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Beyond the hype: What it really means to have an enterprise-strong cloud

Cloud computing is the foundation upon which enterprises are transforming their businesses by making it easy to gain new insights from their data to drive innovation and competitive advantage. The cloud makes these new technologies and architectures accessible to all. With that said, digitizing a business can be a complex and unpredictable process. Enterprises have […]

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Migrating to S/4HANA? Ask these questions first

This post is the first in a three-part interview series with Brian Burke, global SAP solutions executive with IBM SAP Alliance. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): While SAP ERP users have until 2025 to migrate to S/4HANA, many businesses are already in the process of migrating to the platform. As customers prepare their move to S/4HANA, […]

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5 ongoing changes in the world of cloud

I was recently invited to talk to a group of IT professionals on the theme of trends in cloud computing. Thinking about the brief and my experiences working in the field for the past few years, my talk centered on five major trends and signs of changes that I’m seeing on a day-to-day basis: 1. […]

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Sodexo conquers asset management challenges with IBM SaaS solution

The decision to move to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model is often driven by a number of different goals, including reducing fixed costs, meeting client demand for data localization, putting a scalable solution in place, developing a licensing structure that matches usage patterns and gaining the ability to deploy new functionalities rapidly. Business leaders at Sodexo, […]

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Mizuho Bank builds connections with cloud APIs

One of Japan’s largest banks is embracing application programming interfaces (APIs) to connect with customers and partners, and it’s doing it on IBM Cloud. Mizuho’s Bank’s new API banking initiative will run on the IBM Japan FinTech API solution and IBM API Connect on the IBM Cloud and IBM DataPower Gateway. The goal of the […]

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Do you have a cognitive business?

Cloud and cognitive technologies are driving a revolution throughout enterprises. They’re “disruptive enablers” that produce deeper customer engagement, scale expertise and transform how organizations uncover new opportunities. Ideally, the combination of cloud and cognitive joins digital business with a new level of digital intelligence, resulting in an organization that creates knowledge from data and expands […]

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IBM teams up to fight cyber crime on cloud

IBM and another tech giant, Cisco, have announced that they’re joining up some of their security products and services to help organizations identify and weed out threats faster. Cisco security solutions will be integrated with the IBM Cognitive Security Operations Platform, which will help organizations secure their data from the network into the cloud, and […]

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Mobile app breathes new life into ancient cathedral

Preserving one of Europe’s most popular and iconic cathedrals, the Duomo di Milano, along with its associated Duomo Museum, Archaeological Area and Terraces, is no small task. Federal budget cuts have threatened to make things even harder for Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano (VFD), the historic organization responsible for preservation and restoration of the […]

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5 ways cloud drives enterprise innovation

What if your organization had an ace up its sleeve that cuts costs, improves operational efficiency, makes customers happy, reaches new markets and creates new sources of revenue? The latest IBM Institute for Business Value study, “Beyond Agility: How Cloud is Driving Enterprise Innovation,” reveals that the cloud revolution is here now, delivering true business […]

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Fire and rescue service improves discovery and efficiency with BPM on Cloud

When one thinks of a fire and rescue service, the image of a firefighter courageously rushing into a burning building is likely the first to come to mind. While saving lives and property are inarguably the most important elements of the Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) mission, it encompasses more, including educational instruction and […]

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Intelligence in the cloud: Beyond the hype

If you follow developments in cloud architecture, you may have been hearing a lot recently on the importance of an “intelligent cloud” and an “intelligent edge.” Cloud providers who have traditionally focused on providing infrastructure and software have begun to realize that there is only so much value they can drive through these as-a-service offerings, […]

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IBM Bluemix helps Biop Medical accurately perform early cancer detection

According to the World Health Organization, more than one million women worldwide are living with cervical cancer, and many of them have no access to health services. While cervical cancer rates are lower in developed nations over the past 30 years due to screening and treatment programs, rates in developing countries haven’t reduced, and in […]

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