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An inside look at IBM Almaden’s Future of IT Executive Summit

AI, Blockchain, High-performance computing

Scaling the intimidating peaks of Mount Everest taught me resilience, determination and a commitment to forging a path. While attending the Future of IT Executive Summit hosted by IBM Systems, I was again reminded that great companies follow these same edicts. Picture the most brilliant minds in technology—globally-recognized IBM scientists, futurists, award-winning experts and innovators—gathered ...read more


Top 10 influencers in digital transformation you should follow in 2019

AI, Blockchain, Digital transformation

Let’s start by explaining, at a very high level, the concept of digital transformation. It’s a term used to describe the strategic evolution of methods, business behaviors and company culture to deliver value to customers. You may wonder if it’s just a buzzword and how much effort companies really devote to digital transformation. Solely looking ...read more


3 things to do in Q3 to get ready for AI

AI, Digital transformation, Workload & resource optimization

Science fiction movies have been warning us for decades that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to rise up and take over the world. As it turns out, those movies were right; AI is poised to take over the world. The business world. More accurately, the organizations that are able to adopt, implement and maintain AI ...read more


Five advantages of IBM PowerAI Vision

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

In my previous post, I introduced IBM PowerAI Vision, a tool that makes deep learning more accessible to business users without requiring expertise in coding or deep learning. PowerAI Vision can be used in a variety of visual recognition scenarios and offers static image classification, static image object detection and video object detection. Numerous industries, ...read more


Compelling business case for IT infrastructure modernization

Digital transformation, Modern data platforms, Servers

If you’re a CIO or CTO who has been tasked with helping your line of business leaders create new digital business models, well, you’re not alone. That being said, learn from your peers. Don’t increase your stress level by attempting to deliver digital transformation results on outdated platforms. The rate of innovation and associated concerns ...read more


IBM Systems influencer highlights from Think 2019

AI, Big data & analytics, Digital transformation

Think 2019 is in the history books, and we’re left with a lot to reflect on. For the better part of a week, attendees heard from industry experts, IBM clients and our Business Partners. While we saw a lot of rain, that didn’t hold back Thinkers from networking, finding inspiration in future technology, taking a ...read more


Identifying potential storage infrastructure problems

IBM Systems Lab Services, Storage

Whenever I talk with infrastructure management teams about concerns and pain points they have with their storage management system, I get these questions: How can we maintain high availability and avoid system downtime? Is there any way to proactively identify a potential problem? How do we ensure maximum storage performance and efficiency? How do we ...read more


Women in business and technology: Seeking a better balance

IBM Systems Lab Services, Services

What are you doing today to create a more gender-balanced world? And why does it even matter? Gender diversity is one of the key drivers of creativity and innovation — and innovation leads to better economic return for businesses. While diversity and inclusion policies have become a mainstay for leading organizations in the 21st century, ...read more


What does GDPR mean for blockchain technologies?

Blockchain, IBM Systems Lab Services, Linux systems...

By now, almost everyone has heard about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect in the EU on May 25, 2018. As a result of GDPR, not only were EU organizations affected, but so were many international companies who have dealings with EU data subjects. Violation of these rules could potentially result in ...read more