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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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Automated platform for processing workers’ compensation claims runs on IBM Cloud

Workers’ compensation insurance covers employees who get injured at work and lose their ability to earn income. Typically, the employer agrees to pay an injured employee so they are not personally financially affected because of something that happened while they were working. What that means, though, is the compensation is also high in comparison to […]

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Mediktor uses AI supported by IBM Cloud to streamline triage of non-urgent medical cases

When you’re not feeling well, Googling your symptoms is not necessarily a good idea. There are so many sources of information online that contradict each other; how do you know which is right, if any? Reading about symptoms can make the most even-tempered person a hypochondriac. Business Insider reports that though people think that online […]

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Digital disruption has transformed: The rise of incumbents

Recently, IBM conducted a massive study of hundreds of C-suite executives across the world. We weren’t certain what we would find. Would leaders of large firms fear that the next Uber or Airbnb would reshape their industry? Were incumbents struggling to keep pace? After seeing the results of the study, I can confidently answer this […]

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The real impacts of automation

In a recent column at InfoWorld, Mike Gilfix, IBM vice president of digital business automation, noted that many people believe automation will redefine the workforce. That may be true, he writes, but not in the way many tend to think. It doesn’t necessarily mean fewer jobs. Gilfix writes: “In fact, the greatest impact of digital […]

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As Munich tech scene grows, new IBM Cloud Garage fuels innovation

Munich, Germany has often been compared to Silicon Valley. With its lively developer scene, corporate-backed incubators and a new tech hub expected to create 5,000 jobs, it’s not hard to see why. This thriving technology sector is one of the many reasons IBM decided to anchor its global Watson Internet of Things (IoT) headquarters in Munich. […]

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Payment system operator becomes “digital factory” with IBM Cloud Private

Klirinskiinterbankarskisistemi AD Skopje (KIBS), a payment system operator based in Macedonia, will consolidate and transform its resources into a “digital factory” that can run modern, cloud-native applications with the help of IBM Cloud. “This transformation is hoped to reduce time to market for new digital products from 18 months to three to four months, while […]

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SummuS Render transforms animation process with as-a-service solution built on IBM Cloud

The process of animating a feature film has come a long way since 1937, when Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was made. Back then, it took hundreds of artists several years to hand-draw thousands of illustrations, and the project cost of millions of dollars. Today, all that is done with computer-generated imagery […]

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