Business resiliency

Smarter Business Review stories about business resiliency

Shadow IT: You can’t protect what you can’t see

Written by forbesinsights | September 11, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency

The democratization of IT means most users no longer have to beg, borrow or steal to get the technology they want. Anyone with a credit card and an internet connection can line up a cloud-based solution designed specifically for their team or their line of business—and many are doing so with no regard for security. Who should be responsible if something goes wrong? ...read more


Cyber resilience perception gaps: What could go wrong?

Written by forbesinsights | September 11, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency

Protecting enterprise systems against cyber threats is a strategic priority and a well-funded, highly analyzed process at most organizations. Worldwide spending on cybersecurity is estimated by Gartner at $124 billion for 2019, up nearly 9% from last year. But not every new threat to cybersecurity can be addressed through financial investment alone. As technological ecosystems grow beyond contained enterprise systems into infinite networks, a number of gray areas arise where it is not clear who is responsible for security and who bears the costs if there is a breach, an outage, a simple error or outright sabotage. Shadow IT, availability coverage by cloud-service providers, and cyber insurance coverage are three of the most vexing and persistent blind spots for CIOs today. ...read more


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

Written by Rebecca Hardy | July 23, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency, 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


Intelligent workflows 101: Putting talent first in the Cognitive Enterprise

Written by Tina Marron-Partridge | July 19, 2019 | Business resiliency, Cognitive enterprise, Process optimization...

In many industries, the in-demand skill sets of today did not exist a decade ago. Think natural language processing, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence (AI). Leaders surveyed for the 2018 C-suite study rated investments in human capital as the number-one factor impacting organizational performance. As the rate of change accelerates, the Cognitive Enterprise  (IBM’s vision ...read more


Co-creating innovation with real partnering: A smart path to digital transformation

Written by IBM Services | July 15, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency, Cognitive enterprise

In this ever-evolving technology landscape, companies across all industries face the difficult, yet necessary task of constantly trying to balance the right technology resources, knowledge and competencies that will prime them for growth and success. As new technologies emerge, it is even more challenging for companies to attract and find the talent with these new ...read more


Identifying the blind spots: Knowledge is power in your quest to achieve business resiliency

Written by Andrea Sayles | June 14, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency, Cloud

Protecting IT systems and infrastructure against cyber threats is a strategic priority for enterprises. But as technology ecosystems grow beyond the four walls of your organization, there may be a number of grey areas where it is not clear who is responsible for security and business resiliency, and who bears the costs if there’s a ...read more


Extended reality part two: Shop and share ideas

Written by Armando Ortiz and Sara Oberst | May 8, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency, Digital reinvention...

In our first blog, we explored how extended reality (XR) changes the way we work and learn. Here, we dive into how XR is used to shop and share ideas. Imagine being able to try on a pair of glasses without going to a store — or even holding the actual glasses — simply by ...read more


Retail Business Services embraces innovation with IBM IGNITE

Written by Paul Austin and Andrew Williams | April 30, 2019 | Application modernization, Build a smarter business, Business resiliency

RBS QA Manager, Nancy Silva, shares her experience working with IBM’s Dyllan Rafail, a member of IBM’s IGNITE program who self-identifies as having autism spectrum disorder Quality assurance is an extremely important job in the fast-paced grocery industry. Nancy Silva, QA Manager for Retail Business Services (RBS), is no stranger to what it takes to ...read more


What’s next for CX: Three Adobe Summit takeaways

Written by Brett Wachter | April 24, 2019 | Build a smarter business, Business resiliency, Digital reinvention

Adobe Summit 2019 recently hosted nearly 20,000 executives from across the marketing and technology landscape, including many of the world’s leading brands, to focus on digital experience. When I traveled to Salt Lake City to attend my first Adobe Summit five years ago with IBM iX, I was one of just 8,000 participants who contemplated ...read more