The travel industry is undergoing a seismic evolution, based in large part on disruptive technologies fueled by data and analytics. Two key trends causing these paradigm changes are location services and intelligent mobility.
Cognitive computing is a powerful tool for intelligent asset management in the rail industry, particularly when coupled with data analytics. From whole rail system maintenance and development to single wheels on train cars, here are some ways data-driven railway innovation is unfolding on a global
Change is coming for the transportation and logistics services industry. New regulations, driver expectations and the demands of a connected world are driving OEMs and electronics manufacturers forward.
The opening session of IBM Insight 2015 electrified attendees with the story of how IBM Watson is transforming businesses in sectors ranging from healthcare to transportation. By bringing cognitive computing to the insight economy, IBM Watson is helping organizations seize the analytics advantage.
Large municipalities need to be ever vigilant in providing essential health, safety, security, social, traffic and other services. What better way to glean their citizens’ sentiments on these matters than capitalizing on social media data channels such as Twitter?
As CP companies continue to evolve strategies on driving brand loyalty and market differentiation, not only do they need to leverage the proliferation of consumer data, advances in analytics and digital marketing technology to engage consumers with greater relevance and timeliness, they also need
In this era of the connected, smarter traveler, we’ve come to expect our service providers to "know me and serve me, not just sell me.” Are your travel service providers speaking to you with the level of awareness and knowledge that you expect?
Across industries, big data has generated big buzz – and the travel and transportation (T&T) industry is no exception. In fact, T&T CEOs rank the “information explosion” among the top drivers of transformation for their organizations. In this blog, I want to discuss some of the ways in
It is my privilege to support government sector marketing for IBM. We live in a complex and sometimes dangerous world with growing threats to public safety, national security and the environment. We expect more and more from our governments and at the same time, there are significant economic and
A bus, train or car to work. A bike to school. A plane for a business trip. And even if you don't leave your home, your life is still influenced by the transportation industry: virtually every tangible good—food, clothing, medicine, vehicles, computers—has been transported into your world from
When you're in a hurry, the next best action for all the drivers ahead of you is simple: pull over to the shoulder so you can zip through to your appointed destination.
That, however, is never going to happen, unless you're an emergency vehicle with lights flashing and siren blaring. Traffic