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.
The Internet of Things has created a new paradigm in the world of engineering, shifting engineers’ focus from complex devices in clearly bounded environments to massively connected devices in a seemingly unbounded ecosystem. Discover how IoT data is transforming the world of engineering.
Your car and driving experience of the future are right around the corner. Combining an infrastructure that enables integration across any device with analytics and machine learning results in a powerful platform upon which to develop the future of intelligent vehicles.
Digital disruption is your new best friend. IBM Insight 2015 attendees learned why they should embrace transformational technologies during the conference’s day three general session. Discover how to make your mark in your industry from the top stories and use cases for key technologies such as the