IBM’s real-time asset locator tracks and monitors capital equipment in real-time to provide visibility of resources and improve asset management processes. It monitors state, condition, and utilization of assets to improve usage. It also improves employee productivity by minimizing the time spent searching for critical tools and equipment.
This software is one of many offerings IBM provides to help clients create networks of sensors to bring intelligence to the "Internet of things," a world in which interconnected sensors communicate an item’s identity, inventory and location, as well as information on its environmental conditions—such as temperature and humidity.
IBM’s industry framework portfolio offers a repeatable platform upon which industry specific solutions can be developed, deployed and managed. Frameworks act as a universal translator for the customized requirements and regulations of various industries. They can be bundled together for the adoption of new technology such as business analytics or security.