Rebecca Hardy

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


AIOps is a game-changer for hybrid multicloud management

Written by Rebecca Hardy | September 20, 2019 | AI, Cloud, Manage cloud

Modern business is well on its way to cloud. A recent IBM Market Development & Insights (MD&I) study found that 89 percent of organizations expect to increase or maintain their number of cloud providers over the next two years, while the use of managed cloud services is expected to triple. But there’s no way around ...read more


IT managers fight fear with facts on the journey to cloud

Written by Rebecca Hardy | September 3, 2019 | Cloud, Journey to cloud

A recent survey conducted by IBM Market Development & Insights (MD&I) shows that businesses are moving to cloud faster than ever, deploying an estimated 57 percent of workloads and applications into a cloud environment over the next two years, up from 33 percent today. Cloud migration is a vital step for business growth, which begs ...read more


4 steps to get your cloud migration off the ground

Written by Rebecca Hardy | August 1, 2019 | Application modernization, Cloud, Journey to cloud

There’s no doubt about it: To meet customer needs, stay competitive and avoid disruption, businesses need to move to cloud. And they’re making progress. According to a recent survey, 33 percent of enterprise workloads and applications are currently in a cloud environment. This is expected to increase to 57 percent in the next two years. ...read more


The Smart List: Isbank builds a resilient future for its customers and the Turkish economy

Written by Rebecca Hardy | July 23, 2019 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Financial services...

The Smart List features the innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients and partners. View more client stories here. Isbank is no stranger to the cutting edge. The Turkish financial institution has grown to 1,357 branches and serves 20 million customers. But with growth comes growing pains. In 2013, a system-wide computer network outage knocked ...read more


Storage vault: The rise and fall of the floppy disk

Written by Rebecca Hardy | July 18, 2019 | Cloud, Digital reinvention

By 2025, worldwide data is expected to grow to 175 zettabytes. Translation: 175 trillion gigabytes. That’s a staggering number by any standard — and likely unfathomable in 1967, when a team of IBM engineers led by David L. Noble began work on a project that would change computing forever. For context, 1967 was the same year the ...read more


CIOs set new benchmarks for managed cloud services providers

Written by Rebecca Hardy | July 11, 2019 | Cloud, Digital reinvention, Manage cloud

Hybrid cloud is quickly becoming the norm, and CIOs bear the bulk of the responsibility, especially as it moves IT to the very heart of the organization. It’s a precarious position—disruption can easily result in lost business and damage to a company’s reputation. With the stakes so high, many organizations seek managed cloud services to ...read more


The Smart List: StarKist runs global supply chain with SAP in the cloud

Written by Rebecca Hardy | June 20, 2019 | Application modernization, Cloud, Manage cloud...

The Smart List features the innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients and partners. View more client stories here. StarKist is one of the largest and best-known names in the canned tuna business — a business that relies on complex global supply chains. Peter Caldwell, IT Director at StarKist, recently discussed how using a cloud ...read more


The Smart List: Anthem champions insight-driven healthcare with analytics and automation

Written by Rebecca Hardy | June 11, 2019 | Automation, Business transformation, Financial services...

The Smart List features innovative stories of leading IBM Services clients.  View more client stories here. Anthem is a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities, and making healthcare simpler. Anthem CIO Tim Skeen and IBM Infrastructure Services GM Phil Guido discuss Anthem’s next frontier: innovating with analytics and automation for insight-driven ...read more