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Modernization and cloud innovation lead to cultural shift at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is one of the largest health insurance providers in the state of Massachusetts. In the Enterprise Technology Organization, ​​​​​​​we run mission-critical applications 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and process extremely large transaction volumes related to healthcare claims and enrollment. To put this in perspective, we processed […]

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Cloud innovation enhances fan experience

Hate standing in queues? Me too. In fact, I’ll avoid them even if there’s no alternative. This is how Nicco was born. I was at a sports bar, and the queue for drinks was so long that I refused to get in line. Over three hours, I had one drink and one snack and walked […]

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Expedite innovation by design with IBM Garage

Disruption across all industries has made rapid innovation an existential imperative. IBM Garage is a consultancy within IBM that co-creates with clients across industries to enable them on a new way of working and delivering innovative solutions rapidly. By integrating design throughout the solution lifecycle, IBM Garage drives a laser focus on defining and delivering […]

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Accelerating the application containerization journey

Container strategy has become an essential part of any enterprise’s cloud transformation journey. The flexibility and cost optimizations that containers bring to the table has made many enterprises to adopt a “container first” strategy. While this is a good guiding principle, many challenges come into play while executing this strategy. The primary challenge is to […]

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Good tech in practice: How cloud is making the world a better place

Working in tech, it’s always a source of pride for me when the technology that I work with is used for good and there’s an impact that goes beyond profit. Recently, I started working on a customer story where the client is using cloud technology and AI to drive social change. This experience got me […]

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Singapore Exchange improves development process with IBM Cloud Private

Digital experience expectations in the financial services are now higher than ever before. Many organizations are improving the digital experience not only for their customers, but also for their employees and business partners. The key to exceptional digital experience is by driving innovation. Singapore Exchange (SGX) has very robust trading and clearing engines that are […]

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Cloud innovation in pig weighing helps farmers improve safety and profitability

For many people, the mention of a “hearty breakfast” or “flavorful meal” conjures up the quiet sizzle, smoky flavor and savory aroma of bacon. Pork enthusiasts can count on their beloved bacon to deliver a consistent quality and experience — and that’s no accident. Pig farmers and processors know all too well that a pig’s […]

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Primerica modernizes applications with hybrid cloud and container technologies

The Primerica business regularly starts at the kitchen tables of Middle American families. Those personal conversations about finances and life insurance build trust that allows us to help families get the financial services they needed to protect themselves and future generations. Over the course of four decades, we have worked to enhance our client relationships […]

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Accelerating enterprise cloud adoption with application modernization

Despite the significant benefits of cloud computing, which include cost savings, agility, elasticity and standardization, to name a few, some companies are struggling with their cloud journey. Most have successfully adopted a few software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, built cloud-native digital capabilities or migrated simpler distributed applications, but few have made real progress in application modernization. In […]

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How construction worker feedback is helping shape app development for Mueller, Inc.

I always joke that my knowledge about an MVP (minimum viable product) came from HBO’s hit show, Silicon Valley, where a motley crew of developers race to create prototypes for clients. But, it’s true. When Mueller partnered with the IBM Garage to create the Material Estimator app, I knew that we’d work together to build […]

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Driving cultural and cloud innovation in Italy: New IBM Garage launches in Milan

We designed the IBM Garage in response to this new business environment. It’s our goal to help organizations drive transformational change at the speed of a startup and the scale of an enterprise. We achieve this by providing expert consultancy, training and a platform for co-creation. Getting full value from technologies like cloud, AI and […]

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IBM Garage helps Grupo Planetun improve auto inspection app capabilities

Investopedia describes “insurtech” (the term inspired by its commonly known cousin, “fintech”) as the use of technology to create savings and efficiency in the insurance industry. Investopedia also suggests that the insurance industry is ripe for innovation and disruption. At Grupo Planetun, we know this to be especially true in Brazil. In the Brazilian insurance […]

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