• August 19, 2018
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Live from IBM World of Watson: the cognitive Internet of Things (IoT)

Artificial intelligence and cognitive computing have only recently become a reality for the mass market due to a combination of two things–increased, low-cost computing power and an explosion of data. If you’ve been keeping up with the trends over the past five years, it’s not hard to guess where much of that data is coming […]

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Mobile Trends at IBM InterConnect 2016

I’ve been at IBM InterConnect 2016 for a few days now, and I’ve been on the lookout for new developments in the world of mobile computing. While I probably could have just asked IBM Watson for help, I’d like to share these two trends I’ve noticed during my visit. The first trend is how the human experience […]

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Live from IBM InterConnect 2016: Cognitive IoT–The New Leadership Agenda

By now, you’ve surely heard all about the Internet of Things (IoT), and how it will change the way we interact with the world around us. You’ve also probably heard about the new world of cognitive computing, as exemplified by IBM’s Watson technology. But are you truly ready for the ways that these two things […]

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Indoor Geopositioning Through the Internet of Things

While I was at IBM Insight last month, I attended a few labs and sessions on (or related to) the Internet of Things (IoT). My take on the Internet of Things is still along the lines of what I had written during InterConnect in February. That is, the Internet of Things helps us to gather […]

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Live from IBM Insight2015: Where will the Cognitive Era take us?

If you’ve been following along with the happenings at IBM Insight 2015 (#ibminsight), you may have heard some of the amazing news surrounding the continued advancement of Watson and how this technology is bringing us into the Cognitive Era. So what does this mean for you and me? Think about all of the decisions that you […]

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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe, should I get an Apple Watch, yes or no?

The great Greek philosopher Plato described “emotion” and “reason” as two winged horses pulling us in opposite directions. The horse “emotion,” in my case, wears a beautiful Apple Watch on every leg. “Reason,” however, refuses to do so and instead keeps asking the same question over and over: “What is the Apple Watch actually for?” What is […]

IBM InterConnect keynote: Asset management and the Internet of Things

It is a relatively new term, but by now most of us have heard of The Internet of Things. But just what is the Internet of Things, and should it mean for you or your business? Although one might think the Internet of Things to be the most hyped technology on the planet at this […]

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Live from IBM InterConnect: A new way to think

IBM InterConnect 2015 officially got underway this morning with the opening general session at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Hosted by IBM Senior Vice President Robert LeBlanc, the 90-minute session featured interviews with executives from some of the world’s best-known organizations–including Citigroup, the Mayo Clinic, Airbus, and MD Anderson–who are relying on IBM to […]