Partner Perspectives

IBM Business Partners share their experience

SaaS: Separating fact from fiction

Written by Josh Young | August 6, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials, Partner Perspectives

“Mythbusters” was, perhaps, the greatest television show ever created. Over the course of 15 years and nearly 300 episodes, the hosts of this science program tested the truthfulness of rumors, urban legends, movie scenes, adages and news stories that many of us blindly accepted. And each time they busted or verified one of these myths, ...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


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


Megatrend – a small company with global scale

Written by Darko Tukulj | July 1, 2019 | Data + AI, Partner Perspectives

Croatian business partner, Megatrend, turns thirty this year. Darko Tukulj, Head of Sales, discusses the partner’s relationship with IBM and how together we are nurturing the next generation of business partner. Megatrend was established in 1989 as an IT distributor to the Croatian market. We first entered into partnership with IBM six years later, and ...read more


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