Blockchain

Five must-haves for an enterprise-ready blockchain platform

No business operates alone. Regardless of your industry, your business is part of a large, diverse network of organizations and individuals, from parts suppliers and financial services firms to distribution partners and customers. Traditionally, all transactions and contracts among these network participants have been recorded in independent ledgers. But reconciling these various views can be […]

Infrastructure security

Is your enterprise encryption strategy a compromise?

Protecting your business, part 1 There are many different statistics available on the risks and impact of data breaches.  The most alarming one in my opinion is this: out of the nearly 6 billion data records breached since 2013, Breach Level Index reports that only 4 percent were encrypted.  This is staggering given that most […]

Build with collaborative innovation

5 tech buzzwords every business leader should know

Love them or loathe them, buzzwords are everywhere in IT. Technology changes, and suddenly, new buzzwords pop up in the IT lexicon. But understanding the actual technology behind the buzzwords — and how it can bring value to your business and your clients — can help to keep you on the cutting edge of the […]

Cognitive scheduling yields savings and faster time to market

In my previous blog post, Improving chip yield rates with cognitive manufacturing, I highlighted the costs associated with semiconductor manufacturing, and how cognitive methods can yield benefits in both design and manufacture. The compute farms and private clouds required to run the necessary simulations and verifications can be pretty substantial, with the largest companies deploying […]

Advanced GPS for your DevOps journey

With modern GPS becoming pervasive, we often take maps for granted. It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time when maps simply didn’t exist. I find it interesting that the first maps weren’t even of the earth – they were of the stars. On a more terrestrial front, one of the oldest intact maps […]

Five must-haves for an enterprise-ready blockchain platform

No business operates alone. Regardless of your industry, your business is part of a large, diverse network of organizations and individuals, from parts suppliers and financial services firms to distribution partners and customers. Traditionally, all transactions and contracts among these network participants have been recorded in independent ledgers. But reconciling these various views can be […]

Better together: Systems of innovation (part four)

We’ve been redefining digital business over the last decade, but there’s a whole spectrum of optimized application development opportunities yet to explore. This is the fourth and final part of this series. We can help you apply your IT infrastructure as the catalyst for creating innovative new digital ventures or business models and enhancing your […]

Is your enterprise encryption strategy a compromise?

Protecting your business, part 1 There are many different statistics available on the risks and impact of data breaches.  The most alarming one in my opinion is this: out of the nearly 6 billion data records breached since 2013, Breach Level Index reports that only 4 percent were encrypted.  This is staggering given that most […]

IBM Elastic Storage Server: Three keys to successful implementation

How often have you had an implementation go south on you and later found out that it was something you would have discovered in a planning session? Maybe it was a network switch setting? Or did you find out that you did not have sufficient knowledge or training to complete the implementation? We’ve all had […]

5 tech buzzwords every business leader should know

Love them or loathe them, buzzwords are everywhere in IT. Technology changes, and suddenly, new buzzwords pop up in the IT lexicon. But understanding the actual technology behind the buzzwords — and how it can bring value to your business and your clients — can help to keep you on the cutting edge of the […]