IBM IoT Exchange

July 23-24, 2019 | Sydney

IBM IoT Exchange

Unlock new value from data with AI

IBM IoT Exchange 2019 will inspire attendees with the latest innovations and thinking to unlock the power of data with AI and IoT

Attendees will learn how industry-tested solutions from IBM and our partners have solved the most critical IoT challenges facing companies today. Much like a university, this unique event will be structured into three dedicated academies focused on IBM Maximo?, IBM TRIRIGA? and IBM Engineering.

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Keynote Speakers

Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D

General Manager,

Watson IoT, IBM

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Joe Berti

Vice President Offering Management

Watson IoT, IBM

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Dibbe Edwards

Vice President, Continuous Engineering Offering Management

Watson IoT, IBM

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Kareem Yusuf is the General Manager of Watson IoT, an IBM Business Unit focused on helping Clients in Asset-intensive industries as they Maximize Value from their Connected Assets, leveraging Insights & AI.

Kareem has been with IBM for 20 years and has held leadership positions in a variety of disciplines across IBM. These have included Offering Management, Software Development, SaaS Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions and Field Technical Sales. Kareem has a Ph.D from the University of Leeds, focused on Decision Support Systems for Civil Engineering construction. He maintains an active interest in all things technical, with a particular interest in digital media and programming languages. He is a TED Speaker and also the author of “Enterprise Messaging Using JMS and IBM WebSphere".


With more than 25 years of leadership in software and services, Mr. Berti provides critical direction on offering features and launches, including key metrics like customer satisfaction, accessibility, revenue and profitability. As an innovator, Mr. Berti has launched numerous products that transformed entire industries. Prior to joining IBM, he led Oniqua (now an IBM company) into a rapid-growth cycle and continues to lead the IBM Maximo Inventory Optimization product offering.

Mr. Berti received a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems at Ohio State University. He is a frequent speaker, most recently at IBM THINK 2019 and WW IoT Evolution.


Dibbe Edwards,Vice President of IBM Watson IoT Continuous Engineering Offering Management is responsible for the executive leadership of IBM’s Continuous Engineering Offering Strategies. Dibbe owns the portfolio covering the full product lifecycle management including reporting, SaaS-based offerings, quality and requirements management, systems development, architecture management and integration through open software. Dibbe is leveraging her development expertise to drive IBM’s DevOps transformation through continuous software delivery activities and on-going transparent development in


Shalini is IBM Distinguished Engineer for TRIRIGA Building Insights- an AI Enterprise SaaS Offering. She leads AI Guild for Watson IoT where she is helping her organization in infusing AI across all offerings. Shalini is also Director for engineering, support and services of Watson IoT Labs at India.

She holds 12 patents and has co authored 4 IEEE papers.


Share your knowledge, success and vision. Tell your story at this year's IoT Exchange.

Register once and get access to all three distinct academies to:

  • Explore transformative client stories and best practices
  • Understand the latest product innovations and roadmaps
  • Learn about new uses cases and business value accelerators
  • Experience hands-on showcase solution center
  • Network with thought leaders, peers and practitioners

In over 40 sessions, attendees will gain critical knowledge on Asset Performance Management, Systems and Software Engineering and Facilities Management combined with artificial intelligence (AI) , security and blockchain - all intended to help drive innovation and speed time to value.

Maximo Academy

Enterprise asset management and operations.

Today's enterprise assets are connected in a complex ecosystem, pulling in reams of interconnected data. In this academy, you'll learn how to increase the operational efficiency of the assets you manage and improve overall equipment effectiveness by using their IoT data and the power of AI.

Academy Description

A comprehensive curriculum delving into enterprise asset management, asset performance management, AI for production optimisation and Industry 4.0 practices.

Get started with asset optimisation

Harness the hidden potential in your assets, operations and people with IBM Maximo solutions. Learn how to unleash your data, improve the operational efficiency of your physical assets and reduce costs using IoT data and AI. Sessions will be focused on highlighting new capabilities, providing pragmatic on-ramps, best practices, and showcasing client successes.

Expand your core capabilities

Turn the crank on your asset management strategy with new capabilities around mobility, scheduling, blockchain, augmented reality, asset performance management and more. Learn about patterns and best practices, receive guidance and review case studies that lead to more successful deployments of IBM Maximo solutions.

Client transformations

Supercharge your industry eminence with case studies from industry-leading organizations. Find out how clients turned data, IoT and AI into competitive advantage and revenue generation.

Maintenance 4.0

Ready to turn your operations into a finely tuned (and automated) machine? Join these sessions to learn about the evolution occurring in asset management with asset performance management. You'll learn how to apply next-generation analytical and AI conversational capabilities to planning, analyzing and maintaining assets.

Industry 4.0

Are you standing at the "edge" of Industry 4.0 wondering what your next step should be? Join these sessions and find out how AI capabilities are enabling industrial transformation - to maximise production output and improve quality.

Future roadmap

Are you wondering how to move forward in 2019 and beyond? Join these sessions and find out about new capabilities and enhancements across the Maximo portfolio. Learn about innovations that will make AI, IoT, blockchain, augmented reality and more part of your planning arsenal.


Real estate and facilities management.

