Shifting towards financial globalization

Written by Lee Kroll | October 17, 2019 | AI, Cognitive enterprise, Financial services...

Financial services used to be local. Now, the industry is global, and a mixture of financial globalization and fintech is helping smaller banks stay competitive as rivals seek to disrupt their markets. Financial institutions must innovate to stay relevant. Fintech players are changing the way financial services companies interact with customers by streamlining operations and ...read more


Q&A: Bestselling author Charlene Li leads the charge on digital transformation

Written by Rebecca Hardy | October 17, 2019 | Business transformation, Digital reinvention

Charlene Li is a New York Times bestselling author, a disruption guru and widely considered to be one of the most creative people in business. Her latest book, The Disruption Mindset, goes beyond innovation and focuses on developing clear strategies for disruptive growth. What is your business + technology vision? Charlene: Ultimately, I think technology ...read more


Survey reveals 90% of tech leaders seek self-service cloud consumption

Written by Erin Poole | October 15, 2019 | Cloud, Manage cloud

It’s no surprise that using multiple cloud providers can create consumption issues. Employees expect fast self-service, which doesn’t always match with compliance and security rules. A recent survey conducted by IBM Market Development & Insights (MD&I) found that enterprise leaders need to balance cloud consumption and self-service with efficient service procurement. The evidence is in ...read more


The Smart List: Broadridge makes critical move to cloud without disruption to clients

Written by Rebecca Hardy | October 10, 2019 | Business transformation, Financial services, Journey to cloud

The Smart List features innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients and partners. View more client stories here. As a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers, Broadridge Financial Solutions is the backbone of financial markets. It owns 98 percent of the stock trading ...read more


Collaborative business planning harnesses the power of the global supply chain

Written by Saif Rivers and others | October 10, 2019 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Process optimization

We’ve written a lot about how new technologies are building a better supply chain. But technologies such as AI, IoT and advanced analytics can only achieve their true potential if all parties within the supply chain network are working together. Even the smallest, most well-intentioned decisions made by individual stakeholders can cause catastrophic failures in ...read more


5 ways to ensure your enterprise applications are ready for a multicloud world

Written by Pritpal Arora | October 8, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Open source

Driving digital transformation and economies of scale with containerization and microservices ...read more


CIO dream team: Who’s in and why?

Written by Kevin Jackson | October 3, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Digital reinvention

Essential players for acceleration in the hybrid cloud era ...read more


The future of customer experience: How Toyota Financial Services is partnering to deliver value

Written by Dayna Sargen | October 2, 2019 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise...

To most, platform enablement means a platform that is built to be robust and open and one that can make a difference. It means  applications can be deployed and accessed more quickly across the entire enterprise. It means getting work done more smartly. Platform enablement supports the cloud. It is the data synthesizer guru, integrating with ...read more


Enterprise container platforms, Part I: Why IT leaders are embracing the microservices revolution

Written by Juergen Loeb | October 1, 2019 | Application modernization, Open source

I used to think of container platform services as an evolution of existing virtualization products; just a new way to provide access to infrastructure resources. But the more time I spend with these technologies, the more I see them as catalysts, quickly revolutionizing the way we consume and deliver IT services. Now I believe that ...read more