEM education and future innovations in accessible technology. These incredibly fascinating panel sessions looked at challenges through the historical lens of the new ‘Hidden Figures’ film and by examining more

The four key ingredients to realize IoT opportunities

Written by Scott Stockwell | November 21, 2016 | News / Press release

What is it that you need to capture the substantial business opportunities that digitizing the physical world through IoT opens up? Of course you need the skills – but have you got the right skills in the right place – and can you scale them? You need industry knowledge. You might have that already, but 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

New IoT Center of Excellence at APU

Written by Liza Cooper | June 3, 2016 | Blog

Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) recently announced a new IoT Center of Excellence in Malaysia. This center will be the first of its kind in the country and will aim to broaden the reach of cognitive computing. The IoT Center of Excellence will leverage Watson IoT technologies to strengthen the already robust, more

Coursera: a developer’s guide to the Internet of Things (IoT)

Written by Bret Greenstein | May 16, 2016 | Blog

The rapid growth and popularity of the Internet of Things has inspired many to think of ideas that will challenge the status quo. There are countless of examples of IoT businesses that were started by individuals tinkering and exploring with electronics and prototyping boards. It is through the act of connecting their device to the more