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IoT for the OAP: new technology for an ageing population

Written by Lynne Slowey | May 12, 2016 | Case Study, Health and medicine, Home

I’m only at week five of my career with the IBM Watson IoT team. I am in a perpetual state of fascination, fear, confusion. I’m overwhelmed by what I don’t know, and very excited for everything I am about to learn. Day 19 saw me on a tour of the IBM IoT lab. It’s where ...read more


Improving operations with IoT and predictive maintenance

Written by Lynne Slowey | May 9, 2016 | Infographic

IBM’s Mary Bunzel recently produced a post on predictive maintenance, stating that over 50% of every dollar spent on maintenance was wasted. We’ve created an easy to reference infographic to help you see what your machines are telling you, and how you can use IoT to listen to them, saving money, and increasing safety and efficiency. ...read more


As much as half of every dollar you spend on preventive maintenance is wasted

Written by Mary Bunzel | May 4, 2016 | Business, Factories

Yep, that’s right – you read correctly. The average company can reduce its spend on preventive maintenance by up to 50%, according to ARC Advisory Group’s Enterprise Asset Management and Field Service Management Market Study. This stat is surprising, especially since time based cycles for preventive maintenance is an industry standard practice. It’s not because ...read more


Why use IoT for business?

Written by Lynne Slowey | April 17, 2016 | Business

Watch the video Understand the power of Internet of Things and cognitive computing, see real results and case studies from our clients including Silverhook Powerboats, Honda, and TP Vision – the maker of Phillips televisions. With over 13 billion connected devices out there already, and this number predicted to grow to over 29 billion by ...read more


IoT Made Simple with Watson IoT Platform

Written by Lynne Slowey | April 17, 2016 | Video

Watch the video With a value of over $71 trillion, can you afford not to be a part of the Internet of Things? The IBM IoT Platform helps you build, manage, and quickly launch IoT applications whether you are a fast-moving startup or an enterprise. Get started on your IoT journey at http://ibm.com/iot. ...read more