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The Internet of Things: An Opportune Road Ahead For the Transportation Industry?

by Ian Uriarte on November 1, 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gained much momentum as a means of retrieving data for use, via the Internet, in predictive analytics and big data analysis.

Using Watson Analytics To Improve Call Center Protocol and Management

by Ian Uriarte on October 26, 2016

Watson Analytics is a cloud-based application that uses big data processing to transform data into a format used to communicate and collaborate around the data. It incorporates sophisticated analytics to predict outcomes in a form of intelligence that is useful in many business applications.

How Does IoT Help Control Your Facility’s Energy Costs?

by Ian Uriarte on March 8, 2016

Buildings consume nearly half (42 percent) of the world’s electricity. In the U.S., the U.S. Department of Energy estimates that buildings consume 70 percent of the nation’s energy, and as much as half of that figure is wasted energy.

What Potential Does IoT Have for Saving Lives?

by Ian Uriarte on February 24, 2016

Operating a health care facility in today’s highly regulated environment is no small task. On top of salaries and all the normal expenses associated with running a business, medical centers must maintain millions of dollars in state-of-the-art equipment if they are going to remain competitive.

What is PMQ and How Does It Crush Downtime?

by Ian Uriarte on February 23, 2016

Identifying when your manufacturing assets need maintenance—and providing that upkeep and those repairs in a consistent and effective manner—is a more-than-full-time part of your operations.

Introducing Maximo Day 2 Support: Maximo expertise whenever & wherever you need it

by Ian Uriarte on

For businesses that have installed and operate on the IBM Maximo Asset Manager platform, Maximo Day2 Support puts Maximo expertise directly in their hands.

How Do IoT Sensors Improve Safety in Onshore and Offshore Facilities?

by Ian Uriarte on February 22, 2016

When your operations encompass facilities both on land and at sea, it’s a challenge to keep everything running smoothly. The last thing you need is a breakdown leading to a work stoppage—worse still, a breakage that causes someone on your crew harm.

How Does Maximo Improve Preventive Maintenance?

by Ian Uriarte on September 30, 2015

While some breakdowns are just headaches to be dealt with during the course of a day, glitches in key operational equipment could shut down operations entirely.