Business transformation

Smarter Business Review stories about business transformation

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


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


What does innovation mean for your business?

Written by Dayna Sargen | September 18, 2019 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Digital reinvention

To Merriam-Webster of dictionary fame, innovation means the introduction of something new; a new idea, method, or device. To today’s enterprise organization, it means updating operational processes for boosting efficiency and reducing manual overhead. To some it means taking R&D to new heights to ensure product relevance in the marketplace. And yet to other businesses, ...read more


Q&A: Mike Lyons, Executive IT Architect, discusses the rise of SDN

Written by Erin Poole | September 17, 2019 | Business transformation, Journey to cloud, Software-defined

Software-defined networking (SDN) plays a significant role in IT management and migrating critical workloads to the cloud. A new report underscores SDN momentum and estimates the market size will reach $130 billion by 2022. Executive IT Architect for IBM Services Mike Lyons sheds light on how SDN transforms networking and cloud governance. What’s top of ...read more