Originally Posted by pistolpetes11
Yeah there were loads of slides/ video , like most of these shows it seemed most on the front line were only really there to bat a few questions , you could speak to some higher ups if they thought you may be a customer.
I was an IBMer in a past life. Anything shown at CES is just a brand/marketing exercise and I wouldn’t expect a theorist at these desks. If you want tech data pay 3.5k and go to the annual IBM conference. These services will be sold to big oil and (re)insurers via the weather company and a shed load of consultants.
I happen to know a bit about this from before I left. The target is building level liability information and having near real-time risk information, presumably to trade in risk offset.
They don’t care about the weather in your garden so much as getting more granular data for your area about how lower res patterns affect the gaffs, businesses and farms on your local road.
Micro level risk adjustment is the goal, and understanding at longer ranges when to shut a production facility to avoid loss etc