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Inspirations from Lotusphere #4 – Unlocking the corporate brain

(4) Unlocking the corporate brain   Introducing “systems of engagement” unlocks a collective brain, by tapping into the knowledge and expertise across and beyond the formal boundaries of a company. “If we knew what we know, we would be three times as...

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Inspirations from Lotusphere #3 – Social Business Applications are not “add-ons”

We used to think of social apps as separate add-ons, nice-to-have alongside our regular working environment, to connect to our colleagues in between work tasks. More and more, however, “work” and “social” are intertwining, and reinforcing each ...

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Your Digital Reinvention journey begins here

IBM helps organizations fundamentally redesign processes, experiences and infrastructure to create new sources of value and drive greater efficiencies through Digital Reinvention™. Our consultants help you apply advanced technologies embedded with AI, automation and analytics to modernize enterprise IT infrastructure and optimize operations.

Inspirations from Lotusphere #1: 2012 will be the tipping point for Social Business

OK GO, the fantastic opening act this year at Lotusphere, called it a “tech conference.” It wasn't, at least not just that. This conference was about what we believe to be “the most profound transformation in years,” and an enormous opportunity for our...

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Inspirations from Lotusphere #2 – “Social” will be key to continued corporate growth

(2) “Social” will be key to continued corporate growth Business Process Transformation has over the last years been an effective way to improve organizational effectiveness and productivity. In fact, organizations that have transformed and automated their...

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Saul Berman’s Annual Top 10 CES Trends

Well the true pundits have spoken.  Now once again Berman's Annual Top 10 CES Trends is here. Looking at what is real (or not) and some of the implications.  Yes, please feel free to share this IP. Imitation of everything Apple , from phones, to Mac...

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Social Business is about People and Opportunities

Implementing Social Business is different to most of what businesses have done over the past decades. The running of companies and organizations has traditionally been focused on systematizing, defining processes and implementing various control mechanisms....

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IBM #1 in Fortune’s Top Companies for Leaders

Fortune Magazine recently recognized IBM as #1 in their list of Top Companies for Leaders for the second consecutive year.  IBM has received many other accolades for growing and developing leaders, including being ranked #1 by Leadership Development in...

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Cloud is revolutionizing industry ecosystems – and forcing companies to embrace new business models

Cloud capabilities are fundamentally shifting the competitive business landscape by providing a new platform for creating and delivering value to customers. New technology and social connectivity trends are creating a perfect storm of opportunity, enabling...

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Marketing In The Current Cultural Climate

With the advent of social media and the digital era, consumers are more empowered and demanding than they ever have been before which poses as challenge for marketers in dealing with the increasing influence of social networks.  How are marketing...

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Measuring the impact of social technologies on the business – The new ROI

With social networking tools dramatically changing the way we communicate and collaborate – both at home and on the job – some fundamental questions are repeatedly being asked by colleagues and clients of ours. IBM hosted an online conversation, called a “Jam”...

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How forward-thinking leaders tap into the energy of opposites to power creative disruption

Why are some organizations consistently  good at innovating and adapting while others seem to be blindsided by change? Is it because of their disciplined innovation process or the knowledge and skills of their people? Or is it their determination to build...

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One (of many) Important Lessons of M&A – Don’t get caught up in “Deal Fever”

One of the most important lesson we’ve learned in supporting clients M&A transactions, is not to get deal fever.  Doing a transaction, regardless of size, can be a disruptive activity.  Many transactions lack a single truly accountable leader...

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