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5 key success factors for cloud implementation

The journey to the cloud is different for every organization. Some organizations start with a very well thought out strategy, while other organizations may be responding to a request from the business, or to a report by industry analysts such as Gartner or Forrester. A study from the IBM Center for Applied Insights found that […]

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Preview: 2014 Business Tech Trends Report

Two years ago, the IBM Center for Applied Insights released the 2012 IBM Tech Trends Report. This is an exhaustive biannual survey of more than 1,200 IT and business decision makers who are determining when, where and how their organizations adopt mobile, analytics, cloud and social technologies. The survey found that fewer than 40 percent of […]

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Top ten ways cloud computing drives innovation

Maybe I’m just a little nostalgic about David Letterman retiring, but recently I felt inspired to pull together a “top ten” list that illustrates how companies are using cloud to spur innovation. Our research at the IBM Center for Applied Insights shows that leading companies are turning to cloud for business innovation, competitive advantage and […]

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5 considerations when choosing between a SaaS or on-premises

Adoption of software as a service (SaaS) is accelerating and many organizations are realizing the transformative benefits. A recent IBM study highlighted how leading organizations (Pacesetters) are leveraging SaaS deployments to unlock benefits such as reduced total cost of ownership (TCO), increased enterprise collaboration and enhanced market agility. Enterprise software vendors are realizing that deployment […]

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When it comes to SaaS, don’t let security scare you

Fear not — there's no reason for security concerns to prevent organizations from adopting SaaS.

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Cloud computing revs up retail

In order to compete in the marketplace, retailers turn to the cloud.

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How cloud computing can provide a competitive advantage

Cloud is enabling organizations to get to market more quickly than their non-cloud competition.

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Five reasons why businesses are using cloud: An IBM study

There is no denying that cloud deployments continue to be on the rise. See this Gartner report and IBM infographic to learn about some of the ways that businesses are using cloud today.

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Running at the speed of cloud

According to a recent study led by the IBM Center of Applied Insights, “Pacesetters” are separating themselves from the pack in gaining benefit from Cloud Computing.

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