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A global consultancy with the DNA of a startup that combines the best practices of Design Thinking, Agile Development and Lean Startup to accelerate application development and cloud innovation.

September 13, 2018

Democratize and Optimize with IBM Cloud and Watson Studio

Use the IBM Garage Method, Watson Studio, and Decision Optimization to democratize the access to high-powered data mining and optimize the decision-making process.

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August 6, 2018

Implementing a Big Data Platform on IBM Cloud

Businesses can reap the benefits of Big Data as a service solution on the cloud by leveraging IBM Message Hub (managed Kafka), IBM Streaming Analytics, IBM Analytics Engine (built on open-source Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark), and IBM Cloud Object Storage.

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September 13, 2018

How to architect an application with microservices (part 2)

Empowering the whole team Here in the IBM Cloud Garage, we transform business as part of a cultural movement—our focus is on people and our willingness to work in new ways. The Garage Method empowers all kinds of people in the organization, regardless of role, to speak up and contribute to the new process. In […]

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May 14, 2018

IBM Cloud Garage Method Field Guide

What does it mean to behave like a startup? How can you transform your business? Field-tested answers to these questions and others are found in the IBM Cloud Garage Method Field Guide. Presented in a fun and visual format, the Field Guide introduces the method and its related practices and architectures that you need to quickly develop quality products.

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March 20, 2018

Meet the team from the IBM Cloud Garage at Think 2018

The Client Technical Engagement (CTE) team can help you accelerate your business outcomes. CTE has a premier location at the heart of the Think 2018 Cloud and Data campus -- on the expo floor at booth #660. We're bringing designers, developers, consultants, solution architects and technical luminaries to work with our clients on their cloud adoption and transformation journeys.

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March 14, 2018

Meet the IBM Cloud Garage Method experts at Think 2018

Last week I highlighted dozens of sessions from the IBM Cloud Garage consultancy of cloud architects and solution engineers that you’ll want to remember when planning your agenda. In this blog post, I introduce four of my colleages from our team on the IBM Cloud Garage Method. They will be on the staff supporting the Think 2018 conference as presenters, lab leaders, and “Ask Me Anything” experts. Look for them and ask them about the updated Garage Method Field Guide and two new Guides!

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February 13, 2018

The importance of fun in the workplace

One of the key elements of the Cloud Garage Method is Culture. That single word encompasses a whole range of practices about how we manage our projects, and how we interact with our stakeholders and each other. One of my favorite parts of the Cloud Garage culture is the fact that it includes a fun work environment.

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February 6, 2018

Working out how much a project will cost

When customers visit the IBM Cloud Garage to discuss a potential project, one of the most frequently asked questions is "how much is my project going to cost?".

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February 5, 2018

Cloud native applications and the “golden age” of service management

Some clients express the concern that adopting microservices-oriented cloud architectures will mean operations of these environments will be more complicated due to multiple moving parts, dynamic topologies, and higher SLA requirements. Coming from a background which began in development and transitioned into Monitoring/Service Management, I have found just the opposite—monitoring operations are easier with a cloud-native environment. This post explains why cloud-based applications naturally support superior serviceability and reliability.

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