With the growth of smart buildings, facilities managers have to worry about more than roofs and boilers. In this academy, you'll learn how to reduce facility operational costs and create more engaging occupant experiences through the practical application of IoT data and AI.

Academy Description

A comprehensive curriculum that brings the best elements of TRIRIGA University and TRIMax into an all-new experience to deliver the latest in facilities management optimisation, lease accounting and compliance, workplace experience and building innovation.

Implementation, configuration and upgrades

Interested in implementing TRIRIGA, configuring and integrating with key client systems and processes? In this technical session, you'll hear from clients and partners about the best ways to introduce and extend TRIRIGA into your enterprise environment and how to integrate with key client systems as well as migrate to cloud.

Best practices and operational excellence

Hear IBM clients describe how they derive value from their solution investment. These business-focused sessions will explore how TRIRIGA and Building Insights solutions can help deliver operational excellence.

Workplace experience and digital transformation

Expectations about the workplace are changing. This business and technical track is all about understanding and meeting those expectations and using technology to develop and deliver engaging employee and occupant experiences. Learn how to improve well-being, boost productivity - and your bottom line.

Products and technology

In these sessions, you will do a deep dive with technical experts and product teams on the latest capabilities, technical best practices and plans for future enhancements and solutions.

Engineering Academy

Software and systems engineering.

Engineers, quality and product managers will learn how the latest AI technologies and agile techniques within the product lifecycle management are being applied to transform the end-to-end engineering lifecycle. Combining the best elements from the recent Agile Engineering Summit and Continuous Engineering Summit, we will also host VoiCE 2019, an exclusive event that gives clients the opportunity to interact with offering and product managers, technical development leads and other clients from across the IBM IoT Continuous Engineering community.

Academy Description

This academy explores requirements origination and management, Agile techniques for collaboration and product development, and digital twins.

Agile development

Learn how adapting agile engineering practices can streamline your projects. Increase collaboration, team work, team engagement and communication so that everyone is informed as needed in the product development lifecycle.

Deployment and SaaS

Patterns, guidance, best practices, and customer case studies of successful deployments of IoT Engineering Lifecycle Management Solutions: on-premises, on cloud, using SaaS or a hybrid combination
Deployment, SaaS

Quality and test management

Testing early and often helps find issues quickly while they are still inexpensive to correct and not affect the schedule. Linking testing to requirements provides a closed-loop to insure you deliver what you promised.

Model-based systems engineering

Supercharge your product and software development with IBM model-based systems engineering. Better describe what is being built so that you can test the design, find issues and work out bugs early to accelerate the entire development process

Requirements management

Learn how IBM's requirements management products and AI can improve your requirements process to enhance product definition, speed development and reduce rework.

AI and lifecycle optimisation

Are you wondering how to plan on moving forward in 2019? Find out about new capabilities and enhancements across the Engineering Lifecycle Management portfolio, and new innovations that will help optimise your engineering and development efforts.


As products become smarter and more interconnected, there are growing requirements for them to meet regulatory and industry compliance standards. Learn how IBM tools can help your organization meet these standards more easily.

IoT Platform Academy

Connecting devices and obtaining insights.

No matter what industry you're in, you'll discover how successful IoT outcomes start with a proven, secure platform - one that allows you to start small, scale quickly, and minimize cost and complexity - to set the stage for long-term change. In this academy, you'll learn how to connect, collect and curate data from physical assets to gain the insights you need to run your business more efficiently.

Academy Description

Advance your digital transformation with IoT, from device connectivity to data lifecycle management to access control.

What you can do with IoT

Get started on your IoT journey, or to expand on your current program. You'll hear about IoT Platform product strategy, current and future offerings, and see live demonstrations of our latest offerings.

What others are doing with IoT

Learn how IBM customers and partners across multiple industries are adding value to their businesses using the Watson IoT Platform. Be inspired by their unique perspectives on how the IoT Platform has empowered their success and competitive differentiation.

Get hands-on with IoT

Get hands-on learning to experience the IoT Platform for yourself. Work with our experts to dig deeper into the technology. You'll get a look at its add-on services, like analytics and blockchain, and the recently relaunched Message Gateway offering, for enhanced on-premises connectivity.


TRIRIGA University
Keynote Address

Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D

IBM General Manager

Watson Internet of Things


TRIRIGA University
Keynote Address

Kareem Yusuf, Ph.D

IBM General Manager

Watson Internet of Things

6 Key Reasons to attend IoT Exchange

Engage with TRIRIGA practitioners and leaders across industries

Attend client sessions featuring best practices, challenges and results

Explore innovative offerings powered by AI

Connect with experts at IBM and Partner booths

Learn from technical deep-dives to help maximise ROI

Curriculum spans TRIRIGA implementation, lease accounting & compliance, workplace experience and more

Engage with client speakers across industries

Kareem Yusuf

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"I want to congratulate you on what was undoubtedly the best TRIMax yet. I would also like to thank you both for making the UK MOD Team feel so welcome. These events are really important to us and the chance to talk to other users, the IBM USA team and IBM partners, to share experiences and learn from each other is invaluable."

Peter Lemon | Chief Information Officer | Defense Infrastructure Organization

2017 TRIMax User Conference

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