hybrid integration

What is a hybrid integration platform (HIP)?

Business leaders are constantly looking for new ways to transform their organizations by using technology and data to drive innovation and business results. But before you can think about deriving insights or building seamless customer experiences, you first need to connect and standardize all of the data across your entire application landscape. From established on-premises […]

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Your line of business can “go fast” with hybrid integration

(This post is part of a series. Read part one, part two, part three, part four and part five to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) Just like Ricky Bobby in Talladega Nights, in today’s ultra-competitive marketplace there is only one rule: “If you ain’t first, you’re last.” First movers have a […]

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Apps, messaging and APIs – the three pillars of integration

Cloud computing used to be the answer for complexity, but in a multi-cloud world, it now presents another set of questions. In the first post of this series, I talked about this very issue: tackling digital transformation in a multi-cloud world. Integration complexity isn’t an easy fix, but let’s talk about some of the biggest […]

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Who you gonna call? APIs!

(This post is part of a series. Read  part one, part two and part three to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) Remember the part of Ghostbusters when they realized something big was going to happen? They had been seeing an increasing amount of paranormal activity across the city, and they knew […]

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Earth to IT: Integration is critical to your mobile strategy

(This post is part of a series. Read  part one and part two to learn more about the urgent need for Hybrid Integration.) When I tweeted about my latest integration blog referencing Austin Powers International Man of Mystery, I encouraged people to take 7 minutes out of their days to read through it.  But let’s […]

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Why hybrid cloud is not just a transitional environment

Let’s say you have a car you love. It runs great and you don’t have to spend much on repairs. There are really cool new touch-screen car stereos that connect to the internet, play movies, provide GPS and so on. Do you go buy a new car to get one of the new stereos? No. […]

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Cloud-ready systems elevate hybrid cloud environments

Organizations across all industries are investing in cloud technologies for innovation, growth and efficiency. Many enterprises are integrating public cloud, private cloud and traditional IT platforms, thereby leveraging existing IT investments and are creating a hybrid cloud environment. Clients are using IBM cloud-ready systems to simplify the movement of data, applications and services across a hybrid […]

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Outsourced decision-making and cognitive computing are changing IT service management

In the last two million years, the human brain has tripled in size, providing us the ability to do amazing things: remember the past, predict the future, and feel emotions such as fear, angst and happiness. Comparatively, IT Service Management (ITSM) is a new development, but like everything else, it is viewed through the cognitive […]

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