Cloud makes high-performance gaming on any device possible

If you want to do gaming right, it can be a very expensive hobby. Every new game that comes out has more demanding hardware specs. Even if you buy a bleeding-edge gaming computer, in six or nine months it will be dated. You’ll be contemplating hardware upgrades or even an entire system upgrade. And Playing […]

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IBM and Salesforce partner to enable companies to make smarter decisions, faster than ever before

A recent Bain & Company survey found that 80 percent of companies say they deliver superior service, but only 8 percent of customers find that to be true. While many companies preach about great customer service, not many actually practice it. We want to change that. Think about your own experiences when it comes to […]

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IBM and Aricent partner for client success

For more than eight years, Aricent has been one of IBM’s strategic digital product transformation partners. Now the companies are expanding that relationship with a new 10-year product partnership. IBM and Aricent will introduce expanded digital capabilities to meet customer expectations and performance objectives. The two companies are committed to enhancing IBM’s cloud product portfolio […]

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InterConnect inside scoop: Video games, cars and beer

Do you have a friend who always has tickets to see your favorite football team? Or who always seems to have the inside scoop on the best bands coming into town? Well, I may not have gotten you tickets this year, but for those planning on going to InterConnect, I would love to share my […]

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Cloud-based receipt management enhances mobile banking

How many times have you looked at your bank statement, noticed a line item like “WITHDRAW / POS 0217 2013 975246 MARSHALLS #1199” and racked your brain trying to figure out what you bought? You likely had to dig through your wallet for the paper receipt (if you even kept it) or rummage through your […]

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Why GPUs are taking over the enterprise

With IBM InterConnect just a few weeks away, we’re gearing up to showcase how the MapD graphics-processing-unit (GPU)-powered data analytics and visualization platform has evolved over the past year. When MapD participated in InterConnect last year, we were just starting to ramp up. Our mission then, as now, remains unwavering: to provide the world’s fastest […]

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Cognitive computing and analytics come to mobile solutions for employees

The Drum caught up with Gareth Mackown, partner and European mobile leader at IBM Global Business Services, at the Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona to ask him about how mobile solutions are becoming more vital for not only an enterprise’s customers, but also employees. “Today, organizations are really being defined by the experiences […]

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Reach for the cloud with financing

Not too long ago, cloud was touted primarily as a cost-cutting tool and means of improving agility through easy access to low cost infrastructure. It’s now gaining visibility in the minds of leaders for its potential to change the dynamics of digital globalization and competition. One way to drive the new experiences clients are after […]

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While storage is on your mind, considerations to protect against outages

Let’s admit it: Storage is not the sexiest thing to talk about. But when it’s gone or unavailable, people notice, whether it’s your customers, employees or constituents. If you can’t get to your data, nothing else in your system matters. When it comes to storage of images, audio, video or other unstructured content,  organizations need […]

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6 IBM InterConnect Bootcamp labs developers shouldn’t miss

When learning about new technologies and tools, it often helps to get one’s hands just a little bit dirty and see what really makes them work. That’s the idea behind the new Bootcamp labs at InterConnect 2017. These instructor-led labs will run three to four hours, providing enrollees the opportunity to do hands-on work with […]

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Industry Zone at Interconnect: Latest in AI, APIs and IoT

If you know anything about cloud or cognitive computing, you know that every industry will be affected by these advances in technology. Either you’ll embrace them or you will fall behind. It’s time to take the lead. Visit the Industry Zone at IBM InterConnect. You’ll hear from experts on cloud in financial services, healthcare and […]

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How much should hybrid cloud cost?

If you’re thinking about adopting hybrid cloud, you’re probably also thinking about cost. Every day, I speak to IT architects who are rethinking their cloud computing strategies. Questions about cloud cost are usually at the tops of their minds. One big advantage of working for a company like IBM is access to the latest market […]

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