CIOs enable innovation with open, hybrid, trusted data

It isn’t just business leaders who are driving agility in top-performing companies. Savvy CIOs are enabling agility by empowering people and operations with data that makes a difference. Those CIOs are providing data that is timely and accurate. They are connecting the dots and shining a light on previously dark details.

They are enabling rapid insights into what might happen and what should be done. And they are doing it by leveraging a comprehensive, open, cloud-bred platform for data and analytics.

IBM offers the platform, the tools and the expertise to help CIOs foster innovation, move with market-changing speed, accelerate insight, delight customers and transform their organizations.

All the databases with none of the hassle

Innovate fast

Tap into the open source community for rapid startup. Deploy flexible, integrated services with no vendor lock-in so you can start small and grow easily.

Make the most of your data

Leverage comprehensive capabilities

Tap into market-leading cloud, on-premises and hybrid services for all types of data and rich analytics.

Stay focused on development

Reduce data and analytics risk

Protect your data in a secure infrastructure with 24x7 management. Reduce skill requirements, and leverage top governance for trusted data.

IBM Watson Data Platform

IBM Watson Data Platform

The newly announced Watson Data Platform, the partner ecosystem and the IBM DataFirst Method together can help you put data to work.

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The new IBM DataFirst approach and Watson Data Platform help you put your data to work with open access, collaboration and innovation.

Learn more about some of the other leading offerings CIOs are deploying in their organizations.

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IBM Cloudant

Move application data closer to all the places it needs to be with a managed, NoSQL database service.

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IBM BigInsights on Cloud

Enjoy the performance and security of Hadoop as a service for big data analytics on cloud.

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IBM Db2 Warehouse offerings

Manage data where it resides, in the cloud, with a fully managed cloud data warehouse purpose-built for analytics.

Trials for the CIO’s team

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Data Science Experience

Solve your toughest data challenges with tools and expertise in a social environment built for and by data scientists.

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IBM Cloudant

Move data closer to users. Update applications without downtime. Focus limited resources on development, not database administration.

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IBM Db2 Hosted

Combine the power of Db2 with the agility of cloud deployment. Get full control with no hardware and a pay-as-you-go model.


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The New Look of Data and Analytics for Value: Hybrid, Trusted, Self-Service

This IDC InfoBrief combines market insights and guidance for today's technology executive.

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Using Cloud-Based Data Analytics Services to Drive Digital Transformation

IDC Analyst Dan Vesset answers questions and shares key insights in this Analyst Connection interview.

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Moving from the Back Office to the Front Lines: CIO Insights from the Global C-suite Study

Insights from interviews with 1,805 CIOs identify winning practices in some of the most successful enterprises.

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Dear CIO – Are You Supporting All Your Organization’s Analytical Needs?

Industry analyst Claudia Imhoff discusses the CIO's requirements for supporting easy access to all data.

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Four CIO Imperatives to Drive Digital Transformation

Explore this case study collection to find innovative data strategies to give your organization a competitive edge.