APL helps make healthcare more accessible with IBM Cloud for SAP

Indonesia is home to the world’s fourth largest population, with 261 million people spread across more than 18,000 islands. From the bustling streets of Jakarta to the long, sandy beaches of Bali, there’s one thing all Indonesians share: the need for high-quality, affordable healthcare. APL transports medical supplies throughout the Indonesian archipelago. This presents several […]

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Federal agencies are getting “cloud smart” to enhance their missions

Experience matters. It matters in sports. It matters in work. It matters when government agencies adopt cloud technology. The federal government now has almost eight years of experience since it announced its “Cloud First” policy, which used the best knowledge at the time to guide agencies in adopting cloud computing technologies. The market has matured […]

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3 reasons most modernization projects may not deliver business value

Global enterprises all face a similar issue: how to merge the value of existing assets, including infrastructure, applications, workloads and data, with new cloud-native efforts that enable greater speed to innovation and scaling for competitive advantage. It doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a journey that sometimes presents a new set of challenges. The unfulfilled promise Our […]

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Making an automation platform stronger through technical partnership

Automation is at the forefront of the next wave of digital transformation. Robotic process automation (RPA) is one of the key technology contributors with its ability to quickly introduce automation and achieve business value through increased efficiency and employee productivity at low cost and with near-zero risk. Analysts who observe the RPA market see companies […]

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6 lesser-known hybrid cloud benefits

The most commonly talked-about hybrid cloud benefits are flexibility and control. A hybrid environment gives companies the freedom to store some of their data and applications in a low-maintenance public cloud while entrusting other resources to a more closely managed private cloud. While this perk remains the most important selling point, there are several other […]

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IBM Cloud revenue up 12 percent in 2018

IBM this week announced 2018 fourth quarter earnings that outpaced analyst expectations, including total cloud revenue for the year of $19.2 billion. That’s a 12 percent increase over IBM Cloud earnings in 2017. The New Economy reported, “The optimism surrounding the Q4 earnings report owes much to IBM’s cloud computing business, which along with social, […]

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Why business leaders should master automation

For someone who bought a house 10 or 20 years ago, applying for a mortgage likely took around a month. Buyers typically had to complete lots of paper forms and field a few dozen calls while wondering when they’d be approved and what the interest rate would be. Today, next-generation mortgage companies offer mobile apps […]

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3 steps to a successful cloud migration strategy

If you’re planning a cloud migration strategy, it’s unlikely that the “cloud migration” part is an issue. It’s the “strategy” part that often serves as the stumbling block. Many organizations have moved to the cloud in fits and starts, without an underlying strategy to guide those moves. If you find yourself in that situation, here […]

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SilverHook Powerboats makes waves with IoT technology

Racing powerboats at high speed is exhilarating, but it’s also hazardous and mechanically complex. To get to the finish line safely, drivers and their teams rely on their intuition and expertise, but even the most experienced racers still make mistakes. For boats travelling at more than 150 miles per hour in rough seas, even the […]

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Introducing IBM Cloud Private Experiences: Find your path to AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer the next big thing. It’s a present reality of IT, and it’s only becoming more important. In a recent study by MIT Sloan Management Review, 91 percent of business leaders said they expected AI to deliver new business growth by 2023. The study also showed that firms that had […]

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IBM signs agreement to help Juniper in journey to cloud

Networking vendor Juniper Networks and IBM Services announced a seven-year, $325 million agreement this week through which IBM will help enhance Juniper’s infrastructure, applications and IT services. As part of the agreement, IBM Services will use IBM Services Platform with Watson to help manage support systems including data and voice networks, data centers and the […]

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Deloitte’s HealthInteractive Platform on IBM Cloud helps state Medicaid programs innovate

For decades, state Medicaid programs have relied on large, established Medicaid management information systems (MMIS) to support core functions. Historically, these solutions have been inflexible and expensive to maintain with long, and sometimes failed, implementations. To address the costs and complexity in maintaining and updating these platforms, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

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