• October 19, 2018

What’s Trending?

At Rocket Software, one of our core principles is always “Putting Customer and Partners First.” This is more than just a slogan: we convene an annual event called the Rocket President’s Advisory Council (RPAC) where our leadership team meets with customers and partners from all over the world to hear about issues that keep them […]

Computing, Data and Insight… at the Edge?

After some hesitation, I finally embraced Apple’s wearable platform by pairing an Apple Watch with my iPhone. The Apple Watch generates a continuous stream of health data that is stored locally on my iPhone. From a cloud perspective, my health data is therefore stored “at the edge” which is, out of privacy concerns, the only […]

IoT by the numbers

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 […]

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 […]

IoT by the numbers

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 […]

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 […]

InterConnect breakout sessions: What’s happening with IoT, mobile, and security?

During my visit to IBM’s InterConnect this week I attended many events, connected with customers and learned a lot about the present and future of the IT industry. Apart from the keynotes that I watched and blogged about earlier, I also made sure to join many of the Breakout Sessions offered. Breakout sessions were typically […]

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 […]