Ecosystem Transformation

Stories about how the IBM Partner Ecosystem is accelerating Business Partners' success with the new programs and refined procedures Business Partners want.

Ecosystem Transformation Part VII: The Evolution of Delivery

Written by Rosalva Nunez | September 10, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Transformation, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

It’s the end of the month and direct deposit does not yet exist. You must go to the appropriate person appointed at your workplace to get your “check” or even in some cases wait a few days to get your check in the mail. The best part is yet to come. You must physically go ...read more


Transformation Series Part VI: Technology’s Secret Ingredient

Written by Rosalva Nunez | August 21, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Transformation

You can find the world’s most popular chicken restaurant in 118 countries. The franchise credits its success to its unique combination of eleven herbs and spices; a secret recipe locked away from public view in a vault. While this “secret recipe,” may have worked a marketing tool, the “secret ingredient” tactic is not unique to ...read more


Ecosystem Transformation Series Part V: A Faster, Better Way to Compete and Win

Written by Jennifer Cloudt | July 31, 2019 | Cloud, Data + AI, Ecosystem Transformation...

I’m skeptical when a restaurant has too many choices on the menu. How can any one restaurant be good, really good, at making pizza, subs, steaks, Chinese food, Mexican food  and more? Most of the time they aren’t very good, just okay at best. But, I understand the logic behind the eight-page menu; they need ...read more


Ecosystem Transformation Series Part IV: IBM Value Package unlocking a fast changing ecosystem

Written by Jennifer Cloudt | July 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Transformation

What do you do when customers tell you they can’t afford something that would greatly benefit them? Sometimes, the answer is to simply make it more affordable. To improve the Business Partner experience the Partner Ecosystem has been undergoing a transformation, changing how we operate to maximize partners’ business and growth. IBM offers education and ...read more


Ecosystem Transformation Series Part III: The SaaS mini-revolution has begun

Written by Harriet Shakir | June 27, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Transformation

“Are you from IBM? This is deceivingly easy.” I admit, that comment made me chuckle, but it also made me proud. I was proud because I realized we had delivered the solution our partners were asking for. IBM has been working to transform the Business Partner experience and reselling SaaS is part of it.  The ...read more


Ecosystem Transformation Series Part II: Upgrading Your Business with Simplification

Written by Jolene Mueller | June 14, 2019 | Ecosystem Transformation

When I was in grade school, I read a nursery rhyme called “The House that Jack Built.” The rhyme builds upon the connection between many things like people and animals, and Jack’s house. I can’t help but see a couple parallels with the ongoing transformation of the IBM Partner Ecosystem. Our resources, technology, tools and ...read more


Ecosystem Transformation Series Part I: Feedback is Fuel for the Ecosystem

Written by John Teltsch | June 4, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Ecosystem Transformation

We value your feedback. How often have you heard this phrase? This short statement is echoed across organizations large and small. In the IBM Partner Ecosystem, “We value your feedback” is more than just a phrase. Those words serve as a catalyst to drive change and transformation, enhancing the customer experience and relationship. This year, ...read more