IBM Institute for Business Value

Embracing hybrid cloud on your digital journey

Cloud computing, Digital transformation, IBM Systems Lab Services

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 ...read more


How are executives transforming their businesses with AI?

AI, Big data & analytics, Digital transformation...

The seemingly boundless possibilities for artificial intelligence (AI) have arguably made it the most important general-purpose technology of our era. Yet the immediate question in many executives’ minds has moved beyond the envisioned potential and towards how businesses are successfully implementing and using AI today. To gain insight into this topic, the IBM Global C-suite ...read more


Trailblazing blockchain innovation

Blockchain

With the advent of blockchain and distributed ledger technology, businesses are drawn to the promise of reducing time and cost and increasing trust in payments and transactions. Financial institutions in particular have been taking a serious look at blockchain. Organizations ranging from banks to the London Stock Exchange are taking innovative approaches to blockchain solutions ...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


IBM Innovation Center for Education: Building IT skills for the future

Academic initiatives, IBM Systems Lab Services, Power Systems...

Have you heard about the IBM Innovation Center for Education? The Innovation Center for Education is a collaborative project between IBM and numerous universities and engineering colleges around the world that’s designed to offer industry-aligned skills training for students. According to a recent executive report from the IBM Institute for Business Value, 60 percent of ...read more


Flash and retail: Be first, be best or be nowhere

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage

Mobile, social, analytics and cloud technologies have created a very strong foundation for what’s to come in the cognitive computing era. For retail, cognitive computing has already arrived. It is dramatically transforming the ways we do business and consume products and services, and it is raising client expectations to an all new level. In a ...read more


Win the future with hybrid cloud and flash from IBM

Flash storage, Hybrid cloud storage, Integrated infrastructure...

There’s no doubt that much of your business’ future success or failure may depend on how well you use your data assets to capture or maintain competitive advantage. But how do you maximize the business value and advantages that your available data assets can give you? How do you optimize current IT infrastructure while freeing ...read more


How to manage risk in an interconnected world

Data security

When everyone–and everything–becomes interconnected, how will that change risk? Will new risks emerge and old ones disappear? And what do both insurers and insurance customers need to do about it? These were the questions we set out to examine in our latest IBV Insurance study, “Cyber and beyond – Insurance and risk in a digitally ...read more


Cognitive in action: 3 new IBM IBV studies on travel loyalty

IBM is committed to helping our travel clients thrive, and one way we do so is by sharing our thinking about the future of the industry. In our recently released travel loyalty series, the IBM Institute for Business Value articulates a clear vision for how travel companies can get more from their travel loyalty programs ...read more