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Business Partners prepare to extend new IBM data privacy capabilities to clients worldwide

Written by Mary Coucher | September 13, 2019 | Cloud, Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Security

The partner ecosystem is vital to IBM’s strategy as we enter chapter two of cloud, which is all about transitioning to and driving value with hybrid cloud. The IBM Z enterprise platform is a large part of this hybrid cloud story, and Business Partners are driving an increasing percentage of IBM’s enterprise platform sales. With ...read more


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


Seismic Shifts in Sales Enablement

Written by Julie Michalowski | August 14, 2019 | Cloud, Data + AI, Security...

How do Business Partners keep up with all of the announcements, portfolio changes, decks and never ending messaging? IBM Business Partners often had to engage with multiple webpages, platforms and people to make sure they were up to date on the latest technology, offerings, and sales strategies. With the recent announcement of our new Seismic ...read more


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


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 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


IBM Management and Platform: Build for the future, thrive in the present

Written by Kim S. Overbay | July 23, 2019 | Cloud, Ecosystem Essentials

We live in the future. Everywhere we turn, we’re bombarded with the latest technologies. We carry phones in our pockets with more processing power than we used to reach to the moon. We have cars that can drive themselves. And clouds no longer hang in the sky but host our data and run our everyday ...read more


IBM and Red Hat: Open and ready for business

Written by John Teltsch | July 9, 2019 | Cloud

The news that we’ve all been waiting for—the acquisition of Red Hat has closed. This is a defining moment in IBM history and stands to be one of the most significant tech acquisitions of 2019. There’s never been a better time to be an IBM Business Partner. IBM and Red Hat together will unlock the ...read more