cloud computing

From here to AI: Beyond the hype

Lessons from the Gartner Symposium I asked over 500 people two simple questions during our recent Gartner Symposium panel: “Who is implementing deep learning or machine learning technologies in your company?” “Who thinks these technologies are drivers of innovation, but have no idea how to get started?” The media coverage of artificial intelligence (AI) would […]

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Embracing hybrid cloud on your digital journey

Cloud, mobile and social engagement are driving a digital disruption that’s revolutionizing business. Individuals are more connected than ever before, taking advantage of more diverse channels of engagement. Readily available digital technologies have empowered consumers to expect more from their service providers (financial institutions, government, retailers and so on). They want faster, more transparent ways […]

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The profound impact of blockchain integration

Blockchain is more than the latest buzzword. It’s a powerful technology poised to revolutionize business transaction networks by accelerating processes, minimizing errors, improving trust and more. How can your organization benefit? And how can you prepare for blockchain integration? For answers to these and other questions, we met with Bernard Golden, a consultant and cloud […]

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Cloud computing: Journey or final destination?

CEOs often see a public cloud platform as a journey’s end — a goal to be attained as soon as possible. The reality for CTOs, however, is far more complex. Many enterprises have existing IT infrastructure, applications and data that need to be taken into consideration, particularly when the value of a hybrid cloud becomes […]

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Making a case for cloud computing

My wife, who is home for the day, just informed me that her IT department moved their email and home directories to the cloud.  Previously, the company’s access policies were so restrictive that she could never see this information offsite.  As I reflected on what this change would mean to remote users, I wondered about […]

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Five reasons to love 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 […]

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Please join us at Thoughts on Cloud, the new blog home for cloud integration

Looking for new IBM Cloud content? We’re moving! Going forward, we will be publishing all new blog posts relating to Cloud Integration and Middleware topics on the Thoughts on Cloud blog. We’re moving these topics to make it as easy as possible for readers to find news and stories about IBM Cloud that they care […]

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“It’s complicated”: How cloud computing challenges today’s CIO

I’m a technical advisor to IT teams, and that means at some point most of my conversations include the phrase: “It’s complicated.” This phrase is particularly pertinent when it involves cloud computing. Cloud is a major topic of conversation in CIO corners these days, and it is discussed as both a potential saving grace and […]

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When keeping up with change isn’t enough

Innovation is the goal. It’s critical to remaining relevant in an era of digital disruption. But how do you get there from here? From banking to manufacturing, retail to healthcare, organizations across industries are under tremendous competitive pressure. They need to create new products, services and experiences to meet the evolving demands of customers. For […]

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