David H. Deans

Update Your skills at IBM Tech University 2019

AI, Deep learning, DevOps...

Given the breadth and pace of business technology innovation, some IT teams are already experiencing a skills shortage, putting further pressure on their organizations. Why is this issue top-of-mind for CIOs and CTOs? Harnessing the most current IT skills are a strategic priority. Plus, there have been numerous reports of a growing IT skills gap ...read more


Quick-start AI – your rapid path to business results

AI, Cognitive computing, Machine learning

Executives who are leaders in applying IT infrastructure are emphatic. Business technology is key to their strategic vision, where the economics support a compelling business case. These trailblazers are already investing with bold expectations of gaining agility, driving innovation and capturing new revenue growth, process efficiencies, or improved customer experiences. The next wave of business ...read more


How to choose the best IT infrastructure for SAP HANA

Big data & analytics, Cloud computing, Data centers...

As companies face the looming 2025 challenge to migrate to SAP HANA, many leaders are wrestling with the decision to deploy HANA appliances, move to SAP HANA Cloud or stay put on their current database stack that they have spent years investing in to their unique environments. IBM has worked with many clients who have ...read more


How to choose a best-fit AI platform

AI, Deep learning, Modern data platforms

Early adopters are taking a strategic approach to enabling their enterprise with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies using an AI platform. They’re solving complex problems, infusing intelligent system capabilities into business processes and investing to create a new AI-enhanced future. However, many other leaders seek a way to prioritize their initial investments as cognitive computing presents ...read more


Getting started with artificial intelligence

AI, Cognitive computing, Deep learning...

Artificial intelligence (AI) redefines what is possible. Innovative early-adopters are integrating data science capabilities with existing skills. Over time, these enhanced capabilities could increasingly become key performance differentiators that drive the way companies compete. According to the IBM Institute for Business Value, AI technology can help your employees become superheroes. AI doesn’t easily become overwhelmed ...read more


Key to digital growth: Always learning new skills

AI, Big data & analytics, Cloud computing...

Line of business (LOB) leaders and their application developers are applying a variety of cloud technologies for competitive advantage. IDC[1] predicts that by 2020, over 90 percent of enterprises will use multiple cloud services and platforms, with more than one third of these organizations having established mechanisms to operate their multi-cloud environments. Are you and ...read more


Flexible storage solutions for a hybrid IT environment

Cloud computing, Cloud object storage, Data centers...

Your transaction data is a valuable corporate asset. Savvy leaders know that in today’s data-driven world, your organization must be able to fully utilize all meaningful data. To succeed, IT capabilities should help you unlock the inherent value of your data and thereby gain a market advantage. But first, there are important strategic and operational ...read more


IBM Systems: your hybrid IT infrastructure enabler

Cloud computing, Linux servers, Linux systems...

Many of our clients could conclude that typical hybrid cloud services seem incomplete; that is, up until now. While hosted private cloud (single tenant) and public cloud (multi-tenant) meet cloud computing requirements, many enterprises still need cloud-based hybrid IT solutions. Enterprises continue to adopt cloud services for a variety of workloads. However, challenges including transaction ...read more


Software-defined storage: How to get started

Cloud object storage, Flash storage, Software...

Software-defined storage (SDS) has gained momentum in the enterprise IT market. The adoption of SDS among forward-thinking organizations is being driven in part by IT cost reduction, automation and infrastructure flexibility needs. SDS provides a means to transition from storage area network (SAN) storage and network-attached storage (NAS), and to scale-out architectures that use server-rich ...read more