Performance for Assets uses cloud to increase wind farm output

Demand for wind energy is soaring. The European Union (EU) has set a target to increase the share of energy consumed from renewable sources to 20 percent by 2020. Wind energy is now the second leading form of power generation capacity in the region. To capitalize on this opportunity, wind turbine operators must maintain a […]

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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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5 data security techniques that help boost consumer confidence

These days, it seems like hardly any time passes between headlines about the most recent data breach. Consider the revelation in late September that a security intrusion exposed the accounts of more than 50 million Facebook users. For that matter, not much time goes by without a new survey or study that confirms the difficulty of […]

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Elaw uses IBM AI to automate management of complex Brazilian labor lawsuits

Brazil has strict and complicated labor laws and according to The Brazil Business, Brazilians are prone to sue their employers. It is a cultural behavior and a way to make “easy money”. With an awareness of this tendency, many companies operate illegally and wait to see if the employee is going to sue them or […]

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Financial industry adopts cloud solutions

The financial services sector (FSS) has reached a tipping point, according to an ITPro article on technology within the financial industry. “We have reached the point where banks, in particular, must consider and position themselves not just as financial entities, but as lifestyle brands too,” shared Bharat Bhushan, IBM CTO, Banking and Financial Services. The […]

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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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Gain flexibility with microservices applications

Microservice development techniques have ushered in an unprecedented era of continuous delivery and deployment. It’s important that organizations investing in IT evaluate its application modernization journey. As part of that journey, businesses can gain efficiencies and cost savings by unlocking the potential of microclimate architectures. Yet, careful consideration must be given to how to best […]

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How to get more business value from robotic process automation

Organizations can gain outsized results by using robotic process automation with other automation technologies. As a result, many companies are betting big on automation and the impact it can have across all aspects of their business operations. In fact, according to Forrester 40 percent of enterprises are centering their digital transformation journey around automation. For […]

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Machine learning: A key weapon in the cybersecurity battle

Since the dawn of the internet, companies have been fighting to stay ahead of cybercriminals. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have made this job easier by automating complex processes for detecting attacks and reacting to breaches. However, cybercriminals are also using this technology for their own malicious purposes. More and more hackers are exploiting […]

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The Masters drives innovation with hybrid cloud and AI

The Masters golf tournament may be traditional on the course, but it’s driving innovation with its infrastructure and online fan experiences behind the scenes. “The Masters is surprisingly modern when it comes to its infrastructure in that it operates a hybrid cloud strategy,” reports Forbes. “For the vast majority of the year its technology needs […]

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Medical Confidence directory on IBM Cloud helps speed up Canadian healthcare

According to the Frasier Institute, waiting for treatment has become a defining characteristic of Canadian healthcare. In the 2018 report, “Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada”, specialist physicians surveyed report a median wait time of almost 20 weeks between referral from a general practitioner and receipt of treatment, more than twice […]

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