Hybrid

Business process isn’t just about code, it’s about human connection

We ask ourselves — dockers or kubernetes? What’s the migration process? How are we incorporating the latest features of RPA and AI chatbots? But when do we stop and consider the human side of technology? The rapid convergence of technology and digitization often makes us forget about the human side of the equation. In 2016, […]

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4 commons myths about private cloud

Recently, we unveiled IBM Cloud Private. It’s been exciting to see the impact that this technology has had on our clients’ businesses. Many immediately understood the value of the offering. But for those who are still evaluating their cloud adoption model, there are still some misconceptions of why a private cloud may be needed. If […]

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Does your team have the IT infrastructure discovery capabilities it needs?

In the digital economy, availability of business applications is critical. It’s a complex activity to keep track of the dependencies between applications and the underlying infrastructure elements. As enterprises modernize their infrastructure for agility and adopt cloud deployment models, they’ll need to discover new technologies and platforms in order to have an accurate and complete […]

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The top 10 Thoughts on Cloud articles of 2017

If you had to describe the biggest changes to and focus points of cloud computing in 2017 in just a few words, what would you say? Would you mention blockchain? What about microservices? Private cloud? Automation? Where would analytics fit in? Or impending regulations dealing with data governance and responsibility? Maybe you’d mention how much […]

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Are analytics making your company smarter or (dumb and) dumber

This post is part of a series. Read  part one, part two, part three and part four to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) Smart, intelligent, predictive — whatever you call it, I feel like the promise of analytics has been around for a long time. Marketers  are constantly seduced by the […]

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A thoughtful integration strategy to soothe cloud growing pains

If you’re in the business of technology or in the technology of business, words such as “cloud” and “big data” can feel like this century’s biggest industry buzz terms thanks to the cost saving and tech-intensive advantages they provide. While cloud applications promise flexibility and lower cost, data integration is a common hurdle. To describe […]

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MQ demos for customers considering multicloud architecture

More and more enterprise IT organizations are committing to  a multi-cloud architecture. As companies move their workloads to cloud, they have started to realize the risks and returns of using a single cloud platform. A solid multi-cloud strategy gives you the power to change course if there is a sudden change in vendor policy, process […]

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Enter the dragon with IBM Cloud Private

Comparing IBM Cloud Private to Bruce Lee might sound like a stretch for most people.  I mean, Bruce Lee was Kato from the Green Hornet! He used nunchucks! He even defeated Walker Texas Ranger, aka Chuck Norris! But if you strip away the top layer and replace the nunchucks with a transformative private cloud platform […]

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Apps, messaging and APIs – the three pillars of integration

Cloud computing used to be the answer for complexity, but in a multi-cloud world, it now presents another set of questions. In the first post of this series, I talked about this very issue: tackling digital transformation in a multi-cloud world. Integration complexity isn’t an easy fix, but let’s talk about some of the biggest […]

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Extending your Salesforce business process automation

IBM and Salesforce are pleased to discuss a variety of new technologies that will be instrumental in helping our customers with their business transformations. One of the most relevant advancements is in business process automation (BPA). If you’re unfamiliar with BPA, it’s worth taking a moment to describe what we mean. The goal of BPA […]

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AI, flows and App Connect Enterprise: The day one Dreamforce rundown

At Dreamforce 2017, IBM has been focusing on how to help every client make smarter decisions faster. The ability to access the right data, apply new insights and extract unique insights is what drives differentiated outcomes. But we are helping you take this capability one step further. The partnership between IBM and Salesforce provides an […]

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Who you gonna call? APIs!

(This post is part of a series. Read  part one, part two and part three to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) Remember the part of Ghostbusters when they realized something big was going to happen? They had been seeing an increasing amount of paranormal activity across the city, and they knew […]

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