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European insurer NOVIS chooses IBM Cloud for global expansion

NOVIS Insurance Company is a Slovakia-based insurer with a quickly growing footprint. With operations in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Finland, the company expanded to Italy in 2017, then Sweden and Iceland earlier this year. “With plans to expand its insurance service to other countries and offer it worldwide, NOVIS needed […]

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The future of automating all types of work

There‘s a lot of excitement about business automation these days and for good reason. Developments including artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation bring the promise of transforming work as we know it. Those transformed work processes will operate in a completely different way: fully automated and autonomous, with smart machines doing the work. […]

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4 exciting things about the future of automating work

The future of artificial intelligence cannot be successful without the development of automation. These two processes work together, promising to increase productivity and efficiency in the workplace. At the same time, many worry about the loss of jobs — and potential economic downfall — if robots and other automated technologies take over the digital marketplace. […]

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3 ways IBM MQ helps with daily life

Imagine a world without functioning online bookings for air travel, without trustworthy online shopping inventory controls or without reliable online bank transactions. If your company uses IBM MQ, you probably know firsthand that the average person doesn’t think about MQ very often. Unless it stops working. Then, it’s the top priority. This is something our […]

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Tipping point: What you need to know about content management in the cloud

In 2016, analysts predicted that the next step in the evolution of enterprise content management (ECM) would be the cloud. They pointed out that cloud computing would change the business so radically that it could no longer be called ECM, but rather “content services,” as cloud architecture made it easier to build solutions by linking […]

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Digital operations: Beyond RPA

Robotic process automation (RPA) is a hot topic, particularly how it can help organizations automate repetitive work by creating a “digital workforce” and enable them to digitize business operations. Is RPA taking over? If not, what’s does the bigger picture look like? A brief introduction to RPA First, let’s take a look at what RPA […]

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Medical instrument manufacturer gains speed with ERP in the cloud

Staying competitive in the manufacturing industry is tough. It’s even tougher when you’re running a small, family-owned company up against big corporations and low-cost offshore challengers. That’s why Deufel has always focused on the quality of its products: medical instruments that require surgical precision. However, as digital technologies such as automation and robotics become more […]

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6 major European companies choose IBM Cloud

This week, IBM announced agreements to provide cloud services to six European companies in industries including publishing, shipping, banking, healthcare, electrical products and lighting. “Enterprises across Europe are gravitating to the IBM Cloud because it helps them modernize their existing infrastructures by gaining access to exciting technologies like AI, blockchain, IoT, analytics and more,” Sebastian […]

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IBM and Volkswagen “Garage Factory” creates personalized customer experiences

IBM and Volkswagen announced a five-year collaboration in digital services last September, and one way that collaboration is bearing out is through a shared “Garage Factory” workspace in Berlin. Employees from both companies are working together to infuse the Volkswagen “We Experience” system with IBM Cloud technology to personalize customer experiences. CNET’s Roadshow blog explains […]

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VSO trains veterans for new-collar jobs with IBM Cloud

Every year, approximately 250,000 veterans leave the US military. Of this huge workforce, only about 10 percent are officers. Officers, who are typically older and more experienced, get out of the military and often transition right into civilian life, making very similar salaries to what they made as officers. However, many enlisted service members joined […]

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IBM and Intellect Design Arena aim to transform large banks with cloud

A new set of solutions from IBM and Intellect Design Arena will bring APIs, machine learning, predictive analytics and more cloud capabilities to automate and customize corporate banking. IBM will work with Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), a subdivision of Intellect Design Arena, to “jointly develop applications, cloud services and infrastructure for financial institutions (FIs), […]

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Enable your smarter business with IBM Cloud

Think about the last time you traveled on an airplane. The airline’s cloud played a critical role in your experience, from the app you used to book your flight, to checking in at the kiosk, to the on-demand notifications that told you where to pick up your bags. Today, your cloud strategy needs to be […]

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