Cognitive enterprise

Smarter Business Review stories about the cognitive enterprise

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


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


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


R.I.P. data governance: Data enablement is the clear path forward

Written by Dan Sutherland | September 11, 2019 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Process optimization

Let’s be clear — we do not intend to bury data governance, but rather to place it within the context of a more comprehensive approach: data enablement. The goal of data governance — ensuring the quality of an organization’s data across the data lifecycle — is noble enough. But the processes involved often end up ...read more


Transforming the digital landscape one client at a time

Written by Dayna Sargen | August 27, 2019 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Digital reinvention

More and more businesses are discovering that data and analytics are essential components of a successful digital transformation. Clients around the globe in different industries are learning to co-create and co-innovate with IBM using data and analytics to transform their organizations. The focus is on data science and machine learning, and on bringing new technologies ...read more


8 envy-inducing traits of the future workspace

Written by Matthew Johnson | August 22, 2019 | Automation, Cognitive enterprise, Digital reinvention

Most conversations about the future of work underscore two key considerations — user experience and the technology that enables it. For good reason: Technology increasingly factors in when it comes to where people want to work. A January survey by IBM’s Market Development & Insights division found that 74 percent of participants view the ability ...read more


The cognitive era is now. How connected is your business?

Written by Dayna Sargen | July 31, 2019 | AI, Cognitive enterprise

Cognitive building blocks are shaping current and  future technology within the analytics and cognitive computing domains, including big data, cognitive computing and data science. Every day, cognitive solutions are helping global enterprises produce smarter processes, that lead to smarter decision-making and innovative thinking which equates to doing smarter business. It means doing more with less ...read more


Why improving strategic agility is good for business

Written by Anita Karlsson-Dion and others | July 22, 2019 | Cognitive enterprise, Process optimization

Modern enterprises must transform faster to keep up with changing market conditions. They must improve their strategic agility by marrying enterprise data and human talent to find opportunities to improve their processes. Companies need help innovating to find new efficiency in their operations — at speed and at scale. Agile innovation is the key to ...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