Cognitive enterprise

Smarter Business Review stories about the cognitive enterprise

Agile transformation and the critical role of HR in creating positive, lasting change

Written by Zachary Goldberg and Lauren Kramer | January 23, 2020 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise

Modern enterprises recognize that strategic agility is good for business. Agile transformations present a fundamental shift in how companies operate day to day. They change how people work, engage with customers and manage employees. The reasons why companies undergo these transformations vary. For many enterprises, the objective is two-fold: they want to deliver higher quality ...read more


Tackling global uncertainty with agility and technology

Written by Martin Flemming | January 20, 2020 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise

The technological and economic transformations of the past decade have been some of the most dramatic in history—and they help explain much of the uncertainty business leaders are now confronting. To succeed in the decade ahead, leaders must be prepared to act and adapt in new, yet sometimes daunting, ways. Technology will both drive this ...read more


How to make the SAP S/4HANA move as quick and smooth as possible

Written by IBM Services | January 15, 2020 | Cloud, Cognitive enterprise, Software-defined

It’s tempting to believe that 2025 is far into the future. Only five short years from now, for some businesses, that date inspires urgency. That’s because 2025 is when SAP will end mainstream maintenance of SAP Business Suite installations that occurred before the launch of SAP S/4HANA. This end of maintenance deadline impacts those who ...read more


How healthcare payers can win in the world of the cognitive enterprise

Written by Paul Stoddart and Carrie Worley | January 14, 2020 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Healthcare

A new era of business reinvention is dawning that will accelerate disruption and reshape health insurance. With increasing pressure to improve customer experience, manage the explosion of data, and harness the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and smart technologies to differentiate and drive growth, payer organizations must evolve to the next generation model for digital ...read more


Shaping the future of the Cognitive Enterprise

Written by Mark Foster | December 20, 2019 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Digital reinvention

The next generation of the Cognitive Enterprise is evolving in real time – some may say at warp speed. Two years ago, the debate centered on whether incumbent companies facing disruptive upstarts in their industry could survive. Those incumbents were starting to fight back — experimenting with business platforms that combined their data and the ...read more


A cognitive supply chain control tower sees over mountain-sized production and delivery obstacles

Written by Tim Wholey and Pradeep Singh | December 2, 2019 | Automation, Cognitive enterprise, Process optimization

There’s no time like the present — unless you run a supply chain. Shepherding products, parts, food, clothing and other wares across a supply chain in today’s digital-powered world requires visibility and the ability to predict the immediate future. As we’ve written about previously, companies need real-time information and advanced insights to foresee and properly ...read more


3 mainframe trends to watch

Written by Erin Poole | November 19, 2019 | Business resiliency, Cognitive enterprise, Multivendor management

More than ever, industries such as banking, retail and healthcare rely on mainframe computing power to manage hundreds of applications processing large volumes of data to simultaneously serve hundreds of thousands of users. A recent report by Allied Market Research finds this trend is fueling the mainframe market, estimated to reach $2.9 billion by 2025. ...read more


Why digital transformation starts with workflows that unite people and technology

Written by Dayna Sargen | November 13, 2019 | Business resiliency, Cognitive enterprise, Process optimization

The business problems were not going to be easy to solve — if they could even be solved at all. One of the world’s largest food and beverage companies needed a process to measure sales and to rapidly deploy new solutions across its portfolio of 200 brands. And elsewhere in Europe, companies small and large ...read more


Transformation is changing the ways of the world

Written by Dayna Sargen | October 31, 2019 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Digital reinvention...

With the influx of digital technology, transformation and change is happening all around us. For global businesses of all sizes and across all industries, transformation is really not a choice for most but a necessity. Some businesses are tackling multiple types of change concurrently in order to stay competitive, meet customer expectations and to remain ...read more