The top 5 takeaways from the Industrial IoT World conference

Author: Lauren Longhi, Event Manager – Industrial Market From October 29-30, companies from across industries gathered in the US for the Industrial IoT World conference to accelerate their projects “from inspiration to implementation.” As a leader in the IoT space, IBM was invited to share its expertise. I joined IBM five months ago and was […]

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With AI-powered translation, industries look to speak every customer’s language

Author: Jordan Teicher, Content Producer, IBM Industries and and Joseph Rakowski   When Aussie, Danny May’s passport was stolen during a business trip to China, he had to think quickly to try to recover it. So he downloaded a translation app on his phone, searched for some Chinese phrases that might help explain his situation, […]

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Security reflections – yesterday, today and the future

Author: Chris Hockings, regional CTO for IBM Security in A/NZ Last week I had the pleasure of welcoming Bruce Schneier to Sydney. Bruce is much more than just the CTO of IBM Resilient and Special Advisor to IBM Security. He is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is […]

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Guided by a sense of purpose

Author: David La Rose, Managing Director at IBM Australia and New Zealand I felt particularly proud to be an IBMer when I sat down to watch the ABC’s Catalyst Program talking about the advances we are making in robotics and the impact it’s having on the lives of so many Aussies. On the show, Dr […]

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Smart lakes in the fight against Red Tide

Author: Isuru Fernando, Country Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Leader, IBM New Zealand Around the world, Red Tide is negatively impacting our environment, including in Australia and New Zealand. This year on the Florida coast at least a hundred manatees, a dozen dolphins, thousands of fish and 300 turtles were all suspected to have died due […]

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Changing the way money moves

Rowan Avis, Experience Strategy Lead, Digital Strategy Consultant, IBM | iX I was very excited to attend Sibos in Sydney this year. Delegates from around the world descended on the ICC at Darling Habour to learn more about payments, regulatory compliance, automation, blockchain, cybersecurity and cloud. It was an action-packed four days, and these are […]

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Women have helped drive every era of technology

Authors: David Provest, Client Technical Advisor Global Markets and Tony Kha, Intern GTS (Solutions, Del and Transf) CIO Services (Network Deploy) At the Grace Hopper Conference, Ginni Rometty, our chairman and president said that “past is prologue. And it is a fact that women have helped drive every era of technology we have known to […]

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Reimagining the digital age

Author: Chris Hockings, CTO IBM Security Australia and New Zealand Customers’ needs are constantly changing, and to meet them a business needs to keep evolving as well. A successful transformation isn’t a one-off event – it’s an ongoing process of improvement, reinvention and innovation. The role of CIOs and other senior IT leaders is evolving […]

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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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