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An Introduction to Cognitive Computing and the Cognitive Internet of Things - Colin Williams - Online

Date From: 12 September 2016
Description: What is cognitive computing? What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? What is cognitive IoT? Colin Williams, IBM will explore these topics during this presentation on An Introduction to Cognitive Computing and the Cognitive Internet of Things. This 60-minute webinar from IChemE's Process Management and Control Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Event Type: Special Interest Groups
Venue: Online, 13:00-14:00 BST
Organiser: Process Management and Control Special Interest Group

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We are now on the brink of the 4th Industrial Revolution (as described by Klaus Schwab, head of the WEF). Its scale, scope, and complexity, the transformation will be unlike anything humankind has experienced before seen. If the 3rd used electronics and information technology to automate production, then the 4th will use cognitive computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) to optimise existing operations, and introduce completely new and disruptive business models.

This is aimed at process management and control engineers. It will explain and illustrate:

  • what cognitive computing is (and isn't)
  • what the Internet of Things (IoT) is (and isn't)
  • what the Cognitive IoT is (and isn't)
  • how this is effecting business in general, the process industry in particular, and why process management and control engineers should be interested!


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Colin is an executive in IBM's Watson IoT Tiger Team specialising in the Chemicals and Petroleum Industry. He is passionate about helping businesses improve their operations and discover new sources of value from data-driven insight - but he is also pragmatic to understand the art-of-the-possible and the challenges of implementing radical change in mature organisations.


A one-hour online session: 40 minutes' presentation + 20 minutes' Q&A.
Duration (for CPD recording purposes): up to one hour.

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