A guiding framework for digital transformation

This is the second blog post in a series on cloud adoption and transformation, following the release of The Cloud Adoption Playbook. You can read Moe Abdula’s introduction to the series here. “Think, transform, thrive.” This is a framework we use to help clients scaffold their organization-wide cloud adoption and digital transformation. We help our […]

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What industry leaders think about IBM Multicloud Manager, part 2

Thoughts on Cloud asked a virtual roundtable of cloud experts and analysts to weigh in on the IBM Multicloud Manager announcement and the future of multicloud. Check out part one for each participant’s bio and additional insight. Thoughts on Cloud: How important is avoiding vendor lock-in with regard to enterprise cloud environments? Jo Peterson: It’s […]

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AirWire Technologies builds connected car app with IBM Cloud Garage

For both drivers and companies that create technologies to keep drivers safer, time is everything. At AirWire Technologies, we have been blown away by how quickly the IBM Cloud Garage helped bring our solution to market. AirWire created the Connected Car Internet of Things (IoT) device, which plugs into a vehicle’s onboard diagnostic port and […]

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Containers vs. VMs: What’s the difference?

If you’ve only recently started learning about virtualization tools, you might wonder how containers differ from traditional virtual machines (VMs). After all, containers have become a dominant force in cloud-native development. It’s important to understand what they are and what they are not. Here’s everything you need to know to understand the containers versus VMs […]

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Karantis360 brings elder care into the 21st century with IBM Cloud

All over the world, people are living longer than ever. Many elderly people want to live independently, but still need some assistance to stay safe. While older people used to be able to rely on relatives for help, nowadays families often live too far away or have too many commitments to offer day-to-day support. Social […]

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Why a multicloud strategy beats a one-size-fits-all cloud approach

When cloud computing first started, one size really did seem to fit all. Companies looked for quick wins, moving generic applications to public cloud infrastructures so they could take advantage of lower costs and increased scalability. More than a decade later, the industry has evolved. Organizations are moving from single-cloud implementations to multicloud strategies. Many of the […]

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The future of customer experience

2018 has been the year of customer experience and satisfaction. While a lot of discussion surrounds technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), under the hood, it’s all about customer experience. Provide a great one, digitally enhanced and frictionless, and you win. Provide a poor experience burdened with a last-century look and feel, […]

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The Cloud Adoption Playbook: Your guide for enterprise cloud adoption

This is the first post in a series on cloud adoption and transformation, following the release of The Cloud Adoption Playbook. Cloud technology is challenging people’s fundamental understanding of how business works. Companies are using cloud to reimagine and reinvent business models, make decisions using the newest natural resource, data, to improve customer engagement and […]

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What industry leaders think about IBM Multicloud Manager

New IBM research shows that 85 percent of enterprises operate in a multicloud environment, which means companies are working across public, private and hybrid clouds. Yet the same survey shows that IT leaders at well over half of these companies acknowledge they do not have all the tools, processes or strategy in place to manage […]

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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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New IBM and SAP services benefit businesses

“Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair,” the old adage goes. One of the biggest issues of our time is trust in technology. For more than 100 years, IBM has built its brand on being a trustworthy partner for some of the most critical organizations in the world. The 45-plus […]

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The Weather Company scales web services to help keep people safe

Scaling web resources to meet predicted peaks in user demand is a common challenge. Retailer ramp-up for Black Friday is a classic example. But weather is much less predictable, so the challenge for The Weather Company is exponentially more difficult. Millions of people around the world rely on The Weather Company, an IBM Business, for […]

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