IBM Watson IoT

By Jen Clark on August 1, 2017

Welcome to the Watson IoT Academy

Supercharge your cognitive understanding with the Watson IoT Academy – a free-to-use online hub offering hundreds of courses that range from the fundamentals of IoT to understanding its complexities in greater depth. Why learn about IoT and IBM’s Watson IoT offerings? Cognitive computing represents a new era of computing, radically different from conventional programmable systems. Where older […]

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By Niklaus Waser on June 26, 2017

EEBUS: A new open standard for the Internet of Things

Last month, the first ever Plugfest took place on the 23rd floor of the IBM Watson Internet of Things Center in Munich – IBM’s global headquarters of its Watson IoT business unit. Using the EEBUS standard for communication between products, various manufacturers completed a test-run for digital heating systems. The EEBus Initiative e.V. is an […]

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By Karen Lewis on June 23, 2017

Truck-tracking solution protects cargo with IoT and blockchain

One of the biggest challenges in the logistics and transportation industry is the protection of its assets and cargoes. In reality, moving freight with multiple transport companies, ensuring transparency and timely delivery creates the perfect conditions for a blockchain solution to thrive because correctly monitoring and tracking all transactions involves so many different charges and […]

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By Matt Alexander on June 23, 2017

Achieving EAM excellence in Oil and Gas

Oil and gas companies are facing major changes due to an era of lower oil and gas prices. Energy companies are increasing their investments in analytics, mobile, and Internet of Things capabilities. These investments will help them to reduce costs, improve operations and be more secure. The companies are connecting their processes, people and their […]

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By Karen Butner on June 21, 2017

The future has arrived for intelligent operations

Supply chain executives across all industries have been developing digital strategies over the past several years. They are aggressively addressing integrated technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT) on mobile, collaborative and cloud-based platforms. These executives are applying predictive analytics even more rapidly to all supply chain processes, including asset, inventory, fleet and energy management. […]

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By Dave Dilworth on June 20, 2017

TRIRIGA tackles 2019 lease accounting change implications

Are you getting ready to address the implications of the new lease accounting changes with TRIRIGA? Although FASB’s ASC 842 and IASB’s IFRS 16 will take effect in 2019, many organizations are only now beginning to realize the amount of effort required to meet the new standards. According to a recent article in the National Real Estate Investor, […]

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By Hamsa Srinivasan on June 16, 2017

Migros Zurich drives down cost using asset management

Migros Zurich deployed an IBM Enterprise Asset Management solution that enabled maintenance staff to work more productively on-the-go, cutting time and cost of repairs and providing a better shopping environment for customers. Retail businesses need to operate seamlessly and offer the most efficient and well-managed shopping experiences to their customers to outdo their competitors. Most […]

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By Yash Mehta on May 22, 2017

Agricultural Internet of Things technology applications

Technological development follows no physical or invisible boundaries and expands its roots in all directions. Likewise, the Internet of Things has its applications in fields of home security, Industry (as Industrial Internet of Things) and smart cities. But technological development within the Internet of Things has even sown its seeds in the agricultural sector, leading to the Agricultural Internet of […]

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By Jayant Hardikar on May 19, 2017

Four ways to avoid IoT data fatigue

IoT technologies are already well under way to revolutionize every industry ranging from transportation and buildings to manufacturing and environment. With the explosion of sensors, sensor data, innovative ideas of how to harness all the data and vendors who are implementing solutions, there is a real danger of causing data fatigue for the organizations using […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 15, 2017

IBM’s Harriet Green named as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business 2017

This year sees Fast Company name IBM’s Harriet Green as one of its 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2017. From senators to creative directors, this award gives recognition to leaders who are shaping the future of business in the most creative ways. Today’s quick shifting business landscape requires experts of business, art, technology, […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 10, 2017

New IoT security podcast series

This five part podcast series examines the facts that should be considered by individuals and companies when building and deploying IoT devices and solutions. Hosted by Diana Kelley, Global Executive Security Adviser, each week a panel of IBM security experts, including Tim Hahn, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect IoT security; Andras Szakal, VP, CTO for IBM […]

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By Scott Stukel on May 10, 2017

How to get meaningful insight from your assets

How many of you have uprooted your organization and implemented an expensive Asset Management software package, trained hundreds of users? You constantly feed data to the system, like a zookeeper feeding a hungry lion, only to realize you are not getting anything actionable out of it? In my career of nearly 28 years in the […]

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