IBM and Skytap ensure smooth tool migration for Veritas

It’s hard to say who has more trepidation about an IT infrastructure change: those who are responsible for making it happen or users. Change, though often inevitable, is not usually without some anxiety. Two years ago, Veritas Technologies, a leader in multicloud data management, was spun off as an independent entity from Symantec. At that […]

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Accelerate and streamline AI and HPC workloads with new NVIDIA GPUs on IBM Cloud

Each day, data scientists around the world are using artificial intelligence (AI) and high performance computing (HPC) to solve complex challenges and create new business value from data. Whether they are training a chatbot to provide better customer service, creating reservoir simulations for new oil fields or teaching autonomous cars to mind the rules of […]

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Solving the design fidelity conundrum with feedback

Getting feedback is a crucial part of the design process for any user experience (UX) designer. Learning when and how to get feedback is important, as the information you get from someone providing feedback can depend largely on the fidelity of your design. Part of the IBM Design process is following the “observe, reflect, make” […]

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KBC K’Ching chatbot uses IBM Watson for authentic conversational interface

In my last post, I explained how K’Ching, a financial app for young people, has a familiar look and feel to apps they’re already using. Now I’ll share a little about how we developed our open chatbot with Watson Conversation on the IBM Cloud. Building a chatbot from scratch K’Ching is an open chatbot, which […]

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Bringing AI and cloud to low-code development: Mendix and IBM Cloud

Technical complexity and other roadblocks shouldn’t prevent organizations from using advanced cloud services. So IBM and Mendix, a leader in low-code platforms, are partnering to make sure they don’t. According to IDC, cloud computing is now a substantial part of new IT spending and is expected to grow from $96.5 billion in 2016 to more than […]

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3 questions to ask your cloud provider about security for your SAP environment

As enterprises grow increasingly interconnected and sensitive information is shared around the world, protecting critical data has become more complex and challenging than ever before. Five years ago, most IT attacks targeted the operating system. Today, new types of threats from new types of hackers have emerged, using malware that targets your most precious data […]

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Automation is exploding. Are you ready for your boom?

Explosion. Disruption. Automation. What do they have in common? Any of these things might conjure up intimidating sci-fi scenarios in your mind, like robots taking over for humans as the world explodes, disrupting life as we know it. But, as an automation technology evangelist, I believe these three forces, when intertwined, are not only fundamentally […]

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4 reasons you can’t afford to miss Think 2018

Think 2018 is built to be the best-ever experience for you – the people who build the cloud and shape the future. IBM understands your unique IT challenges and we want to show you how to outsmart the competition. That’s why we’re bringing together the brilliant minds behind everything from blockchain and AI to the […]

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With expanded partnership, IBM becomes a Salesforce preferred cloud services provider

IBM and Salesforce have announced an expansion of their cloud and AI partnership, a move which included Salesforce naming IBM a preferred cloud services provider. “Naming IBM as a Salesforce preferred cloud services provider demonstrates the power of the IBM Cloud to help companies fundamentally change the way they do business,” said Ginni Rometty, chairman, […]

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Reflections on IBM Cloud in 2017 while looking ahead to 2018

2017 was a turning point for the cloud industry. Enterprises are rapidly adopting cloud as a platform for creating new ways to handle and drive revenue from data. With the volume of structured and unstructured data increasing every day, enterprises are demanding more than just infrastructure as a service. Part of this turnaround is due […]

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What the shift to DevOps means for your production environment

As more organizations move to the DevOps model, teams are having to relearn what it means to operate a production environment. Most organizations seem to think DevOps means no Ops, but the reality is that the operations component is still required. The concepts of service management are still relevant in the era of microservices, cloud […]

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Powered by IBM Watson AI, KBC K’Ching speaks the language of youth

KBC Group NV has the core motto “We speak your language,” but in 2015, we realized we weren’t actually speaking the language of young people. Youngsters like apps, but the apps KBC had at that time were not tailored to the user experience, nor products kids expected or wanted. They were financial apps focused on […]

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