IBM’s Oracle Service Line Achieves Oracle Cloud Elite Status

I am thrilled to announce that the Oracle Service Line has achieved Cloud Elite status, the highest level of recognition in the Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program.  There are only a handful of competitors that have also achieved this designation and it is an important milestone in our Oracle Cloud story. About Oracle PartnerNetwork Over the […]


JD Edwards and IBM Watson reshapes the ERP world with Cognitive

Collaborate 2016 ushered in a new era in the ERP world – “Cognitive Era.” IBM’s JD Edwards Center of Excellence and the JD Edwards Product teams have been working on this strategic initiative for a few months. Effectively, JD Edwards is the first ERP to go Cognitive… “IBM’s Cognitive Solutions through Watson, is a breakthrough […]

History Lessons From Automobile Industry Applied to the Cloud Industry

The early 1900’s saw the automobile industry awaken to a revolution of the car – a new product that would be used by the masses. Many saw the opportunity and jumped on the bandwagon. By 1908 there were more than 250 companies producing cars. Manufacturing cars was not an easy task.   Companies had to design, […]

The Future of the Cloud at Oracle Open World

The countdown to Oracle Open World is upon us!  This year’s conference theme is “The Brightest Minds Share Their Vision for the Future of the Cloud” and IBM is pleased to bring some of our brightest minds to share our vision on how Cloud is strategic to an organization’s Digital Transformation. IBM is pleased sponsor […]

Is Your Oracle Enterprise Ready for Digital Reinvention?

The ever-changing digital landscape has CEOs looking for better ways to connect with their customers.  Those CEOs who outperform do so because they pay more attention to their customers than their competitors. Customer experience is at the forefront of digital reinvention for Oracle enterprises, and IBM has centered its industry and cognitive solutions around this […]

Top 5 Reasons to Check Out #IBMatOOW

Last year I shared the top 5 reasons to check out IBM at Oracle Open World 2015.  The list was such a hit that I thought I would share the Top 5 list for Oracle Open World 2016! So why should you visit IBM at Oracle Open World? IT’S ALL ABOUT COGNITIVE! Win a CogniToy […]

Going COG · NI · TIVE (käg-n ə -tiv) with Oracle Cloud

  Oracle Open World 2016 (#OOW16) marks a new milestone for the IBM Oracle Practice with the launch of Cognitive digital Industry solutions on the Oracle cloud. As I interact with Oracle ERP clients, one of the questions that comes to me often is, “What does IBM’s Cognitive Solution have to offer for our Industry?” […]

Introducing Digital: How Cognitive Will Supercharge Your Oracle Investment

“A new technological era is upon us, one that marries digital business with digital intelligence. It’s what’s known as cognitive business.” – *Ginni Rometty This month, I got the opportunity to visit IBM’s Oracle Digital Transformation Center of Excellence in Kolkata, India. It was exciting to see the innovation and IBM’s Oracle Practice capabilities in […]

The Executive Forum – Going Cognitive with JD Edwards (Part 1)

No need to wait no more! Let’s go cognitive with JD Edwards! The Cognitive Era is here.  Some of you may be thinking that cognitive is just another IT buzzword like “Internet of Things” or “Cloud.”  Cognitive is defined as “concerned with the act or process of knowing and perceiving,” but what does this mean […]

IBM Wins JD Edwards Partner of the Year Award

I am pleased to announce that IBM has  been recognized with the  JD Edwards Global Partner Award for 2016 at the 7th annual Oracle JD Edwards Partner Summit in Broomfield, Colorado hosted from February 1st – 5th.  This year’s theme was “Thrive in the JD Edwards Economy” – for which IBM has truly demonstrated throughout 2015 and beyond. IBM […]

“Watson meets JD Edwards” – Welcome to the Cognitive Era for ERP

Are you ready for the cognitive era? If you have been following IBM’s Watson messaging you would be familiar with the story of  IBM Watson going head to head with Jeopardy Champs and winning or the more recent video ad of  Bob Dylan’s conversation with IBM Watson. As I reflect back on the recently concluded […]

IBM Wins 2015 Oracle Asia Pacific Applications Partner of the Year Award

On October 25th, 2015, IBM Asia Pacific was recognized as Oracle’s Application Partner of the Year for 2015 across the region. At Oracle OpenWorld, members from my team as well as myself accepted the 2015 Asia Pacific Applications Partner of the Year award on behalf of IBM Asia Pacific. OpenWorld is Oracle’s premier customer conference […]