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


How data center challenges may hinder digital transformation

Written by Adam Kleiner | September 26, 2019 | Journey to cloud, Multivendor management, Open source

Analyst report paints a picture of how IT leaders are thinking about the data center in context of hybrid cloud ...read more


Managed employee services is the quickest route to modern HR

Written by Anita Karlsson-Dion and Andy Jankowski | September 25, 2019 | Business resiliency, Business transformation

One of the best advocates for HR modernization was Anne M. Mulcahy, the former chair and CEO of Xerox. She might not have realized it, but she summed up the need for managed employee services in a 2003 speech. “Employees are a company’s greatest asset — they’re your competitive advantage,” she said. “You want to ...read more