For a fast-growing global business, employee headcount, office locations and project opportunities can expand quickly. With an increase in projects and business opportunities, there’s no time to waste on slow file sharing or unreliable recovery. File sharing among business units in different locations can be difficult, with IT staff managing a combination of traditional network-attached […]
You might be familiar with the Office Online Server integration with SharePoint Server or Exchange Server, but did you know that IBM Content Navigator also integrates with Office Online Server? Microsoft Office Online Server (OOS) is an on-premises server for editing office documents in your browser. Several of my customers with Office 365 are considering […]
There’s been a lot of buzz around streaming video’s potential to transform the way that corporate organizations — especially those with teams scattered around the world — communicate, collaborate and sell. But what about companies with a direct-sales model? Is there a role for streaming video to play in helping groups of independent sales representatives improve their […]
It’s not hard to see why so many businesses have adopted cloud-based streaming video. It’s an ideal way for an organization to stream a CEO presentation, introduce a marketing campaign, launch a new product, or encourage employee training and collaboration. The benefits abound, but many business leaders have nagging concerns about security and data protection. A […]
Under pressure to digitalize business processes, leading middle-market firms are deploying digital initiatives in an effort to outrun present and future competitors. These initiatives include converting manual, paper-based or offline business processes to online, computer-supported processes that facilitate content collaboration, document approval workflow, and seamless content integration. But, transforming offerings and supporting systems and methods […]
A few years ago, I started speaking with several startups on how best to reach the new, cloud-native developer. Their response to me was that they simply did not see IBM in this space; neither a positive nor a negative view. It became quite clear that we needed to be a part of their community […]
Cloud storage prices are flirting with free, and capacity limits are on the rise. Just this past March, Google announced its Cloud Storage Nearline service that costs a penny a month for 1GB of storage. Service providers are dropping prices mainly because they can; technology advances – particularly for data that doesn’t need to be […]
In any new business venture today, cloud sits comfortably at the heart of innovation. Through the collaboration that the cloud enables, enterprises are able to work like startups, while startups are able to tap into resources once reserved for the enterprise. We’ll be diving into the topic, “Ecosystem Collaboration in the Cloud Era,” on Nov. 10 […]
While many industries benefit from the cloud, it has been especially the case for the healthcare industry, resulting in improved outcomes. Let’s take a look at some of the areas that are bringing significant benefits to the industry. Data analytics: The exploitation of data by applying analytical methods such as statistics, predictive and quantitative models […]
Marc Dietz discusses the results of the IBM SaaS 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.