Driving industry advancements with Watson IoT and Blockchain

Driving industry advancements with Watson IoT and Blockchain
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This is the year that we are seeing business networks based on blockchain put into production around the world. Early adopters are using this technology to reimagine their industries, developing new ways of interaction that reduce friction and foster innovation.

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Introducing CASE: the cognitive coffee-maker

Introducing CASE: the cognitive coffee-maker
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Anyone whose working environment is plagued by long lines at the coffee machine will be interested in CASE – a cognitive coffee machine that recognizes its users, makes their favourite drink and engages them in conversation to while away the wait.

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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 13th July 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 13th July 2017
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This week in the connected world, DARPA funds the efforts of six groups to develop a brain-to-computer, two-way interface, there’s a new tool for the visually impaired with text and facial recognition, and IBM has a new solution in town: The IBM Services Platform with Watson.

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Five myths about ERP and EAM

Five myths about ERP and EAM
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The goal of having one enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for all business processes is still popular, but the idea is no longer practical, particularly in asset-intensive industries.

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Is your EAM module holding you back?

Is your EAM module holding you back?
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Many large ERP vendors claim that the functional footprint of their Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) modules will soon approach the footprint of Maximo Asset Management, an EAM market leader for over 15 years.

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Addressing maintenance challenges using EAM

Addressing maintenance challenges using EAM
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Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) addresses the entire lifecycle management of physical assets of an organization in order to maximize value. It is a discipline covering areas such as the design, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and decommissioning or replacement of a plant, equipment, facility or some other high-value asset.

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Blockchain for vehicle brand and experience

Blockchain for vehicle brand and experience
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This is the fifth of six blog posts that examine how the Automotive industry will be impacted by Blockchain.

In this post I elaborate two use cases on vehicle brand and experience.

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Rethinking manufacturing in the digital age

Rethinking manufacturing in the digital age
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The digital age has brought with it a new way of thinking about manufacturing and operations. Labor rate changes in emerging economies, coupled with challenges associated with logistics and energy costs, are influencing global production and associated distribution decisions.

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Manufacturing executives: your cloud moment

Manufacturing executives: your cloud moment
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Remember when software was sold, shipped and installed from boxes of disks and documentation? The shift to cloud, and specifically Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery, changed that; it also changed the way software was designed, priced, sold, and licensed.

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Delivering continuous return on investment (ROI) with IBM Maximo

Delivering continuous return on investment (ROI) with IBM Maximo
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Discover how the world’s largest contact lens manufacturer, Vision Care, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is keeping an eye on innovation by standardizing on IBM Maximo to reduce costs, make compliance improvements, and drive continuous improvements and share best practices.

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