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Profility taps cloud to help transform patient recovery with personalized post-acute care

Post-acute care is becoming a hot topic as the healthcare industry struggles to adapt to the challenges posed by aging populations and spiraling costs. When a patient is discharged from a hospital after surgery, they often require a period of rehabilitation. In some cases, they can recover at home. In other instances, they may need […]

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How to drive a successful decision automation project

An IBM Institute for Business Value report points out how automation is shaping the future of organizations, evolving from basic to intelligent operations. More than 90 percent of C-level executives who use intelligent automation say their organization performs above average in managing organizational change in response to emerging business trends. More than 50 percent of […]

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UK software firm chooses IBM Cloud for cloud-native banking platform

Thought Machine, a software developer based in the United Kingdom, has teamed with IBM to accelerate its new cloud-native banking platform. The platform, called Vault, “allows banks to fully realize the benefits of IBM Cloud and has been developed to be highly flexible, giving banks the ability to quickly add new products, accommodate shifts in […]

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Will you have a eureka moment in an innovation garage?

Established companies in mature markets often struggle to innovate. It can be hard to focus on delivering what made the organization successful while constantly feeling pressure to expand margins. It doesn’t have to be this way. All companies, regardless of size or legacy, have the opportunity to reimagine and test how they engage customers and […]

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RoadLaunch builds intelligent transportation management solution on IBM Cloud

“Where is my freight?” “Where’s my truck?” In the transportation and logistics industry, there are a lot of moving parts. What might seem linear and simple can quickly become complicated and messy. RoadLaunch is a startup company that’s shaking up the transportation industry with its intelligent transportation management system for end-to-end logistics. Matching freight with […]

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European security, education, healthcare and hiring firms choose IBM Cloud

At the THINK South East Europe Conference this week, IBM highlighted several startup companies in the region that have chosen IBM Cloud to scale globally, demonstrating how versatile cloud technology can be. The companies come from across the region and from industries including banking security, higher education, healthcare technology, talent recruitment and alternative-energy cars. “By […]

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Specialist manufacturer goes from manual to modern with IBM Cloud for SAP Applications

It can often be difficult for established companies to commit to switching from well-worn methods to new operating models, even when upgrading to an innovative system could transform their entire way of doing business. However, in many sectors transferring records from paper to digital is necessary to remain competitive, as this maximizes the efficiency of […]

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How automating decision management helps organizations compete

Using sophisticated automation to support innovative business models and drive competitive advantage is nothing new for forward-thinking operations executives. Automation is also being applied to the decision-making process. After all, if it takes forever to respond to a customer request, or if the response is incorrect or unsatisfactory, it can be hard to keep up. […]

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Shaping a fast, frictionless auto loan application process in the IBM Cloud

Cars are some of the most significant purchases that people make in their lives. After the test drives and the price negotiations are finished, an auto loan is often the only thing standing between a customer and the road. Though it seems like just a formality, applying for an auto loan can be a complex […]

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Driving digital business with API management

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, application program interfaces, or APIs, are becoming the digital reflection of an organization. Like many prior technological shifts, the API economy — the commercial exchange of business functions and capabilities and data using APIs — is going to create winners and losers. Look at what happened to Blockbuster, which over […]

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Bausch + Lomb, Whirlpool and Kyocera put IBM Cloud to work

This week, three companies in healthcare and manufacturing announced that they’re adopting IBM Cloud. Eye health company Bausch + Lomb launched two new Eyetelligence applications that will run on IBM Cloud. The applications use Internet of Things (IoT) services on IBM Cloud to give the company a centralized view of operational and performance data to […]

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IBM continues to innovate with a new IBM Cloud Garage in Madrid

Entrepreneurial spirit is thriving in Spain. The country’s skilled workforce fought back against the Spanish 2008-2014 financial crisis by carving out new routes to success and fostering an environment of innovation. Today, the entrepreneurial scene is getting a boost as the IBM Cloud Garage in Madrid opens its doors in the Barrabés Growth Space, a […]

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