A few days ago IBM released the first fix pack for IBM Workload Scheduler V9.3. Several new features are summarized in this blog post. With the fix pack, a big step forward is being taken to improve cognitive, analytics and cloud strategies, along with the improvement of user experience. The pack includes the following: What-If … Continued

Attention IT leadership, your data protection specialists need clarity. There are many fundamental debates in data protection: Disk, tape or cloud? Backups, snapshots or replication? Centralized backup of remote office/branch office (ROBOs), autonomous backups or cloud-BaaS solutions? Unified data protection or workload-specific (VM/database) methods? Candidly, every one of those choices can be resolved with “it … Continued

Connect 2016 has come to a close, but we learned a lot! The conference kicked off with an informative and fun opening general session. We heard from Jason Silva, Host of National Geographic’s Brain Games, who spoke about the exciting things that can happen with innovation and technology. We learned that computers can be funny … Continued

Part 2 – Towards Cognitive, Proactive, Real-time and Contextual Customer Centricity In Part 1 of this two-part series, I highlighted the importance of customer centricity in a highly competitive market where businesses are striving to follow more customer-centric approaches to attract customers. I also discussed contextual and real-time customer centricity. I talked about how I … Continued

As medium and large-enterprise clients look to expand their business insights by applying analytics to big data, they require a cost-effective, high-performing, resilient and secure infrastructure. These businesses are taking various approaches to organizing their structured and unstructured big data for analytics, including the following: Offloading their historical operational data from a data warehouse to … Continued

O mundo está passando por mudanças massivas e os negócios estão se transformando em todos os setores. Na atual era cognitiva, onde tudo está sendo redesenhado pelos dados, refeito na nuvem e reescrito em códigos, as empresas estão descobrindo novos modelos de negócios e os consumidores estão interagindo de novas maneiras. Para sobreviver e competir … Continued

El mundo está pasando por grandes cambios y está transformando la forma de hacer negocios en todas las industrias. En la actual era cognitiva donde todo está siendo rediseñado por datos, rehecho en la nube y reescrita en códigos, las empresas están descubriendo nuevos modelos de negocio y consumidores están siendo involucrados en diferentes formas … Continued

The world is going through massive changes and it’s transforming how business is done in every industry. In the current cognitive era in where everything is being redesigned by data, remade in the cloud and rewritten in code, companies are discovering new business models and consumers are being engaged in new and different ways. To … Continued

What’s driving the viral growth of the cluster-computing framework Fortune calls the “Taylor Swift” of big data software? Performance. Enterprises able to harness Apache Spark can run critical analytic applications up to 100 times faster than before. Once deployed, the framework helps organizations make crucial decisions rapidly as they process ever-growing volumes of data needed … Continued