Intelligent wearables have been in the market for a while, primarily aimed at the health and fitness market. But what happens when regular, everyday textiles start entering the electronics and high-fashion realm?
Designing for the Internet of Things means creating new ways of achieving business goals, offering customers a compelling value proposition with connectivity at its forefront. Find out what considerations can help you reshape your business model to scale with the Internet of Things.
What happens when you combine training, best practices, success sharing, mentoring, inspiration and a rock concert? You get an incredible immersive data science experience that benefits and thrills both new and experienced data scientists.
Established methods of product design and manufacturing are giving way to “strategic reuse”—a modern business strategy that gives organizations a more mature and controlled way to work with growing numbers of features and dozens, hundreds or even thousands of product variants.
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.
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
Africa is not devoid of water, but attempts to create water stability in African nations have suffered from a lack of understanding—that, in turn, caused by insufficient access to water data. By using streaming data to understand the nature of the water resources available in Africa, data
The recent acquisition of The Weather Company by IBM may have many scratching their heads, but there’s quite a lot of business value to be had in all the data available on weather conditions. Take a look at a couple of airline use cases that demonstrate the impact weather data can have on business
For businesses, understanding the explosion of data is a critical precursor in the cognitive journey. A data platform that ingests all kinds of information—created inside or outside the enterprise, at massive speed and scale—enables organizations to link their business data with weather and other
IBM’s acquisition of The Weather Company is extending the power of IBM Watson to the Internet of Things (IoT). In doing so, it is empowering insurance providers to make unprecedented use of weather data, transforming themselves and their industry.
IBM Insight 2015 took attendees on a roller coaster ride into the future of the Internet of Things. Dig into the insights uncovered by the conference presenters to discover where today’s organizations are headed in the insight economy.
What is blockchain? If you’ve never heard of it, join the crowd. However, as the Internet of Things deals with its growing pains, blockchain is garnering more and more attention as a way to make sure the IoT is ready for its ongoing evolution.
In the wake of EHR rollouts, analytics and digital health are driving patient care and patient engagement. Venture capital-funded startups are disrupting traditional markets. Thus, traditional players are consolidating and forming new alliances. One thing is clear: Analytics is at the heart of
Based on feedback from users, Apache Spark is generating a lot of excitement. Learn how to channel that enthusiasm at the upcoming three-day Datapalooza conference—an intense, fun opportunity to build a data product as well as share experiences and hear from prominent data scientists.
Openness was a common refrain at Insight 2015, and the opportunities of open systems, technologies and the IBM analytics platform are abundant. Check out some observations from the conference and a few shining examples from its demo center.