APIs

Driving digital business with API management

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, application program interfaces, or APIs, are becoming the digital reflection of an organization. Like many prior technological shifts, the API economy — the commercial exchange of business functions and capabilities and data using APIs — is going to create winners and losers. Look at what happened to Blockbuster, which over […]

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RadGreen uses IBM Cloud to help create safer, lower-pollution workspaces

It’s no secret that pollution is threatening public health, especially in urban spaces. Cities around the world are concerned with reducing dangerous levels of air pollution in streets and public spaces, but even when people move inside, they’re still surrounded by invisible health threats. Indoor air pollution is rarely discussed, but it poses a significant […]

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Tackling APIs in a multicloud world

Businesses have rapidly adopted cloud technologies for greater efficiency, lower cost and enhanced agility to drive innovation. But they aren’t picking just one cloud provider. They are deploying applications across a range of environments, including on-premises, private cloud and public clouds. Workloads are split across multiple cloud platforms, including IBM Cloud. According to IDC, by […]

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SOA versus microservices: What’s the difference?

If you work in IT, you might have heard the SOA versus microservices debate. After all, everyone is talking about microservices and agile applications these days. At first glance, the two approaches sound very similar. In some ways, they are. Both are different from a traditional, monolithic architecture in that every service will have its […]

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Precision agriculture technology detects late blight with help from Watson

You may have heard of the Irish potato famine in the 1800s, but do you know what caused it? Late blight, which can affect both potatoes and tomatoes, is one of the most common and devastating diseases in agriculture. It was the reason for the famine that caused the death or emigration of more than […]

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Digital operations: Beyond RPA

Robotic process automation (RPA) is a hot topic, particularly how it can help organizations automate repetitive work by creating a “digital workforce” and enable them to digitize business operations. Is RPA taking over? If not, what’s does the bigger picture look like? A brief introduction to RPA First, let’s take a look at what RPA […]

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Apps, messaging and APIs – the three pillars of integration

Cloud computing used to be the answer for complexity, but in a multi-cloud world, it now presents another set of questions. In the first post of this series, I talked about this very issue: tackling digital transformation in a multi-cloud world. Integration complexity isn’t an easy fix, but let’s talk about some of the biggest […]

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Who you gonna call? APIs!

(This post is part of a series. Read  part one, part two and part three to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) Remember the part of Ghostbusters when they realized something big was going to happen? They had been seeing an increasing amount of paranormal activity across the city, and they knew […]

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Taking digital marketing to the next level with AI and cloud

By Bob Lord, IBM Chief Digital Officer, and Joe Zawadzki, MediaMath Founder and CEO Let’s talk about how far digital marketing has come and be proud of that for a moment. Twenty years ago, it was just an idea. Then, 10 years later, programmatic marketing heralded a necessary move toward a better marketing future fueled […]

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Tackling digital transformation in the multicloud world

In today’s digital economy, enterprises face disruption by innovative business models and new players in the established industries. Their customers increasingly demand seamless and engaging experiences through a range of digital channels, including mobile apps, web, and IoT devices. Thanks to the immediacy of social media, many people have no patience for brands that fail […]

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8 essential criteria for your enterprise integration tooling

IBM just received the highest scores for “technology” and “execution and market impact” in a Middleware Ovum Decision Matrix. I’ll tell you what that might mean for your business in a minute. But first, a quick story you’ll probably find familiar. I had to call a plumber the other day. An underground pipe for my […]

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What can cognitive computing do for you?

In February 2011, viewers watched with amazement as IBM Watson went against Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, two of the sharpest and fastest thinking human beings at that time, and beat them handily at Jeopardy!. It is not just the speed at which Watson made the decisions that was impressive, but also that it used […]

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