How to equip your TRIRIGA chariot with fierce stallions

Written by Sarah Dudley | November 30, 2017 | Buildings

There’s an old metaphor originating from Plato that compares the soul to that of a chariot with a pair of winged horses. Chariots of the gods were equipped with two good horses, while us mere mortals were given one good horse and one bad, unruly horse, depicting the conflicts of the soul. Due to this more

IBM & Samsung team up to empower field technicians to work from anywhere

Written by Dr. Stephan Biller | October 25, 2017 | Asset Management, News / Press release

When a product or piece of equipment needs maintenance, we rely on field service technicians to fix the problem quickly and at minimal cost. To do this effectively, mobility has become a driving force for the future of field service management (FSM). As we discussed in a recent post on mobility and innovation for FSM, the market more

Week in review: the best of MWC 2017, Barcelona

Written by Jen Clark | March 3, 2017 | Conferences

The IoT team have been on the ground at this year’s Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, carefully cadging advice and insight from some of technology’s brightest minds. As MWC 2017 draws to a close, we look back at some of the most interesting IoT developments on show. IBM at MWC Naturally, IBM had a more

Get ready to reinvent with mobile, IoT and cognitive

Written by Karen Lewis | February 27, 2017 | Blog

This week in Barcelona, Spain, there will be more than 100,000 people gathering to attend GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2017 from February 27 to March 2, 2017. The Watson IoT Team will be there to track down the IoT news and insights from world class organizations. Mobile, IoT, and cognitive Cognitive computing is not a more

USA Cycling: Top 10 things behind the IoT competitive advantage

Written by Amy Bennett | July 26, 2016 | Sport and fitness, Top 10

USA Cycling Women’s Team Pursuit is using IoT technology to train, race and win.  Below are the top 10 things in their winning technology recipe.   1. Track power Stages Cycling is the official power meter supplier of USA Cycling. Power data is integral to cyclists and coaches seeking to maximize the athlete’s on bike more

IBM’s own Iron Woman talks about data driven training

Written by Sara Strope | July 26, 2016 | Blog, Sport and fitness

In Pursuit: Chasing down data and stronger performance In 2008, I saved the little bit of energy I had left in my tank to unleash a huge smile as I crossed the finish line of Ironman Lake Placid. I was overjoyed to have completed racing 140.6 miles – which included my first marathon. For six more

How USA Cycling uses mobile technologies for a competitive edge

Written by Penny Schlyer and Ernesto Martinez | July 5, 2016 | Article, Blog, Sport and fitness

Every second matters – mobile delivers a competitive edge Team pursuit track cycling is an exciting competitive sport that takes place in laboratory-like conditions in a velodrome with teams of four cyclists racing around a steeply banked oval track with two 180-degree circular bends at upwards of 52 mph. The difference between winning and losing more