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MRO Inventory Optimization - IBM Oniqua acquisition combining AI and IoT capabilities to proactively maintain vital assets

Inside the IBM acquisition of Oniqua: asset optimization with MRO

Acquisition of Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) specialist Oniqua enables IBM to expand asset optimization offering in an end-to-end way. Overview. Gathering asset intelligence to enable proactive and predictive maintenance by leveraging IoT and AI...
Digital twin asset maintenance concept

Digital twin initiatives on the rise in 2018 – findings and best practices

Although the concept of digital twins isn't new and exists since before the term digital twin was coined at the start of this Millennium, it took until this decade before digital twin technology, the...
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MachNation 2018 AEP ScoreCard compares IoT platforms, sees strong growth

MachNation's 2018 IoT Application Enablement Platform (AEP) ScoreCard compares 21 major IoT platforms, offering advice for buyers. The company also forecasts strong revenue growth for IoT platforms in 2018 and beyond. With a 89...

Smart city IoT platform evolutions: winning strategies for evolving city needs

With an increasing number of IoT platforms competing for the market in what has been dubbed the IoT platform wars there is an increasing evolution towards vertical specialization. Ultimately, no single platform will be able...
Blockchain container logistics concept

Blockchain smart port case: efficient and secure container release in the port of Antwerp

The number of smart port projects with a blockchain component keeps increasing. In several ports and port cities, such as Hamburg to name just one, blockchain has become part of the broader smart port...
Artificial intelligence in sales concept

Artificial intelligence in sales: usage, impact, examples and evolutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming mainstream in data-driven marketing and rapidly gaining traction in customer service. In this article we look at the usage of artificial intelligence in sales, another customer-facing domain where AI...
IBM universal blockchain payments solution

Inside the new IBM universal blockchain payment solution for banking

As mentioned in our blockchain and distributed ledger overview for business, end September 2017 Juniper Research announced that according to a survey IBM by far was ranked first as a blockchain technology leader by...

IBM and BMW create a Watson IoT collaboratory to explore driver experience improvement

Cognitive and the Internet of Things. For IBM they are inseparable - and artificial intelligence indeed is key in a lof of advanced IoT projects. It also seems so for BMW Group. IBM's global...
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Digitize or die: retail banks challenges in an increasingly digital age

The discussion about the future of retail banking and banks in general is gaining momentum. In an article on The Guardian (The Observer) website, Jill Treanor looks at upcoming announcements in the UK. And...
The connected consumer

Meet the connected consumer – and reconnect

The term ‘connected consumer’ pops up on virtually every blog that covers digital marketing. As usual, the danger is that in the end everyone talks about something different when using the term. Furthermore, it’s...