Composable business

5 reasons why cloud is vital in the developing world

By Anthony Butler My region (Middle East and Africa) is one of the most diverse in the world. Economically, it features some of the poorest countries—and some of the richest. It spans two hemispheres, from the tip of South Africa to the northernmost borders of Turkey, and it boasts a linguistic diversity that, by some […]

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Building a hybrid cloud: 3 ways dynamic cloud powers innovation

What sort of innovation is happening in your company? What’s got everybody excited? If we were able to chat, you’d probably be wowing me with some cool way your business is using mobile, social or big data and analytics. What’s not always tip of the tongue—or even that obvious—is many of those innovations depend on cloud […]

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How I explained dynamic cloud to my kids

“Daddy, what do you do?” Ugh, there’s that dreaded question again. Honestly, there are days I wish I’d gone into medicine, teaching or even astrophysics, if only so I could more easily explain what I do. My saving grace is that kids today understand more about computers than I do; my seven and eight year […]

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What is a composable business?

In this two-part series, my goal is to explore some new terminology that came out of the IBM Pulse 2014 conference. In part one we asked: “What is dynamic cloud?” In that post I interviewed several IBM Redbooks thought leaders to get their take on dynamic cloud.  Now in part two, we’ll look at the […]

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Cloud powers the future of composable business

Cloud computing’s proliferation and its accompanying technologies is old news. We’re reading more and more stories about the latest cloud advancements and adopters every day, creating a veritable hype cycle. How these technologies mature and become rapidly applied across eco-systems, business and IT will affect everyone in profound ways, regardless of their business or where […]

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