Good Tech + Great Thinkers

Stories of innovation and visionaries

Next Generation Technologies demand a Next Generation Partnership

Written by Denis Murphy | August 22, 2019 | Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Partner Perspectives

Cloud technology is evolving rapidly as the technical capabilities of providers like IBM and its partners grow to meet needs of the next generation of business.  At Anaeko, we’re proud to play a significant role in IBM’s cloud story. Anaeko was founded in 2004 by a team that specialized in mobile data and the Internet ...read more


Transformation Series Part VI: Technology’s Secret Ingredient

Written by Rosalva Nunez | August 21, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

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


IBM Business Partners are vital to the next chapter of cloud transformation

Written by Dorothy Copeland | August 1, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

Since the acquisition of Red Hat a few weeks ago, IBM is making tremendous progress in the cloud, software and Systems space. There has never been a better opportunity for IBM Business Partners to capture the market momentum, build your cloud and software skillset and drive meaningful transformation for your customers. Today, we are accelerating ...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 Essentials...

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


Mjølner Informatics and IBM Champions for Growth: A partnership greater than the sum of its parts

Written by Michael Heegaard | July 25, 2019 | Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Partner Perspectives

Partnership in business is about using the best that each partner has and combining those elements to create the kind of value that neither could achieve on their own. Mjølner’s story is about how two potential competitors are utilizing their unique capabilities to create extraordinary solutions. Mjølner is a software and digital design consultancy, based ...read more


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

Written by Jennifer Cloudt | July 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

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


In Vietnam, workers can start to breathe a little easier

Written by Josh Young | July 15, 2019 | Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Partner Perspectives, Watson

You can’t tell where your path will lead to, but always make your best in every step. Roughly four years ago, Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi had a bit of a pollution problem, much like every other metropolis on the planet. “It wasn’t unbreathable, though” explains Tran Duc Nghia, Chief Technology Officer at Thinklabs. “But ...read more


More than technology: building a better tomorrow

Written by Bruce Maule | July 8, 2019 | Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Making the World Better, Partner Perspectives

Since the discovery of fire and the creation of the wheel, technology has existed to make life better. To make it easier. To make it safer. From our founding over 100 years ago, we here at IBM have worked to improve businesses, developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help work get done efficiently and ...read more


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

Written by Harriet Shakir | June 27, 2019 | Cloud, Good Tech + Great Thinkers

“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