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All the IoT Platform expertise you can imagine in one place, at one time

Written by Mark Swinson | April 10, 2019 | Events, Platform

IoT Exchange: Platform As you continue to unlock the most value from your IoT data, choosing the right platform is an obvious key to your long-term success. In my last blog, I discussed the five key reasons you should attend the Platform Academy at the IBM IoT Exchange. Now, I’d like to offer you a ...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


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

Written by Sky Matthews | August 13, 2018 | Blog, Platform

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 ...read more


What Reinventors Know. Part 3: the importance of platform

Written by Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz and | March 15, 2018 | Business

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 ...read more


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

Written by Dr Lucy Rogers | July 12, 2017 | Blog

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. ...read more


IDC MarketScape names IBM Watson IoT a Leader in IoT Platforms

Written by Chris O'Connor | July 11, 2017 | News / Press release, Platform

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 ...read more


The seven deadly sins of IoT strategy and design

Written by Chris O'Connor | March 18, 2017 | Electronics, Platform

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 ...read more


Meet Bret Greenstein, VP IBM Watson IoT Consumer Offerings

Written by Demetre Quartey | March 10, 2017 | Interview

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 ...read more


Bragi interview: How to turn a beautiful idea into reality

Written by Karen Lewis and Ryan Boyles | March 2, 2017 | Interview

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 ...read more


The genius of things: Bluemix and the Internet of Things

Written by Dr Lucy Rogers | February 21, 2017 | Blog

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 ...read more


An enterprise scale IoT Platform: Watson

Written by Karen Lewis | February 21, 2017 | Platform

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 ...read 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 ...read more