This is not your grandfather’s automation

Automation isn’t new. But it’s changing. And what it’s changing into is going to alter your world. When automation was first introduced to IT departments, it was in the form of macros and code snippet generators that were intended to save valuable developer time. But developers love what they do, and what they do is […]

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Seven strategic considerations electronics executives should be talking about

Starting this week, the newest gadgets will glisten in all their glory at CES in Las Vegas. While the latest curved TV is beautiful, the IBM Institute for Business Value would like to focus on strategies that can help your business before your feed is filled with shiny objects. We have one of the richest global […]

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Communicating with Candidates, Part 1

A study conducted this year by the Talent Board reveals that 52% of candidates never hear back from the organizations they apply to, even after more than two or three months have passed.

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Artificial intelligence can elevate the human workforce to meet challenges of the future

From the invention of the mechanical weaving loom at the start of the Industrial Age to the debut of personal computers in the Information Age, people have typically been more hesitant than eager when faced with rapid technological change. In retrospect, it seems laughable that society would view such transformational advances with skepticism. Technological revolution […]

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What girl scouts can teach you about blockchain

Having trouble getting your head around how blockchain IT works and why it’s important for business? In order to help simplify things for you (and in the spirit of it being Girl Scout cookie season), let’s look back at a model that any former Girl or Boy Scout knows well: the fire triangle. The fire […]

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Let’s Talk Quantum Computing for Business

Learn More The business world is approaching a moment akin to the mainframe’s entrance into the modern office, except this time it’s the emergence of quantum computers. The exciting thing about quantum computers is that they work fundamentally differently from today’s computers. A classical computer makes use of bits to process information, where each bit […]

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How IBM RPO Uses Sourcing Science to Find Your Best Candidates

The IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization Sourcing Science Team is a group of subject matter experts whose members are aligned with each recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) client delivery team.

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Business trends change faster than executives can prepare

It has become something of a cliché to hear that the pace of change in business continues to accelerate. Yet based on the evidence from thousands of in-depth interviews with senior executives for the Global C-suite Study over the course of this year, it’s apparent that there is some truth to the claim. At the […]

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Automation in Action

New digital business models have completely shaken the global economy. More than half the names of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since the year 2000. It’s likely that in another decade many more will fall off the list –- whether they are transformed through mergers and acquisitions or replaced by new companies […]

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Integrating hybrid cloud for better organizational performance.

Success. It’s what you want for any project, cloud or otherwise. What one trait do you think successful organizations share in identifying cloud opportunities and implementing integrated solutions? More than twice as many high-performing organizations report fully integrating their cloud initiatives compared to low-performing organizations.1 It stands to reason that decision-makers who want to be […]

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The One Thing You Should Do to Improve the Candidate Experience

Candidate experience is critical to the success of a talent acquisition function and a business. Research has supported this concept, and as talent acquisition professionals we have collectively agreed on this for a few years now.

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The future of hybrid cloud: Driving innovation, efficiency and growth

Where we were, where we’re going In 2011, only a third of senior business leaders we queried1 said they had already adopted or planned to adopt the cloud. Fast-forward five years to 2016, and more than three-fourths of the executives described their cloud initiatives as already included in a coordinated program, or fully integrated with […]

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