Apps

Moodpeek measures mobile reputation with a Bluemix-based PaaS solution

According to Mobile Business Insights, mobile devices are the primary means of accessing digital information for consumer and business use. How are mobile users accessing information? Ninety percent of the time, it’s through mobile apps. Smart Insights states that consumer preference for mobile apps rather than mobile sites should be considered when defining a mobile […]

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Empower your data with App Connect on Bluemix

Earlier this month, we launched App Connect as a service on Bluemix.  Why? We are aiming to meet the needs caused by a significant shift in the way modern organizations develop data-driven applications. Companies are looking to increase efficiency and productivity while also managing common challenges ranging from skill shortages to stagnant budgets. App Connect […]

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VCAS improves outcome for crime victims with a cloud-based case management system

In October 2007, Fiona Pilkington and her disabled daughter Francesca Hardwick died in a car fire Pilkington herself set. She saw no other way out of their unbearable circumstances. Over a 10-year period, the family was harassed and bullied by groups of local children. The system failed the Pilkington family. Police missed opportunities to record […]

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Mobile app helps visitors navigate a 1000-year-old Swedish castle

Wenngarn is a small village community with about 500 residents, located 30 minutes outside of Stockholm, Sweden. The homes are built around the Wenngarns slott (Wenngarn Castle), and the community is centered on the baroque castle just like it was during the Middle Ages. Visitors to Wenngarn can enjoy the beautiful grounds and rich history […]

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Introducing IBM Cloud Automation Starter Library

Some IT operators have trouble keeping up with increasing demand for more capabilities and higher efficiency. Many lack access to the skilled resources needed to automate all the tasks necessary to keep up with the faster pace. There is no standardized set of automation instructions that fits every cloud platform. Creating end-to-end automation that can […]

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Avoid these mistakes when migrating applications to the cloud

It must be nice to be a startup, with no legacy infrastructure weighing you down. Write a great app, provision yourself some space in the cloud, and your business is global, just like that. For the rest of the world, however, life is not so straightforward. Any business of consequence, or older than 10 years, […]

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How to unbox your dynamic operations

Today’s smartphones frequently offer larger screens with smaller bezels. Their manufacturers claim an uninterrupted view of the world. Conceptually, this “unboxing” is exactly what’s needed to manage dynamic infrastructure and services. Looking back for a moment, service delivery used to happen at a slower pace. IT teams would spend a lot of time designing services, […]

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Announcing IBM Cloud private for Microservice Builder

Last week IBM announced the launch of Microservice Builder, a powerful new technology stack squarely aimed at simplifying development of microservices. Microservice Builder enables developers to easily learn about the intricacies of microservice app development and quickly compose and build innovative services. Then developers can rapidly deploy microservices across environments by using a pre-integrated DevOps […]

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What’s new with App Connect

At IBM, we’ve been busy advancing App Connect to enable business and technical users to achieve more. In this first installment of our new blog series on App Connect, I will highlight some of the new capabilities and detail our exciting new partnership with Salesforce. Multi-action flows Many business users are looking to integrate and […]

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Microservice Builder: Software delivery goes from days to minutes

As the world becomes more connected than ever, your business must be ready to face rising challenges. In a study, Gartner predicts that by 2020 there will be more than 20 billion connected “things,” and the total will grow at an astonishing rate of 5.5 million new devices coming online each day. So how does […]

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Virtualization is changing how we need to do service assurance

Recently Jim Carey blogged about the ever-increasing pace of change that affects operations teams worldwide. This is particularly true of communication service providers (CSPs), who in this dynamic world face new challenges as they look to generate more revenue and improve operational efficiency. Disruptive over-the-top service providers are now threatening traditional CSP revenue streams and […]

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IBM teams with Apprenda to bring .NET workloads to IBM Cloud

The world’s biggest companies are aggressively moving to the cloud as they undergo digital transformation. They’re competing with smaller, nimble startups and potentially disruptive competitors. Being able to quickly build and market solutions that customers expect is important. Yet most large enterprises have decades of investment in existing IT applications, which they’re unable and, in […]

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