Apps

DataLift 360 serves up optimized ads with the help of IBM Cloud

The ultimate goal of advertising is to spark interest and elicit a of meaningful reaction from the audience. In the offline world, there is an abundance of ads because they’re not targeted. Think about a newspaper. Half of the pages are printed ads that most people don’t look at. Digital marketing has the potential to […]

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How to lead digital transformation with IBM ODM for z/OS

This post was co-authored by Laurent Tarin. 90 percent of the world’s data has been created in the last two years. Some expect that there will be over 30 billion connected devices in the world by 2020. Mobile, social, analytic, cloud and cognitive technologies are transforming the way we do business. Customers expect immediate and […]

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Increase the business value of APIs

This post was co-authored by Danny Levenson, Senior Software Engineer, PointSource. Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, define the data contract between two pieces of code. APIs used to be exclusively the domain of developers. In this post, I’ll show you how APIs provide the freedom for systems to evolve independently and create new opportunities for […]

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Unlock the power of WebSphere z/OS on IBM Z

I’ve seen a lot of excitement from developers around the July 17th launch of the latest IBM Z hardware and software (z/OS), and justifiably so. There are clear, significant benefits of IBM Z, including its security, resiliency and performance characteristics that make it a platform worthy of running your mission-critical enterprise applications. And for all […]

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Moodpeek measures mobile reputation with IBM Cloud

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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