Inventors and golfers have at least two things in common. The first is a long history of successful careers that started out in modest surroundings, whether in garages or public golf courses. (In recent memory, Steve Jobs and John Daly are two well-known exemplars. In the mid-20th Century, William Hewlitt and Gene Sarazen come to […]
Bringing together some of the brightest and most creative minds in technology, Austin’s SXSW Interactive conference is a developer’s paradise. While it covers a broad range of topics and interests, a few trends stood out among the rest, and IBM was at the pulse of what’s hot. From serious gaming to virtual reality, we offered […]
It has become vitally important for organizations to be cloud players. They must be innovative with their IT transformation approaches in building flexible and agile business systems such as Customer Resource Management (CRM) systems, storage systems, complex process automation and for leveraging social media and mobile technologies.
A couple of months ago, I heard about IBM SmartCloud Provisioning under the code name HSLT: High Scale, Low Touch provisioning engine. This product is all about bringing a true “as a service” approach into the infrastructure world. That’s what the brochure says anyway.
If I look at some of my own personal data that I've accumulated over the years, for example - my contacts - I can tell you that I have that sort of information stored in at least three places: on my phone, on my computer, or written down somewhere. I can also safely say that there's a great deal of overlap between each of these sources, and also a great deal of inconsistency.