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Why use IBM DevOps tools to deploy applications to the mainframe?

One of the areas in software delivery that drives the most value for your dollar is automating release deployments.  This is especially true in mainframe environments, where lengthy homegrown processes for checking in and deploying code have been used for years in order to safeguard business-critical applications. Why would you seek out IBM for software […]

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3 critical security issues for the modern enterprise

Security continues to be a top concern keeping IT leaders up at night. With good reason – the impact of security breaches can include remediation costs, reputation damage and reduced customer confidence. What can leaders do to protect their data without sacrificing business agility? In August 2017, IBM commissioned Forrester to conduct a survey of […]

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Mainframe reinvention: empowering digital trust

According to the findings from a recent Gartner market survey, growth is the #1 business priority for 58 percent of CEOs. This is up from 42 percent in 2016. Gartner “conducted a survey of 388 CEOs and senior business leaders in user organizations worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2016 to examine their business issues […]

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An application development secret “too good to be true”

We are all familiar with the phrase “Too good to be true”. We’ve all seen the latest workout fad that promises six-pack abs and chiseled muscles from head-to-toe in just 10 weeks. We’ve all seen claims of working from home a few hours a day and making millions of dollars every year. What about those stock trading systems that promise you […]

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Agility & collaboration for the win at InterConnect 2017

The day opened as all days in Las Vegas should – with a bright blue sky and the hot sun beating down on the strip. The temperature change was just a primer for what greeted us next – the intensity and energy of IBM InterConnect 2017. Boasting the best of training, certification and expert talks, […]

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Developing an effective digital transformation strategy

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 […]

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IBM named a leader in the Forrester Wave: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016

Digital transformations are built on a foundation of APIs. Success in today’s digital economy requires the creation, use, and management of APIs. This means picking the proper API management solution key.  That is why we are proud to announce that IBM has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016*. […]

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How gravity can help your business move faster

The world of physics has long operated under the concept of gravity–the larger the mass of an object, the stronger the force pulling it toward Earth’s center. Those who understand and respect gravity find ways to move objects with less energy. Those who ignore gravity… well, they waste a lot of energy and see their […]

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“Apache Spark aficionados are in for a real shock”: Discover why at Strata

If you’re responsible for analyzing data, you are almost certainly acquainted with Apache Spark. There’s a strong chance you’ve already begun a development project, or at least kicked the tires. Very often Spark is positioned as a “better Hadoop,” but people rarely write about the aspect of Spark that is poised to revolutionize the way […]

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