2 key observations from the Cloud and Cognitive Innovation Forum

Last week, IBM hosted more than 100 clients at an event focused on applying cloud and cognitive technology to business innovation. It was energizing and inspiring to visit with companies from dozens of industries across North America, all of which are challenged with delivering innovation faster. I came away from the event with two observations […]

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Cloud and cognitive are revolutionizing financial technology

What if cognitive technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, could personalize your investing experience? What if an investment scenario offered a simple but complete picture of how to reduce risk while achieving higher returns? Could games, or more precisely “gamification,” help you achieve critical investments insights that offer the promise of long-lasting value? […]

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Do you have a cognitive business?

Cloud and cognitive technologies are driving a revolution throughout enterprises. They’re “disruptive enablers” that produce deeper customer engagement, scale expertise and transform how organizations uncover new opportunities. Ideally, the combination of cloud and cognitive joins digital business with a new level of digital intelligence, resulting in an organization that creates knowledge from data and expands […]

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How businesses can get the cognitive edge

The buzz in the computing industry is all about cognitive. My clients are at various stages of understanding its implications. They want to know what cognitive truly is and how it solves real business challenges. So what is cognitive?  As many observers have noted, it’s not a specific product. Instead, it’s an era that includes multiple […]

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8 steps to help your organization enter the cloud

Say you’re a CIO or CTO who wants to make a fundamental shift in how digital technology can drive your enterprise to innovate and produce transformational business outcomes. Say you know how it can change not just the operations of your business, but its culture as well. In essence, you’re ready to enter the cloud. […]

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How cloud can make CIOs into MVPs

As general manager of IBM’s North America cloud services and solutions team, I get to speak to a lot of clients. One CIO with whom I regularly talk compares his typical day to a hockey goalie’s, batting away slap shots from internal clients, vendors, hackers and bosses. “So many bosses,” he notes. I sympathize, but […]

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