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When modernization works: How Finanz Informatik transformed its business

Global enterprises recognize the need to transform, but often hesitate to move forward on modernization projects due to the difficulty in convincing internal stakeholders that change is not as daunting as imagined. Finanz Informatik, a banking services firm based in Germany, realized immediate value from its modernization project and instituted a culture of change inside […]

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3 reasons most modernization projects may not deliver business value

Global enterprises all face a similar issue: how to merge the value of existing assets, including infrastructure, applications, workloads and data, with new cloud-native efforts that enable greater speed to innovation and scaling for competitive advantage. It doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a journey that sometimes presents a new set of challenges. The unfulfilled promise Our […]

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20 years of innovation: WebSphere Application Server

Back in 1998, during the Wild West days of the internet, a small team of developers saw an opportunity to take the IBM core competency of transactional processing and merge it with the then still-evolving World Wide Web. Back then, the majority of companies were only using the web for publishing purposes, but IBM sought […]

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Creating good vibrations with app modernization

What do sleigh bells, bongos, empty soda cans, trains and a barking dog having in common with application modernization? To explain, let’s travel back to the 1960s. In 1966, the Beach Boys released their album Pet Sounds, which is often regarded as one of the most influential albums in the history of music. Pet Sounds […]

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WebSphere users: Find your starting point to cloud

Everything is looking up. I don’t just mean everything is getting better—and it is—I mean literally everything is looking up to the cloud. The market continues to shift to cloud, creating leaders and laggards across every industry. This means if you’re an IT operations manager, you’ve likely been asked to start implementing a cloud strategy […]

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Three cool things you should know about WebSphere

Businesses large and small are looking for ways to keep up in this era of digital transformation. They’re looking to add cognitive capabilities to enhance applications, expand API usage or implement a microservices strategy—just to name a few. The hard part isn’t necessarily knowing what next-generation applications and APIs your business should develop in order […]

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Five things you can’t live without from IBM WebSphere V9

WebSphere customers are smart. They are in the trenches navigating the ever-changing digital landscape to keep their businesses vibrant, ahead of the competition. This is why we’ve listened to our customers to help us deliver capabilities to solve their most urgent needs with our latest IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 9 release. So, without further […]

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