Infrastructure

Cloud infrastructure supports smart meter energy use in Texas

The consumer benefits of reducing energy consumption include lowering energy bills and positive environmental stewardship. Understanding energy use, however, can be tricky. Texas is a leader in the use of automated metering, including the availability of a portal for consumers to see their energy use and meter information. To do this, a collaborative effort among […]

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How to achieve business automation success with process modeling

As organizations strive for excellence in both process and operations, it is very important to use the right tools based on business priorities. But, having the right tools is just one layer to the foundation for business automation success and process excellence. It is equally important to have the right partner. Together, the right tools […]

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Overcoming the challenges of hybrid multicloud IT management

Hybrid cloud environments have become the norm among most businesses. In our latest Voice of the Enterprise: Digital Pulse, Budgets and Outlook 2019 survey, we asked 916 IT professionals to describe their overall IT approach and strategy. Among the respondents, we found that 62 percent said they now use a hybrid IT environment with integrated […]

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Technology evolution and market transformation

It’s no secret that the pace of innovation and change has accelerated rapidly over the last few years. From the explosion of social media to online shopping and apps to track your driver, digital transformation has quickly become an integral part of daily life. In the last year alone, DataReportal shares there are over 4 […]

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How AIOps can drive performance

Imagine your IT applications, services and infrastructures running like a high-performing Formula 1 race car — with its engine and gears running smoothly as the driver accelerates through the straights and decelerates while its tires and suspension hug the track through the curves. However, even when the race is running smoothly, obstacles arise, track conditions […]

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Solving the productivity crisis: Digital process automation for deep deployments

The way we do work today isn’t working for many employees and employers. Employers have fewer qualified people to perform complex tasks, while employees get bogged down with low-value tasks. What slowly emerges is a productivity crisis. How can companies solve it? Automation is one of the go-to solutions, but automation fixes are still segmented, focusing on […]

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How to start scaling automation projects with design thinking

Digital business automation is helping companies across industries improve operational efficiency, drive innovation and better serve customers. Automating work helps businesses offer a better experience at speed and scale. To begin, businesses must evaluate their big picture. What are the complex processes with multiple steps that when done manually are slow, costly and frustrating for […]

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5 keys to overcoming cloud migration challenges

Cloud migration challenges continue to bedevil enterprises, despite the fact that the cloud itself has been around for nearly 20 years. Many enterprises have yet to realize the full promise of an abstract, distributed, federated data environment because migrations are still often so difficult. Nobody embarks upon a cloud migration expecting to fail, of course. […]

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Plan for cloud-first initiatives with a cloud strategy road map

The term “cloud first” has different meanings for different organizations, and no two companies’ journeys to a cloud-first position are exactly alike. That’s why outlining a cloud strategy road map, a thorough guide to embracing the cloud, can help organizations prepare for their specific needs. A cloud-first strategy shapes how enterprises handle both technology and […]

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Cloud migration checklist: 5 steps to a successful journey

As organizations undergo digital transformation to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT environments, cloud migration is often a high priority. Yet migrating workloads and applications can often be a challenging process. To help organizations efficiently make the move, here is a five-step cloud migration checklist gleaned from industry best practices. 1. Determine your […]

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NexJ delivers CRM for wealth management as a service with IBM Cloud

In the financial services industry, a firm that uses technology to differentiate its business most often has an advantage over the competition. Today, firms are increasingly focused on cognitive services and intelligent analytics that can be used to deliver better customer service. It’s not just about dashboards, though seemingly everybody wants a dashboard. Firms want […]

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New Forrester study: What is the ROI of application modernization?

If you work in IT, you’ve probably heard grandiose-sounding promises about the ROI of application modernization. It might not be surprising, then, that businesses everywhere are embracing the hybrid, multicloud cloud model. According to an IBM commissioned study by Forrester Research, 62 percent of infrastructure decision makers reported using hosted private cloud in 2017, and […]

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