IBM Design Thinking

Six ways to effectively employ Design Thinking

IBM Systems Lab Services, Services

I’ve been training people in Design Thinking for a few years. When I utter the words, “Design Thinking,” I can place people’s reactions into three categories based upon their eyes: A blank stare, indicating, “What’s that?’ The twinkling eye, suggesting, “Yes, that!” Or, eye rolling, which usually means, “Oh brother, not that.” Addressing the blank ...read more


The IBM Z cloud-ready data center dream is now available

Cloud computing, Data centers, Encryption...

Today IBM announces the availability of its cloud-ready IBM z14 based on a single-frame design, originally unveiled in April 2018. In response to the desires of cloud service providers, managed service providers and enterprise customers, the now broadly-available IBM Z mainframe features a 19-inch industry-standard rack that fits neatly onto just two data center floor ...read more


Corral your growing storage infrastructure!

AI, Cloud computing, IBM Systems Lab Services...

A changing IT ecosystem Businesses today are measured by their ability to meet customer demand for anytime/anywhere products and services. Technologies such as cloud, mobility, social media, cognitive/AI, the Internet of Things and virtual reality are creating new business performance benchmarks and generating an explosion of data. To deliver competitive advantage in the marketplace, organizations ...read more


How to connect your IT infrastructure to the cloud

Power servers, Power Systems

The digital transformation is well underway. Driven and enabled by the combined phenomena of ubiquitous access to compute power using the cloud, the new API economy and the global adoption of smart mobile devices, organizations are urged to deliver new applications and services quickly. These new apps can be constructed quickly, are more easily maintained ...read more


Spectrum Scale transparent cloud tiering

Hybrid cloud storage, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

The power of software-defined storage is not to merely lower costs through commodity hardware, it is to harness storage innovations that improve overall economics, performance, resiliency and flexibility. What differentiates one solution from another is the completeness of vision and the robust execution that meets requirements from both end users and storage administrators. IBM Design ...read more


Unlocking IT Workload Automation in a hybrid environment powered by analytics

Today we are in an era of accelerated industry innovation and transformation – where forces like data, social media and cloud services are enabling the change. Transformation drives the need for cutting-edge automation to control and maintain business processes, and magnify operational efficiency. Over the years, the nature of job scheduling changed: from a batch ...read more