Blockchain’s potential to transform transactions

Author: Rupert Colchester, Head of Blockchain, IBM Australia and New Zealand At the heart of it, every business activity comes down to one thing – exchanging value. It could be a producer shipping goods to a customer, a customer transferring money in return, business partners exchanging data or a supplier delivering services. Each of these […]

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Maintaining CIA to keep healthcare security threats at bay

Author: Stephen Burmester, Industry Security Advisor, IBM Australia Imagine that your healthcare organisation just went on bypass due to a cyberattack. For those unfamiliar with the term, bypass is when a health care facility is unable to provide services for one reason or another. When an emergency room parking bay area is literally full of […]

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Business visionaries take to the clouds

Author: Malte Dieckelmann, Vice President IBM Cloud – ANZ IBM Global Markets – Cloud Sales Savvy companies see cloud as a platform for exploiting a variety of emerging technologies – artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and predictive analytics – to develop state-of-the-art solutions to transform their businesses and their […]

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Cybersecurity today for the quantum era of tomorrow

Author: Chris Hockings, CTO IBM Security, Australia and New Zealand Just as quantum computing promises to deliver revolutionary growth in computing power, it also holds the potential for massive advancements in cybersecurity, helping detect and deflect attacks before they cause harm. But quantum computing may also create new vulnerabilities – for example, if malicious actors […]

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IBM EXITE Camps inspire girls to explore the world of STEM

Author: Amitee Goulton, IBM Business Analyst, Global Business Services When I started my journey with IBM in January, I was thrilled to learn about the local EXITE camp. I was quick to sign myself up to volunteer at the earliest opportunity. EXITE stands for EXploring Interests in Technology & Engineering. The camps are a worldwide […]

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Kiwis creating impact around the world

Author: Hayley Sullivan, HR Director, IBM New Zealand In my 15 years of experience working in HR departments in both New Zealand and the UK, across industries ranging from airlines to insurance, I’ve seen and worked on many different corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. However, IBM’s Corporate Services Corps (CSC) programme is unique, leveraging the […]

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The cloud journey is personal

Author: Barry Ramirez | Offering Lead, Cloud Innovation Advisory Lead In today’s world, cloud computing is critical to a business’ success. Harmonising your business and cloud strategies can make all the difference to your organisation’s journey. While many are adopting and integrating with cloud, only some businesses truly reap the benefits. In reality, getting started […]

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Corporate Service Corps in Brisbane finishes with a bang!

Author: Anne McNeill, IBM Corporate Citizenship, Senior Program Manager Since 2008, IBM’s Corporate Service Corps program has sent teams of the company’s most talented employees to provide pro bono counsel to countries in the developing world that are grappling with issues that intersect business, technology, and society. The initiative deploys teams of IBM employees from […]

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Using AI to find a needle in a haystack – in seconds

Author: Bratin Sarkar, APAC Communication Sector Marketing Leader Awarded IDC Digital Disruptor of the Year (2017), Australia-based global start-up media company Oovvuu is winning business with more than 90 world-leading broadcasters and publishers (including the BBC, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera, Press Association, Deutsche Welle, TechCrunch and Reuters). Sourcing video content from its partners, Oovvuu uses artificial […]

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Managing Engineering Complexity: Are you ready?

Author: Chris O’Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things Offerings (USA) Connected – This is one of the defining words of our world today. We have never been more connected – from the devices, we wear on our bodies, to our cars and houses, to the manufacturers who build our things and, lastly, to the outer […]

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How AI is breathing new life into te reo Māori

Author: Jason Lovell, Reobot creator “Kia ora!” – Whether you’re Māori or not using this greeting says so much about New Zealand and how proud we are of our unique culture. Although, it hasn’t always been this way. It’s only in recent years that we’ve really started to take steps to make sure it remains […]

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What “software everywhere” means for IoT product development

Author: Chris O’Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things Offerings (USA) The connected world of today means that software is everywhere. Your home, your car, your workplace — anywhere you go, software is running in the background. It’s all powered by trillions of lines of code and complex systems. Think about this: a high-end car has […]

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