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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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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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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