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By Lynne Slowey on May 10, 2017

Watson predicts the winners: Eurovision 2017

Yodeling rappers, dancing gorillas, a horse on a step ladder, excessive key changes – that’s right ladies and gentlemen, Eurovision 2017 is here, and this Saturday we’ll see who shines and sings to steal the show. I’ll admit I’m writing this post as an excuse to spend work time watching the rehearsals and reading up […]

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By Hamsa Srinivasan on May 9, 2017

Building utilization made easier with IoT

How much of the space in your buildings is properly utilized? A study conducted by the IBM Institute of Business Value (IBV) found that commercial real estate in the US accounts for 12 billion square feet of covered area, but only 67 percent is utilized. How can this be improved? Reasons for building under-utilization When […]

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By Thorsten Schroeer on May 9, 2017

Cognitive computing: Hello Watson on the shop floor

Cognitive systems are fundamentally different Cognitive computing refers to systems that learn at scale, reason with purpose and interact with humans naturally. Rather than being explicitly programmed, they learn and reason from their interactions with us and from their experiences with their environment. They are made possible by advances in a number of scientific fields […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 5, 2017

Security of IoT: 5 indisputable facts

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to become more embedded in our everyday lives, adding value to business and augmenting society for human and environmental gain. As we become more dependent on IoT it is important we prioritize cyber security to protect our investments and competitive advantages for businesses and for individuals across the globe. […]

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By Sarah Dudley on May 4, 2017

How the IoT will change manufacturing operations

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the landscape of how businesses gather and analyze data across nearly every industry and sector, including manufacturing. IoT for manufacturing can harness the data from machines and equipment to transform the processes and systems of the modern factory environment. By denying or ignoring the transformation that the IoT […]

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By Karen Lewis on May 3, 2017

Digital transformation and the adoption of cognitive manufacturing

An emerging group of manufacturers is integrating analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and cognitive computing with production to increase flexibility, speed and quality. Adopters of cognitive manufacturing are both moving aggressively to implement new technologies, and importantly, using a strategy to guide their efforts. Many organizations are experiencing a cognitive transformation now. According to […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 3, 2017

Population increase and the smart city

There are many factors which cause the global population to fluctuate, with the post world-war II baby boom causing the most significant increase. Although population growth comes with many positive factors, such as increased numbers of workers, expansion of tax bases and increased consumer spending at local businesses, it causes huge strain on resources and […]

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By Karen Lewis on May 2, 2017

Adaptive robots with Watson IoT and KUKA

Improve manufacturing operations and processes with adaptive robotics Intelligent assets and equipment utilize connected sensors, analytics, and cognitive capabilities to sense, communicate and self-diagnose issues in order to optimize performance and reduce unnecessary downtime. Combining and analyzing disparate information from workflows, context, process, and environment, organizations can improve quality and optimize operations. At the Hannover […]

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By Chris O'Connor on April 29, 2017

Enabling Seamless Transactions with the Internet of Things

As the Internet of Things continues to grow and drive a more connected world, it is changing the way we live, shop and pay by moving data and the point-of-sale to wherever the consumer wants it to be. Payment tokens are being put in devices like cars, elevators and wearables to create seamless transactions that […]

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By Rahul on April 28, 2017

IoT applications spanning across industries

Internet of Things examples extend from smart connected homes to wearables to healthcare. In fact, IoT is slowly becoming part of every aspect of our lives. Not only are Internet of Things applications enhancing our comfort, but they also give us more control to simplify routine work life and personal tasks. The recent hype about […]

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By Anna O'Brien on April 24, 2017

Did you know IBM does Aviation Maintenance?

If you are really being honest, you will answer that question in the negative. But, IBM does maintenance/enterprise asset management, Maximo for Aviation is built on the highest rated maintenance/EAM platform in the world – Maximo. “Maximo solutions are well proven in the industry, as they have had the leading overall market share in their […]

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By Hannah Merry on March 21, 2017

Watson standing strong to beat cyber bullying

Five-time Emmy winner and Grammy nominee, Wayne Brady has a strong message for online bullies, “I don’t want you as my fan.” And to millions of fellow cyberbullying victims – many of them adolescents – he says, “be yourself, no matter what anyone else says, be strong.” Brady gets bullied too When I was first […]

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