Category: Internet of Things

Women on the verge of transformational leadership

When IBM launched its first women in leadership study in 2019, the research revealed a persistently glaring gender gap in the global workplace. At that time, only 18% of senior leadership positions worldwide were held by women. And only 12% of organizations surveyed were going above and beyond their peers to address it head on […]

20 ways smarter asset management paves the way to more sustainable operations

As companies address their role in mitigating environmental impacts, one thing is very clear. A more sustainable world needs the industrial world to build more sustainable operations. The good news is that for heavy industry, sustainability has been on the forefront for years. Adopting environmentally sound practices helps conserve energy, reduce waste, and minimize regulatory […]

Intelligent asset management and the race to Zero D

In an earlier post, IBM industry expert Scott Campbell talked about how manufacturers are pursuing resiliency and Zero D to stop defects and improve products and service quality. In part two of our discussion, he discusses how mitigating rework can save millions and offers some insights on the value of creating citizen data scientists. Can […]

Why central banks dislike cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies, often depicted as an escape from fiat currency and legacy banking, have become a constant focus of bank and government activity. The most recent Executive Order from the U.S. President is just one example of governments carefully considering how to deal with cryptocurrencies. With all the news, it’s easy to lose sight of the […]

What asset-intensive industries can gain using Enterprise Asset Management

Not that long ago, asset-intensive organizations took a strictly “pen and paper” approach to maintenance checks and inspections of physical assets. Inspectors walked along an automobile assembly line, manually taking notes in an equipment maintenance log. Teams of engineers performed close-up inspections of bridges, hoisting workers high in the air or sending trained divers below […]

Building a platform of innovation to transform golf data into predictive insights

Author: Elizabeth O’Brien, Senior Executive: Sports & Entertainment Marketing – IBM Consulting The Masters Tournament is steeped in tradition. From Amen Corner to Butler Cabin, it seems everywhere you look at Augusta National Golf Club, history is staring back at you. But the Masters has another, more forward-looking, tradition: innovation. Since 1934, the Masters has […]

Transforming data into artist insights and enhancing the fan experience at the GRAMMYs®

When the world’s top recording stars cross the red carpet at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, IBM will be there. IBM Consulting builds long-term relationships with clients and 2022 marks the fifth year the Recording Academy® and IBM have collaborated to enrich the digital experience of Music’s Biggest Night®. This year, the Recording Academy asked […]

Enable industrial device connectivity with thousands of partner-provided Azure IoT Plug and Play device profiles

Simplifying industrial IoT device connectivity has been top of mind for many of us at Microsoft. Recently we dramatically expanded our ability to support faster operational technology (OT) to cloud connectivity for up to 80 percent of all industrial equipment as part of our collaboration with key players in our partner ecosystem. This is big […]

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