Customer behavior dictates retailer actions

In today’s retail environment, customers clearly have the upper hand. They decide where they shop, how they research purchases, and when they buy. And with the ubiquity of mobile devices, they choose when to launch your store’s mobile application, and what to post on social media about you. These interactions, or events as we call more

Day 1 at InterConnect 2016 and the Open Technology Summit

Wow. What an incredible conference so far! Everywhere I look there are people with IBM InterConnect badges around their necks. I heard that 26,000 attendees will be here this week, and I’m sure every single one of them will be looking at how they can incorporate #OutthinkLimits into their own mindset when they return to more

Is your enterprise ready for the API economy?

Hybrid cloud, Mainframes

Think for a moment about the way we do business today and how that’s changed in recent years. Instead of in-person meetings and phone calls, our interactions happen largely through messages, videos and posts using laptops, smart phones and other mobile devices. The digital world has transformed the way we communicate and get work done, more

Cognitive computing in retail: Myth or reality?

There is no doubt that banking, financial services and telecommunications companies are the leading adopters of information technology (IT). They score high on the IT adoption maturity curve. Healthcare, retail and others are also moving fast to catch up with newer technologies such as cognitive to improve customer experience and business processes. Retail companies are more

Business processes and decisions in the cognitive era

Digital transformation

Business is changing and moving in new and innovative directions. Customer insights from multiple channels: cloud, mobile, social, the Internet of Things and cognitive computing are shaping how business gets done, and redefining business processes, responsiveness and relationships with customers. Disruptive business models that take advantage of what’s possible offer great potential to act in more

Cognitive service management for hybrid cloud at InterConnect 2016

IT service management remains a foundational solution to improve resiliency, scalability and manageability of IT environments. As businesses innovate for the new digital era and become agile through DevOps, you can learn how ITSM enables organizations to deliver services with speed and control. Hybrid cloud solutions are the platform for the new digital era, but more

Excel with IBM Power Systems at InterConnect 2016

Power servers, Power Systems

How do you deliver the best performance at the best cost to your customers in today’s rapidly changing environment? Stick with a solution that can enable you to deliver faster insights with superior economics through flexible private and hybrid cloud offerings built on open standards. At IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas February 21-25, IBM Power more

Get social with IBM Systems at InterConnect 2016

Cloud computing, Mainframes, Power servers...

IBM InterConnect 2016 is just a week away, and IBM Systems will be there at the center of the action, with tons of learning sessions, client stories, an EXPO presence and more. Whether you’re attending InterConnect in person or following the action remotely, there are numerous ways that you can stay in touch with what’s more

Docker on IBM PureApplication: The key business benefits

In 2015, it was announced that IBM PureApplication will fully support Docker, the leading container technology. As we head into IBM InterConnect 2016 (February 21 – 25) let’s reflect and look at the current benefits of Docker running on PureApplication. What’s a container? Simply put, container technologies such as Docker are lightweight alternatives to virtual more