With IBM Cloud, Avetta Global gives organizations the freedom to innovate

Traditional, on-premises infrastructure can hold businesses back. Costly, inflexible and difficult to maintain, on-premises hardware is often a drain on limited internal resources, particularly for smaller organizations. This is why Avetta Global is on a mission to move its clients’ systems to the IBM Cloud, freeing them from the hassle of having to manage their […]

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AI concierge built on IBM Watson transforms a bank’s service desk

“Long-term sustainable growth in the banking industry seems only possible with a radical departure from a sales- and product-obsessed mindset to one of genuine customer centricity.” So says Deloitte in its 2018 Banking Industry Outlook. For the past several years, Credito Valtellinese, a medium-sized bank in Italy, has undergone a transformation program to provide high-quality […]

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4 questions to ask when considering SaaS for business automation

Most companies these days are using some form of automation to transform business. The automation of work, including automating processes, decisions, data capture and management of content, means increased operational efficiency. Along with implementing these types of automation technologies, many organizations have also started looking into how migrating different workloads to the cloud would impact […]

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Shifting from the monolith to the cloud with microservices

Rapid application deployment is vital for companies to meet consumer demands, compete in the market and scale for the future. Quickly delivering software to support your organization across these facets is a tall order. Developers often spend their days building something new or debugging something that’s broken, which is why they want a solution that […]

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Zenfolio uses IBM Cloud Object Storage to deliver picture-perfect customer service

Managing data storage can be hard for just one person, so imagine trying to do it for thousands of users. With tens of thousands of subscribers regularly uploading photos and HD videos, Zenfolio’s on-premises storage infrastructure was becoming time-consuming to manage, difficult to scale and was fast approaching capacity. Making the move to the IBM […]

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Workflow automation: 25 years of tried-and-true success

1993 was a year of dynamic changes in politics and culture. It was also the year that IBM released its flagship enterprise workflow automation software: IBM FlowMark. Since then, workflow automation technology has emerged as the leading front-end solution for enterprise digital transformation initiatives. IBM continues to provide leading solutions for designing and managing workflows to […]

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Industry experts weigh in on the future of automation and DevOps

Application teams need reporting. They specifically need pipeline analytics to measure and optimize metrics, such as deployment frequency and deployment success, to find and fix practices that are slowing them down and orchestrate releases. In its latest Continuous Delivery and Release Automation Wave Report, Forrester noted that reporting can be a “weak spot” for much […]

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Intelligence Retail drives consumer packaged goods sales with AI insights

When you next go shopping, glance at the shelves around you: the options are endless. Today’s consumers face so many choices that it can be hard for retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies to keep track of their products. The challenge for these stakeholders is ensuring that popular goods are always in stock and […]

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Combining the best pieces of public and private Cloud Foundry

Jason McGee, vice president and chief technology officer for IBM Cloud Platform, appeared on an Enterprise Times podcast this week to discuss IBM Cloud Foundry Enterprise Environment, among other topics. McGee called Enterprise Environment “an isolated and fully dedicated version of Cloud Foundry in the public cloud” and an evolution of the existing offering. The […]

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Profility taps cloud to help transform patient recovery with personalized post-acute care

Post-acute care is becoming a hot topic as the healthcare industry struggles to adapt to the challenges posed by aging populations and spiraling costs. When a patient is discharged from a hospital after surgery, they often require a period of rehabilitation. In some cases, they can recover at home. In other instances, they may need […]

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How to drive a successful decision automation project

An IBM Institute for Business Value report points out how automation is shaping the future of organizations, evolving from basic to intelligent operations. More than 90 percent of C-level executives who use intelligent automation say their organization performs above average in managing organizational change in response to emerging business trends. More than 50 percent of […]

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The silver lining: Why businesses should invest in cloud transformation

Cloud computing is nearing its second decade of existence. Since 2000, the industry and technology landscape has matured greatly, with organizations evolving from using cloud experimentally to cloud being a platform for innovation and running entire businesses. However, despite the growth in acceptance, enterprise cloud adoption and the rate at which enterprises actively run workloads […]

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