Awards for IBM Watson: ‘Innovator of the Year’

Written by Harriet Green | November 10, 2017 | Blog

We are delighted to announce that IBM is a (multiple) award-winner once again! IBM Watson and the IBM Watson IoT global headquarters in Munich have achieved recognition for their many successes in innovation through multiple awards, including ‘Innovator of the Year 2017’ from DESIGN&ELEKTRONIK magazine and a Gold Award from the DRIVENxDESIGN New York Awards. more

Future of Government Services in Munich IBM IoT Center

Written by Sanjay Brahmawar | October 12, 2017 | Business

This week I was joined by dozens of visitors for the unveiling of an exciting new part of our Watson IoT Center in Munich, Germany. The new Government Industry Lab is an extension of the industry section of the Center, which provides tangible examples of how IoT and cognitive technologies are impacting how we live more

Laptops and Lederhosen: meet Sepp, Motel One’s robot employee

Written by Niklaus Waser | September 18, 2017 | Robotics

Always wanted to chat to a robot in Lederhosen? Now is your chance! Meet Sepp, Motel One’s stylish employee. He is already dressed to the nines in his Lederhosen, typical Bavarian attire, just in time for the biggest beer festival in the world – Oktoberfest! Oh, and he just so happens to be a robot. Sepp more

EEBUS: A new open standard for the Internet of Things

Written by Niklaus Waser | June 26, 2017 | Buildings

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 more

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

Written by Hannah Merry | May 15, 2017 | Blog

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, more

InterConnect keynote: Harriet Green

Written by Harriet Green | March 20, 2017 | Blog

When hype gave way to reality When I first started running the IoT business for IBM, I spent a lot of time promoting the technology itself; persuading people of the potential of IoT with impressive statistics: 20 billion connected devices by 2020; $11 trillion in economic value by 2025. But I don’t do any of more

Asking the experts: Insight from Indiegogo and IoT entrepreneurs

Written by Karen Lewis | March 17, 2017 | Interview

Recently at the Genius of Things summit in Munich, IBM announced an exclusive partnership with Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics to help bring new IoT ideas to life. The collaboration will bring together crowdfund-to-production services from Indiegogo and Arrow Electronics with IBM’s Watson Internet of Things Platform. Indiegogo startups that join the new initiative will have more

You, with IBM: IBM annual report 2016

Written by Jen Clark | March 16, 2017 | Article

IBM has published its annual report for 2016: You, with IBM. The report contains detailed financial information around core investments and acquisitions, this year’s key announcements and plans for the future. Below are some key performance indicators and highlights to give a flavour of what 2016 has brought us. Read the full report for the more

IBM launches new Digital Twin and Platform capabilities for Watson Internet of Things

Written by Jen Clark | February 21, 2017 | Blog

Today IBM unveiled new IoT capabilities around Digital Twin and the Watson IoT Platform, at the Genius of Things summit in the new global Headquarters in Munich. IBM launches Digital Twin capabilities for Design and Development IBM, Aras Corporation and OSI Soft today are launching new IBM Digital Twin capabilities, to create multiple views of products more

IBM and Vodafone: collaborating to address real-world issues

Written by Karen Lewis | February 21, 2017 | Blog

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have announced they are collaborating with IBM to launch a series of new industry solutions. The solutions use IoT technologies to help clients make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Here is a quick sample of some of them: Mobile Asset Optimization: designed to help managed supply chains Global more

Munich Genius of Things summit: It’s a wrap

Written by Jen Clark | February 17, 2017 | Digital Twin, Events

Yesterday our much-anticipated Genius of Things summit took place at our new Headquarters in Munich – a vibrant coming together of IBMers, clients, partners and researchers all committed to the future of the IoT. Now, the $200 million collaboratory is officially open for business, and it certainly started with a bang. Harriet Green, GM, Watson Internet more

New IoT capabilities: IBM and partners Nokia, Seebo and Vodafone

Written by Lynne Slowey | February 16, 2017 | Blog

IBM and its partners are launching new innovations to help clients tap into the transformative power of the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, at the Genius of Things Summit, Munich, they announced the following new relationships utilising the Watson IoT Platform: Nokia IBM and Nokia are bringing together their respective IoT Platforms: Nokia Intelligent Management more