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Digital Transformation is Underway. Are you Ready?

I’ve written a couple of times about the IBM and DocuSign partnership.  As I’ve noted in previous posts, this partnership is all about accelerating the path to digital transformation.  I just got back from London, where I attended the DocuSign Momentum event.  It was so much fun to see all of the excitement around how […]

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Moving to the cloud is strategic for education in India

Disruptive technologies have redefined how knowledge is created, disseminated and consumed. Gone are the days when learning was restricted within four walls of a classroom at fixed times. The education system has come a long way from classroom education to distance learning, eLearning and now personalized learning. The digital generation demands access to learning anytime, […]

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Payments firm FleetCor moves infrastructure to IBM Cloud

If you aren’t familiar with specialized payments company FleetCor, here are the details: it powers about 1.9 billion financial transactions per year and expects to exceed $1.7 billion in sales in fiscal 2016. The company has just announced that it will move its infrastructure to IBM Cloud. FleetCor provides payment cards for business expenses such […]

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UBS: IBM joins cloud computing’s top 4

A recent UBS survey of corporate information technology executives found that the biggest players in the cloud market, including IBM, will continue to grow. “Cloud is not a winner-take-all market,” the report stated, noting that IBM will “hold its own” and is among the top four cloud providers. In particular, IBM is strong in the […]

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Why choose a serverless architecture

In everyday cloud deployments, you define and deploy infrastructure, install software, and run code on servers. You then have to manage and maintain those servers. In a serverless architecture, developers no longer have to worry about the underlying infrastructure. They can run code without maintaining servers. OpenWhisk is one example of serverless architecture — a […]

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Maximize Service Quality to tame the Content Chaos

ECM solutions are used to tame the content chaos. Ensuring the service quality of these applications is mandatory to maximize the business outcome and at the same time contain operational costs. However in most organizations ECM applications are still operated manually – with high efforts in IT Operations and Service Desk. Enterprise monitoring tools offer […]

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May the Fourth be with you: Awakening the IBM Cloud force

Happy Star Wars Day, and May the Fourth be with all of you. As all us fans take today to remember the best moments from the films that have become such an integral part of our lives, we can also look for ways to keep the spirit of Star Wars alive every day, no matter […]

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Using cloud, UmbraGroup protects data from earthquakes

Aviation clients including Boeing, U.S. Airways, Lufthansa, Airbus and Lockheed-Martin rely on Italian company UmbraGroup to supply mechanical components to keep their airplanes in top working order. UmbraGroup relies on IBM Cloud to make sure that its data stays safe so that all those aviation clients can keep their aircraft flying. UmbraGroup’s main datacenter is […]

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Elevate your cloud with SaaS

First, cloud made large-scale, shared infrastructure a reality. Now, software-as-a-service (SaaS) is taking cloud to the next level with insights as a service that deliver sustainable innovation for every department in every business. Here are five things you might not have known about SaaS applications that you could have learned at InterConnect, February’s IBM cloud […]

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Daily highlights from IBM InterConnect 2016

Don’t miss a second of the excitement from IBM InterConnect, the premier cloud and mobile conference Feb. 21-25 in Las Vegas, NV. Explore the best moments from the top sessions, focused on helping our clients and partners outthink limits and transform their business. See highlights from Days 1-3 below, or watch on demand via IBMGO.

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Reimagining retail with cloud

As my retail clients gear up for the National Retail Federation show in spring 2016, PSFK’s latest report on top retail trends got me thinking how cloud technology would influence the shopping experience. Reimagined retail is more than taking advantage of the economic impact of using cloud to scale workloads during peak seasons, like Black Friday, […]

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History lessons from the auto industry apply to cloud

The early 1900’s saw the automobile industry awaken to a revolution of the car – a new product that would be used by the masses. Many saw the opportunity and jumped on the bandwagon. By 1908 there were more than 250 companies producing cars. Manufacturing cars was not an easy task. Companies had to design, […]

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