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Business process isn’t just about code, it’s about human connection

We ask ourselves — dockers or kubernetes? What’s the migration process? How are we incorporating the latest features of RPA and AI chatbots? But when do we stop and consider the human side of technology? The rapid convergence of technology and digitization often makes us forget about the human side of the equation. In 2016, […]

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Moving SAP S/4HANA to the cloud? Some things to keep in mind

If you’ve been an SAP customer for years, moving to S/4HANA might seem very complicated. You may have to learn new ways of managing your enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications and handling your SAP infrastructure. However, once you do, the cloud benefits of speed, flexibility and cost visibility become obvious. SAP data and applications are […]

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What is IBM Cloud Private?

What if you could empower your business to deliver competitive, innovative and elastic apps and integrate them with your existing applications, data and processes? What if you could enable your administrators to exploit and manage the dynamics of cloud while still addressing compliance and regulatory requirements? And what if you could do all of this […]

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IBM empowers Java community with an open source first approach

As Java developers tackle cloud-based deployment models to solve complex enterprise problems, new architectural patterns such as microservices are emerging, evolving existing programming models and inventing new ones. In the last few weeks, IBM has announced plans to help reinvigorate the developer community. Interested in understanding IBM’s broader strategy and long-standing commitment to open source? […]

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Building your digital platform to capitalize in a multicloud environment

Recently I shared my thoughts on how to tackle digital transformation in a multicloud world. I talked about the business need for agility, reliability and a developer experience that is fast, simple and based on modern tools.  Today I want to share how you build the digital platform and how microservices play a key part […]

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Earth to IT: Integration is critical to your mobile strategy

(This post is part of a series. Read  part one and part two to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) When I tweeted about my latest integration blog referencing Austin Powers International Man of Mystery, I encouraged people to take 7 minutes out of their days to read through it.  But let’s […]

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Introducing IBM UrbanCode Deploy on Cloud

Imagine doing application deployments from the cloud. Today, many companies have strategic initiatives to move as many applications as they can to the cloud.  In his report Six Trends That Will Shape DevOps Adoption in 2017 And Beyond, Robert Stroud, principal analyst serving infrastructure and operations professionals at Forrester Research, writes: Cloud is no longer […]

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A comprehensive guide to IBM Cloud Migration solutions

The IBM Cloud has been built to help you solve business problems and create competitive advantage in a world flush with data. This platform allows you to focus on enterprise innovation, make sense of your data and move from data insights to data intelligence using cognitive systems. IBM is excited about the recent announcement of […]

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Three key use cases of private clouds today

What if you could benefit from the cloud without giving up control? Mind blown? It can be done. The answer is a combination of good practices and the right cloud technology. For example, administrators and developers have the power to support each other. When Dev shares a secure and reliable platform that Ops manages, they can innovate […]

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Calculating the ROI of migrating SAP to cloud managed services

The potential value of cloud managed services extends far beyond reducing infrastructure costs and freeing up IT staff to focus on more innovative tasks. These solutions can create value across an enterprise by helping to accelerate time to market for new products and services, increase customer reach and retention, reduce labor costs, help improve security, […]

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What Austin Powers taught me about IT Integration

(This post is part of a series on IT integration. Read the first article on the urgent need for hybrid integration) Remember when Austin Powers was defrosted back in 1997? He was a man caught between eras — living life in the style of the swinging 60’s but caught in a world that had changed. […]

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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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