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How winning companies use cloud as a technology convergence platform

Technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), big data and predictive analytics are causing massive industry dislocation. Visionary organizations are leveraging cloud technology to take advantage of them all. These organizations are a giant step ahead in the game, according to new research from the IBM Institute for Business Value. They […]

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Secure your future with mainframe

When your company’s major investors ask you how safe their assets are, how do you respond? Do you have the right technology to keep them safe? Mainframe could help you answer those questions more confidently. While mainframe technology is nothing new, the latest generation is even safer and more cost-efficient. In fact, modern mainframes are […]

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Analytics can help nonprofits leap ahead of their competition

The rise of digital platforms coupled with increasing donor demand for transparency means nonprofit organizations need to leap into action with their data and analytics capabilities before they lag others and lose out. Nonprofit organizations often fill critical gaps in the social fabric of the world, yet few can afford to leverage technologies that are […]

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Finance leaders are stepping into the cognitive era

Pressure on chief financial officers (CFOs) to enable enterprise agility and help their businesses make better decisions is intensifying. Finance organizations must now proactively manage business growth and risk. Cognitive computing can help CFOs improve operational efficiency and create the potential for faster profitable growth. According to surveyed chief executive officers (CEOs), finance is one […]

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What is 360 Digital Data?

Digital platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Google are making billions of dollars from the 360  digital data their users are generating on their platforms. The ability to precisely pinpoint behaviours and trends has never been more instantaneous. Both digital and traditional enterprises are racing to understand how they can exploit this data to better […]

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Cognitive Building Management: Increasing Efficiency and Performance

A cognitive building is not just a passive shelter,  but an active monitor of the human activity within them. Buildings are the number one contributor to CO2 emissions. Worldwide, buildings consume 42% of all electricity, up to 50% of which is wasted. In addition to their impact on the environment, buildings are complex and expensive […]

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Watch the webinar: Future-Proof: Your Insights

Trying to help your organization build a competitive advantage from data and analytics? Looking for new ways to innovate? Are you considering the role of Chief Data Officer to do this, but not sure what the role does or how it achieves business value? Hear from two CDOs about their role in the second of […]

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Meet your new client – the Millennial decision makers

A lot has been written about the Millennial consumer, but not so much about the influence Millennials are having on their company’s business-to-business (B2B) purchasing decisions.  There’s also a lot of hype about who Millennials are and what they want, making it hard to separate fact from fiction. How are Millennials’ preferences impacting b2b marketing […]

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5 key issues CIOs discussed at the CIO Leadership Exchange

On July 16, some of the nation’s most accomplished chief information officers gathered in Chicago for IBM’s CIO Leadership Exchange, where they engaged in insightful discussions about the challenges they face. Despite tornado warnings and flash floods in the Chicago area that disrupted travel, and the happy distraction (at least for Blackhawks fans!) of Chicago […]

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Counter Fraud Webinar – Today 2pm ET – live on CFO.com

Today, I have the distinct pleasure to be a featured speaker on a CFO.com webinar on the topic of ‘Using Advanced Analytics to Counter Fraud in a Big Data World.’ As you are no doubt aware, combating fraudulent activity is a hot topic across the C-Suite today, and most particularly in the CFO and finance […]

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Strategies from Generation D

What can CIOs and other senior executives learn from forward- thinking IT organizations who are swiftly utilizing the latest technologies in analytics, cloud, social, and mobile? IBM’s Center for Applied Insights (@IBMCAI) examined enterprises with sophisticated IT analytics capabilities compared to all others. These are Generation D (for “data”) companies. But even those enterprises who […]

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