IoT

The Evolution of the Engineering Value Chain

Written by Dibbe Edwards | April 4, 2019 | Engineering, Events

The concept of a “supply chain” is common across many industries: a collaboration between an organization and its suppliers to deliver a product. Historically, supply chains focused on the production aspects and physical attributes of a product. They were simple and linear, with material requests cascading from the primary organization to its suppliers and to their sub suppliers, ...read more


The Internet of Things requires machine learning and AI

Written by John McDonald | March 20, 2019 | AI Assistants, Systems Engineering

If there ever was a time where there was enough storage to capture it all, that time has passed. It now makes no economic sense to capture every data point, as we need only selected data points to train models. This computer assist of humans through machine learning is almost required to sift through the data from the Internet of Things. ...read more


Four steps to get the most value from your IoT data

Written by Jiani Zhang | January 7, 2019 | Platform

The IoT journey has evolved over the last several years. But it is definitely a journey. Let’s look at the four steps every organization needs to master to truly realize value from their IoT efforts. ...read more


Unlock the value of your data with the right platform and right analytics

Written by Mark Swinson | October 29, 2018 | Article, Platform

You won’t need much research to discover that IoT sensors create massive amounts of data and opportunity. Yet all this data creates business “sink or swim” scenarios leaving business leaders overwhelmed: all this new data with no way to manage and understand it. That’s because finding any useful insights from IoT can be like searching ...read more


Four credentials your SaaS vendor needs (hint: it’s not their software)

Written by Matthew Mikell | October 8, 2018 | Blog, SaaS

Advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Quantum Computing (QC) are rapidly redefining the capabilities within everyday applications and helping companies leapfrog their larger competitors. Many SaaS vendors embed these new and innovative technologies in their applications.  However, if you’re responsible for selecting new technology, you should consider that choosing the ...read more


The evolution of the Watson IoT Platform: three key things you should know

Written by Matthew Mikell | October 1, 2018 | Blockchain, Platform

Thinking intelligently about the business of ‘things’ means you’re balancing short-term success with long-term strategy; you don’t want to compromise. Businesses often make the mistake of acquiring a mix of point solutions only to find themselves with multiple siloes from multiple vendors that limit interoperability, security and scale. IBM’s next evolution of the Watson IoT Platform helps you succeed by ...read more


Call for Code initiative: technology in the face of natural disaster

Written by Matthew Mikell and Lauren Konchan | August 22, 2018 | Environment

In a connected world, we’ve come to rely on consistent communications for our everyday lives. But what happens when disaster strikes? In the aftermath of devastating weather events and natural disasters, can the Internet of Things help restore emergency communications – or even save lives? Call for Code is an IBM-led initiative seeking to answer ...read more


Automotive incumbents strike back: insights from the IBV report

Written by Kal Gyimesi | August 7, 2018 | Automotive

Change and disruption in the automotive industry is a challenge for executives at every level of the organization. An IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) report: ‘Incumbents strike back,’ explores how industry incumbents are embracing innovation to become the disruptors. In this blog, we explore the report’s key insights from automotive executives, and the IBM ...read more


S.A.V.E. from IoT: Trust and tracking from a new IoT Blockchain Service

Written by Matthew Mikell | June 12, 2018 | Blockchain, Security

Today’s the day you can make IoT do the work for you, rather than the other way around. You’ve been demanding more value from thousands of devices and the sea of sensor data. You asked, we delivered. Today, IBM is announcing the IBM IoT Blockchain Service; the add-on to IBM IoT Connection Services. But it’s ...read more


The cost of failing to plan – why IoT requirements management matters

Written by Steve Shoaf | March 22, 2018 | Blog, Continuous Engineering, Requirements Management

Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. Some 200 years later and that’s never been more true. The Internet of Things (IoT) connects humans and ‘things’, creating better user experiences and greater customer delight. It also brings along the need to manage the requirements that define ...read more


What Reinventors Know. Part 4: The importance of culture

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz | March 16, 2018 | Business

If you’ve been keeping up with the earlier parts of this series, you’ll know that Reinventors are agile and future-focused. Reinventors build emerging technologies into their business strategy to help achieve future strategic goals. They prepare for a future of increased intelligence and automation. They understand intrinsically that platforms are the key to better data ...read more


Cheat sheet: What is Edge Computing?

Written by Jen Clark and Rob High | March 14, 2018 | Commentary / Opinion

Welcome, cheat sheet fans, to the latest chapter in our IoT-elucidating journey. Today, we tackle Edge Computing – the data-processing wonder that lives between application and cloud. Vital statistics Name: Edge Computing Also known as: Fog Computing IBM product: IBM Edge Solution Super power: Exploits available compute facilities on edge devices to distribute Cloud-based services – both reducing network ...read more