Apps

4 steps to help you transform your business with application modernization

Business pressures demand faster time to market. As a result, enterprises are adopting the latest application modernization solutions to increase productivity while also decreasing operational costs. According to a Research and Markets report, the application modernization services market size is expected to grow from $6.87 billion in 2017 to $16.67 billion by 2022. Application modernization […]

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What’s new in robotic process automation from IBM?

Robotic process automation (RPA) is receiving a lot of attention, and for good reason. It’s a way to introduce automation and achieve business value at low cost and with near-zero risk. For anyone who’s familiar with the technology, deploying RPA software is not equivalent to building fully automated processes and platforms from the ground up. […]

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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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What is Kubernetes and why should you care?

If you have even a passing interest in containerization, you’ve probably heard a lot about Kubernetes. With the focus in cloud development shifting to containers, this technology has exploded in popularity. But what is Kubernetes and why does it matter to your business? The problem Businesses and their customers are pushing for flexibility, faster time […]

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What is a modern app?

Modernizing something means it must be obsolete to begin with. That’s true of applications as much as anything else. What may be a “heritage” application to you may not seem out of date to someone else. Looking back at heritage applications To appreciate a modern application, one must understand what a modern application is not. […]

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Busting the 3 biggest cloud myths

It’s Monday morning. The memo you just got from your CEO couldn’t be clearer: “We’re moving everything to public cloud.” In your inbox: “Finance needs a presentation, by tomorrow, that shows how much the CEO’s move will slash IT costs.” First meeting of the day: “Your CIO wants custom apps that connect and scour every […]

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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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How to find application integration success in a multicloud world

Imagine ordering groceries from an online grocer that promises a one-day delivery. After you quickly select your items and proceed to the checkout, you get stuck at the payment gateway, which takes too long to load. Just as you decide to abandon the sale, you get through and complete the checkout process. However, your order […]

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Mobiecom speeds mobile performance for IBM WebSphere Commerce storefronts on IBM Cloud

According to Deloitte, purchases on mobile devices now make up 27 percent of all retail revenue in the US. Average order value on mobile devices has consistently grown by 15 percent year after year and is now double that of orders on desktop. Focusing on the mobile market has never been more important for retailers’ […]

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Cook County Government transforms operational efficiency with IBM and Oracle solution

Cook County, Illinois, is the second-most populous county in the United States. The only larger county is Los Angeles County in California. Rather than a top-down structure led by a mayor or executive, Cook County is managed by 11 elected officials. Each has independent authority over a particular area of responsibility. Because each elected office […]

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Where does ECM go from here?

When it comes to understanding complex issues, remember the axiom: to get the right answers, ask the right questions. For more than a year, AIIM, Forrester and Gartner have been debating the identity of the market for business software that used to be known as Enterprise Content Management (ECM). In fact, AIIM was one of […]

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Business process management and case management combine for better outcomes in IBM Business Automation Workflow

We live in a world of instant gratification. Point, click, buy. Point, click, order a taxi. Point, click, reserve a room. Online businesses are setting the standard for user experience. But have you ever wondered what powers these businesses? What makes that user experience tick? It’s business automation. Business automation is the central nervous system […]

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