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Learn to unlock new value from data with IoT and AI at IBM IoT Exchange

Written by Christopher Daerr and Christopher Daerr | April 24, 2019 | Conferences, Events

Your business demands increased operational efficiency and improved effectiveness of your physical assets. Your building occupants demand workspaces that improve their daily experience. Your customers demand reliable, intelligent products. Your bottom line demands that you reduce the cost of operations. ...read more


How to reduce injuries on the job with IoT data and analytics

Written by Russell Bee | April 12, 2019 | Asset Management, Manufacturing, Worker Insights

Did you know that 178 work-related accidents happen every 15 seconds? It’s a staggering number with potentially devastating effects on employees in asset-intensive industries. Businesses pay a high price for accidents, too. In the United States, estimated annual costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses total USD $170 billion. Despite extensive regulation and strong commitment to ...read more


5 smart reasons to find us at CES

Written by Laura Langendorf | January 8, 2018 | Events

What better way to start of 2018 than with this year’s CES. For the past 50 years, it’s been a proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies. This year, major expectations center around smart cars and (our favorite) the Internet of Things. Of note is the keynote by Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who will share Ford’s ...read more


Building utilization made easier with IoT

Written by Hamsa Srinivasan | August 18, 2017 | Buildings

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 ...read more


Watson predicts the winners: Eurovision 2017

Written by Lynne Slowey and Demetre Quartey | May 10, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


Cognitive computing: Hello Watson on the shop floor

Written by Thorsten Schroeer | May 9, 2017 | Manufacturing

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 ...read more


Security of IoT: 5 indisputable facts

Written by Hannah Merry | May 5, 2017 | Security

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. ...read more


How the IoT will change manufacturing operations

Written by Sarah Dudley | May 4, 2017 | Asset Management, B2B Integration

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 ...read more


Digital transformation and the adoption of cognitive manufacturing

Written by Karen Lewis | May 3, 2017 | Asset Management

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 ...read more


Population increase and the smart city

Written by Hannah Merry | May 3, 2017 | Cities

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 ...read more


Adaptive robots with Watson IoT and KUKA

Written by Karen Lewis | May 2, 2017 | Robotics

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 ...read more


Enabling Seamless Transactions with the Internet of Things

Written by Chris O'Connor | April 29, 2017 | Payments

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 ...read more