Connecting the factory to the future

The next industrial revolution is here. In Industry 4.0, you can give your people, processes and machines the ability to adapt in real time — and give your factory the advantage. Discover how IBM is ushering in this new era with cognitive manufacturing solutions that are transforming the value chain beyond the factory walls.

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Optimize manufacturing value chain with improved cost control and operational efficiency

Enterprise Operations

Operate at maximum output with minimum operational cost.

Asset Management and Optimization

Reduce planned and unplanned shutdowns, and overall asset maintenance costs.

Schaeffler and IBM sign Watson IoT partnership for new industrial era

“Our goal is to be the world’s leading manufacturer of cognitive solutions which keep the world moving. Schaeffler is a world leader in product development and manufacturing, IBM in hybrid cloud and cognitive computing; through this partnership we are ushering the new industrial era.”

—Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer, Deputy CEO and Chief Technology Officer, Schaeffler

The next revolution in manufacturing

Prevent problems and optimize uptime with the power of Industry 4.0 and IBM.


Be ready for Industry 4.0

Are you prepared for Industry 4.0? Read how you can harness the power of your data with cognitive manufacturing.


Prevent supply chain disruption

The new era of supply chain begins now. Unleash the power of Watson Supply Chain to create a transparent, intelligent and predictive supply chain.


IoT in the industrial sector

Advances in cloud, mobile, networking, analytics and the cost of sensors and actuators represent an opportunity to transform your services.

Industry 4 meets Watson IoT


Industry 4.0 meets Watson IoT

IBM Watson IoT® is helping businesses connect everything — from personal appliances to manufacturing equipment. Now everything can feel less like a thing and more like an essential part of life.

CIO Exchange 2017

The CIO of the future will embrace a digital and cognitive world, using the exponential power of technology to realize exponential outcomes.

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