Denny O’Brien

How IBM Cloud Product Insights fuels transformation

The New York Yankees didn’t build a baseball empire overnight. I remind myself of that constantly as I prepare my team of 7-to-8 year-old aspiring major leaguers to battle for baseball royalty in the smallish hamlet of Wendell, N.C. Some kids arrived at our inaugural practice with sound fundamentals and an unexpected mastery of baseball […]

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Announcing IBM Cloud Product Insights for hybrid cloud

Stressful. Frustrating. Unpleasant. That’s the trio of adjectives that surface when I think about relocation. Having recently moved from one house to another, those sentiments remain fresh in my memory. The litany of unpacked boxes still lining my garage are constant reminders. And until the final coffee mug, picture and trinket are placed in their […]

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IT operations analytics – Let humans tackle the harder problems

It’s a fact: IT challenges organizations face every day are increasing, while the staff needed to resolve these issues is decreasing. We see this trend across markets—transportation, finance, broadband and retail. For example, financial options trading halted on the biggest US exchange following an outage caused by software issues. And a leading freight company lost […]

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Cognitive roadmap for IT Operations Analytics

During one of my European excursions in 2015, a client asked me to reveal my ten-year vision for IT Operations Analytics (ITOA). Needless to say, it stopped me in my tracks. Generally speaking, I’m armed with a two-year offering roadmap for any client meeting. But ten years? How was I going to claw my way […]

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