Roger Bales

Get the most from your IBM Z and LinuxONE systems—and fast

IBM Systems Lab Services, LinuxONE solutions, Mainframes

Cloud + security + resiliency. You want it all for your business’s IT infrastructure. You want to take advantage of the latest technologies while maintaining your existing investments, all in an integrated IT environment. All the while, there are only so many hours in a day. Sometimes, onsite help from a consultant with deep technical ...read more


Build success by boosting your IT leadership skills

IBM Systems Lab Services

Of all the C-suite roles, CIOs are under the greatest pressure to transform their organizations through digital reinvention and the adoption of emerging technologies. To stay agile and ahead of the curve on tech trends, ongoing training is essential for IT leaders today. In addition to needing deep technical expertise, CIOs and IT managers must ...read more


How cognitive computing will revolutionize the retail industry

Digital transformation, IBM Systems Lab Services

Did you know that 91 percent of retail executives familiar with cognitive computing believe it will play a disruptive role in their organization? Even more significant: 94 percent intend to invest in it, according to the IBM Institute for Business Value’s recent report, “Thinking like a customer.” Is your business in that faction? The retail ...read more


Developing an effective digital transformation strategy

IBM Systems Lab Services

Digital technologies like mobile, social, analytics and cloud have redefined how we do business, revolutionizing client-business relationships and providing new ways to deliver and consume information. According to a survey by Forrester, executives expect 47 percent of total sales to be influenced by digital by 2020, but only 26 percent believe their CEO has a ...read more


Five reasons to love IBM Systems Lab Services

Cloud computing, Data security, IBM Systems Lab Services

It’s Valentine’s Day. What’s not to love about a global team of IT consultants with proven expertise in designing and delivering IT infrastructure to support today’s businesses? IBM Systems Lab Services consultants bring a wealth of IT experience to help organizations throughout the lifecycle of their IT infrastructure. Their experience spans IBM Power Systems, z ...read more


Four key forces that are impacting digital business

IBM Systems Lab Services, Internet of things

Digital technologies are ushering in a new era of business, but is your organization ready for the change? Customer expectations are high: users want personalized, real-time, omnichannel experiences. Traditional industry boundaries are shifting as a result of market changes. New technologies come out every year, and businesses at times struggle to adapt to the rapid ...read more


Leading the way to digital transformation

IBM Systems Lab Services

In less than a decade, the proliferation of digital technologies ― social, mobile and cloud computing ― has revolutionized relationships between clients and business, and produced new ways of delivering and consuming information. Interactions between brands and consumers are now constant, instantaneous and multidimensional. These changes provide vast opportunities for companies able to move quickly ...read more