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IT infrastructure transformation for India power company

How do you successfully migrate a substantial database to new hardware and storage in a tight timeframe? IT infrastructure transformation of this magnitude is a major undertaking for a large enterprise, and one that comes with substantial risks. In this blog post, I want to share the story of how IBM helped a major power […]

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Tackling technical risk in custom code application migration

It’s not exactly newsworthy that most companies don’t like migrations. They’re viewed as disruptive, risky and costly, and IT teams usually have a laundry list of worries about what might go wrong. Technical risk is probably the most common migration worry, and the potential technical issues that can arise vary depending on the type of […]

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Building a hybrid cloud strategy with IBM Systems Consulting

In my previous post, I argued that a foundational element of digital transformation is the integration of new technologies with existing core systems into hybrid clouds. In IBM Lab Services Systems Consulting, we work with clients around the world using a combination of proven expertise, tools and methodologies to develop business-aligned IT strategies and implementation […]

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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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Analyzing data at the source for faster insights

Data is ever increasing, and organizations are looking for ways to harness and glean insight from that data. But to do so, they need fast, powerful analytics tools. If the majority of your data is on the IBM Z mainframe, IBM Open Data Analytics for z/OS can now help you gain analytic insights at the […]

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IT in the wild

Quick: picture the leader of IT infrastructure for your organization in your mind. Regardless of what your colleague may look like, we’re willing to bet that you at least pictured a fellow human. But if you take a closer look at some of our pals from the animal kingdom, you might just start to wonder […]

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Architecting for disruption – a digital change manifesto

We already know that technology shifts can disrupt industries. How you choose to invest in IT infrastructure today can impact your organization for the next two decades. To succeed, your business strategy and your business technology must be inseparable. But who is likely to possess that knowledge – the partner that can help you integrate […]

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Tackling the number one migration worry: Technology risk

I recently wrote about the top five application and system migration worries organizations face when a change in technology platforms is required, and I promised to delve into each of them in more detail in subsequent posts. Before taking a deeper look into each of the five worries, I set out a basic framework for […]

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Software development discipline reshapes infrastructure

Infrastructure as code Software engineering has delivered goodness that the world relies on every day. Gone are the days of software that crashes frequently. Software is now reliable, and changes made to software are seldom disruptive.  Software vendors quickly adapt to new features in operating systems and hardware. This is due to a confluence of […]

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