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How to make AI a reality with App Connect

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a big deal. IDC predicts widespread adoption of AI across multiple industries, with worldwide revenues increasing from “nearly $8.0 billion in 2016 to more than $47 billion in 2020,” according to a prediction from IDC. And AI has arrived for integration solutions. Here’s why. AI and the digital revolution The growing […]

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TeleClinic makes healthcare more efficient with IBM Cloud-based app

Imagine being on vacation in a foreign country when you begin having some unsettling medical symptoms. You don’t know the local language, so how would you be able to explain what is going on to a medical professional? If you have the TeleClinic app on your smart phone, it’s like having a doctor in your […]

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4 reasons you need mainframe-connected APIs now

There’s a wealth of strategic business assets that reside on mainframes—and many companies are finding ways to extract value from them. Companies can expose assets through many channels including easy-to-consume APIs. Want to learn how your business can extract these assets? Read on. RESTful APIs (representational state transfer web services) can support existing and new […]

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IBM Voice Gateway: New features revolutionize your cognitive call center

Improving customer support is a never-ending job. You must continually listen to your customers and pivot your business to adapt to their needs. One way to improve customer service is to use cognitive virtual agents. The use of these agents has been growing in the online space for a few years. And with the arrival […]

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Why base capabilities are no longer enough for operations management

The business objectives of an IT or network operations team have not changed substantially for years or even decades. Measures like mean time to repair (MTTR) or budget use frequently can be reduced to time, money and quality of service. Fundamentally, IT and network teams must maximize the availability of high-quality services while minimizing the […]

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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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