How to avoid data breaches while accelerating your digital transformation

Author: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer (Cyber Security), IBM Australia and New Zealand  As the pandemic accelerated your need for digital transformation, you needed to act. And fast. And you were not alone. But new findings from the recent IBM-Ponemon Institute Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021 suggest that an organisation’s pace of change […]

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This type of data breach will cost you more time and money

Author: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer (Cyber Security), IBM Australia and New Zealand  Cybercriminals can fly under the radar, making one type of breach harder to detect and more costly than others. Credential-related breaches take 250 days to discover, on average, and another 91 days to contain, according to the global IBM-Ponemon Institute Cost of […]

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Summer’s Coming – Get ready to ride the wave of post-lockdown optimism

Author Ross Farrelly, Director, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, IBM A/NZ You can feel it in the air. Summer’s on its way and there’s a spring in our step. In October, business confidence in NSW leapt by 42pts in September, while Victoria climbed by 16pts.[i] But it’s not just the change of season that is […]

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Why IBM is upskilling 30 million people for the digital era

Author: Katrina Troughton, Managing Director IBM A/NZ According to the World Economic Forum, the inability of employers to find enough skilled workers could cost the global economy US$11.5 trillion in forgone GDP growth by 2028. A high 87 percent of executives also report suffering from the issue.  Here in Australia, the Australian Computing Society and Deloitte have […]

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How to attract and retain top tech talent with modern data tools

Author: Eric Wong, Customer Success Lead, IBM Australia and New Zealand  It wasn’t all smooth sailing for our client. A 2021 RMIT Online study by Deloitte Access Economics confirms what many of us know from experience – that data science is one of Australia’s most in-demand skill areas. What’s more, the employers surveyed by Deloitte […]

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Why natural language search is the way forward

By Jessica Vella, Associate Data Scientist – Advanced Analytics and Paul Sherlock, Associate Partner, Offering Lead – Cognitive Care A/NZ Every week, hundreds of young couples take their first step on an exciting, scary, nerve-wracking journey – one of the most important of their lives. They decide to buy a house. If you’ve been on […]

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Where to now for your digital transformation?

Author: Doug Robinson, Managing Partner, Global Business Services, IBM Australia and New Zealand  If you’re like most IT leaders and other executives I’ve talked to recently, you’ve gone through more than a year of accelerated transformation. No doubt you addressed your organisation’s urgent needs, such as rolling out or upgrading collaboration and other apps to […]

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Sustainability at a turning point

By Peter Bradd, Garage Lead, GBS, ANZ IBM has shown commitment to environmental protections since five decades. Environmental leadership cuts virtually across all aspects of IBM’s operations and is foundational to our business. We prioritize needs of the people for whom we design, through our strategic work on sustainability for our clients and the communities […]

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How IBM is building trustworthy AI

By Ross Farrelly, Director, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, IBM A/NZ As IBM’s leader for artificial intelligence (AI) in the Australia and New Zealand region, I spend a lot of time talking to companies about how they can realize the benefits associated with this powerful technology. That includes how AI can help them modernize, respond […]

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IBM Green2Grow – Moving towards a sustainable future

Author : Arun Biswas – VP & Senior Partner, Sustainability Practice Leader, Asia Pacific IBM has been constantly committed to sustainable growth for its clients and we have taken several initiatives towards climate and environment. Though sustainability is on the mind of business leaders, the way we do business has put us on the brink […]

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Unleashing regional Australia’s potential with IBM Cloud Satellite

Author: Jason Price, Vice President IBM Technology A/NZ The current focus on – and migration – to regional Australia has been a long time coming. As working from home became the norm last year, many Australians quickly learned that they could work away from offices in the cities. “Tree change” is no longer a pipe […]

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Using AI to improve the game-day experience for Manly Warringah Sea Eagles fans

By Jason Price, Vice President & General Manager – IBM Technology – Australia & New Zealand If you’re a footy fan, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with the feeling you get when your team finally scores– just when you’re queuing to buy a meat pie… That’s why we’re backing a new mobile digital wallet […]

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