New tools boost data governance ahead of GDPR implementation

Protecting sensitive data is more important now than ever. Organizations obviously want to protect customer information and their reputations, but beyond that, new regulations are making data governance mandatory. With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to go into effect in May 2018, IBM announced major improvements to data governance and data science […]

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Microservice Builder: Software delivery goes from days to minutes

As the world becomes more connected than ever, your business must be ready to face rising challenges. In a study, Gartner predicts that by 2020 there will be more than 20 billion connected “things,” and the total will grow at an astonishing rate of 5.5 million new devices coming online each day. So how does […]

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Virtualization is changing how we need to do service assurance

Recently Jim Carey blogged about the ever-increasing pace of change that affects operations teams worldwide. This is particularly true of communication service providers (CSPs), who in this dynamic world face new challenges as they look to generate more revenue and improve operational efficiency. Disruptive over-the-top service providers are now threatening traditional CSP revenue streams and […]

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Cedato’s cloud-based programmatic video solution is a matchmaker for advertisers and publishers

When you’re browsing a news website such as CNN, you will no doubt run across ads that autoplay on the sidebar or before you can watch a news report. Not everyone who visits CNN is shown the same ad. Behind the scenes, there is a complex profiling process to target the viewer with the right […]

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IBM teams with Apprenda to bring .NET workloads to IBM Cloud

The world’s biggest companies are aggressively moving to the cloud as they undergo digital transformation. They’re competing with smaller, nimble startups and potentially disruptive competitors. Being able to quickly build and market solutions that customers expect is important. Yet most large enterprises have decades of investment in existing IT applications, which they’re unable and, in […]

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Three patterns to accelerate your Salesforce development at TrailheaDX

Recently, IBM and Salesforce announced a global strategic partnership to help companies make smarter decisions faster than ever before. The partnership focuses on four major pillars of productivity: Utilizing IBM Watson for actionable intelligence Integrating weather insights from IBM into Salesforce client interactions Leveraging Bluewolf Consulting Services with industry-based accelerators for expert implementation Applying IBM […]

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Do cloud managed services make financial sense for your business?

With cloud-enabled applications and infrastructures, the approach that most businesses use to make financial investments in IT is undergoing a dramatic change. Gone are the days when IT budgets were closely held by CIOs. Today, leaders from other departments exert influence over IT decision making. Now more than ever, companies are demanding a clear understanding […]

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What data scientists can do with better machine learning

Smart companies are finding new ways to squeeze more value out of their massive data storehouses. They’re unlocking insights from their data that build new business models, improve customer experiences and outpace competitors. So where do these business-changing insights come from? Data doesn’t interpret itself. A table of numbers won’t arrange themselves in a pattern […]

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BMW and IBM team up for cloud-connected CarData network

BMW and IBM announced this week that they’re working together on a cloud computing project that could help as many as 8.5 million drivers diagnose and repair problems, save on car insurance, and take advantage of other third-party services. The BMW CarData network will integrate with the IBM Bluemix platform, where it will have access […]

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Extending Netcool Operations Insight with Agile Service Manager for dynamic converged topology

When everything that you know is changing so quickly, how can IT and network operations teams be effective and responsive to maximize customer service? No matter your business goals, addressing IT infrastructure operations requires reliable context to understand and resolve problems quickly. Additionally, the infrastructure you are relying on is changing more rapidly than ever […]

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3 ways to deliver better customer service with cloud

With IT budgets shrinking and customer expectations rising in a congested market, IT departments are under increasing pressure to maintain and improve customer service. How can this be achieved when 60 to 70 percent of IT budgets are already consumed keeping existing systems running? It’s time to optimize how IT budgets are spent and take […]

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Three things businesses should know about process automation

Does your business understand process automation on the cloud? You’ve probably heard the buzz around concepts like machine learning, but are these advancements a threat to your business or an opportunity for future success? It depends on you. The history of business technology is in many ways a history of automation. From the first assembly […]

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