Cloud maturity: Preparing for digital transformation

Graduation commencement ceremonies are happening everywhere this time of year, signifying a step toward greater maturity for young people. Whether that means completing high school or earning a degree and entering a first job, preparing for the future is vital for success—and that’s equally true for businesses in the era of cloud computing. Businesses today […]

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The IBM PureApplication Business Value Assessment process at work

C-level executives and their procurement teams are continually challenged to make investments that maximize benefit and deliver the most value possible to their organizations. But it can be tricky to understand the short- and long-term benefits and the true value of an infrastructure and software investment. Not only are real costs involved, but lost opportunity […]

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Why POWER8 tops the price performance charts

OpenPOWER Foundation momentum continues to grow throughout the technology industry, as companies take notice of the sizable benefits that open innovation delivers over closed, proprietary environments. It is now a community of over 130 members that is growing weekly. This momentum comes through the collaborative spirit of some of the finest technological minds in the […]

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DevOps: Five things to achieve continuous software delivery

Be gone, monolithic applications with infrequent update cycles. Your era is over, and the IT landscape can no longer be characterized by you. DevOps is one major reason why this is true. The tech world has shifted. Even delivery has shifted from updates that occurred once or twice a year for systems of record applications […]

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And the TMForum Catalyst Award for Managing Hybrid Networks goes to…

Recover First, Resolve Next: Closed Loop Control for Managing Hybrid Networks demonstrating IBM’s industry thought leadership, adoption of standards, and collaboration with partner ecosystems and system integrators. More faults, more service performance issues, more disparate network environments, mean greater need for fault recovery, remediation of service performance issues, systems integration, network transformation and interoperability. Read […]

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The truth about real-time analytics in the era of big data

Every day we see the impact of real-time analytics and personalization on modern business. Mobile has been the ultimate catalyst, driving new customer experiences that are tailored to the individual, as data fuels a race to provide more value than competitors do. The emergence of the open data economy is enabling access to entirely new […]

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POWER8 packs more than twice the big data punch

Last week, in London, the top minds in financial technology came face to face at the STAC Summit to discuss the technology challenges facing the financial industry. The impact big data is having on the financial industry was a hot topic, and many discussions revolved around having the best technology on hand for handling data faster to gain a […]

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Java EE7: The cure for common coding headaches

Back in the day, your development team had to spend hours writing repetitive code just to get minor changes done, or to get apps that really scaled. Tons of coding, long hours and plenty of frustration were involved. If your organization is like many others, those headaches may still be part of your reality―but now […]

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Walmart reveals their cyber monday secret: IBMz for reliable, high performance

If you’re a major retailer, how do you prepare for Cyber Monday knowing you’ll have to process thousands, maybe even billions of transactions without your website falling down?  Target learned all too painfully during their recent Lilly Pulitzer for Target launch, that if you’re not prepared for high loads and millions of visitors hitting your […]

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