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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


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


Introducing Watson AI “Partner Path”

Written by Phil Graham | June 25, 2019 | Ecosystem Essentials, Good Tech + Great Thinkers, Watson

While no one can doubt that AI is today’s hottest ticket, you could be forgiven for thinking that AI might not be for you. However, with the market opportunity so attractive, can you really afford not to get involved? Knowing where to start with AI can be a challenge, but with our Watson AI Partner ...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


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


Three easy steps to marketing your Watson AI solution

Written by Micah Mingo | April 10, 2019 | Data + AI, Marketing, Watson

When you are developing a marketing strategy for your Watson AI solution, you have no quick or easy fix at your disposal. However, a recent marketing workshop run by Marketing Consultant Fiona Butler of TBT Marketing and IBM introduced a three-stage approach that should help Partners to get started. The approach begins with market segmentation, ...read more


Find out how Watson AI partners collaborate for social benefit

Written by Micah Mingo | March 12, 2019 | Data + AI, Making the World Better, Watson

Watson Guild is an initiative driven by 13 leading UKI Watson AI Partners* and IBM with the socially oriented objective of developing an AI solution for a specific charity. Building the foundations Early in 2018, IBM ran an Exploratory Day in London to help agree on the remit of the Guild and work out the ...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


IBM Watson Build 2018: Global Champion Selected!

Written by Micah Mingo | February 13, 2019 | Data + AI, THINK, Watson

We are excited to announce a new Watson Build Global Champion: Compta Emerging Business, SA. The company developed Bee2FireDetection, a complete system of automatic fire prevention, prediction and detection for forests, industrial yards and natural parks. The Watson Build Challenge gives Business Partners across the globe access to IBM resources, technology experts and IBM Cloud ...read more