Digital reinvention

Smarter Business Review stories about digital reinvention

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


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


Maximizing value in the second wave of digital disruption

Written by Philip Payne and Golnar Pooya | September 4, 2019 | Business transformation, Digital reinvention

Thanks to the first round of digital disruption, e-commerce and the platform economy have become a way of life all over the world. Call an Uber. Order on Amazon Prime with a single click and get free shipping. Compare insurance policies on The Zebra or places to stay on Booking.com. Value at your fingertips. Whether ...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


New research reveals DevOps hurdles

Written by Erin Poole | August 15, 2019 | Business transformation, Cloud, Digital reinvention

In the race to get to market, digital enterprises are using DevOps and cloud platforms to optimize software development pipelines. But while DevOps adoption is gaining ground, just 26% of respondents are using the practice across their organizations, and 45% are using it in some areas, according to a recent survey of 199 DevOps users ...read more


Application containerization, Part I: The silver bullet for enterprise digital transformation

Written by Dewakar Manickam | August 8, 2019 | Cloud, Digital reinvention, Open source

After months of meticulous planning, business strategy iterations, acquisition of project funding and business approvals, and analyzing competitor portfolios, products and services, you’ve finally launched a great product — only to find out a competitor was ahead of the game. One of your customers requested a feature addition to a B2C application but it required ...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