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By Jiani Zhang on January 7, 2019

Four steps to get the most value from your IoT data

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.

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By Sky Matthews on August 13, 2018

IBM Leader in The Forrester Wave Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q3 2018

IoT success is more than a strategy–it’s a platform. In fact, it’s a Watson IoT Platform; the Industrial IoT solution designed for today, but built for your future. That future is far more than connecting devices, it’s about helping machines tell their stories. Get a complimentary copy of the Q3 Forrester Research Wave for Industrial IoT Software Platforms here The […]

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By Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and on March 15, 2018

What Reinventors Know. Part 3: the importance of platform

Welcome to part three of ‘What Reinventors Know’ – bringing you insights from the trail-blazing C-suite executives who are digitally reinventing their enterprises. In parts one and two, we discussed the importance of AI and working with the right partners. Today, we’ll look at how a robust, scalable IoT platform can set your enterprise up […]

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By Dr Lucy Rogers on July 12, 2017

Build your own GlowOrb, so you’ll always know when to open a window

Visual alerts show when the carbon dioxide levels are getting high in meeting rooms at IBM’s IoT HQ in Munich. They use the building’s carbon dioxide sensors combined with GlowOrbs, designed and made by IBM’s Andy Stanford-Clark, to highlight when it is time to open a window. I decided to make an “at home” version. […]

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By Chris O'Connor on July 11, 2017

IDC MarketScape names IBM Watson IoT a Leader in IoT Platforms

An IoT platform must connect devices, must collect data, must handle thousands of vendors, dozens of standards and must be able to scale to millions of devices sending billions of messages. To deliver true value beyond the basics, it must add cognitive, security, privacy, insight generation and close loop automation. With these capabilities and the […]

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By Chris O'Connor on March 18, 2017

The seven deadly sins of IoT strategy and design

A thoughtful approach to IoT strategy and design can lead to unique new product and services opportunities, but designing also becomes increasingly complex when designing for the Internet of Things. Many industries are now struggling with a major challenge that electronics manufacturers have been wrestling with over the past decade or more — how to […]

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By Demetre Quartey on March 10, 2017

Meet Bret Greenstein, VP IBM Watson IoT Consumer Offerings

I had a chat with one of IBM’s Internet of Things Subject Matter Experts, Bret Greenstein. I wanted to draw out as much knowledge and understanding of IoT and his involvement in IoT as I could. Bret has many years’ experience of technology and leadership in all aspects of IBM’s business, from hardware to software […]

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By Karen Lewis and Ryan Boyles on March 2, 2017

Bragi interview: How to turn a beautiful idea into reality

After yesterday’s Enabling IoT Platforms session at MWC 2017, we had a chance to interview Bragi’s Founder and CEO, Nikolaj Hviid, and Darko Dragicevic, Executive Vice President Partners and Solutions. Bragi, a hot new startup focused on the future of cognitive and hearables, is living proof of how to take a beautiful idea and make […]

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By Dr Lucy Rogers on February 21, 2017

The genius of things: Bluemix and the Internet of Things

In December 2015 the potential of the Internet of Things had to be sold – nobody was really asking for it. Just over a year later, IBM have a shiny new IoT headquarters in Munich.  I was invited to the Genius of Things Summit as a Futurist by Watson IoT and WIRED Insider. Familiar brands […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 21, 2017

An enterprise scale IoT Platform: Watson

Digital transformation is a journey When you embark on using IoT, you embark on a journey of transformation. The fusion of the physical world and the digital world gives us all the chance to bring inanimate objects to life – connecting them to each other, to other things, to ourselves – in order to gain […]

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By Karen Lewis on February 21, 2017

IBM and Vodafone: collaborating to address real-world issues

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 […]

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By Lynne Slowey on February 16, 2017

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

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 […]

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