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Erin Monday
Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM

Erin Monday is the Content Strategist and Social Business Manager for IBM IoT.  A former Communications Director for the Research Triangle Park (@TheRTP), she is a voracious connector of content, people and opportunities.

Big data at the Super Bowl: Unlocking sports insights and football predictions

Big data at the Super Bowl: Unlocking sports insights and football predictions

February 11, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Data is useful in any industry whether automotive, electronics or broader manufacturing. But what about for sports franchises? With Super Bowl 50 in the rearview mirror, there were a few ways that IBM was able to put user data to work, both for sports franchises, and for the fans themselves.
Here's what happened when we took Watson Analytics for Social Media out for a spin

Here's what happened when we took Watson Analytics for Social Media out for a spin

February 4, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Advanced analytics, reporting and aggregation software for social media is everywhere these days. As a social media manager, my job is to keep testing out these tools all the time. In all of this testing, seeing a disruptive product that makes you stop and think is rare. And yet I’m pleased to say...
Patent pending: IBM continues commitment to cloud innovation

Patent pending: IBM continues commitment to cloud innovation

February 3, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
IBM has been around for over 100 years, and for the past 23, it's netted more utility patents than any other company. 2015 was no exception: of the 7,355 patents filed, nearly 2,000 of them were tied to cloud innovation. But how useful are these patents?
Predictive analytics: Know what’s coming down the pipe in the oil and gas industry

Predictive analytics: Know what’s coming down the pipe in the oil and gas industry

January 28, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
In the face of low prices and a seemingly permanent state of flux, increasing numbers of companies in the oil and gas industry are turning to predictive analytics and maintenance, among other such cutting-edge technologies, to protect their margins. Discover how innovation, driven by need, is...
Automotive business intelligence speeds ahead with predictive maintenance

Automotive business intelligence speeds ahead with predictive maintenance

January 27, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Certain automotive makers are getting ahead of the competition by switching to the use of predictive analytics—rather than reactive analytics. In a recent case study conducted in partnership with Sweden’s Volvo Group, new data insights provided new opportunities for cost savings and operational...
Predictive analytics: Achieving operational insights for the oil and gas industry

Predictive analytics: Achieving operational insights for the oil and gas industry

January 22, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
No one can really know the future. But by looking to the past and tapping into operational insights, we can gather good ideas for what’s coming. Take a look at how oil and gas industry organizations apply predictive analytics to work to improve productivity, efficiency and output.
IBM at CES 2016: Dinosaurs, diabetes management and the dawn of the digital intelligence era

IBM at CES 2016: Dinosaurs, diabetes management and the dawn of the digital intelligence era

January 15, 2016 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
IBM made waves at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show with a variety of innovations in cognitive computing. From IBM CEO Ginni Rometty’s keynote address to conversations with dinosaurs, CES 2016 offered innovation at every turn.
Take the daily Internet of Things Twitter poll

Take the daily Internet of Things Twitter poll

December 9, 2015 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Come celebrate IBM’s investment in the Internet of Things. From 1 December to 15 December, join us for daily Twitter polls on our channel, at https://twitter.com/ibmiot, culminating in a live CrowdChat on 16 December.
The future of global business lies in the Internet of Things

The future of global business lies in the Internet of Things

November 18, 2015 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
More than 5,000 executives from 70 different countries and 21 industries shared their thoughts in the IBM Global C-suite Study for 2015. Their message was clear: The Internet of Things is among the three most important technology concerns, taking a back seat only to the cloud and mobile spaces.
Foresight 2020: The future is filled with 50 billion connected devices

Foresight 2020: The future is filled with 50 billion connected devices

November 11, 2015 | by Erin Monday, Social Media Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
It’s not difficult to extrapolate what the near future will look like. Based on current growth trends, by 2020, the Internet of Things will connect 50 billion devices—bringing businesses, governments and consumers together in a continuous stream of data and analytics that will add value and enrich...