Partner Perspectives

IBM Business Partners share their experience

Outsmarting Mother Nature – fighting wildfires with AI

Written by Ronald Velten | June 20, 2019 | Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Making the World Better, Partner Perspectives

Summer is just around the corner. Longer days. Surf and sun. Family barbecues. Smoke-filled horizons. Ash falling from the sky. Road closures. Emergency evacuations. Lives lost. Tragedy. Alongside the fun that every summer brings is a nonstop torrent of news reports cataloging wildfires across the globe. We stare, transfixed, at screens capturing the heroic efforts ...read more


IBM Benelux Celebrates Partners at the Night of the Stars

Written by Sander Slingerland | June 17, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

In May, the Benelux Partner Ecosystem Organization hosted its annual Night of the Stars dinner event during which we hand over our IBM Business Partner Awards. This exclusive evening is a way for IBM to honor and thank its Business Partners for their outstanding contribution and ongoing commitment to partner with IBM.  With the annual ...read more


Don’t build the future alone. Let us help.

Written by Donna Schlitt | June 10, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Marketing, Partner Perspectives

Bacon and eggs. Holmes and Watson. Lennon and McCartney. Batman and Robin. Stream the latest British baking show, explore a “whodunit” murder mystery, or devour popcorn at the latest super-hero blockbuster and a common theme will begin to emerge – cooperation leads the way to greatness. We live in a world where the next technical ...read more


Copaco and IBM: Creating a new generation of business partner

Written by Justine Tan | May 13, 2019 | Partner Perspectives, Systems, Watson

Copaco has a long history of innovation with IBM. In 2016, we became the first European IT distributor to include IBM offerings in a cloud marketplace. We added IBM Connections Cloud, IBM Verse and SoftLayer to our 2tCloud platform as part of our ongoing strategy to shift toward a more solution-based market approach. In the ...read more


A case study route to AI success

Written by Justine Tan | May 7, 2019 | Cloud, Data + AI, Partner Perspectives

Building an understanding of a customer’s pain point is often the best starting point for the application of AI technology. It’s all about looking at the problem you are trying to solve and matching the technology to achieve the desired results. For Watson AI, we can see a wide range of customer case studies where ...read more


Q&A with BlueSky Technology Partners: Why every partner can benefit from the IBM Value Package

Written by Jamie Mendez | May 2, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

What could your business achieve with the IBM Value Package? Several months ago, we asked IBM Value Package subscribers to describe the competitive value of the IBM Value Package. Check out the video here if you missed it. With the announcement of Value Package 2.0, we caught up with one of the IBM Business Partners featured in ...read more


Earth Day: When people employ powerful technology—the impact can be monumental

Written by Jacqueline Woods | April 22, 2019 | Making the World Better, Partner Perspectives, Watson

On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment. By 1990, Earth Day had gone global, lifting environmental issues onto the world stage. Today, Earth Day is the largest secular observance in the world and is celebrated by more than a billion people ...read more


DASC and IBM Champions for Growth: Putting partnership at the heart of our business

Written by Micah Mingo | March 19, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

It has been said that you cannot understand someone until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. The IBM Champions for Growth program is enriching the capabilities of Business Partners and IBM alike by enabling skilled practitioners to do just that. DASC is a leading provider of Data Science software, consulting and training services in ...read more


Champions for Growth: Secure your future with IBM skills and experience

Written by Micah Mingo | March 5, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives, Watson

In the age of the next-generation ecosystem, a business’s ability to work collaboratively with suppliers, partners and peers can make the difference between success and failure. Enterprises are increasingly interdependent when it comes to creating and delivering value, and that same interdependence is enabling the transfer of skills between enterprises in exciting new ways. The ...read more