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Stories of how Watson and AI are transforming our world.

Claim your place in the interconnected world

More and more the world is becoming more and more one big cloud of interconnections. Sensors, people, cars, devices and even complete infrastructures are being connected to one another at an ever-increasing rate. IoT in combination with artificial intelligence keeps a new world running: the Instrumented Planet. This the lesson of IBM’s Research Technology Vision, […]

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IBM Think 2018 – The Netherlands attract attention in Las Vegas

There was quite a sensation at the recent IBM Think 2018-Congress in Las Vegas. Dutch representatives of large Dutch organisations including the Port of Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport were presented there as stars. Not only with photos and quotes on the gigantic billboards on The Strip, the most important thoroughfare of America’s gambling capital, but […]

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IoT – Those who make the connections, persist

The Internet of Things (IoT) is playing an increasingly important role in the use and management of critical infrastructures such as harbors, roadways and bridges, telecom, water and power supplies, airports and railway. Moreover, these infrastructures are becoming increasingly inter-related. A good example is the Port of Rotterdam, where sensor data is used to improve […]

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IBM supports Hack Belgium – will you join us?

During Hack Belgium 1,000 entrepreneurs, developers, students and academics gather together to solve societal challenges with the help of cognitive and cloud technology. By developing new disruptive technologies these innovative entrepreneurs change the way the various fields work, including mobility, healthcare and the job market. It is no easy task, there will be sweat and […]

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IoT gives asset management a new boost

Forget all the classic opinions regarding enterprise asset management (EAM). Links to new technological possibilities such as the IoT open up a world of new possibilities. This provides a real-time, mobile component when managing the life cycle of business resources and work processes. This development has not gone unnoticed. With IBM Maximo, we were recently […]

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Smart Building opens a new world

  Products and services are increasingly being produced from ecosystems and collaboration models. When you realize that the margin within the building industry is typically between 1 and 3%, you understand that this industry has to accelerate and deploy technology to deliver projects on time within budget and, using this method, to monitor and, where […]

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Cognitive manufacturing: the close-to-my-bed-show

On June 15, 2017 I gave a presentation on Industry 4.0 and IBM Watson IoT at the IoT Convention in Mechelen. What struck me that day was how pervasive the theme of Industry 4.0 has become in the interim. Many questions are being asked, not so much about what the theme involves, but rather the […]

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Wanted: Wild Ducks who are in for a Cognitive Challenge

The one thing that’s always in the back of every entrepreneur’s mind is how to serve his/her customers even better.  It is in our mind, it is in the mind of our Business Partners. Cognitive adds value to the customers.  The cognitive solutions market represents a tremendous growth opportunity for businesses delivering solutions with cognitive […]

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Today Big Data & Analytics is everywhere for everyone

Analytics have been around for some time now in the business world, it all started when long lists of figures were produced by mainframes which were then analysed by number crunchers trying to make sense and some business value out of it all. Thanks to the rise of the desktop machines and spreadsheet programs everything […]

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