Watson IoT

By Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D on September 24, 2018

Industrial “Things” Produce “Industrial-Sized” Outcomes

Companies are instrumenting and connecting their industrial equipment, buildings and facilities, and vehicles with billions of sensors to create what is known as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The Industrial Internet of Things is generating exponential amounts of data that is creating opportunities to identify patterns that unlock new ways of working and new […]

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By Chris O'Connor on July 17, 2018

Get connected and learn how to drive your own digital transformation in our new series

2017 was the year of transformation, with almost every industry investing in IoT. At the end of the year, I wrote a forward-looking blog on the Top 5 IoT trends transforming business in 2018. And “cognitive computing” was on the list because IoT is one of the primary drivers of digital transformation this year and […]

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By Bret Greenstein on April 26, 2018

Reimagine your customer’s experiences with Watson Assistant and IFTTT

The launch of Watson Assistant in March was about the “what if” that an AI-based digital assistant brings to today’s businesses. Namely: what if you could create truly personalized experiences for your customers? What if you could drive engagement with your users while ensuring privacy and trust? What if you could create experiences that learn with your […]

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By Deon Newman on March 20, 2018

What if your brand was truly connected?

At IBM, we’ve built a business by asking the big “what ifs”. And in my role, I spend most of my time thinking about the connectedness of things, and how AI and IoT are truly changing everything. With those two thoughts in mind, today I’m pleased to bring you a world of unlimited – and […]

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By Karen Lewis on July 7, 2017

Fitly SmartPlate receives funding from Arrow & Indiegogo

Following on from a previous story about Fitly SmartPlate – a calorie tracking device which uses Watson IoT Platform, we’re pleased to learn that on Wednesday  July 5, Indiegogo and partner Arrow announced SmartPlate is to be on the receiving end of $100,000 in flash funding. Taking on ‘portion distortion’ Studies show even health-conscious eaters […]

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By Scott Amyx on July 3, 2017

IBM builds radical new Quantum Computing platforms

IBM recently took more than a leap in the quantum computing world by unveiling its two powerful computing platforms. Of these two, the first platform is the 16-qubit Quantum Experience universal computer. The other offering, which is going to form the core of its IBM Q commercial system, is a 17-qubit commercial processor prototype.This vastly […]

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By Archana Leo on June 20, 2017

EAM: manage assets and profitability

Organizations in the asset intensive industries are faced with a daunting question, “How do we maximize the value of assets through their lifecycle?” In fact, in a recent survey of asset managers worldwide, more than 75 percent of respondents cited system reliability as the fundamental reason to invest in enterprise asset management. Technology is one […]

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By Vikul Banta on May 22, 2017

Four ways to optimize your maintenance and service scheduling

Today, even advanced businesses are using the wrong tools for the job when it comes to scheduling their maintenance and service workers. Planning and scheduling often still takes place on post-it notes, and complex projects are often managed in Excel spreadsheets — with work divided up by supervisors based on gut feel. Critical factors like […]

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By Hannah Merry on May 5, 2017

Security of IoT: 5 indisputable facts

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to become more embedded in our everyday lives, adding value to business and augmenting society for human and environmental gain. As we become more dependent on IoT it is important we prioritize cyber security to protect our investments and competitive advantages for businesses and for individuals across the globe. […]

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By Karen Lewis on May 3, 2017

Digital transformation and the adoption of cognitive manufacturing

An emerging group of manufacturers is integrating analytics, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and cognitive computing with production to increase flexibility, speed and quality. Adopters of cognitive manufacturing are both moving aggressively to implement new technologies, and importantly, using a strategy to guide their efforts. Many organizations are experiencing a cognitive transformation now. According to […]

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By Karen Lewis on May 2, 2017

Adaptive robots with Watson IoT and KUKA

Improve manufacturing operations and processes with adaptive robotics Intelligent assets and equipment utilize connected sensors, analytics, and cognitive capabilities to sense, communicate and self-diagnose issues in order to optimize performance and reduce unnecessary downtime. Combining and analyzing disparate information from workflows, context, process, and environment, organizations can improve quality and optimize operations. At the Hannover […]

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By Franklin Morris on April 26, 2017

The true value of Enterprise Asset Management

Organizations today are using IoT to boost operational performance, enhance customer experience, lead industry transformation, advance environmental sustainability and scale institutional expertise. Asset-intensive companies must constantly track, assess and manage the reliability of a wide range of physical, technological and human assets, but doing so at an enterprise level is a complex undertaking. Challenges include: […]

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