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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Welcome to the new world of the AI assistant for business

Author: Chris O’Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things Offerings (USA) Remember the old series running in the 1980s called Knight Rider? KITT the talking car, anticipating its driver’s needs, guarding him from dangers, sometimes driving the car for him and equipping him with the information he needed to make the right decisions? That is no […]

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A blockchain Australian first is set to shape the nation’s digital economy

Author: Dee McGrath, Managing Partner, IBM Global Business Services, A/NZ Two of Australia’s leading companies, IBM and Herbert Smith Freehills have joined forces with the government agency, the CSIRO’s Data61, to shape the nation’s digital economy. In an Australian first, these companies have formed a consortium, collectively known as the Australian National Blockchain (ANB). As […]

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Avoid cyberattacks against financial institutions with intelligent security systems

Author: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer IBM Security Trace the cosmos back to its earliest moments, and you’ll find the entire universe compressed into a trillion-Kelvin ball about the size of an apple. But what finally caused this small apple to explode into what we now observe as the universe is unknown. The apple to […]

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Reflection on World Humanitarian Day

Author: Amanda Johnston-Pell, Chief Marketing Officer A/NZ As the world paused to celebrate #WorldHumanitarianDay on 19 August, it gave me the opportunity to reflect on my recent trip to India and my time spent with IBMers supporting their important good works programs. What struck me most from my time with the team was their strong […]

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Be known for breakthroughs not break-ins

What you need to know about security and the Australian Privacy Act  Author: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer IBM Security How would your company react if it lost $1M off its bottom line? Heck. What about if you lost $2.51million? With the growing threat of cyber – the question is when will you face a […]

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The Marriage between AI and Automation

Author: David Thurkle | Offering Lead, Cognitive Process Automation Integrating intelligent automation across an enterprise can transform the customer experience, increase productivity, reduce costs and reshape the world – but what else can automation do when enhanced by AI? It can enable visibility and insight across hundreds of processes, allowing employees to spend more time […]

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