Beyond the hype: What it really means to have an enterprise-strong cloud

Cloud computing is the foundation upon which enterprises are transforming their businesses by making it easy to gain new insights from their data to drive innovation and competitive advantage. The cloud makes these new technologies and architectures accessible to all. With that said, digitizing a business can be a complex and unpredictable process. Enterprises have […]

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Translation as a service bolsters customer service via IBM Bluemix platform

Let’s say the owner of a small hotel in France wants to attract international tourists from China. The hotelier must translate the hotel’s website and reservation system, which seems like a difficult and time-consuming project. The hotelier might send content to a translation agency via email. It could take two or three weeks for the […]

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A comprehensive guide to IBM Cloud Migration solutions

The IBM Cloud has been built to help you solve business problems and create competitive advantage in a world flush with data. This platform allows you to focus on enterprise innovation, make sense of your data and move from data insights to data intelligence using cognitive systems. IBM is excited about the recent announcement of […]

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Three key use cases of private clouds today

What if you could benefit from the cloud without giving up control? Mind blown? It can be done. The answer is a combination of good practices and the right cloud technology. For example, administrators and developers have the power to support each other. When Dev shares a secure and reliable platform that Ops manages, they can innovate […]

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Calculating the ROI of migrating SAP to cloud managed services

The potential value of cloud managed services extends far beyond reducing infrastructure costs and freeing up IT staff to focus on more innovative tasks. These solutions can create value across an enterprise by helping to accelerate time to market for new products and services, increase customer reach and retention, reduce labor costs, help improve security, […]

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What Austin Powers taught me about IT Integration

(This post is part of a series on IT integration. Read the first article on the urgent need for hybrid integration) Remember when Austin Powers was defrosted back in 1997? He was a man caught between eras — living life in the style of the swinging 60’s but caught in a world that had changed. […]

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IBM Design Thinking workshop: Your journey to the cloud

A few years ago, cloud computing was seen as a mechanism to save cost. Companies didn’t have to own and run their own data centers. They didn’t have to own infrastructure or buy software. As cloud has matured, so has this perception. Organizations are seeing cloud as a platform for increased agility. Some are now […]

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Moving from multicloud complexity to agility with process automation

I recently wrote about how tackling digital transformation in the multicloud world is a significant challenge for businesses. Enterprises need to integrate and manage their multicloud environments to deliver an agile, connected and secure IT infrastructure that supports rapid innovation. But the need for flexibility and agility doesn’t stop with IT infrastructure. It extends to […]

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How to build a shopping experience for the new economy

Evolving technology and the rapid expansion of interactive touch points and devices has fundamentally changed the way we shop. Consumers are taking charge of their own shopping experiences by using various channels to help them get the right information to make choices. They expect services, values and experiences consistent across channels, whether it’s online or […]

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Walgreens taps retail analytics on IBM Cloud to improve efficiency

Walgreens is set to deploy IBM retail analytics in 8,100 US locations to improve efficiency of field service support. “The amount of data a company like Walgreens amasses is simply too large for any human, or team of humans, to manage in real time,” notes CIO Dive, so the retail chain is looking to IBM […]

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Cloud and cognitive are revolutionizing financial technology

What if cognitive technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, could personalize your investing experience? What if an investment scenario offered a simple but complete picture of how to reduce risk while achieving higher returns? Could games, or more precisely “gamification,” help you achieve critical investments insights that offer the promise of long-lasting value? […]

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5 ways to unlock the value of video with the help of IBM Watson Media

Understanding video content is a significant challenge for media companies. The biggest obstacle? Data within a video is largely unstructured and requires complex analysis. In a crowded landscape, it’s becoming essential for media and entertainment companies to extract new insights from video to meet consumers’ and advertisers’ needs. AI technology can give streaming services a […]

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