Erin Poole

New research reveals DevOps hurdles

Written by Erin Poole | August 15, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Digital reinvention

In the race to get to market, digital enterprises are using DevOps and cloud platforms to optimize software development pipelines. But while DevOps adoption is gaining ground, just 26% of respondents are using the practice across their organizations, and 45% are using it in some areas, according to a recent survey of 199 DevOps users ...read more


The Smart List: Major automotive company plans to double production with multi-vendor support

Written by Erin Poole | July 16, 2019 | Automotive, Business transformation, Multivendor management

The Smart List features the innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients. View more client stories here. With over 94 locations and 11,000 employees across India, Volvo Eicher needed multi-vendor support to fuel high-availability IT operations and user productivity for its entire supply chain — not a simple task. Now, with modernized support in place, ...read more


The Smart List: Whirlpool turns up innovation with managed SAP on cloud

Written by Erin Poole | June 25, 2019 | Application modernization, Cloud, Manage cloud...

The Smart List features the innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients. View more client stories here. Whirlpool Corporation knows a thing or two about innovation. They’ve helped make consumers’ lives easier for over a century. To power more innovation and scale, Whirlpool Corporation sought to migrate their SAP workloads in four geographies to the ...read more


Pioneers of Possible: Building a network for the cloud with Archana Vemulapalli

Written by Erin Poole | March 23, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud

What do smart trash cans, schools and multicloud infrastructures have in common? They all need networks to function. In this episode of the Pioneers of Possible podcast series, General Manager of IBM Network Services Archana Vemulapalli  (former chief technology officer of Washington DC), talks about how network services are the backbone for many enterprise solutions. ...read more


Pioneers of Possible: Why data is the new oil in the Middle East with Bashar Kilani

Written by Erin Poole | February 19, 2019 | Cloud, Digital reinvention, Journey to cloud

In this episode of the Pioneers of Possible podcast series, we chat with Bashar Kilani, IBM Services Region Executive for the Middle East. Bashar works with local enterprises, helping them integrate IBM managed services, software and systems. Can you talk a bit about how technology is impacting the Middle East? The Middle East is an up and ...read more


Data analytics guru Milena Arsova travels the globe championing ATM predictive maintenance

Written by Erin Poole | February 4, 2019 | AI, Analytics, Retail and consumer products

If you’re looking for your daily dose of inspiration, meet Milena Arsova, technology and innovation leader with IBM Technology Support Services. Based in Bulgaria, Arsova is part of the team that started predictive maintenance at IBM. she travels across continents, advocating a data-based approach for banking technical support. Why? She’s personally invested in solving big ...read more


The Smart List: Mitsubishi Australia matches growth with cloud migration

Written by Erin Poole | January 29, 2019 | Automotive, Cloud, Journey to cloud...

Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd.’s cloud migration journey began with the knowledge that purchasing a vehicle is a big decision — one that requires trust between a salesperson and potential buyer. The entire process must run smoothly to provide a positive customer experience. Mitsubishi Australia is a division of the global Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. The organization ...read more


Multiple cloud strategy pays off for early adopters

Written by Erin Poole | January 24, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud, Manage cloud

Investing in a multiple cloud strategy yields positive results for many companies surveyed in a recent IDG Research survey. More than half of organizations with integrated solutions in place experience greater benefits compared to those in planning stages. Report reveals No. 1 multiple cloud benefit Respondents say better IT and line-of-business alignment is the top ...read more