GoT 2017

By Deon Newman on November 15, 2017

The Genius of Customers: Innovation

The Genius of Things. It’s the perfect title for four global events we hosted in September and October. There, we brought partners, customers and IBMers together in Mumbai, Shanghai, Boston and Dubai. In four cities, with 2,100+ attendees, we were honored by the 80 clients who spoke on our behalf. So many amazing stories! That’s […]

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By Deon Newman on November 1, 2017

“Dare Mighty Things” for NASA/JPL Mars 2020 rover

“Dare Mighty Things” is the motto of the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab. And that’s just what they’re doing as they gear up for Mars 2020, the sequel to the Curiosity rover and the next phase in NASA’s ongoing Mars Exploration program. I had pleasure of learning more about the mission and meeting Tracy Van Houten […]

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By Jen Clark and Asma Shabab on October 24, 2017

Ingenious moments at Dubai’s Genius of Things summit

On October 10, IBM Middle East hosted its 13th signature event: ‘The IBM Cognitive Summit: Genius of Things’ at the J.W. Marriot Marquis in Dubai. This was the latest event in the global roadshow that kicked off with the opening of the Watson IoT global headquarters in Munich earlier this year, and has brought the […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 20, 2017

What “software everywhere” means for IoT product development

The connected world of today means that software is everywhere. Your home, your car, your workplace — anywhere you go, software is running in the background. It’s all powered by trillions of lines of code and complex systems. Think about this: a high-end car has more lines of code than an F-35 Fighter Jet…100 million! […]

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By Michelle Barbee-Vargas on October 17, 2017

Mars, the Earth, and Your Car: IoT at Genius of Things, Boston

Michelle Barbee-Vargas, Global Client Reference Manager for IBM Watson Internet of Things, gives us her impressions of the Genius of Things event in Boston earlier this month. “This is a Connected World” – Deon Newman, IBM I arrived in Boston fresh off the train from my small town early Wednesday morning excited to hear about […]

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By Jen Clark on October 11, 2017

IBM and Nokia develop Aging in Place solution to help elderly in their homes

‘Getting old is not for sissies’, said Bette Davis, famously. That’s certainly true – and for many it’s a subject we prefer to ignore, especially if it’s happening to us. But it’s also true that aging is better than the alternative, and increasingly, technology is helping us see the way to a better quality of […]

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By Laura Langendorf on October 9, 2017

5 genius demonstrations from the Genius of Things Boston

While the Genius of Things event in Boston is over, I’m still pondering. There are so many interesting ways that our customers are using Watson IoT to change the way we live and work. In addition to the great speakers, there were also some very impressive technology demonstrations that our partners and colleagues brought to the event. […]

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By Jen Clark on October 5, 2017

Republic Parking System achieves operational excellence with IoT 

Jack Skelton, Vice President of Operations at IBM, spoke at the Genius of Things event in Boston about IBM’s work with Republic Parking System, Inc., – a company providing professional parking management services to airports, cities, hospitals and private businesses across the USA and Central America. Republic has been using IoT data and analytics to […]

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By Jen Clark on October 5, 2017

Golden State Foods and IBM Watson IoT set new standards in foodservice industry

At this year’s Genius of Things (GoT) event in Boston, IBM announced that we are working with Golden State Foods to embrace two big opportunities for growth and change in the food services industry. Golden State Foods are using Watson IoT to assist fleet management and safety for their 2,000+ trucks, and creating connected restaurants […]

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By Laura Langendorf on October 4, 2017

10 genius quotes from Genius of Things Boston

The Genius of Things in Boston is a wrap! A big thank you to the more than 400+ attendees who joined us in person and via the livestream. Below is a sampling of some of the best quotes we heard throughout the day. . “Think big. Start small. Go fast.” – Bob Wolpert, corporate senior […]

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By Chris O'Connor on October 2, 2017

Genius of Things 2017: Shanghai

I was lucky to be a part of the Genius of Things event in Shanghai, where we were joined by hundreds of clients. The Chinese market is primed to take advantage of the Internet of Things: It was valued at 71 billion RMB (~ $11 billion USD) in 2015 and is projected to grow to […]

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By Jen Clark on March 20, 2017

InterConnect: Arrow Electronics and Indiegogo

Slava Rubin, Founder and Chief Business Officer, Indiegogo talks start-ups and the democratising power of the Internet at InterConnect 2017. Indiegogo is a launchpad for entrepreneurial ideas and platform where start-ups and new businesses can raise funds, start a campaign, organize marketing and promotion and use analytics to see how their campaigns are performing. Slava […]

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